How Russia Sowed A Conspiracy Theory About U.S. Bioweapons In Ukraine

3,568. That’s how many mentions of “U.S. bioweapons in Ukraine”...Zignal detected on online platforms...This dramatic leap in mentions reflects the emergence of a narrative that the Russian invasion of Ukraine is aimed at destroying secret U.S. bioweapons labs...As well as “bioterror labs,” conspiratorial narratives on Russian state-backed media sites and on platforms like Twitter and Reddit have recently focused on an alleged U.S.-backed coup attempt in Ukraine, alleged “deep state”-linked sex trafficking rings in Ukraine and a supposed conspiracy to cover up Russia’s humanitarian aid in Ukraine, Zignal Labs said.

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