This is part of a tranche of internal communications from deep inside infamous caterer turned troll farmer and mercenary backer Yevgeny Prigozhin’s Libya operation, always referred to simply as “the Company.” These files were originally obtained by the Dossier Centre, a London-based investigative team funded by former Russian oligarch and political prisoner Mikhail Khodorkovsky. Please see our summary in The Daily Beast.
Translator’s note: This document was written on March 20, 2019. The Facebook page seen in the screenshot below is still active at the time of writing. It has over 73,700 followers and regular interaction from supportive users. How many of the users endorsing the page are genuine is unclear.
Since the beginning of 2019 “the Company” has been conducting information propaganda, aimed at promoting the the interests of Russia in Libya in the Libyan section of the Internet.
As of March 2019, 12 groups have been created on the social network Facebook along the following lines: support for Saif Gaddafi, news groups for the main regions of Libya, support for General Khalifa Haftar. The usual audience for Libyan Facebook groups numbers over 250,000, but the weekly penetration of the publications is over 2,000,000 users.
An example of a publication on the social network (theme: “support for Gadaffi)
Patriotic post about better times for the Motherland. Posted on 17/01/2019. 120,785 views, 12,595 likes