August 28, 2019

Memocracy: What role social networks played in Ukraine’s parliamentary vote

The social media activity of both political parties, as well as ordinary users, largely defined the results of the snap parliamentary elections in Ukraine. While...
August 20, 2019

Peacetime and Crisis Information Hygiene in Ukraine: takeaways from Estonian Festival

Following a public call for ideas, the Festival’s programme includes those topics that matter most to its participants. Russian-speaking participants raised a conversation...
July 19, 2019

Ukraine’s Elections on Facebook, Instagram and VK: What Ukrainian Users Think About the Top Parties and Leaders

With the Ukrainian snap parliamentary elections race coming to an end, Ukrainians are using the most popular social networks to react actively to the news around...
July 15, 2019

Why It Is Important To Keep Sanctions Against Russian Social Networks In Ukraine

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky regards the ban on Russian online platforms to be inefficient. Meanwhile, Ukraine is still facing Russian information aggression....
July 8, 2019

r/RusProp: How the Kremlin’s Propaganda Uses Reddit

In October 2018, Steve Huffman, CEO and founder of Reddit, said that the company has created a “war room” to take on propaganda and disinformation spreading across...
April 26, 2019

#WordsAndWars Digest 6: What Does the Kremlin Really Think about Volodymyr Zelenskiy?

Russian President Vladimir Putin did not congratulate Volodymyr Zelenskiy on his presidential election victory. It does not mean the Kremlin refused to support him...
April 24, 2019

#WordsAndWars Digest 5: The Kremlin’s Top Eight Lies about the Second Round of Ukraine’s Presidential Race

On April 21, Ukraine had the second round of its presidential election. And it looks like the Kremlin’s media had little doubts which candidate to support.
April 18, 2019

Freedom of speech vs. information security? Key quotes from UkraineWorld’s event at Kyiv Security Forum 2019

While democracy is often under attack today through its own means and gaps, a new problem has emerged on how to protect freedom of speech. On April 12, Internews...
April 8, 2019

How to Balance Information Freedom and Information Security? – Discussion at Kyiv Security Forum

On 12 April, 14.30 – 16.00 Kyiv Security Forum will host a side event “Words and Wars: How to Balance Information Freedom and Information Security?”
March 28, 2019

#WordsAndWars Digest 4: The Kremlin’s Top Eight Lies about Ukraine’s Presidential Race

On March 31, Ukrainians go to the polls to elect their sixth president. An openly pro-Russian candidate is unlikely to win. However, Moscow is watching closely and...