Now, more than a month into the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the barrage of disinformation about the conflict is intensifying. Pretexts for the war and pro-Kremlin narratives, however, are not being spread by only well-known faces and websites from the Slovak disinformation scene.
- Civil Society
- Czech Republic
- fake news
- Militarized Patriotism
- Radicals with Reach
The Polish state media portrays the Czech Republic as a foe that, for dubious reasons, is set on ruining the Polish energy sector. Currently, it is the Turów lignite mine on the Polish side of the border that is behind the friction between the two countries. Does this case mirror structural problems in Czech–Polish relations, and what can be done to restore mutually favourable cooperation?
The next Three Seas Summit will be held in Sofia, Bulgaria on 8-9 July 2021. The initiative was created to ‘promote cooperation between 12 European nations and their partners contributing to economic growth and energy security’. Before the summit, we are publishing an excerpt from the report Towards 3SI Civil Society Forum, developed by The Visegrad Insight team.