Russia’s Digital Kiev Offensive

World War 2 (WW2) features prominently on social media. Dates of important battles are commemorated by many European nations. Foreign ministries (MFAs) also memorialize brutal occupations and celebrate eventual liberations. For some, WW2 is an integral part of national narratives, as is the case with Israel and Poland. While the former claims to have been... Continue Reading →

#Ukraine: the crisis through the eyes of Digital Diploamcy

Earlier today, Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs published the following tweet commemorating Yuri Gagarin's orbiting of the earth in 1961. https://twitter.com/Rusembsudan/status/442749930827186177 As tensions between Moscow and Washington continue to mount following Russia's incursion into Crimea, some have already speculated that Russian President Vladimir Putin has adopted a Cold War mentality with regard to his desire... Continue Reading →

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