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Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty has published this article claiming the link between Russian proxy accounts and COVID-19 disinformation. The Washington Times has this story on coronavirus disinformation campaigns (both Russian and Chinese actors). Russia's KGB recorded historical documentation of their own disinformation campaigns ("Active Measures") ...


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The Guardian has a few more examples: One conspiracy theory aired on Kremlin-backed Sputnik radio in February drew a parallel between the 19th-century opium wars and coronavirus, implying that “England” and unnamed “international organisations” were seeking to control Chinese internal affairs, just as the British empire forced China to open its markets ...


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The EU document isn't public, but eg DW names one example from it: A specialist EU database gathered almost 80 cases of disinformation about coronavirus since January 22, according to the document, citing examples from Lithuania and Ukraine to Slovakia. [...] According to the EU document, a fake letter claiming to hail from the Ukrainian Health ...


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claim: Germany didn't offer help to Italy I didn't find indication of Germany directly offering aid to Italy But there is indication that on Mar 12th (4 days before the opinion piece) Germany decided to send a batch of supplies (1 mio masks) to Italy - as I understand that may be counted rather as part of the European process (see below) than as direct ...


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No. The tracking of virus mutations shows that this is not true. The replication of the virus is not perfect and causes minor mutations. These mutations can be observed and give evidence about the origin of the virus. This is shown in the a graphical representation in the attached link. Genomic epidemiology of novel coronavirus (hCoV-19)


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There's minimal (ie, no) data to back that up that assertion. Here's the timeline of first detection after China: January 13 Thailand January 16 Japan January 20 South Korea January 21 United States January 25 Australia, France, Canada, Malaysia January 27 Cambodia, Germany, Sri Lanka and after that it really started breaking out. It was first detected ...


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