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How do European democracies react to Russian aggression?

 How do European democracies react to Russian aggression The European Values Think-Tank has just launched a new study in the European Parliament. The 124- page study reviews shifts in strategic & policy documents of EU28 member states following Russian aggression against Ukraine.
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Open Letter of European security experts to Federica Mogherini:

Please start taking the Russian disinformation threat seriously!

The aggressive actions of the Kremlin are unprecedented in the modern era. Invasion of neighbouring countries, massive bombings and killings of civilians, and the first annexation of a foreign land by force in Europe since World War II, constant violations of other states’ borders, kidnapping foreign citizens, harassment of foreign diplomats, or massive cyber attacks are all in Russia’s current regime toolkit. Číst dále

Policy papers

1.) To counter hostile disinformation operations we present here a proposal for full government strategy

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2.) More specifically, we have prepared a policy paper for BAKS on how to set up specialised units to monitor and counter disinformation operations. At this moment Czech Interior Ministry is seeing up such a unit named Hybrid Threat Centre

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3.) We present here the Czech Strategy against Systematic Disinformation Campaigns of Foreign Powers. This strategy proposal was developed under umbrella of Audit of National Security, organised by Interior Ministry of the Czech Republic. European Values Think-Tank served as a consultant for chapter “Influence of Foreign Powers”. It was extensively consulted with Czech security forces & agencies.

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Invitation: The Vulnerability of Central European countries to subversive foreign influence

Russia as the main regional actor operating outside of the EU-NATO framework is projecting its power in Central Europe by various means. Diplomatic activities, energy and economic policy, information warfare and support of domestic political forces sympathetic to the Russian narrative are ways for it to restore influence in the region and weaken the EU and NATO.  Číst dále

Security Situation in the Baltic States in 2015: The Role of Russia

This overview covers the events in 2015, based on the Annual Report of the Latvian Security Police (DP) , Annual Review of the Estonian Internal Security Service (KAPO) , and the National Security Threat Assessment of the Lithuanian State Security Department (VSD) . All three reports identify the activity of the Russian government, military, and intelligence services as the primary threat to security and stability in the region. Číst dále

Forecast of the Development of the Politico-Security Environment from the Perspective of the Interests of the Czech Republic 2016 – 2019

The research project with the participation of twenty-four experts from the Czech security and intelligence community is answering the question regarding which factors will have the main impact on the European politico-security environment from the perspective of the public interests of the Czech Republic between 2016 and 2019. In the next three years, we expect the most complicated development of the political, social, and security environment in Europe since the past several decades. Číst dále