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Training in information literacy is needed now, says Czech security expert


Make no mistake, the Czech Republic, or Czechia, is in a war.  It is in both an internal war, mostly prompted by Russia with remnants of the Soviet Union actively participating in an internal war. All this is being fed by an information war, which, of course, is being fed and pushed by Russian propagandists.  … Continue reading Training in information literacy is needed now, says Czech security expert

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If a President Is Dying, and Nobody Says Anything, Does It Make a Sound?


Please excuse my previous now deleted post about disinformation about CZ President Milos Zeman.  It turns out his health is truly failing.  One Czech doctor friend confided to me that he is basically a walking corpse.  “People wonder if Zeman has cancer, and what type.” “he is no longer mentally able to perform the function” [of… Continue reading If a President Is Dying, and Nobody Says Anything, Does It Make a Sound?

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The importance of Measures of Effectiveness in disinformation campaigns


Anonymous expert:  The importance of measures of effectiveness in disinformation campaigns. Czech police concluded that rumors invented and spread by Oldřich Lukáš via email and on his blog do not fulfill the criteria for defamation/libel and/or startling news. The claims against presidential candidate Jiri Drahos included the following:  Jiri Drahos is a fierce supporter of… Continue reading The importance of Measures of Effectiveness in disinformation campaigns

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The Czech Freedom and Democracy Party – where do the legs grow?


This is very similar to the disassembly of Russian dolls. You will open one, and inside one is another. Radim Fiala – MP from the Liberty and Straight Democracy movement (SPD), Tomio Okamura  – collaborated with a young Russian man who was published on disinformation sites. This young man once linked the leader of the “Public Affairs” party (Věci veřejné)… Continue reading The Czech Freedom and Democracy Party – where do the legs grow?

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Czechia: A mutually beneficial symbiosis.’ Alternative media are still being subjected to extremists, writes the interior Zdroj


15 FEBRUARY 2018 5:00 LIDOVKY.CZ PRAGUE In the last few months of last year, alternative media was subjected to right-wing and left-wing extremists. Intention? Raise their influence and weaken democracy. Such conclusions state in its quarterly report on extremism the Ministry of the Interior. While right-wing extremists failed to show up after parliamentary elections, the anarchists continued to radicalize. “The so-called… Continue reading Czechia: A mutually beneficial symbiosis.’ Alternative media are still being subjected to extremists, writes the interior Zdroj

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Email Lies. Pre-election misinformation was written and disseminated by a doctor, lawyer, pensioner or farmer


Prague | Ondřej Golis | February 9, 2018 During the presidential election, the Czech Republic has experienced the most massive increase in disinformation They mainly concerned presidential candidate Jiří Drahoš, winner of the election Miloš Zeman faced mainly offensive collages distributed on social networks Especially elderly people have sent out false emails among themselves, the intervention of some counts… Continue reading Email Lies. Pre-election misinformation was written and disseminated by a doctor, lawyer, pensioner or farmer

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New report: Activities of Czech President as the Kremlin‘s Trojan Horse


Good morning, With the second round of Czech presidential election quickly approaching, European Values Think-Tank is publishing a new report from our Kremlin Watch Program – Activities of Czech President Miloš Zeman as the Kremlin’s Trojan Horse. These are mainly: 1. Spreading Kremlin narratives on the international scene 2. The spread of Kremlin narratives in the… Continue reading New report: Activities of Czech President as the Kremlin‘s Trojan Horse