Russian News Monitor: March 25-31, 2019

This is a regular weekly report by Detector Media, a partner of the Ukrainian Election Task Force, offering exclusive content covering the three main Russian state TV talk shows, particularly these shows’ coverage of Ukraine and the 2019 presidential election. Kremlin-backed media outlets often generate disinformation narratives that are then spread throughout Ukraine as...

Public Concerns About Foreign Interference in Ukraine’s 2019 Presidential Election

This is the second survey aimed at assessing public opinion about possible outside influences on Ukraine’s 2019 presidential elections. The survey asked participants to say how strong that influence, if any, would be and of what quality: positive or negative. Comparing the two surveys conducted over a period of three months (the first before...

Ukrainian Elections: Cyber News Roundup from Russian-Language Press in Ukraine and Russia

In the run-up to the March 2019 Ukrainian Presidential Election, we will keep an eye on Ukrainian- and Russian-language news articles referencing reported cyber attacks that could affect political stability in Ukraine. Here are some translated highlights from recent Russian-language news articles from the Ukrainian and Russian press. From the Ukrainian press: Lithuanian President...