The Russian Informational-psychological Campaign in Donbas – demoralization by exaggerating Ukr military casualties

According to operational data from Information Resistance, the structural division of the GRU GS AF RF [Main Intelligence Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation] in Rostov-on-Don has relayed orders to the commanders of subversive groups in Donbas. Acting jointly with local terrorists, they are to organize an informational-psychological campaign aimed at undermining the morale of Ukrainian special forces and the demoralization of local residents.

In particular, instructions specified to spread disinformation through all possible informational channels about massive casualties among Ukrainian servicemen during armed confrontations.