• Research Associate, Caucasus

Eto Buziashvili

Eto Buziashvili is a research associate for the Caucasus at the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab).

Eto researches influence operations and social media manipulation, with a focus on Russia, Ukraine, Eastern Europe and South Caucasus. Prior to the DFRLab, Eto advised the National Security Council of Georgia and was involved in developing strategic documents. Before joining the NSC, Eto worked as a senior analyst at the country’s Ministry of Interior, where she covered security issues related to Russia and the occupied regions of Georgia. In her role as senior analyst, she was one of the negotiators at the Incident Prevention and Response Mechanism (IPRM) through which Russian officials and separatist leaders from the occupied regions of Georgia addressed the consequences of 2008 Russian-Georgian War. Eto graduated from the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) and the University of Geneva with an MA in International and European Security.

July 2024

How Russian propagandists spun the Trump assassination attempt

by Emerson T. Brooking, Eto Buziashvili, Andy Carvin, Ruslan Trad

Conspiracy theories, alarmism, and early attempts to link the shooting with Ukraine
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June 2024

Another battlefield: Telegram as a digital front in Russia’s war against Ukraine

In this new report, the DFRLab investigates the role of Telegram in Russia since the February 2022 invasion of Ukraine
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June 2024

Doppelganger targets US audience on X to discredit Georgian protests

by Eto Buziashvili

The latest iteration of the Russia-attributed campaign discredits pro-democracy protests in Georgia
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