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The Visegrad countries and "Post-Truth". Bertelsmann Policy Brief Policy Brief 06/2017

Wenerski , Lukasz (2017) The Visegrad countries and "Post-Truth". Bertelsmann Policy Brief Policy Brief 06/2017. [Policy Paper]

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    Abstract

    The Kremlin’s disinformation methods create an effective model of geopolitical influence. Russian propaganda distorts the perception of people, events and even entire institutions (the EU, NATO). The results are impressive: propaganda has created an alternative version of events at the Euromaidan, the war in Donbas and Syria. This disinformation destabilizes the political situation in many countries by supporting one political faction and simultaneously discrediting others. Recent cases included the presidential elections in the United States and France, as well as the parliamentary elections in the Netherlands. Similar disinformation campaigns are expected for the German parliamentary elections later this year.

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    Item Type: Policy Paper
    Subjects for non-EU documents: Countries > Hungary
    Countries > Poland
    Countries > Slovak Republic
    Countries > Czech Republic
    Countries > Russia
    Subjects for EU documents: UNSPECIFIED
    EU Series and Periodicals: UNSPECIFIED
    EU Annual Reports: UNSPECIFIED
    Series: Series > Bertelsmann Stiftung/Foundation (Gutersloh, Germany) > Policy Brief
    Depositing User: Phil Wilkin
    Official EU Document: No
    Language: English
    Date Deposited: 15 Sep 2017 12:02
    Number of Pages: 12
    Last Modified: 15 Sep 2017 14:11
    URI: http://aei.pitt.edu/id/eprint/90423

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