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China on the map of information warfare: Russia’s disciple and “big brother”

On June 14, the NATO summit identified two main threats facing the Alliance. These are Russia, which, according to Douglas D Jones, the US Chargé d’Affaires, is “the most immediate threat to the common security of the Allies,” and “the new threat” — China. But so far these threats are of various types. “Russia is a rogue, not a peer; China is a peer, not a rogue.”
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5 take-aways from Ukraine’s rank in Facebook’s threat report

For years Ukraine has been a training ground for Russian newest disinformation warfare. Now this fact is being not merely recognized, but measured: Facebook’s data shows Ukraine is one of the biggest misinformation build-up spots on the planet. Is Ukraine fighting lies with lies now? No, it is not the case. Let’s have a closer look at The State of Influence Operations 2017–2020 report presented by Facebook on May 26.
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How Russian media fuels hostility towards the West

The ruling elite of the Russian Federation and other key figures in politics and business were mostly born and shaped during Soviet times and thus have a tendency to agree with Vladimir Putin’s statement: “The collapse of the Soviet Union was the greatest geopolitical catastrophe of the century.” Despite the downfall of the USSR, a Soviet tradition of looking for internal and external enemies lingers on.