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    To counter Russian propaganda, the West will need to rebuild its ability to mobilize ideas: Brian Lee Crowley in the Citizen
    Mar21

    To counter Russian propaganda, the West will need to rebuild its ability to mobilize ideas: Brian Lee Crowley in the Citizen

    Macdonald-Laurier InstituteMacdonald-Laurier Institute – Canada’s leading public policy think tank The West dismantled much of its capacity to oppose Russian propaganda after the Cold War. Now an emboldened Vladimir Putin is leaving us… To counter Russian propaganda, the West will need to rebuild its ability to mobilize ideas:...

    Kleptocracy Daily: March 21, 2017
    Mar21

    Kleptocracy Daily: March 21, 2017

    New from KI: Natalie Duffy examines how the adoption of an open, non-proprietary identifier system would help improve federal procurement transparency. News A major new investigative report revealed how $20 billion was laundered out of Russia and found its way to more than 5,000 companies with accounts in 732 banks in 96 countries. (OCCRP) The...

    McCain and Montenegro: The Anatomy of a Conspiracy Theory
    Mar21

    McCain and Montenegro: The Anatomy of a Conspiracy Theory

    Just in case you thought the conspiracy theory that Russia secretly controls the US government is exclusively an affliction affecting the Democratic party, Sen. John McCain’s recent performance on the floor of the US Senate should disabuse you of this optimistic notion. Responding to Sen. Rand Paul’s blocking of a vote in favor of the...

    Beware of What you Wish for:  the Unconsidered EU Consensus on Russia
    Mar21

    Beware of What you Wish for: the Unconsidered EU Consensus on Russia

    *This article was previously published in the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) The rift between Brussels and Moscow is deep. The Ukrainian war, the subsequent European Union (EU) sanctions and Russian counter-sanctions have dragged the bilateral relationship to its lowest point since the collapse of the Soviet Union. Strategic...

    Lukashenka Lambastes Western ‘Fifth Column’
    Mar21

    Lukashenka Lambastes Western ‘Fifth Column’

    Protest groups plan more anti-government demonstrations this week. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    NATO-Serbia Relations: Still Defining the Modus Vivendi
    Mar21

    NATO-Serbia Relations: Still Defining the Modus Vivendi

    By Tomáš Nagy and Ján Cingeľ. Photo|Flickr: nofrills, licensed by CC BY-NC 2.0 p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px ‘Trebuchet MS’; min-height: 14.0px} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 11.5px ‘Trebuchet MS’} span.s1 {font: 12.0px ‘Trebuchet MS’}Serbia´s relations with the Alliance has...

    Kazakhstan’s government is using social media to tame rebellion
    Mar21

    Kazakhstan’s government is using social media to tame rebellion

    Until the mid-2000s, one would rarely associated the word “high-tech” with the country of Kazakhstan. Internet penetration hovered at 3% in 2005, and Kazakh authorities generally neglected the internet and social media. Liberalisation of the media market in the early 2000s changed that. Usage of new media increased the number of internet...

    Please start taking the Russian disinformation threat seriously!
    Mar21

    Please start taking the Russian disinformation threat seriously!

    Open Letter of European security experts to Federica Mogherini …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Crimean journalist accused of contempt of court for demanding open trial
    Mar21

    Crimean journalist accused of contempt of court for demanding open trial

    The first hearing into Russia’s trial in occupied Crimea of journalist Mykola Semena ended shortly after beginning on Monday, March 20, with the prosecution calling the defence ‘capricious’ and their demand for open hearings ‘contempt of court’. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Russian Curling Players Switch Curling Stones for Cars
    Mar20

    Russian Curling Players Switch Curling Stones for Cars

    Vehicles participating in the Yekaterinburg tournament were safety-proofed to prevent accidents. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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