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The use of disinformation and malign influence has become a key tool in the attempts to weaken democracy and cooperation in the West. The pandemic has offered an opportunity to use the uncertainty of a previously unknown disease to undermine ...
Emanuel Örtengren will become the new acting Director of the Stockholm Free World Forum for the upcoming year. The shift takes place when current Director Katarina Tracz begins parental leave. – For the Stockholm Free World Forum it is both ...
Russian foreign policy behavior towards the West is increasingly aggressive. The Russian war in eastern Ukraine and the escalated military build-up along the Ukrainian border, the unmasking of the GRU’s involvement in a 2014 fatal explosion in a Czech weapons ...
Around 2065, the world’s youth population is projected to reach its peak, at just under 1.4 billion persons (13%). At the same time, the impact of young people in conflicts are increasingly more significant, not least thanks to the role ...
On the 23th of February the headquarters of the Georgian opposition party were stormed by armed riot police. The goal was to imprison the opposition leader Nika Melia. This is part of a down spiraling political development that has been ...
Russia’s leading opposition figure made a dramatic return to Moscow on Sunday, after being almost killed in a nerve agent attack in August last year. Upon his arrival, Alexei Navalny was immediately arrested, which has sparked outrage among western leaders. ...
In 2021 the Baltic states celebrate 30 years of independence from the Soviet Union. January 13th is the anniversary of the bloody repression of the riots in Vilnius and the barricades in Riga. Meanwhile in Sweden, people gathered for 79 ...
The pandemic has moved the world’s focus away from Hong Kong. Yet, the political situation there is getting increasingly worse. Democracy, free speech and human rights are being suppressed by Beijing. And recently, several democracy activists have been imprisoned.  In ...
Den 30 november var starten för det finska vinterkriget mellan Sovjetunionen och Finland (30 november 1939 – 13 mars 1940). 81 år senare är krigets historia en brännande fråga som fortfarande används av Ryssland för geopolitiska syften. I den nya ...
On 9 August 2020, the Belarusian dictator Aliaksandr Lukashenka, who has ruled the country for 26 years, falsely claimed victory in the national election. The people of Belarus reacted to the injustice by holding peaceful demonstrations and meetings. The regime ...