The state Department report on "Russian propaganda" intended to drown out the official proposal from the capital of Russia on the restoration of cooperation with the United States, told the Russian Embassy in the U.S. capital.
before the Center of global engagement at the state Department released a report on " the pillars of the Russian disinformation ", which presents the concept of "Russian imposing" under this definition, for example, supplied printed and electronic publications of Russia with state funding. As examples of disinformation are the headers Sputnik, Last news , RT, channel one, "Russia 24" and others.
the diplomatic mission stressed that the Russian and foreign media, " dare to criticize the USA ", it should be borne in mind that they "have the opportunity and almost one hundred percent probability will be the subject of careful study," and their resources in the American social networks risk being blocked without explanation.
the Embassy told that the state Department is " extremely not like the existence of alternative sources of information." To their discredit, as emphasized in the Embassy, " involved serious resources." Any voice that contradicts the Washington, declared the "misinformation" in the service "of the Kremlin" and the Russian special services, " - said the foreign Ministry staff.
the Embassy gave examples of the absurd, which came in its own report, the US state Department. Thus, "official government communications" the foreign Ministry of the US recorded the head of LDPR Vladimir Zhirinovsky and the private radio station " Moscow speaking ".
"If this is the top of the whole structure, which our American colleagues are So meticulously built, then it is more like a house of cards," said the Embassy advised the state Department subscribe to the official sites of the Kremlin, the government and the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, " to draw the official Russian data from them."
The US state Department requested of us $ 138 million in 2021 on " countering disinformation and propaganda from Russia." The Kremlin and the foreign Ministry before many times refuted the attacks against Russia in misinformation.
in the US there is state Agency for foreign broadcasting, the parent company of "voice of America" and radio " Liberty/Free Europe ", which the Ministry of justice of Russia together with other media included in the list of registered as foreign agents. The organization, which since 1994 was called the Board of governors on issues of broadcasting (BBG), was renamed in 2018 in the U.S. Agency for global media (USAGM). Within it are produced the TV program, but almost exclusively For Internet broadcasting. The Agency is entirely financed from the budget of the United States, in 2017, its expenditures amounted to 748 million dollars.