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April 7, 2021

Belarus Watch Briefing Issue #1

Read a new bi-weekly newsletter with monitoring of Russian activities and influence in Belarus to know more about the issue.
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March 19, 2021

First Dependent: How Pro-Kremlin Media Is Trying to Get Around Sanctions

After sanctions were imposed on TV channels linked to pro-Russian oligarch Victor Medvedchuk, a new channel was set up to take their place. It claims to be “independent",...
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February 22, 2021

Hacked Pluralism: How Ukrainian TV Channels Were Used to Spread Russian Propaganda Messages

The recently-blocked TV channels linked to Viktor Medvedchuk claim to be in opposition to the government. Under this guise, they have been spreading Russian propaganda...
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February 3, 2021

The Trojan Vaccine: How Russia Uses COVID-19 Vaccine In Its Information War

Since Russia announced the conclusion of developing Sputnik V vaccine, it has been trying to impose it over Ukraine relying on pro-Russian politicians, media and...
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January 26, 2021

“People’s Liberation Army”: How Russia Still Uses VK To Influence Ukrainians

Almost four years have passed since Ukraine began blocking the Russian social network Vkontakte (VK) in order to fight back against Russian malign information influences,...
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January 18, 2021

How Russian Propaganda Almost Destroyed The Life Of A Ukrainian Soldier: The Markiv Case In Italy

Olga Tokariuk, a well-known Ukrainian journalist and co-author of the documentary “Crossfire” about the case of Vitaliy Markiv in Italy, analyzes the role of Russian...
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November 3, 2020

Divide and Fool: 2020 Ukraine's Local Elections in Social Media

Social media continues to be one of the main sources of information in Ukraine, and it is actively used by many political forces. Parties and individual politicians...
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September 23, 2020

How Anti-Western Actors in Ukraine Are Using Pro-Russian Troll Armies to Push Their Agenda

Anti-Western propaganda is typical for Putinist Russia. But over the past few years, it has also been massively proliferating in Ukraine.
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September 22, 2020

Putin’s ‘Kittens’: How The Kremlin’s Top Ally in Ukraine Is Using Troll Armies to Promote Anti-Western Propaganda

Victor Medvedchuk, Vladimir Putin’s key ally in Ukraine and the leader of the pro-Russian “Opposition Platform For Life” party, has very likely been using a huge...
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September 21, 2020

Truthers Against Tragedy: How Kremlin Fans Are Trying To Discredit the MH17 Investigation On Twitter

Russia is using disinfo networks on Twitter to discredit the tribunal prosecuting those accused of being responsible for the MH17 tragedy. This network is also attacking...