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AfricaSource by Aubrey Hruby

Nov 29, 2021

Africa’s digital infrastructure is the next playing field for great-power competition

AfricaSource by Aubrey Hruby

US-China competition will be shaped by efforts to support Africa's digital infrastructure.

Africa Digital Currencies

Event Recap by Eurasia Center

Nov 16, 2021

What happened to the Kyiv Post?

Event Recap by Eurasia Center

On November 8, a single article appeared on the Kyiv Post's website. It's message: The newspaper would shut down for a "for a short time." But there might be more to the story. Melinda Haring dives in with former writers and editors with the Kyiv Post.

Civil Society Media

UkraineAlert by Kira Rudik

Nov 15, 2021

Ukraine’s Anti-Oligarch Law: President Zelenskyy’s populist power grab?

UkraineAlert by Kira Rudik

Ukraine's anti-oligarch law is being trumpeted by President Zelenskyy's supporters as a move to reduce the influence of Ukraine’s oligarch elite. However, it looks more like a populist ploy to strengthen presidential powers, writes Holos leader Kira Rudik.

Corruption Media

UkraineAlert by Andriy Yermak

Nov 8, 2021

De-oligarchization of Ukraine is President Zelenskyy’s top priority

UkraineAlert by Andriy Yermak

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy's anti-oligarch agenda holds the key to Ukraine's reform ambitions and is vital for the country's future national security, argues presidential chief of staff Andriy Yermak.

Corruption Democratic Transitions

UkraineAlert by David Clark

Nov 6, 2021

Ukraine’s anti-oligarch law could make President Zelenskyy too powerful

UkraineAlert by David Clark

President Zelenskyy has trumpeted the country's new anti-oligarch law as a meaningful step towards curbing the power of Ukraine's oligarch class, but critics fear it may actually make Zelenskyy himself too powerful.

Corruption Democratic Transitions

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Nov 2, 2021

Putin’s Ukraine War: Russian MP recalls efforts to push civil war myth

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Russian MP Alexander Borodai's frank recent comments about Russia's responsibility for the war in Ukraine underline the current sense of impunity in Moscow and expose the absurdity of Russia's ongoing denials.

Conflict Disinformation

UkraineAlert by Iuliia Mendel

Oct 19, 2021

Russia is the world’s leading exporter of instability

UkraineAlert by Iuliia Mendel

Vladimir Putin's Russia has emerged over the past two decades as the world's leading exporter of instability via tools ranging from digital disinformation and weaponized corruption to cyber attacks and military mercenaries.

Cybersecurity Disinformation

In the News by Atlantic Council

Oct 13, 2021

Charai in The Hill: A defense for Facebook and global free speech

In the News by Atlantic Council

Read Charai’s latest in The Hill on the debate between Facebook and other social media networks filling a crucial role as platforms of free speech and the unintended consequences of the social media giant’s outsized role in the public square.

Civil Society Media

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Oct 12, 2021

Medvedev echoes Putin’s dangerous Ukraine obsession

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Former Russian president and prime minister Dmitry Medvedev has penned a vitriolic essay attacking the current Ukrainian leadership that underlines the scale of Moscow's dangerous obsession with the loss of Ukraine.

Conflict Disinformation

BelarusAlert by Vitaliy Sych

Sep 30, 2021

Want to assess Ukraine’s progress? Look at Belarus

BelarusAlert by Vitaliy Sych

Perhaps the best way to gauge Ukraine's post-Soviet progress is to compare the country's media freedoms and fledgling democracy with the authoritarian environment in neighboring Belarus and Russia.

Belarus Democratic Transitions