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A Russian ad agency’s war on the Pfizer vaccine

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A Russian ad agency’s war on the Pfizer vaccine
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Last week, investigative journalists at Meduza and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty revealed that a Russian marketing firm recently tried to recruit European bloggers in a secret media campaign to smear Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine. To find out more about these solicitations and to learn how this fits into Russian politics, The Naked Pravda spoke to Meduza investigations head Alexey Kovalev and RFE/RL journalists Mark Krutov and Carl Schreck.

“The Naked Pravda” comes out on Saturdays (or sometimes Fridays). Catch every new episode by subscribing at Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle Podcasts, or other platforms. If you have a question or comment about the show, please write to Kevin Rothrock at kevin@meduza.io with the subject line: “The Naked Pravda.”

The smear campaign

‘Act like you have the passion’ How advertisers in Russia offered money to bloggers to spread disinformation about Western coronavirus vaccines

The smear campaign

‘Act like you have the passion’ How advertisers in Russia offered money to bloggers to spread disinformation about Western coronavirus vaccines

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