Information war monitor for Central Europe: Pro-Kremlin disinformation outlets have a favourite French presidential candidate

21. Apr 2017  |  Strategic Communication  |  Central Europe

The French presidential election is the main topic of discussions and one of the most important political events of the year 2017. Various public opinion polls and personal background information of the candidates are brought to light and presented on a daily basis. Automated bots, social media trolls and disinformation outlets focused their activities on France as well.

The Vulnerability Index: Subversive Russian Influence in Central Europe

By Daniel Milo, Katarina Klingova, Jakub Janda, Veronika Víchová, Csaba Molnár, Bulcsu Hunyadi, Kinga Brudzinska, Andriy Korniychuk and Łukasz Wenerski.
11. Apr 2017  |  Strategic Communication

The Visegrad group countries in Central Europe (Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic and Slovakia – V4) are often perceived as a regional bloc of nations sharing similar aspirations, aims and challenges. They share common history, communist past, Soviet occupation and all joined the EU and NATO to embed themselves in the western civilization and transform their post-communist societies.

Foreign Policy Strategy of the GLOBSEC Policy Institute

 
Last year, the GLOBSEC organization made the decision to significantly increase our ability to understand the world in its complexity and propose positive changes.

GLOBSEC Policy Institute has launched two new research themes

As a response to the recent thorny events on the international scene, the GLOBSEC Policy Institute has broadened its scope of research activities to offer solutions to current challenges. Hence, new personalities have joined our team.

Information war monitor for Central Europe: January 2017 Part 2

By Lóránt GyőriPatrik SzicherleVeronika VíchováDaniel MiloKatarína Klingová. Photo: Flickr|James Marvin Phelps, licensed by CC BY-NC 2.0.
28. Feb 2017  |  Strategic Communication  |  Central Europe
GLOBSEC Policy Institute’s bi-weekly overview of conventional and social media discourse in the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia monitors propaganda and disinformation attempts, as well as democratic responses in the on-going information war, in order to increase awareness about this recently emerged challenge and promote fact-based discussion in Central Europe.

Coverage of Angela Merkel in Some CEE Media

By the International Republican Institute. 
28. Feb 2017  |  Strategic Communication

GLOBSEC Policy Institute with its partners the Political Capital and European Values are cooperating with the International Republican Institute (IRI) on the Beacon Project.

Countering Information War Lessons Learned from NATO and Partner Countries: Recommendations and Conclusions

20. Feb 2017  |  Strategic Communication

"Russia is waging the most amazing information warfare blitzkrieg we have ever seen in the history of information warfare.“

Gen. Philip Breedlove, NATO Wales summit, September 2014.

Russian-Hungarian déja-vu?

By Grigorij Mesežnikov. Photo: TAST/AP
10. Feb 2017  |  Strategic Communication  |  Central Europe

Relations of Central European countries with other states are nowadays mainly determined by their belonging to the collective West. Central European countries’ membership in the EU and NATO which resulted from the complex social transformation and geopolitical turnover after the fall of the communist regimes has set the framework for their bilateral relations with any other country in the world.

Russia and Central Europe

Information war monitor for Central Europe: January 2017 Part 1

By Lóránt GyőriPatrik SzicherleVeronika VíchováDaniel MiloKatarína Klingová. Photo: Flickr|Victor van Dijk, licensed by CC BY-NC 2.0
27. Jan 2017  |  Strategic Communication  |  Central Europe
GLOBSEC Policy Institute’s bi-weekly overview of conventional and social media discourse in the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia monitors propaganda and disinformation attempts, as well as democratic responses in the on-going information war, in order to increase awareness about this recently emerged challenge and promote fact-based discussion in Central Europe.

The truth (Pravda) about recruits

By Grigorij Mesežnikov. Photo: Slovenskí branci.
18. Jan 2017  |  Strategic Communication
Russian Pravda (Truth) considers the projects of the Polish militia hostile. What would it write about recruits in Slovakia?

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