Federal Security Service – Cheka 2.0

Federal Security Service – Cheka 2.0

The Federal Security Service remains the most important part of the repressive apparatus of the Vladimir Putin regime and the main successor of the Chekist tradition. However, it has recently had to face the National Guard, its most dangerous rival. Competition with this relatively new security institution as well as the internal changes in Lubyanka Square will determine the near future of the FSB.

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Russia’s Investigative Commitee Faces Imminent Revolution

Russia’s Investigative Commitee Faces Imminent Revolution

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: Russia's Investigative Commitee Faces Imminent Revolution The fact that one of the main suspects in the so-called Shakro Molodoy case has been exonerated seems to confirm that the FSB's goal is to eliminate the head of the...

No chances of Russian military base in Sudan

No chances of Russian military base in Sudan

It has been long speculated that new Russian military bases would be established in such countries of the Eastern Mediterranean as Egypt, Libya and Cyprus. Now it is time for Sudan. However, the rise of Russia’s political and military activity in the Red Sea region does not necessarily mean that the Russians will build their military base on the Sudanese coast.

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Romania Monitor

Romania Monitor

The Warsaw Institute Foundation is pleased to announce a new program whose aim will be to monitor and analyze the day-by-day inputs of Romanian politics and business and try to anticipate the main medium and long term changes. The project will start in January 2018.

Polish energy security – seminar in India

Polish energy security – seminar in India

At the invitation of the Polish Institute in New Delhi, President of the Warsaw Institute has given a lecture about Poland’s Energy Security Policy, with a particular focus on natural gas. It was part of program “Knowledge Capsules” which was attended by scientists, experts and diplomats mostly from India, Thailand and Sri lanka.

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Defending the Information Space: the Lithuanian, Latvian and Estonian Example

Defending the Information Space: the Lithuanian, Latvian and Estonian Example

The Baltic States are among the most experienced at developing tools for protecting against disinformation and propaganda. Their practices, related to counteracting the Kremlin’s information war, are very valuable and may provide a good example for the Western world, which must join efforts to combat the phenomenon of fake news.

In the Age of Post-Truth: Best Practices in Fighting Disinformation

In the Age of Post-Truth: Best Practices in Fighting Disinformation

The post-truth world is one in which emotions are more important than facts. This relationship is absolutely exploited by propagandists and disinformation agents. The good news is that many effective instruments for fighting disinformation and propaganda already exist.

Disinformation as a Threat to Private and State-Owned Businesses

Disinformation as a Threat to Private and State-Owned Businesses

From the spread of the internet to the takeover of the world by smartphones, the technological revolution has redefined the notion of disinformation and propaganda, a tool widely used by Russia and other threat actors. How can coordinated disinformation operations affect society, business, and government?

Russian Information Warfare in the Baltic States — Resources and Aims

Russian Information Warfare in the Baltic States — Resources and Aims

A resurgence of fascism, rampant Russophobia, the ethnic cleansing of local Russian populations, drunk NATO soldiers – this is how Russia portrays and slanders the societies of the Baltic States. The Russian offensive in the information sphere isn’t just a stream of buzzwords, invented by sensationalist journalists and bored political scientists.