The Bologna Institute for Policy Research | Seminar Series Event | Veronika-Vichova-Disinformation-and-Influence-Operations-of-the-Russian-Federation-in-Europe-and-What-Can-Be-Done-to-Counter-Them
April 8, 2019 - 18:30 Penthouse
Organized by SAIS Europe Student Government
Disinformation and Influence Operations of the Russian Federation in Europe and What Can Be Done to Counter Them
Veronika Vichova, European Values Think-Tank, Czech Republic
Veronika Vichova is Analyst and Coordinator of the Kremlin Watch Program at the European Values Think-Tank.
Vichova is a graduate of Masaryk University in Brno. She co-authored a study published by The Atlantic Council on how Kremlin propaganda portrays European leaders, and is also co-author of Overview of countermeasures by the EU28 to the Kremlin´s influence operations. Vichova compiles the Kremlin Watch Briefing, a weekly newsletter on disinformation and influence operations, which is distributed to more than 7,000 European experts, journalists and officials. She participated in the Transatlantic Fellowship Program in Washington DC organized by World Affairs Journal at the office of Senator Rob Portman, and is a graduate of the 2017 New Security Leaders Program.