Five bot farms were discovered and shut down in Ukraine

According to the Ukrainian Security Service (SSU), five bot farms that spread fake news were discovered and shut down by them.

Bot farms could distribute misinformation and fake news about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine to at least 100,000 accounts on social media.

The agency accuses Russia of these activities, alleging that these are attempts by Moscow to ‘inspire panic among Ukrainian citizens and destabilise the socio-political situation in various regions’.