Audio: Russia's Global Media Influence
The Kremlin is trying to pull countries around the world into its information space. Kremlin-linked media outlets signed more than 50 cooperation agreements with counterparts around the world in the last five years. Russia uses its information space to expand its influence, mask the Kremlin’s aggression, and spread disinformation that undermines the U.S. and the West.
ISW’s Russia Team Lead Nataliya Bugayova and Russia researcher George Barros discuss their recent publication on the Kremlin’s effort to expand Russia’s global media presence.