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2016 | 12 | 1 | 147-165
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Narratives of Russia’s “Information Wars”

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Information warfare became a topic of a heated discussion with the advancement of the Russian state on the territory of the neighbouring Ukraine. Already forgotten since the collapse of the Soviet Union discourse about the Cold War made a rapid comeback into the media and public discourse creating confusion among readers. Hence, this article aims to clarify the relevant terminology when it comes to the use of information operations in Russia as well as to point out the importance of mediated narratives. By relying on Russian military thought, the article sheds some light on the importance of narratives such as: Russia-West confrontation and hybrid wars, Russian history and identity, and Russian patriotism.
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12
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1
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147-165
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published
2016-04-01
online
2016-06-24
Contributors
  • Swedish National Defence University
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bwmeta1.element.doi-10_1515_pce-2016-0008
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