Number of Engagements Connected to the Clearly Anti-European Union Articles
Source: Špalková, Veronika. "Influence of Russian Disinformation Operations: Specific Examples in Data and Numbers," European Values Think-Tank, 2018
Reference year: 2016
Geographical area: United Kingdom
Method: Data mining
Link to original document: www.europeanvalues.net
The graph illustrates the high number of engagements connected to clearly anti-European Union articles related to the Vote Leave campaign and to Russia Today and Sputnik. It also shows the high level of engagement of Russian disinformation organisations in United Kingdom, in the months leading up to Brexit. The European Union refers to EU28. The United Kindom left the European Union on 31 January 2020.