EXECUTIVE SUMMARY. THE MANIPULATIVE TECHNIQUES OF RUSSIA’S INFORMATION CAMPAIGN - EURO-ATLANTIC VALUES AND RUSSIA’S STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION IN THE EURO-ATLANTIC SPACE Cover Image

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY. THE MANIPULATIVE TECHNIQUES OF RUSSIA’S INFORMATION CAMPAIGN - EURO-ATLANTIC VALUES AND RUSSIA’S STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION IN THE EURO-ATLANTIC SPACE
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY. THE MANIPULATIVE TECHNIQUES OF RUSSIA’S INFORMATION CAMPAIGN - EURO-ATLANTIC VALUES AND RUSSIA’S STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION IN THE EURO-ATLANTIC SPACE

Author(s): Specified No Author
Subject(s): Politics, Media studies, Communication studies, Security and defense, Social psychology and group interaction, ICT Information and Communications Technologies, Peace and Conflict Studies
Published by: NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence
Keywords: Russia; information; communication; Euro-Atlantic region; values; strategic communication; media; TV; Pervij Kanal; RT; Sputnik; politics; mass media;
Summary/Abstract: This document summarises part of a larger research “Euro-Atlantic Values and Russia’s Strategic Communication in the Euro-Atlantic space” (2015) commissioned by the NATO StratCom COE to the Center for International Studies (Latvia). The overall aim of the research is to identify means how Russia with the help of mass media influences the Euro-Atlantic values and re-defines the meaning of democracy, media freedom, human rights, trust to international organizations, freedom of speech and other values in the Euro-Atlantic space for different societal groups during the crisis in Ukraine. The political rhetoric, political content and narrative is analysed in the following audio-visual platforms: Первый канал (Pervij Kanal), RT (previously - Russia Today) and Sputnik. The research includes four case studies: the downing of the passenger liner MH17, issuing of economic counter-sanctions, first humanitarian convoy and Minsk talks on the cease-fire deal (the so-called Minsk II).

  • Page Count: 4
  • Publication Year: 2016
  • Language: English