UK officials have a theory as to how Moscow's propaganda machine works.
Disinformation has the potential to be one of the most harmful weapons in Putin's arsenal.
The propaganda, aired on Russian state television, also showed a suit-clad Boris Johnson with the hirsute features of an ape.
The propaganda stunt came days after nuclear negotiations between North Korea and the US fell apart.
Vanessa Beeley has been described “the Syria conflict’s goddess of propaganda"
He's previously claimed Russia 'does not pose an ideological or systemic challenge'.