Washington Times: Secretive State Dept. offensive targets propaganda, ‘deep fakes’

“When it comes to the shared recognition that Russian propaganda and disinformation are a threat, we have found great receptivity,” Mr. Kimmage said. “We received over 150 applications to the Information Access Fund almost as soon as we opened.” “It’s now funded to a tune of $10 million,” he said. “We’ve awarded a million dollars already.”

War with Russia? From Putin and Ukraine To Trump and Russiagate by Stephen F. Cohen

In War With Russia? (available November 27) Stephen F. Cohen—the widely acclaimed historian of Soviet and post-Soviet Russia—gives readers a very different, dissenting narrative of this more dangerous new Cold War from its origins in the 1990s, the actual role of Vladimir Putin, and the 2014 Ukrainian crisis to Donald Trump’s election and today’s unprecedented Russiagate allegations.

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