ENDC Occasional Papers 7

ENDC OCCASIONAL PAPERS
7/2017

Russian Information Warfare Against the Ukrainian State and Defence Forces: April-December 2014

Contents

Preface

Short annotation

Executive summary

Kristiina Müür, Pille Pruulmann-Vengerfeldt, Vladimir Sazonov
Introduction: Research Aims and Methodology

Vladimir Sazonov, Igor Kopõtin, Holger Mölder, Kristiina Müür, René Värk, Viljar Veebel
Clashes between Russia and Ukraine: Ideologies and Politics

Aarne Ermus, Karl Salum
Changing concepts of War: Russia’s New Military Doctrine and the Concept of Hybrid Warfare

Holger Mölder, Vladimir Sazonov, Andrei Šlabovitš
Overview of Political and Military Events

Vladimir Sazonov, Kristiina Müür, Holger Mölder, Valeria Jakobson
Russian Information Warfare Against Ukraine I: Online News and Social Media Analysis

Vladimir Sazonov, Igor Kopõtin
Russia’s Information Warfare Against Ukraine II: Influences on the Armed Forces of Ukraine

Holger Mölder
Conclusions

 

References

Andrei Šlabovitš
APPENDIX 1. Overview of Military Events (1 April until December 2014)

Vladimir Sazonov
APPENDIX 2. Case Studies of MH17 and the so-called Humanitarian Convoys based on Materials from Komsomolskaya Pravda

Vladimir Sazonov
APPENDIX 3. Examples of Criticism towards Ukraine based on Materials from Komsomolskaya Pravda

Kristiina Müür
APPENDIX 4. Media Analysis – Additional Graphs

Editors: 
Vladimir Sazonov, Kristiina Müür, Holger Mölder, Andres Saumets

Language Editors:
Collin W. Hakkinen (USA)
Kristiina Haug (Estonia)
Reet Hendrikson (Estonia)
Marika Kullamaa (Estonia)
Epp Leete (Estonia)
Argo Mund (Estonia)
Amy Christine Tserenkova (USA)

ISSN 2382-7122 (print)

Publisher and Copyright: Kaitseväe Ühendatud Õppeasutused, 2017

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