A Russian serviceman walks past the Operational Group of Russian Forces headquarters in Tiraspol, in Moldova's self-proclaimed separatist Transnistria, November 3, 2021. The banner reads "Army of Russia." REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Mon, Mar 20, 2023

Russia builds a “special information operation” around Transnistria

Rhetoric increasingly pushes idea of military conflict in the separatist region of Moldova

by Victoria Olari

Conflict Defense Policy
A protester wrapped in a Georgian national flag raises hands while standing in front of law enforcement officers during a rally against the "foreign agents" law in Tbilisi, Georgia, March 7, 2023. REUTERS/Zurab Javakhadze

Tue, Mar 14, 2023

How the Kremlin misrepresented a video to claim Georgian protesters seek war with Russia

Footage from a protest in Tbilisi was presented with false context to accuse protesters of seeking war in the Russian-occupied Georgian region of Abkhazia

by Sopo Gelava

Conflict Disinformation
Servicemen of the military forces of South Ossetia attend an oath of allegiance ceremony in Tskhinvali, the capital of the breakaway region of South Ossetia, Georgia, July 5, 2015.

Fri, Mar 18, 2022

Russian War Report: Russia sends military contractors from Georgian breakaway region to Ukraine

Military contractors from South Ossetia, Belarus' hesitancy to send troops, VPN's, the dilemma US tech companies face over Russian citizens' access, and more.

by Digital Forensic Research Lab

Thu, Jul 16, 2020

Op-Ed | Hitting COVID-19 disinfo websites where it hurts: their wallets

The EU’s counter-disinformation efforts should target

Europe Social Media

Thu, Jul 2, 2020

#DFRLabCoffeeBreak with Věra Jourová

European Commission Vice-President for Values and

Europe Government

Tue, May 19, 2020

Pro-Kremlin outlets distort facts on Russian COVID-19 relief aid to Europe

After Russia shipped supplies to Europe,


Mon, Apr 13, 2020

Op-Ed: The European Union’s deficient response to COVID-19 disinformation

While E.U. officials apply pressure on


Tue, Mar 24, 2020

Analysis | Six reasons the Kremlin spreads disinformation about the coronavirus

Fabrications about COVID-19’s origins are meant to stir up anti-U.S. sentiment and fueldiscord


Fri, Mar 13, 2020

Open-source analysis | Foreign instigators and local amplifiers: disinformation in Bosnia

The Balkans have made progress in tackling disinformation, but bad actors have grown more sophisticated

Europe Serbia

Fri, Mar 6, 2020

Coronavirus used to stoke fear of NATO exercise in Europe

Anti-NATO activists claim NATO troops will spread COVID-19 as a result of the ongoing exercise

Europe Security

Thu, May 30, 2019

“Putin’s Faction” in the European Parliament

Kremlin media celebrate victories of “Putin’s friends” in the 2019 EP elections

Europe Government

Fri, Sep 14, 2018

#ElectionWatch: Boycott Campaign in Macedonia Features Familiar Characters

Far-right social media activity trying to drive down voter turnout ahead of Macedonian naming referendum

Europe Government