Ruslana: The Kremlin’s disinformation campaign in America

Bus advertisement in New York 


Article by: Ruslana Lyzhychko

Today, ads by “Material Evidence” were seen on almost every bus in New York City, and almost all subway stations.

Material Evidence Subway

Who organized this exhibition and paid millions in the advertising campaign for it?

We turn to WHOIS to look up the owner of

Material Evidence WHOIS

Information from Wikipedia:

Svetlana Zakharova (born on June 10, 1979 in Lutsk, Ukrainian SSR, USSR) – Russian ballerina, prima ballerina of the Bolshoi Ballet. People’s Artist of Russia (2008). Laureate of the State Prize of Russia (2006). Russian State Duma member for the 4th and 5th convocations (2007-2011, 2011-2015). Member of “United Russia” in 2007.

Also, Svetlana Zakharova is a member of the Russian Presidential Council for Culture and Art, which is proof of her close relationship with Putin. Indeed, in an interview, Svetlana admitted that she owes much of her success to Putin. Not only does he personally give her flowers after each show, but also gives her grand awards. An expressive picture, where the Russian president presents the Russian State Prize to the ballerina, has bypassed all the news agencies of the world. And when the Bolshoi Ballet tours abroad, or rather, performs with her participation, they open and close the tour, which is considered a sign of special treatment by the management of the ballet. On March 11 2014, she signed an appeal of the cultural workers of the Russian Federation in support of Vladimir Putin’s policy in Crimea and Ukraine.

Edited by: Daniel Centore

Source: Pravda Blogs