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Borrowed from Russian дезинформация (dezinformacija). Doublet of disinformation.


dezinformatsiya (uncountable)

  1. disinformation, especially in the context of the former Soviet Union
    • 2018 April 1, Sonia Smith, “War of Words: Meet the Texan Trolling for Putin”, in Texas Monthly[1], retrieved 2022-02-28:
      Though Moscow has been transmitting propaganda and dezinformatsiya, or disinformation, since the Soviets came to power in 1922, the propaganda’s tenor and volume have sharpened and increased over the past decade. At a NATO summit in Wales in September 2014, U.S. general Philip Breedlove described Russia’s actions as “the most amazing information warfare blitzkrieg we have ever seen in the history of information warfare.”