In Slovyansk, a column of armored personnel carriers has rolled into the city announcing their allegiance to the uprising. These are soldiers of Ukraine's 25th Brigade of Airborne Forces. They were greeted by chants of "Good Job! Good Job!". A soldier was quoted in Euronews as saying "All the soldiers and the officers are here. We are all boys who won’t shoot our own people.”
The borders between skillful PR, dull propaganda and lobbyism and corruption are generally flowing. The only possibility for protecting oneself against this is to be informed as extensively and independently as possible. This is easier said than done; information costs energy and time and assumes a basic education.