• 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.

September 2023

Russian War Report: Black Sea military operations approach NATO countries’ waters

by Digital Forensic Research Lab

Plus, Zelenskyy expresses frustration at the UN, Russia seems unlikely to block YouTube, and the US drops new sanctions.
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September 2023

Inauthentic Facebook network linked to Georgian government StratCom unit

by Sopo Gelava, Eto Buziashvili

Network targeted Georgians with narratives claiming support for Ukraine would lead to a Russian invasion of Georgia
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July 2023

Russia moves conscription and contract soldier recruitment online

by Valentin Châtelet, Eto Buziashvili

Russian public services portal Gosuslugi becomes cornerstone for military recruitment, including delivering online conscription notifications
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