Search: USA,Russia,Social Media (8 materials)

Russian Propaganda”: On Social Networks, in Eastern Europe, and Soon Everywhere

A Review of the RAND Corporation's Report "Russian Social Media Influence" “Russia is engaged in an active, worldwide propaganda campaign,” reads the fairly straightforward ... ... similar projects on information influence makes it possible to detect a Russian trace virtually everywhere, and to level accusations at Russia irrespective of whether or not the country is actually involved. At the official level, Russia (just like the ...

31.07.2018

RIAC Debate “Fake News and World Politics.”

..., and Pavel Koshkin, Deputy Editor of RBC’s international department and former Editor-in-Chief of the analytical resource Russia Direct in English language. On July 18, 2017, RIAC held a debate titled “Fake News and World Politics”. The lecturers ... ... strategies to fight against this negative phenomenon, the expert singled out a thorough check of facts and active collaboration with social media. Pavel Koshkin noted that the phenomenon of "fake news" is not new. In fact, the targeted use of false ...

21.07.2017

Brexistentialism for useful innocents

... of Britons to vote to leave the EU. The Telegraph, The Guardian, CNN, Money, and social media say that's what we should believe, and that thet “existential... ... Tory foreign secretary and super Toff, Boris Johnson, who just last year (born in the USA, BoJo was a dual national) renounced his US citizenship in an unsuccessful attempt... ... Way, to more and more young Americans, Washington public diplomacy assets have tagged Russian president Vladimir Putin as the leader of a plot to use Brexit as a tool to...

28.07.2016

Ban Ki-Moon and the charade of transparency

UN propagandists claim that the selection process to name the next secretary general, who will take office before the inauguration of the next U.S. president, will be the most transparent in the history of the organization, which was founded in 1945. But on close examination, the security council recommends a new secretary general based on "a private meeting." This means that the politics and diplomacy that determine who becomes the next leader of the institution, and the roles of NGOs...

12.03.2016

BRICS and food security

... China, India and Brazil, who are impacted by drought and infrastructure problems that step on their economic performance. And Russia is dealing with a sanctions regime that includes food, orchestrated by Washington and its European allies. BRICS food ... ... and the BRICS may be realigned or rebranded or just fade away to accommodate changes brought on by younger leaders and online social media. The United States. A pittance for food and water infrastructure In the United States food security is “at ...

08.05.2015

Predicting critical events, an institutional challenge.

... Kochavi made "miscalculations". Bandar had sealed his fate last year during his secret visit outside Moscow with Russian president Vladimir Putin. He bragged that Riyadh controlled Chechen extremists in Russia, and that he would unleash them ... ... product known as smart power- sending the entire process back to square one. Billions of dollars are spent annually, and thousands of jobs are created in government and the private sector by all major actors. Yet there seems to be an inability to act ...

22.05.2014

Containment's Last Hurrah

... tone in an effort to energize president Obama’s base and contain and counter what Washington and its NATO allies view as Russia reverting to a policy of Soviet-era expansionism. A replay of Kennan’s Cold War tactics of economic and political ... ... as being inherently neurotic and inward looking are convenient for American “retail politics” and conversational social media but branded public diplomacy initiatives are proving themselves out of step with the fast changing realpolitik of ...

27.04.2014

Banking on Bolshevism. Brazil’s “caviar left” spending billions to revive Cuba’s broken communist economy

Although the government of Russian president Vladimir Putin has authorized writing off 90% of Cuba’s $32 billion debt Kremlin policy toward the Castro ... ... Brazilian air force has been airlifting the Cubans to Brazil as if it was the Berlin Airlift. While this is happening, thousands of immigrants, from Haiti, Bangladesh, Pakistan and other nations both legal and undocumented, have been filtering into ...

07.03.2014

Poll conducted

  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  
     21 (19%)
 
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