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Can Trumpism survive after the midterms?

Original article (in Croatian) was published on 10/11/2022 It is too early to say whether Donald Trump has been written off, but his position in the Republican Party is quite shaken after this election. If the American election is a boring topic for you or you need more time, just read the introductory summary. However, […]

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US-owned firms did not buy a third of arable land in Ukraine

Original article (in Slovenian) was published on 10/08/2022 The portal of the Slovenian weekly Kmečki Glas published on 3 August a piece headlined Americans Bought a Third of Land Under Cultivation in Ukraine, which was retracted the same day. The article claimed that since last year, when a new law on the sale of farmland […]

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False interpretation of a statement made by the State Department

Original article (in Montenegrin) was published on 01/09/2022 The media that spread disinformation pose a great threat to societies that are deeply divided. Most often, disinformation are found in headlines, which often convey an arbitrary conclusion of the author or editors, which has no backing elsewhere in the article. Such an example is found on […]

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Politika’s fake news about how “the Americans bought a third of Ukraine’s arable land”

Original article (in Serbian) was published on 25/08/2022 According to the statements made by Politika on July 28, the Americans “bought a third of the arable land of Ukraine” (or, hereinafter, the “former Ukraine”), so during the previous year – as stated – three consortia with American capital became “owners 28 percent of arable land”. […]

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Putin is not removing biological weapons laboratories in Ukraine

Original article (in Bosnian) was published on 05/08/2022 Conspiracy theories suggesting that Russia is removing biological weapons laboratories in Ukraine and fighting against the “New World Order” continue to be published on web portals and blogs. Two days after the beginning of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, on February 26, 2022, the web portal Truth […]

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USA Today’s admission exploited for anti-Western propaganda

Original article (in Montenegrin) was published on 12/07/2022 Since the beginning of the Russian Federation’s military invasion of Ukraine, we have been seeing that the pro-Russian media tend to characterize the war-related articles published by the Western media as part of the anti-Kremlin campaign, in a desperate attempt to ferret out any elements of fake […]

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Biden never said that Ukraine has to cede part of territory to Russia

Original article (in Montenegrin) was published on 22/06/2022 In early June, US President Joseph Biden delivered remarks about the current Ukraine-Russia conflict at a press conference, which prompted some media outlets to report false information, claiming that he announced that Ukraine would have to cede part of its territory to Russia. This information was first […]

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The work of “American biolabs” in Ukraine is not the cause of the “epidemic of dangerous diseases”

Original article (in Bosnian) was published on 17/03/2022 The conspiracy theory about the existence of American biolabs in Ukraine is “proven” by various, completely incorrect arguments. The claim that there are biolabs run by the United States in Ukraine has been present in some domestic and foreign media for years. Raskrinkavanje dealt with this claim […]

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The New York Times did not announce that Biden was sending 50,000 soldiers to the border with Russia

Original article (in Serbian) was published on 25/01/2022 Today, the website Informer dramatically announced that “the world is one step away from the great conflict” because Biden is sending as many as 50,000 soldiers to the Russian borders, in order to deter Putin from invading Ukraine. The tabloid attributes these announcements to the American New […]

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No, the word “grandfather” will not be phased out

Original article (in Serbian) was published on 26/01/2022 The website Republika announced that “the word grandfather will be phased out” in America. The same source wrote that the new “shocking list of unfavorable expressions has astonished the world”. Yet nothing so dramatic and shocking has happened. Namely, experts have proposed replacing certain terms used in […]