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Thu, Jul 15, 2021

Putin’s new Ukraine essay reveals imperial ambitions

Russian President Vladimir Putin has outlined the historical basis for his claims against Ukraine in a controversial new essay that has been likened in some quarters to a declaration of war.

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Conflict Disinformation

Tue, Jul 13, 2021

The world cannot ignore Putin’s Ukraine obsession

Russian President Vladimir Putin has published a new essay on the "historical unity" of Russians and Ukrainians that illustrates the imperial thinking behind his ongoing seven-year war against Ukraine.

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Conflict Disinformation

Wed, Jun 30, 2021

For Ukrainians, Euro 2020 resonates beyond football

Ukraine's success at the Euro 2020 European championship is about much more than football as the country struggles to defend itself against Russian imperial aggression and assert an independent identity.

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Conflict Democratic Transitions

Fri, Jun 25, 2021

US Rep. Tom Malinowski: The evolution of big tech and social media places strain on democracies worldwide

"If the United States is going to do its part to win this contest [between democracy and authoritarianism], we’ve got to be aligned with others around the world who share our values. One country alone, even as powerful as America, can’t do this by ourselves," Malinowski told the DFRLab's 360/Open Summit.

Transcript by Atlantic Council

China Disinformation

Fri, Jun 25, 2021

How to spot the latest trends in digital disinformation

Top tech journalists joined the 360/Open Summit, hosted by the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab, to discuss how tech platforms can enhance accountability and transparency

New Atlanticist by Nick Fouriezos

Disinformation India

Thu, Jun 24, 2021

Ashish Jha: Doctors must train for the new battlefield of information—social media

This fireside chat between Dr. Ashish Jha, dean of Brown University’s School of Public Health, and Renee DiResta, research manager of the Stanford Internet Observatory, explored the long-lasting effects of the COVID-19 “infodemic” and how the misinformation research community can work with health professionals to restore and protect public trust.

Transcript by Atlantic Council

Civil Society Coronavirus

Thu, Jun 24, 2021

Putin blames anyone but himself for loss of Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin recently published an op-ed accusing the US of staging an anti-Russian coup in Ukraine, but in reality nobody has done more to erode Russian influence in Ukraine than Putin himself.

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Conflict Disinformation

Thu, Jun 24, 2021

Fighting online extremism in ‘the Klan den of the twenty-first century’

How can civil society groups, law enforcement, and policymakers assess and combat the threat of online extremism? Experts at the Digital Forensic Research Lab's 360/Open Summit dive in.

New Atlanticist by Nick Fouriezos

Disinformation Extremism

Tue, Jun 22, 2021

Former Wikipedia chief on fighting censorship and potentially paying contributors to address diversity gaps

Katherine Maher appeared at the 360/Open Summit, hosted by the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab, to discuss how tech can earn the public's trust.

New Atlanticist by Nick Fouriezos

Civil Society Disinformation

Tue, Jun 22, 2021

Katherine Maher on how big tech can be as trusted as Wikipedia

The former Wikimedia CEO joined 360/Open Summit, hosted by the Atlantic Council's Digital Forensics Research Lab. Here's a transcript of the discussion.

Transcript by Atlantic Council

Civil Society Disinformation