Russia’s actions in Ukraine have sparked renewed interest in – and fears over – Moscow’s ability to manipulate media and political discourse reaching both foreign and domestic audiences. In this series, a range of experts considers the changes in Russia’s deployment of its soft power, both at home and abroad, and explains the impact that this has had in various countries
Putin's popularity goes beyond a personality cult. Reasserting great power status in the minds of Russians is at the heart of his success
Russian encroachments on the Georgian border show its disorienting and demoralising soft power in action.
How the EU can end its victim mentality and counter Russia’s soft power
The absence of Russian soft power in Armenia confirms the perception of many Armenians that Moscow takes their submission for granted