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Russia

Rus­sia is a pro­lif­ic actor in the influ­ence oper­a­tions space. It is par­tic­u­lar­ly well known for its attempts to inter­fere in the elec­tions of demo­c­ra­t­ic coun­tries, par­tic­u­lar­ly in the Unit­ed States. Most of its influ­ence oper­a­tions appear to be con­duct­ed via cyber activities.

April 5th, 2022 14:27
Britain Sanctions 14 More Russian Entities and People over Disinformation
Global media is reporting that Britain has sanctioned 14 more Russian entities and people, including state media organizations, for spreading "fake news and narratives." According to a Reuters report: March...
April 5th, 2022 14:17
Why Switzerland Has Not Banned Russian State Media Like Everybody Else
European media is reporting on why Switzerland has not followed most of the rest of the Western world in banning Russian state-run news networks, such as Russia Today and Sputnik....
April 4th, 2022 10:49
Trump Most Closely Matches Kremlin Anti-Western Narrative Documentary Filmmaker Says
US media is reporting on claims by a filmmaker who has documented Russian propaganda that of all the US leaders, former President Donald Trump mostly closely fits the Kremlin's anti-West...
April 4th, 2022 10:39
Viktor Orban Re-Elected Hungarian Prime Minister; Seen as Victory for Vladimir Putin
US media is reporting on the reelection of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, described as "the Russian President's closest friend inside the EU and NATO." According to a Time Magazine...
March 31st, 2022 12:08
Leaked Emails Show How Russian Influence Group Backs European Far-Right Politicians 
US media reported last week on leaked emails and documents that show how closely a Russian influence group is cooperating with a host of far-right politicians and activists in Europe....
March 30th, 2022 10:20
TikTok Algorithm Rapidly Showing Users Misinformation on Ukraine War
UK media is reporting on how the TikTok algorithm quickly directs users to disinformation concerning the Ukraine war. According to a report in The Guardian: A new TikTok account can...
March 28th, 2022 12:06
UK Lobbyists for “Hostile States” Will Need to Register Under New Legislation
UK media is reporting that lobbyists representing "hostile states" such as Russia in China will be forced to publicly register under new laws to be introduced. According to The Times...
March 28th, 2022 11:52
US Intelligence Says Russia Supporting Western Neo-Fascist Groups
US media is reporting that according to a US intelligence community assessment, the Russian government is providing “indirect and passive support” to neofascist groups operating in the U. S. and...
March 25th, 2022 11:55
Political Scientist Debunks Pro-Russian Propaganda by Far Left Influencer Max Blumenthal
A US political scientist has published an extensive thread on Twitter debunking an article claiming that Russia's bombing of a Mariupol theater was a false-flag operation carried out by Ukraine's...
March 25th, 2022 11:38
Report Examines Russia’s Non-Proliferation Disinformation Campaigns
The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (BAS), a US-based nonprofit organization, has published an extensive report examining Russia’s non-proliferation disinformation campaigns. According to the report: March 22, 2022 As approximately...