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April 22, 2019
Expert Interview: Dr. Veronika Velch Analyzes Ukrainian Presidential Election

On Sunday, April 21, Ukraine elected its new president: Volodymyr Zelensky, a comedian who satirizes the president on television. Zelensky captured 73% of the vote, with Petro Poroshenko, the current Ukrainian president, losing his reelection bid in a landslide.·

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March 22, 2019
Veronika Velch explains how dating apps are being weaponized as tools of disinformation

Evidence is mounting that America’s presidential elections aren't the only ones being impacted by the spread of disinformation. Veronika Velch, associate fellow for national security for the Rainey Center, explains a new case out of Ukraine where a top police official became a victim of “character assassination by means of fake digital avatars.”·

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February 14, 2019
New Rainey Center Study Examines How Russian Misinformation Attacks Are Now Using Dating Apps

Just in time for Valentine's Day, the latest Rainey Center study examines how Russian propaganda efforts are being conducted through a surprising medium: online dating apps.·

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