Russia

THE CONVERSATION: Decrying Nazism – even when it’s not there – has been Russia’s ‘Invade country for free’ card

Oleg Morozov, a member of the Russian parliament and an ally of President Vladimir Putin’s,…

FOREIGN POLICY ANALYSIS: Focusdata: Foreign Policy through Language and Sentiment

Abstract: Countries routinely translate official statements and state media articles from native languages to English.…

THE CONVERSATION: Using lies and disinformation, Putin and his team have been building the case for a Ukraine invasion for 14 years

As the invasion of Ukraine began in late February 2022, President Vladimir Putin offered several…

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs: First Georgia, Then Ukraine: How Russian Propaganda Justifies Invasions

The morning that Russia invaded Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin appeared on Russian television outlining…

UPDATE (June 2021)

We’ve added articles from 2020 (all English-language articles available when the sites were scraped in…

Conflict in the Caucasus: Armenia – Azerbaijan – Russia – Iran – Turkey

Conclusion: Of the three powerbrokers in the region: Russia, Turkey and Iran, two attempt to…

Russia and Venezuelan Elections

Congratulations to Rafael Mercedes, an NJCU undergraduate majoring in Security Studies, for being selected as…

Russia, Freedom House and Reporters Without Borders: How Moscow Attempts to Deflect Criticism of Russia’s Domestic Information Controls

Previous research found that when criticized for censorship, internet controls, or lack of a free…

NATO & Russia: Russia’s Views on the 3 Newest Members of NATO using Sentiment Analysis

Congratulations to Leslie Wilson, an NJCU undergraduate majoring in Security Studies, for being selected as…

Russia’s Blues: Examining Russia’s Affinity with 2016 Republican Candidate Donald Trump using Sentiment Analysis

Congratulations to Leslie Wilson, an NJCU undergraduate majoring in Security Studies, for being selected as…