Russian News Monitor: April 8-14, 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...

Russian News Monitor: March 18-24, 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...

“Party of War” Or “Pro-Peace?”

To discredit some of the candidates running in the upcoming Ukrainian presidential election, Kremlin propaganda outlets accuse candidates trying to defend Ukraine from Russian aggression of warmongering. Meanwhile, these propaganda outlets praise Ukrainian candidates who advocate for peace “here and now” under Moscow’s conditions, labeling them pro-peace candidates. Thus, the Kremlin-controlled propaganda machine uses...

FISU Discusses Suspected Russian Cyberattacks

The head of the Foreign Intelligence Service of Ukraine (FISU), Yegor Bozhok, discussed Russia’s plans for Ukraine in 2019 in his interview with Ukrinform. According to Bozhok, Russian secret services and military forces are determined “to resolve the Ukrainian problem” in 2019. The precise meanings are open for interpretation, but ostensibly “resolve” means to...