Inside the Russian Info War Machine

Acclaimed journalist Paul Moreira investigates how Russia manipulates public opinion, undermines democratic governments and attempts to alter world events. The public face of foreign policy: the state news channels, Sputnik and Russia Today. But working in the shadows is the hidden part: the hackers and trolls pushing the Russian agenda…

The Russians know that public perception of their country has reached a new low. Russophobia is massive. Their message is tainted with illegitimacy. But how does the Russian information war machine work?


  • Year: 2018
  • Duration: 90 & 59 mins
  • Production: Premières Lignes
  • Director: Paul Moreira
  • Available Versions: ENG, FRA
  • Country of production: France



  • FIGRA 2018 (France), Tiburon International Film festival 2018 (USA), International Human Rights Film festival in Albania 2018 (Albania); 2018 Atlantida Film Fest Online (Spain), Watch Docs International Human Rights Film Festival 2018 (Poland)

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