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02.03.2017

Rights groups call for EU action in defence of democracy in Poland

Polish and international human rights organizations have signed an open letter requesting the European Commission to launch the third stage of the rule of law procedure, which would mean the triggering of the measures under Article 7 of Treaty of the European Union. | detail

Visits 1268
10.02.2017

UK university denies any part in Russia’s latest Crimea propaganda stunt

Three UK academics specializing in military history are currently taking part in meetings and propaganda media shots in Russian-occupied Crimea. They appear to be promising a joint project with Bristol University which says that the men have nothing to do with them. | detail

Visits 5148
10.02.2017

Russia uses collaborators at UN to deny its repression of Crimean Tatars

Instead of returning Crimea or at least putting an end to grave human rights violations on the Ukrainian peninsula, Russia is pulling out (or even creating) marginal groups for use in stunts like the latest appeal by a marginal Crimean Tatar organization to the UN to recognize Crimea as Russian and lift sanctions | detail

Visits 2391
10.02.2017

Six Outrageous Lies Russian Disinformation Peddled about Europe in 2016

Russian disinformation is working overtime to undermine European democracies. Much of the disinformation in 2016 came from original Russian sources that presented poorly digested information designed to provoke and to push an agenda that the Kremlin finds favorable | detail

Visits 1148
08.02.2017

Ukraine as testing ground for Kremlin-Trump ’dialogue’

If Ukraine turns away from the Minsk Agreement, there will be no Western leverage to put pressure on Russia. | detail

Visits 1261
08.02.2017

Changes in Washington, Brussels, and Berlin: What Do They Mean for Kyiv?

As US President Donald Trump introduces a new leadership style, political and economic crises play out in the EU, and tensions in Russia’s foreign and domestic affairs increase, the effects will be astutely felt in Ukraine—a country that has become a key battleground state in the confrontation between the world’s pro- and anti-Western forces | detail

Visits 926
07.02.2017

‘Ukrainian regional news site’ linked with Putin Chef’s Internet troll factory

An apparently ‘Ukrainian’ website often quoted in the Russian media has a St. Petersburg address and is probably one of the ‘troll factory’ enterprises owned by Yevgeny Prigozhin, a millionaire often referred to as Russian President Vladimir Putin’s favourite chef. | detail

Visits 2466
06.02.2017

‘Patriotic but Questionable” Language Laws Help Moscow, not Ukrainian Unity

Three draft language laws tabled in Ukraine’s parliament have elicited mixed reactions in Ukraine and a predictable stream of fake news stories and deliberate misinformation from Russian and pro-Russian media | detail

Visits 2181
03.02.2017

From Fake News to Fake Opinion

The Center for Global Strategic Monitoring website appears to be an impressive and thoughtful news and opinion site at first glance. However, one does not have to dig deep to discover that the organization is phony | detail

Visits 1248
02.02.2017

Avdiivka Offensive Aimed at Kremlin ‘Dialogue’ with Trump & Undermining Minsk Agreement

A Russian political analyst suspects that the Kremlin has initiated the shelling of Avdiivka and resulting deaths in order to secure a better deal with the USA, one that will enable it to keep destabilizing Ukraine, while freeing itself of sanctions | detail

Visits 4004
23.01.2017

Russian media distort mass anti-Trump protests, while Trump blasts ‘dishonest’ US media

Russia broke with a tradition extending far back into Soviet times this weekend. Anti-government protests are normally top news for pro-Kremlin media, but not this time. News of First Lady Melania Trump’s venture onto Twitter got more headline coverage on at least one website, and the photos everywhere appeared carefully selected to conceal the vast numbers involved. | detail

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20.01.2017

Commentary: Means, goals and consequences of the pro-Kremlin disinformation campaign

There is no doubt that the pro-Kremlin disinformation campaign is an orchestrated strategy, delivering the same disinformation stories in as many languages as possible, through as many channels as possible, and as often as possible. Our conclusion is based on 15 months of daily collection of data on disinformation: more than 2,500 examples in 18 languages of stories contradicting publicly available facts, multiplied in many languages and repeated on a daily basis. | detail

Visits 1600
19.01.2017

How Far Will Putin Dare to Go in 2017?

From Brexit to Trump, 2016 was the year fake news became headline news. In Ukraine, however, it was old news. Ukrainians are living through the third winter of an ongoing hybrid war with Russia, a conflict driven to a remarkable degree by fake news. | detail

Visits 965
17.01.2017

Ukraine Files Action against Russia in International Court of Justice

Ukraine alleges that the Russian Federation is violating the Terrorism Financing Convention by supplying weapons and other forms of assistance to illegal armed groups operating on Ukrainian territory | detail

Visits 1083
06.01.2017

USA Today Parrots Kremlin Propaganda on Crimea

Hopes are high in Russia that its investment in the US elections will pay off in the removal of economic sanctions and acceptance of Russia’s illegal invasion and annexation of Crimea. Since none of the conditions for waiving sanctions have been met, other methods to sell such an option are being applied | detail

Visits 4261
29.12.2016

Germany plans creation of ’center of defense’ against fake news, report says

Germany’s government plans to create a center to fight "disinformation" online ahead of next year’s elections, a media report has said. The move comes amid reports that fake news influenced the US election. | detail

Visits 965
28.12.2016

How the West can beat back the Kremlin

The Kremlin and its allies have started to harvest the fruits of the seeds they have been planting for years. Moscow occupies territories of Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine; actively wages war on another part of Ukrainian soil; and is now playing a game of political subversion in several Western states. | detail

Visits 820
21.12.2016

Russia’s Old Tricks Against New Targets

The report leaked from the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) on December 9 confirmed concerns raised during the election campaign: Russia interfered in the US presidential election, with the intent of bolstering President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign | detail

Visits 1054
20.12.2016

UN General Assembly condemns Russia’s occupation of Crimea and rights violations

As well as openly calling Russia’s behaviour occupation, the General Assembly’s resolution is important in identifying the grave rights violations under Russian occupation and demands the release of all unlawfully held Ukrainian citizens. | detail

Visits 1499
19.12.2016

Trump is on collision course with international law over Crimea

If, as US intelligence believes, Russia interfered in the US elections to get Donald Trump elected, it is certainly being rewarded for its efforts and expense | detail

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