DisinfoPortal.org is a one-stop interactive online portal and guide to the Kremlin’s information war. The portal aggregates open source research and journalism from the United States and Europe and presents it in a user-friendly way, with timely multimedia content produced by the Atlantic Council and its partners explaining Russia’s ongoing influence operations.
UkraineAlertFeb 22, 2024
Putin’s unpunished Crimean crime set the stage for Russia’s 2022 invasion
By Mercedes Sapuppo
The West's inadequate response to Russia’s 2014 invasion of Crimea was a major blunder that emboldened Putin and set the stage for the biggest European invasion since World War II, writes Mercedes Sapuppo.
UkraineAlertFeb 12, 2024
Putin’s history lecture reveals his dreams of a new Russian Empire
By Peter Dickinson
Vladimir Putin turned his hotly anticipated interview with Tucker Carlson into a history lecture that laid bare the dangerous delusions and imperial ambitions driving the invasion of Ukraine, writes Peter Dickinson.
UkraineAlertFeb 6, 2024
Russia’s Bashkortostan protests: Separatism isn’t the real threat facing Putin
By Dylan Myles-Primakoff, Lillian Posner
The main risk to the Putin regime is unity and solidarity across regions between Russians protesting shared forms of mistreatment at the hands of the state, write Dylan Myles-Primakoff and Lillian Posner.
UkraineAlertJan 30, 2024
Big Tech must listen to the concerns of Russia’s pro-democracy voices
By Joanna Nowakowska, Anna Kuznetsova, Marta Bilska
Big Tech companies offer a variety of opportunities for free expression in Putin's Russia, write Joanna Nowakowska, Anna Kuznetsova, and Marta Bilska.
UkraineAlertJan 25, 2024
Putin accused of fast-tracking Russian citizenship for abducted Ukrainian kids
By Vladyslav Havrylov
Ukrainian officials have condemned a new decree signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin in early 2024 simplifying the process of conferring Russian citizenship on Ukrainian children abducted from wartime Ukraine.
UkraineAlertJan 16, 2024
Russia faces fresh accusations of targeting journalists in Ukraine
By Mercedes Sapuppo
A series of Russian attacks on hotels used by international journalists has sparked fresh accusations that Moscow is deliberately targeting the media in Ukraine, writes Mercedes Sapuppo.
In the NewsJan 15, 2024
Braw featured in CEPA’s Europe Edge on criminalizing Russia’s propaganda machine
By Elisabeth Braw
On January 14, Transatlantic Security Initiative senior fellow Elisabeth Braw was featured in the Center for European Policy Analysis’ Europe Edge, where she discussed Russia’s malign influence campaigns and how European nations are crafting their responses to combat their influence.
UkraineAlertJan 9, 2024
How strong is Russian public support for the invasion of Ukraine?
By Vladimir Milov
Many in the West argue that the majority of Russians support the invasion of Ukraine. However, nuanced analysis of Russian polling data indicates this is not the case, and suggests the Russian public is actually more concerned with how soon the war will end, writes Vladimir Milov.