‘Russian Disinformation in Slovakia: an Experimental Approach’ is a study conducted by Roman Hlatky, as part of the GlobalFocus Focus fellowship program supported by the Open Information Partnership and Black Sea Trust.
By Bogdan Dima | Bucharest
The present article is built on two core assumptions.
The first is that populism refers to a specific understanding of political power which tends to be similar across liberal democracies around the world. If we reduce this concept to its essence, it reveals an anti-pluralist political ideology favouring the concentration of political power in the hands of a political leader or political party which wins free elections, be they presidential or parliamentary.