Authoritarianism Goes Global (II): The Kremlin’s Information War

Issue Date October 2015
Volume 26
Issue 4
Page Numbers 40-50
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This essay looks at the power model Putin has developed domestically, how it is being deployed abroad, how other neo-authoritarian and hybrid regimes are adopting similar tactics, and the sorts of solutions liberal democracies can adopt to deal with these challenges.

About the Author

Peter Pomerantsev, senior fellow at the Legatum Institute Transitions Forum, writes extensively on twenty-first-century propaganda. He is the author of Nothing Is True and Everything Is Possible: The Surreal Heart of the New Russia (2014).

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