Category: disinformation

Liberal democracies particularly vulnerable to information warfare

     

The joint Russian-Belarusian military exercise ‘Zapad 2017’ is a form of information warfare, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė told the United Nations General Assembly in New York. “The Kremlin is rehearsing… Read more »

Why foreign propaganda is more dangerous now

     

A new nonpartisan group launched on Tuesday aims to inform Americans about the “grave” national security threat posed by Russia’s ongoing interference in U.S. affairs, The Hill reports: The Committee to… Read more »

How (not) to wage information warfare: Russia ‘using democracy to undermine democracy’

     

Like many media experts in Europe, Tetiana Popova worries that Russia is turning free speech against the West and using democratic information tools such as Twitter as weapons in a… Read more »

Scourge of Russian disinformation aims to undermine democracy

     

Western observers were quick to treat Valery Gerasimov’s articulation of the science of war as the blueprint for a future Russian hybrid attack against the west. From the proliferation of… Read more »

RT, Sputnik and Russia’s New Theory of War

     

  The Kremlin has developed one of the most powerful information weapons of the 21st century — and it may be impossible to stop, notes Jim Rutenberg, The New York… Read more »

Combating Russia’s disinformation a ‘David and Goliath struggle’

     

The FBI has questioned the White House correspondent of Sputnik over claims that the Russian news agency operates as a propaganda arm for the Kremlin, Newsweek reports: Former Sputnik employee Andrew Feinberg,… Read more »

Russian political meddling documented in 27 countries

     

  Russia has meddled in the affairs of at least 27 European and North American countries since 2004 with interference that ranges from cyberattacks to disinformation campaigns, according to an analysis by… Read more »

Democracies should prepare for long fight against Russian disinformation

     

  Russia carries out and encourages ‘active measures’ in Europe to destabilize and confuse governments and societies. But these are often opportunistic and shaped by local conditions, says analyst  Mark… Read more »

Russia’s refined disinfo ops keep it ahead of the West

     

  Russia’s continued refinement of its information operations may keep it ahead of the United States, according to a new analysis, Russia’s Improved Information Operations: From Georgia to Crimea. “One… Read more »