VIDEO NEWSWATCH Legatum Insitute: The Menace of Unreality: Combating Russian Disinformation in the 21st Century.

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The Legatum Institute, on Oct. 14, 2014, hosted a panel discussion on “The Menace of Unreality: Combatting Russian Disinformation in the 21st Century.”  The event featured Anne Applebaum, Director of the Legatum Institute’s Transitions Forum, Geoffrey Pyatt, US Ambassador to Ukraine, Oleksander Scherba, Ambassador at Large at the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Michael Weiss, Editor-in-Chief of The Interpreter, Peter Pomerantsev, journalist and documentary producer and John Herbst, Director of the Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Centre at the Atlantic Council.

The Kremlin’s war in Ukraine includes not just covert military action, but deception and confusion- a new vision of how to conduct warfare in the 21st century. To fight Russian disinformation we must first define it.

Click here for The Legatum Institute’s event summary and archiving hub for “The Menace of Unreality: Combating Russian Disinformation in the 21st Century.”

 

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Combatting Russian Disinformation in the 21st Century – An Introduction