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Facebook Slammed for Spreading Putin’s Propaganda in NATO’s East

Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava, Slovakia

Photographer: Martin Divisek/Bloomberg

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A flood of posts pushing misinformation in Slovakia is putting the spotlight on Facebook for facilitating the spread of pro-Russian theories on the war in neighboring Ukraine, ranging from claims that Kyiv is secretly developing biological weapons to questioning whether President Vladimir Putin’s invasion even happened at all.