Alya Shandra on the Surkov Leaks and Russia’s information war on the West

'The Surkov Leaks' is the set of e-mails from Kremlin officials from 2014 onwards, including Vladislav Surkov, 'so called President Vladimir Putin’s ‘Rasputin’, involved in the Eastern Ukraine conflict, and in the political and economic management of two self-proclaimed republics in Donetsk and Luhansk.

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Fighting Propaganda and Fake News – Image of Ukraine Roundtable

Earlier Russian propaganda was mostly the problem of Ukraine and other post-Soviet states, but now it has become a problem of Europe which can no longer be ignored. The Kremlin’s disinformation campaigns have become a factor capable to influence election results. They can even change political regimes in other countries.

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