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On the internet, Wagner’s campaign has started

DECRYPTION – The group of mercenaries close to the Kremlin mixes the true and the false on social networks to carry out operations of influence.

The caption of the photo deliberately distills doubt: “Ours among the legion. ” We see a French soldier, probably in Africa. The Wagner logo is crudely affixed to the image as if the serviceman were secretly a member of this group of mercenaries close to the Kremlin. The post, published in February, was only viewed by 500 people, but the Telegram loop the fake was broadcast on has around 5,000 members. This is open to everyone. This is one of the channels used by mercenaries to promote themselves in the Sahel.

After Syria, Libya and the Central African Republic, Mali could be their next playground. The military junta in power in Bamako plans to use the services of Wagner, despite international warnings and the atrocities and violence committed by these mercenaries. In the meantime, the group is weaving its web on social networks to recruit supporters, destabilize Operation Barkhane and spread a little truth

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