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Author
Ciosek Ireneusz (Jan Kochanowski University in Kielce, Poland)
Title
Aggravating Uncertainty͵ Russian Information Warfare in the West
Source
Torun International Studies, 2020, nr 1(13), s. 57-72, bibliogr. 55 poz.
Keyword
Polityka zagraniczna, Władza, Niepewność
Foreign policy, Power, Uncertainty
Note
summ.
Company
Unia Europejska (UE)
European Union (EU)
Country
Rosja, Europa Zachodnia
Russia, Western Europe
Abstract
According to vast evidence material, Russia actively tries to influence the situation in Western societies by creating and aggravating uncertainty with the usage of weaponized information. It can be treated as an important part of Russian application of sharp power in the West. The purpose of the article is to explore the selected exemplifications of Russian activities and create a map of disruptive operations against the Western "hearts and minds". The main scientific methods used in the study are desk research and content analysis. The employment of these methods is crucial to conduct the study of official Russian documents and identified cases of anti-Western information operations.(original abstract)
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ISSN
2391-7601
Language
eng
URI / DOI
http://dx.doi.org/10.12775/TIS.2020.005
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