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Mon, Jul 13, 2020

East Ukraine’s European roots and the myths of Putin’s Russian World

Moscow has sought to justify the war in eastern Ukraine by claiming it historically belongs within the "Russian World", but this ignores the region's deep Ukrainian roots and cosmopolitan heritage.

UkraineAlert by Alvydas Medalinskas

Conflict Disinformation

Fri, Jul 10, 2020

El dilema electoral y la desinformación en Venezuela

La discusión se centró en un análisis sobre operaciones de manipulación en redes sociales dentro del contexto de crisis humanitaria compleja que vive Venezuela y sus posibles repercusiones en eventuales elecciones parlamentarias.

Event Recap by Alfredo Graffe

Disinformation Spanish

Fri, Jul 10, 2020

Trust in elections and disinformation in Venezuela

Area kicked-off the conversation by summarizing the recent actions of the Nicolás Maduro regime to promote parliamentary elections slated for later this year after the Venezuelan Supreme Court unconstitutionally appointed a new board to the Electoral Council and replaced the leaders of the two main opposition with regime-friendly politicians.

Event Recap by Alfredo Graffe

Disinformation Venezuela

Thu, Jul 9, 2020

Experts dissect Iran regime’s disinformation campaign as COVID-19 worsens

How much Iran’s 84 million people actually know about events inside their own country is debatable, given Tehran’s heavy-handed censorship and a global disinformation campaign that blames all crises, including COVID-19, on foreigners and perceived enemies of the regime.

New Atlanticist by Larry Luxner

Coronavirus Disinformation
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Wed, Jul 8, 2020

#AlertaVenezuela: July 8, 2020

Twitter accounts with set locations of Cuba and Venezuela made at least six anti-U.S. and pro-Cuba hashtags trend in Venezuela. The accounts used the hashtags to denounce U.S. sanctions and to promote Cuban medical missions in Venezuela.

#AlertaVenezuela by Atlantic Council's DFRLab

Disinformation Venezuela

Wed, Jul 8, 2020

#DFRLabCoffeeBreak with Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkēvičs

The DFRLab Coffee Break is a video series meant to discuss how disinformation and digital change affect industries, policy making, and society with a community of experts, academics, and leaders from around the world.  Our guest in this video, Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkēvičs, speaks with DFRLab’s Managing Editor and Director, Graham Brookie, about Latvia’s digital resilience, the infodemic surrounding COVID-19, and […]

Interview

Disinformation Europe & Eurasia

Mon, Jul 6, 2020

Czar Putin wants a new age of empires

In both word and deed, Putin has made it clear that he rejects today’s rules-based international order and seeks to reverse the verdict of 1991. His vision for a new age of empires represents an existential challenge to the West.

UkraineAlert by Nataliia Popovych and Danylo Lubkivsky

Conflict Disinformation

Thu, Jul 2, 2020

#DFRLabCoffeeBreak with European Commission Vice President Věra Jourová

Vice-President for Values and Transparency for the European Commission Věra Jourová speaks with DFRLab Senior Fellow, Jakub Kalensky about the Commission’s latest Joint Communication.

Interview

Digital Policy Disinformation
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Thu, Jul 2, 2020

#AlertaVenezuela: July 2, 2020

Twitter accounts with set locations of Cuba and Venezuela made at least six anti-U.S. and pro-Cuba hashtags trend in Venezuela. The accounts used the hashtags to denounce U.S. sanctions and to promote Cuban medical missions in Venezuela.

#AlertaVenezuela by Atlantic Council's DFRLab

Disinformation Venezuela

Mon, Jun 29, 2020

How fake news helped hide Soviet genocide in Ukraine

Stalin’s man-made famine in 1930s Ukraine ranks as one of the worst crimes of the twentieth century but it remains relatively unknown. The new movie "Mr. Jones" seeks to counter decades of disinformation.

UkraineAlert by Georgiy Kent

Disinformation Media