National Security Threat Assessment (excerpts), 2017

Information Security Russia’s Information Policy Changes and Projects against Lithuania [..] In 2016, another Rossiya segodnya associated and Russia’s financed propaganda media outlet baltnews.lt has continued its intensive activity inLithuania. The website conducted information attacks against Lithuania exploiting society-sensitive topics: holocaust, refugees, terrorism, fuelled ethnic confrontation [..] Protection of the Constitutional Order Russia’s Compatriot Policy … Continue reading "National Security Threat Assessment (excerpts), 2017"

Defence & foreign ministries on minorities (excerpts), 2014-2016

Summary of the meeting of the NATO PA Political Committee 6.       The discussion following the presentation by the Minister focused on information warfare with the Russian Federation, future possible scenarios in Ukraine and the type of assistance NATO could offer to the new government in Kiev.  In response, Mr Linkevicius noted that the Russian … Continue reading "Defence & foreign ministries on minorities (excerpts), 2014-2016"

National Security Threat Assessment (excerpts), 2016

Information security [..] The media, namely, television, the press and the Internet, remains as the main instrument aimed at consolidating a favourable narrative for Russia. Russian TV channels broadcasting the official government position and spreading pro-Russian propaganda are targeting, first and foremost, the domestic audience in Russia but are accessible and visible in all the … Continue reading "National Security Threat Assessment (excerpts), 2016"