It’s now clear that Moscow never intended to support self-determination.
With little oversight, toxic disinformation and threats thrive on the encrypted platform.
Pro-Kremlin narratives rule the information space in an autonomous region with deeply rooted ties to Moscow.
Attacks are tracked to pro-Kremlin forces as tools to put pressure on Chisinau in the wake of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
While some Ukrainians flee shelling and occupation, those living beyond Russian lines do not believe civilians are being targeted.
With Ukrainian news sites blocked, disinformation shapes people’s perception of events.
With authorities remaining tight-lipped, emotions run high in Tajikistan as citizens argue over the ongoing conflict.
Both countries have been flooded with incitement alongside deliberate confusion between fiction and historical facts.
As the Ukrainian army fights Russia’s invasion on the ground, a parallel war unfolds in cyberspace.
As thousands of Ukrainians cross into Moldova, the country fights its own information battles.