This report examines political and military factors supporting the ongoing rapprochement in the Russo-Turkish relations.
This analysis builds on the 2016 study of the Russian State Duma composition which uncovered a significant increase in the number of members representing the public sector and former heads of municipalities
Attempts to Influence the Outcome
and Create Instability
This issue of The Kremlin’s Influence Quarterly focuses on the Kremlin malign influence in the areas of European politics and media.
The United States and its allies face a serious, persistent, and long-term threat from the current Kremlin, which wants to undermine trust in and the functioning of democratic institutions and establish networks of malign influence to advance Moscow’s strategic goals
The Pandemic: Anti-Western rhetoric and information campaign by the Kremlin-controlled Russian media
Today, it is hard to say whether the unraveling COVID-19 pandemic provided the reason for the Russian government to dust off their old textbooks, but the spread of the disease beyond China’s borders served as the occasion for the Russian propaganda to open a new “front” in the information war.
What social groups support pro-Russian parties in Eastern Europe? This paper demonstrates that pro-Russian parties in Eastern Europe tend to have electorates with significantly more Euroskeptic attitudes than voter bases of mainstream parties.