Tag: #Disinformation

Dissecting the Confluence of China and Russia’s Propaganda Efforts in Central Europe

With the war in Ukraine dominating the media headlines, China’s reaction to the Russian invasion has merited close attention. While continuously proclaiming the respect for sovereignty and territorial integrity, the complex nature of the situation, and the...

Moscow and Beijing Telling Their Stories (Un)Well

This article was originally published by the School of Oriental and African Studies China Institute. Recent months have indisputably proven that Russia has become a major disruptor to the European security order, while China is...

Voice for CHOICE #15: The Polish Perspective on Sino-Russian Relations with Alicja Bachulska

On the sidelines of the Beijing Olympics, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese leader Xi Jinping met for the 38th time, issuing a joint statement that may well become a major milestone in bilateral ties. The lone CEE President...

Czechia: A Case Study of China’s Changing Overseas Propaganda Efforts

This article originally appeared in The Diplomat. As China steps up its efforts to manage global opinions, it increasingly customizes its message to local audiences, including via cooperation with disinformation outlets.

China’s Rapidly Developing Disinformation Requires a European Response

As China’s 'mask diplomacy' has receded, 'vaccine diplomacy' has quickly taken its place and added vigor to China’s efforts to “tell the China story well” in Europe. Amidst these efforts, Brussels has been caught...

China’s Disinformation Campaigns in the Nordic Countries: Lessons from Central Europe

Following the Covid-19 outbreak, China pursued wide-ranging disinformation campaigns in Europe aimed at shifting the narrative from being depicted as the country of origin for the coronavirus crisis, to a savior in response to the pandemic. The so-called ‘mask diplomacy’,...