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We’re only just entering a century that’s going to be full of these wars of ‘pure perception.’ The Russian military theory states this openly. It says the future of war is wars of pure perception fought purely through psychological means.

TV producer Peter Pomerantsev explains how Vladimir Putin reshaped Russian television into a hallucinatory structure of control – where conspiracy, propaganda and cynicism dominate reality and manufacture the need for Putin himself.

Peter is author of the new book Nothing Is True and Everything Is Possible: The Surreal Heart of the New Russia.

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Peter Pomerantsev

Peter Pomerantsev is a London-based television producer.


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