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New research paper on Sputnik News to be presented at ECPR Hamburg

A research paper by Watanabe on Sputnik News, Conspiracist propaganda: How Russia promotes anti-establishment sentiment online?, will be presented in the Political Communication in a Post-Truth Era panel at ECPR General Conference in Hamburg. It is widely recognized that the Russian government has been involved in international propaganda to influence foreign publics as part of …

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Is Putinism Sustainable? Roundtable discussion, LSE, 19 May 2016

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s confrontational foreign policy continues to impose high costs on his country, contributing to economic decline, continued corruption, and political isolation. A shrinking circle of people around the Kremlin is involved in opaque decision-making while economic and social problems are given less consideration than political and security issues. To what extent is …

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