The messages, which appear in English and Spanish, all carry the exact same text, beginning with the words, “Friends from everywhere, in Bolivia there was no coup.”
The minister noted that the drones switched to manual guidance upon encountering Russia’s electronic countermeasures, indicating that they were not controlled by Syrian forces, but a „technologically advanced country that has access to such tools; they cannot be made in the Syrian desert,“ Fomin was cited as saying.
Alexandre Alaphilippe, a director at the EU DisinfoLab, told RT that the study never intended to find “Russian meddling” in the Benalla scandal. “We never said this.The fact that lawmakers or the government spokesperson immediately exploited this for political ends, created a sort of hype that was never the object of our study,” he said.
But independent journalist Luc Rivet told RT that the organization is not the innocent neutral, but rather the respectable face of the ongoing information war – with Russia as the target