Wikileaks has been a convenient propaganda tool for the Russian regime, and its support of the Catalonia referendum is no exception. Assange, for all intents and purposes, has become the independence movement’s chief international spokesman. The vast majority of his tweets this month, in many cases written in Spanish and Catalan, have centered around promoting Catalan secessionism and “self-determination” as a bulwark against Madrid’s “repression.”
Russian news agency Sputnik has helped, too — and has taken notice of Assange’s tweets.
The outlet posted 220 stories about the Catalan independence movement between September 11 and 27, according to The Atlantic Council’s …read more
Source: Pulse Nigeria