The Great Game. 09 October 2018. Topic: The fake news machine as a part of the global agenda
Ukraine blames a fire at a military depot on Russia – an accusation as absurd as President Poroshenko’s claim that Moscow meddled in the presidential election – which is yet to take place. What else is Russia guilty of, apart from poisonings, cyber attacks and meddling?
The smear campaign against Russia is in full swing. Dmitri Simes goes to Washington to find out how ordinary Americans respond to all this.
Meanwhile, Vyacheslav Nikonov talks to experts in the Moscow studio, discussing the ramifications of hate speech in the Great Game.
Our guest in the studio today is State Duma vice speaker Irina Yarovaya.