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Operation Secondary Infektion

Sat, Jun 22, 2019

Operation Secondary Infektion

A Russian-based information operation used fake accounts, forged documents, and dozens of online platforms to spread stories.

Report by Nika Aleksejeva, Lukas Andriukaitis, Luiza Bandeira, Donara Barojan, Graham Brookie, Eto Buziashvili, Andy Carvin, Kanishk Karan, Ben Nimmo, Iain Robertson, and Michael Sheldon

Disinformation English

Tue, Nov 27, 2018

#MinskMonitor: Russian Escalation in Kerch

Russian escalation at the Kerch Strait ended in cannon fire and the capture of three Ukrainian vessels, with at least six Ukrainian sailors wounded.

Article by Michael Sheldon

Disinformation English
Breaking Ghouta

Fri, Sep 7, 2018

Breaking Ghouta

This report offers a record of serial violations of international norms and a basis for holding the perpetrators accountable for their atrocities.

Report by Lukas Andriukaitis, Emma Beals, Graham Brookie, Eliot Higgins, Faysal Itani, Ben Nimmo, Michael Sheldon, Elizabeth Tsurkov, Nick Waters

Arabic Conflict

Michael J. Sheldon is a Research Assistant for Eurasia at the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab) based in Washington, D.C, where he heads research on the Lab’s Minsk Monitor line of reporting.

Prior to joining the Atlantic Council, Michael worked as a research intern at the Hudson Institute and on the board of the Youth Atlantic Treaty Association.