The Russia Guy
The Russia Guy
Feb 23, 2018
E22: Russia's Viral Election Ads
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Today's episode looks at a series of flashy viral ads that have appeared on YouTube recently, advertising Russia's upcoming presidential election, asking: *What are these viral election ads? What are they about? How do they use humor to try to get people to vote?*How does the advertising industry get involved in this kind of work?*What’s the Kremlin’s role in all this?And don't forget to read Meduza's article on this story:https://meduza.io/en/feature/2018/02/23/viral-videos-promoting-the-presidential-election-are-popping-up-online-in-russia-and-nobody-is-sure-who-s-making-them-the-breadcrumbs-lead-back-to-the-kremlin

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