New Publication: The Russia-Ukraine War in Social Media


6 May 2022/Kristína Šefčíková, Nina Webrová

PSSI, in cooperation with Political Capital, researched the prevalence and effects of inauthentic online behavior concerning Russia’s war in Ukraine between 21 February and 31 March.

Our research revealed the existence of potentially coordinated “online troll networks” engaging in efforts to artificially distort discussions on Facebook in all V4 member states, although their methods and goals differ from country to country. For example, we could see inauthentic accounts and pan-Slavism flag-bearers uniting in the Czech Republic. Read more in the report.