According to a study carried out by the George Washington University for the El Pais Spanish newspaper, Russia tried to influence the Catalonian independence referendum of 1 October via social media.
The report claims that RT (Russia Today) and Sputnik used accounts of Venezuelans to try and paint a more negative image of Spain in the days surrounding the independence referendum. The University looked at 5 million messages to come to this conclusion and warns of the “serious crisis of political and economic reputation in Spain and the EU.”
Mr Javier Lesaca, a visiting scholar at the School of Media and Public Affairs at George Washington University, analysed 5,029,877 messages on social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook that carried the words Cataluña, Catalunya or Catalonia.
“The most surprising thing about the investigation has been the discovery of an entire army of zombie accounts that are perfectly coordinated and that are dedicated to sharing content generated by RT and Sputnik in diverse digital conversations, which go from Syria and the United States to Catalonia,” Mr Lesaca stated.
“There is evidence to suggest that the pattern of digital disruption that has been detected in digital debates about the elections in the United States or Brexit has also been seen in Catalonia and that the authors of this disruption are the very same.”
Whenever RT would publish a story about Catalonia, it would automatically be shared on social media by those accounts and a hashtag would be linked to it, like #VenezuelaSalutesCatalonia. In the text would then be mentions of NATO, the EU and Julian Assange.
For Sputnik, the biggest story during the period was: “Maduro: Rajoy must answer to the world for what he has done in Catalonia.”
The report also concludes that in this manner “the Russian media conglomerates RT and Sputnik have participated in a deliberate disruption strategy in the global digital conversation about Catalonia.”
"As Above, So Below." - precept of ancient sacred geometry
"On Earth as it is in the heavens." - Jesus' The Lord's Prayer
"Anytime an idea(19) is connect(74)ed to nature, it's not only logical, it's inevitable."
The ancients knew that the combination of 7 & 4 seen in the design of the heavens was sacred and imitated it in their earthly designs. The Sumerians were apparently the first to keep astronomical written records. They tracked the 4 seasons and their first zodiac was divided into 4 sections. The Mesopotamians built their ziggurats - observatories/temples, e.g. Tower of Babel (Babylon) - to be 7 levels (six stories with a rooftop observatory) with 4 sides/4 corners. The information they gathered was sacred because it allowed them to make predictions about the future.
The ancient Egyptians were also astrologers/astronomers. They - like the Sumerians - took the common cubits of 6 palms x 4 fingers = 24 digits and added a palm to create the sacred royal cubits of 7 palms x 4 fingers = 28 digits. All the Egyptian sacred buildings including the first Step Pyramid of Pharaoh Djoser at Saqqara were designed by their architects using royal cubits and the sacred combination of 7 & 4 as their foundation. The Step Pyramid has 7 levels (six stories) and 4 visible sides/4 corners. The Osiris(74) Story is perhaps religion's oldest and there were 74 who opposed him.
The ancient Hebrews were aware of the sacred combination of 7 & 4 and encoded it in many ways. Whoever first told their Creation Story (Moses the 'Prince of Egypt'?) aligned Genasis 1:1 having 7 Hebrew words and 28 (7x4) letters. "And God said, 'Let there be lights in the heavens to divide the day from the night: and they shall serve also as signs and for festive seasons, and for cycles of days and years (and omens of eclipses)'…the 4th day (of 7)." - Genasis 1:14-19. Genasis 7:4 first introduces the sacred and recurring theme of the #40, "For in 7 days, it will rain for 40 days and 40 nights." Besides Noah, there were 7 people on the Ark in the Story and 4 were the wives.
Noah's Ark & the Courtyard of the Ark of the Covenant were fifty cubits or 74 feet wide if one cubit = 17.76 inches. 7/4/1776 was a Masonic7,74 Code4. cubits=74=C3+U21+B2+I9+T20+S19.
Joseph interpreted Pharaoh's dream of 7 fat cows & 7 meager cows, 7 fat ears of grain & 7 meager ears of grain. - Genasis Ch 41.
Jacob/Yakov/Israel and his family were 75 when they entered Egypt.
Moses aligned the 4th Commandment: "Keep the 7th day holy." "Moses, Aaron, his two sons and 70 elders" went atop Mt. Sinai: 74 altogether. 7 times Moses did the #40.
"Selah" is found 74x in the Bible: 71 in Psalms and 3 in Habakkuk.
King(4) Solomon(7) began building the Temple in the 4th year of his reign and it took 7 years to complete.
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GOD=GOOD=G-d=7_4 (Observant Jews write God as G-d and Lord as L-rd.)
Jesus was born on the Sabbath Saturday April 17, 6 BC / 17.4.748 AUC / 29 Nisan 3755 HC and was crucified on Friday April 7, 30 AD / 7.4.783 AUC / 14 Nisan 3790 HC.
The Revelation's "7 Seals" are opened, yet only "4 Horsemen" are unleashed.