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FFaced with disinformation, France is exhibiting its fangs. This week, the Viginum interministerial cell unveiled a Russian operation known as Portal Kombat. Nearly 200 web sites have been created in an try to control European opinions. Point his lieutenants then revealed.
Since then, a lot of the Telegram channels that powered Portal Kombat have been shut down. Maxime Audinet, researcher on the Strategic Research Institute of the Military School (Irsem) and specialist in Russia, analyzes the affect mechanisms put in place by Moscow.

Point : France has uncovered the Russian disinformation operation Portal Kombat. What evaluation do you make of it?

Maxime Audinet: Let's begin by saying that this operation, very effectively documented by the Viginum groups, doesn’t stand out…