The West through the Lens of Russian Media

The West through the Lens of Russian Media

Russia has become more active in its use of media abroad in recent years. Allegations of Russian political interference in Western democracies, and the spread of false or polarizing information, have become constants in public discourse. But what is Russian media saying about the West, and Sweden more specifically? What channels of influence are being used by Russia today? And is Russian media able to influence public opinion in the West? Join us for a discussion with:

Ben Nimmo, Information Defense Fellow, Digital Forensic Research Lab, Atlantic Council

Oleksiy Makukhin​, Director, Hybrid Warfare Analytical Group, Ukrainian Crisis Media Center

Nataliya Popovych, Co-Founder and Deputy Chair, Ukrainian Crisis Media Center

Moderator: Martin Kragh, Head of the Russia and Eurasia Programme at the Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI)

This seminar is organized under the so called Chatham House rules, which means that participants may cite but not attribute information shared in the conversations.

The seminar is organized together with the The Swedish Center for Russian Studies (SCRS).



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