Category: Partners Publications

Russia’s Media Ecosystem and COVID-19 Propaganda Narratives

Olga Kevere, strategic director of iSANS

Russia now faces a full-fledged COVID-19 crisis at home. The Russian media are diverting attention from the domestic situation and therefore is not reporting on prison riots, outbreaks and lockdowns across the country.

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Although the phenomenon of foreign-led disinformation has existed for almost a century, there is no single solution to counter it, due to the very nature of this method – and will probably never be. Instead of trying to find a magic recipe, we should rather strive to prepare members of the public, government, defense and security agencies, journalists and others to be less vulnerable to such disinformation and to build up the resilience of the society. 

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The buyer chooses a supplier. The problem is that we need the infrastructure that will make this choice possible. Today, Belarus has a choice between the three largest oil producers in the world – Russia, Saudi Arabia and the United States.

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But Russia Has Not Changed Its Strategy over COVID-19

Maria Avdeeva, European Expert Association, expert of iSANS
Vlad Kobec, executif director of iSANS

While Russia aims to use a proven strategy and see the lifting of sanctions by the EU, the Kremlin’s ultimate concern is to restore former imperial greatness.

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