• Research Assistant

Sayyara Mammadova

Sayyara Mammadova is a research assistant at the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab.

Previously she served as a fact-checker at one of the members of International Fact-Checking Network where she investigated disinformation and misinformation in Turkey and the Caucasus.

September 2023

Russian media spread rumors accusing Baltic states of drone attack

by Valentin Châtelet, Sayyara Mammadova

Unsupported claims from Russian media and Telegram blamed Latvia and Estonia for perpetrating August 29 attack on Pskov airport
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July 2023

Russian War Report: Russian conspiracy alleges false flag at Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant

by Digital Forensic Research Lab

Allegations of a supposedly US and Ukraine-planned false flag operation on the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant spread across social media ahead of the NATO Summit.
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June 2023

Russian War Report: Kremlin denies that it targeted civilians in a missile attack on a pizza restaurant

by Digital Forensic Research Lab

A deadly Russian missile strike on a cafe in Kramatorsk leaves a dozen dead and more injured. Post-mutiny, Wagner's future in Africa is up in the air.
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