Items tagged with: Information War

Defeating the Russian Infowar

StopFake’s Margo Gontar has seen Russian information warfare up close for the last three years. As Moscow’s hybrid war against the outside world continues to expand, she shares her insights into the principles underpinning the Kremlin’s global...

Saturday, 16 September 2017 22:40

Putin’s WWII Addiction

The Kremlin obsession with phantom fascists reflects modern Russia’s failure to create a coherent post-Soviet identity

Friday, 26 May 2017 01:07

Putin has used Ukraine as a testing ground for his hybrid war against the Western world

Many of the Russian tactics currently being deployed to destabilize the EU were first honed in Ukraine but European leaders remain stubbornly slow to appreciate the scale of the danger they face

Thursday, 09 February 2017 21:10

Putin enjoyed a triumphant 2016 - will West wake up to Russian hybrid war in 2017?

For the past three years, Russia has been waging an increasingly audacious hybrid war against the entire Western world. The end goals are to fatally undermine Western institutions and reverse the verdict of the Cold War. So far, the Kremlin is...

Friday, 30 December 2016 16:19

PHANTOM FASCIST THREAT: Support for Far Right parties actually far weaker in Ukraine than elsewhere in Europe

Russia has convinced many international observers that post-Maidan Ukraine is under the control of nationalist extremists but there is actually surprisingly little evidence to support this alarmist narrative. In reality, Far Right parties enjoy...

Thursday, 29 December 2016 00:56

Warning: Fake News Kills

The prominence of media disinformation in Russia’s hybrid war against Ukraine underlines the point that fake news is a weapon of mass destruction

Monday, 05 December 2016 14:28

Pro-Russian Russians? Really? Why the international media is losing the hybrid war in Ukraine

Russia’s hybrid war tactics in Ukraine depend on a smokescreen of ambiguity. All too often, the international media has been happy to oblige

Friday, 04 November 2016 17:11

INFOWAR IN THE EU: How has the German media responded to unique challenges of Russian hybrid war in Ukraine?

German journalists have been in the frontlines of the information war that has raged between Russia and the Western world since Ukraine’s Euromaidan Revolution

Monday, 17 October 2016 01:57

HYBRID WAR OF WORDS: How the International Media Enables Russian Aggression in Ukraine

Russian hybrid tactics have changed the face of modern warfare and transformed international war reporters into unwitting accomplices - new forms of warfare require a new lexicon to bring clarity to the 21st century battlefield

Sunday, 07 August 2016 18:13

OPINION: Welcome to the post-fact world - where emotions trump truth

Russia's ongoing information attack on Ukraine comes at a time when the digital revolution is undermining the sanctity of facts among global audiences. Ukraine's best chance of fighting back may be to focus on emotional engagement rather than...

Thursday, 21 July 2016 14:34

UKRAINE WINS EUROVISION: Jamala triumphs at Eurovision with haunting ballad about Soviet-era Crimean Tatar deportation

Ukraine will host the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest after Jamala wins in Stockholm with powerful and politically potent song highlighting plight of Crimean Tatars

Sunday, 15 May 2016 03:48

WEAPONIZING EUROVISION: Crimean Tatar song helps Ukraine fight back against Russian infowar

Ukrainian singer Jamala’s haunting ballad ‘1944’ draws international attention to plight of Tatar minority in Russian-occupied Crimea as Putin’s hybrid war casts shadow over Europe’s famously kitsch annual song contest

Saturday, 14 May 2016 02:34

INFOWAR CYNICISM: 'Russians know they are being lied to but think West lying too'

American journalist and Kremlin fake debunker Julia Davis says Russians don't necessarily believe the disinformation they are fed by official Russian media but regard Western media with equal distrust

Wednesday, 02 March 2016 19:31

EU in denial over Russian infowar

Ukraine’s Minister of Information Policy Yuriy Stets says EU allies are unprepared for Kremlin hybrid war and warns that recent Russian information attack in Germany is just the beginning

Wednesday, 02 March 2016 00:13

‘RUSSIAN WORLD’ COMES TO GERMANY: Kremlin's German information attack mirrors Putin’s Ukraine hybrid war

Berlin ‘migrant rape’ scandal highlights destabilization threat posed by Kremlin media in Europe and North America

Saturday, 30 January 2016 19:07

MH17 sleuth Eliot Higgins: ‘I would be embarrassed if I had to lie like Putin does about Russia’s involvement in Ukraine’

The man behind the Bellingcat citizen journalist group says Russia has lost all credibility thanks to relentless Kremlin disinformation tactics over MH17 and Ukraine war

Saturday, 23 January 2016 17:46

EURASIA DAILY MONITOR: Ukrainian Website Publishes Purported Detailed Russian Invasion Plan of Eastern Ukraine

Alleged plan to occupy half of Ukraine dismissed as hoax by Moscow but with Putin in firm control of Russia few are prepared to rule anything out anymore

Friday, 19 June 2015 01:40

INFORMATION WAR: Russians ‘want to believe’ Kremlin disinformation

Spiegel Online Moscow correspondent Benjamin Bidder reflects on the journalistic challenges presented by infowar raging over Ukraine

 
Friday, 19 June 2015 00:37

UKRAINE'S INFOWAR AMAZON: Deputy Minister Tetyana Popova seeks to make Ukrainian army media-savvy

Ukraine was initially overwhelmed by the scale of the Russian information offensive but personalities like Popova are finally helping the country to fight back

 
Friday, 19 June 2015 00:10

BBC: Russian TV man defies state 'propaganda'

Fired Kremlin TV reporter hits out over Russian infowar and claims many colleagues also fed up of disinformation campaigns

Tuesday, 16 June 2015 16:31

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