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Conspiracy Theories, Fake News and Disinformation. Why There’s So Much of It and What We Can Do About it

... how Ukrainian soldiers crucified a child in front of its mother's eyes. Later, this story was proved to be fake, and there was neither a killed child, nor shocked mother. Still, the story went viral. It had reached a much broader audience on social mediathan it did on television. The authors refer to that story as "an example of Kremlin-backed disinformation campaign." The authors of the report continued to state that " in subsequent years, similar tactics would again be unleashed ...

05.06.2020

From Russia with Love: Controversy Around the Russian Aid Campaign to Italy

... the Russian aid campaign, it is of interest to observe how the same information has been presented by the two respective governments. While in Russia the press focused on the gratitude shown by the Italian people for the assistance received, in Italy, media appeared more critical, questioning the implications of the campaign. More specifically, La Stampa, one of the longest-selling and oldest newspapers on the peninsula, expressed its doubts about the matter, in particular through the work of the journalist ...

02.06.2020

Recognizing Crimea — A Logical First Step to Better Improve Russia-U.S. Relations

... today’s geopolitical climate, tensions can escalate quickly. All it takes is disinformation or a lack of context to irritate international relations. There is more than enough blame to go around for the state of current affairs. That being said, the media is particularly responsible for where we are at. Their profound ability to frame and string together events in order to fit their narrative is remarkably effective. All media is narrative. There is always a good guy and a bad guy; to validate your ...

06.04.2020

Corona between populism, conspiracy and the media

... means that the virus is no longer able to spread, as the general direction of such illnesses is the opposite, they become lighter. And whenever the disease was lighter, it will spread more effectively. Epidemics are not just tragedies, diseases, and immediate deaths, as such threats along with uncertainty and worries widespread, this will lead to the emergence of new patterns of behaviour and beliefs. People become more suspicious and more naive, but above all, they will be afraid to communicate with ...

02.04.2020

RIAC and RUSI Discuss Challenges to Information Space in Russia and the UK

The seminar was devoted to the analysis of challenges to the information spaces of Russia and the UK, the rules of conduct in the information space, and media codes in Russia and the UK, the development of social networks and their influence, the creation, spread and effects of fake news in both countries On January 20, 2020, in Moscow, RIAC held the final workshop of the bilateral Russia-UK security ...

22.01.2020

How to effectively promote Russian interests in the United States?

... with American values. For example, arms control makes Americans safer; Americans value democracy — well, Crimea is an example of democracy; Americans also value free trade — sanctions are antithetical to that value and hurt American businesses. Media Outreach A major challenge to Russia-U.S. relations is the onslaught of disinformation and negative media directed toward Russia and issues involving Russia. To mitigate this challenge, a pro-Russia lobby must take the problem head-on through media ...

11.11.2019

Disinformation 2020 – US elections, AI, deepfakes, manipulation

An Oxford study of the 2018 US elections showed most of social media fake news and election interference came from domestic US sources. Regardless, as 2020 US election frenzy begins, prepare for an ever louder cacophony of howls on Russian meddling.Source: life.shared.com Almost everything we experience, beyond what ...

25.10.2019

The Side on Northeastern Syria That US Media Keep Dark

Media fail to recognize that the area between Ras Al Ain and Tal Abyad is almost entirely Arab and try to prove that a demographic change is taking place US President Donald Trump took several decisions on the Syria conflict recently, which triggered ...

21.10.2019

Indian Minister is Right When He Advocates Indian Discoveries

Very Famous The Wire's this Story has quoted me saying that Hon HRD Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhariyal had quoted from one of my articles establishing Scientific Importance of "Sanskrit". I have to say Hon Minister is right,though I did not hear what he said during convocation of IIT-Mumbai but I can prove what I wrote in Internet Society's Colorado Chapter perhaps in 2012 that Sanskrit is not only Computer Friendly than other languages but its a perfect language to others. Not only this Minister...

18.10.2019

Everything on Display

... White House’s decision to release the transcript of the telephone conversation the U.S. and Ukrainian presidents held in September 2019, albeit with the former’s consent, creates a precedent with far-reaching consequences. The opportunity was immediately seized on both sides of the Atlantic. Zelensky’s opponents in Ukraine happily demanded that the transcripts of his telephone conversations with Putin be made public too. Democrats on Capitol Hill are urging their enemy president to do the ...

14.10.2019
 

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  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
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