Europe's frontline of information wars: Russophone communities in Estonia and Germany

29 Jul 2019

(National Identities) (Co-authored with Andrey Makarychev) Abstract: This article approaches Russophone groups in Estonia and Germany as discursive subjects and producers of their own narratives and storylines that are either technically independent from Moscow's control or implicitly challenge Kremlin's propaganda. The major goal of this research is to compare how the German and Estonian Russophone communities react to the situation of information warfare in which they are important targets of Russia's ‘compatriot policies’, on the one hand, and sources of new and often alternative discourses of their own, on the other.

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