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Cyber attacks during Covid-19 pandemic

Cyber attacks during Covid-19 pandemic

The U.N. disarmament chief reported during Security Council meeting on 22 of May that “cybercrime is on the rise, with a 600% increase in malicious emails during the current crisis”.

Israel during the pandemic: Less contentious dialogue with the Palestinians than with the Opposition

Israel during the pandemic: Less contentious dialogue with the Palestinians than with the Opposition

Although Israel has relatively recently already seen three Knesset elections, the future of the emergency unity government remains questionable. The controversial Netanyahu-Gantz agreement maintains the current Prime Minister in the office, however, the Supreme Court decision might still potentially loosen Benjamin Netanyahu’s grip on power, taking into account his three corruption indictments.

Iran: a system on the verge of its capacity

Iran: a system on the verge of its capacity

Iran is one of the most affected countries in the world by the coronavirus pandemic. For a long time, the authorities have not taken drastic steps and considered the manifesto of national unity, such as the celebration of the 41st anniversary of the establishment of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the parliamentary elections, as more important. Despite the global crisis, the conflict with the United States has not lost its relevance either.

Geopolitics Unmasked: The Curse of Interesting Times

Geopolitics Unmasked: The Curse of Interesting Times

The Chinese phrase May you live in interesting times is not a proverb, but rather a curse. In the United States of America, the new epicentre of COVID-19, even the Great Depression Era may ultimately pale in comparison with the new pandemic aftermath.

Interview: China, disinformation and “mask diplomacy”

Interview: China, disinformation and “mask diplomacy”

Interview with Michał Bogusz, Ph.D., Chief Specialist of the China Research Programme at the Centre for Eastern Studies, about the current propaganda goals of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), its methods, and directions of its current disinformation campaign – to whose advantage and against whom it is designed.

Interview: Russia’s phony fight with pandemic

Interview: Russia’s phony fight with pandemic

The director of the Eurasia programme at the Warsaw Institute, an expert on Eastern affairs, former analyst and journalist Grzegorz Kuczyński, in the interview about Russian disinformation during the pandemic and its interpretation.

Geopolitics Unmasked: How COVID-19 became China’s Chernobyl

Geopolitics Unmasked: How COVID-19 became China’s Chernobyl

In an interview with The Warsaw Institute Review, Hanna Shen, a journalist and Polish media correspondent living in Taiwan, talks about the blatant neglect of the Chinese communist authorities, misinformation of the public opinion as well as the current situation in neighbouring Taiwan.

Disinformation Is Contagious

Disinformation Is Contagious

As disinformation comes before fear, worry and anxiety are on the rise, allowing conspiracy theories to proliferate.

Russia Hands Out Passports to Its Diaspora

Russia Hands Out Passports to Its Diaspora

As reported by the Kommersant newspaper, a project is being developed in Russia to abolish the requirement to renounce the citizenship of other countries before obtaining a Russian passport.

The Year 2020 to Be of Key Importance for the Three Seas Initiative

The Year 2020 to Be of Key Importance for the Three Seas Initiative

The upcoming months will be of key importance in many areas. The results of the next presidential election in the United States, which will determine whether Washington continues or radically changes its course both in domestic and foreign policy, will be extremely important not only for the future of Americans, but also for the entire world.

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