Focus: Coronaviral propaganda against Europe The CDI investigates how authoritarian regimes use the Covid-19 pandemic to advance their illiberal goals in Europe. The Coronavirus Pandemic and Russian Information Warfare Activities in Italy Sergio Germani discusses how Putin’s Russia uses the coronavirus pandemic to wage an information war in Italy. “Sweden Has Rejected the Fight against the Coronavirus” Martin Kragh analyses Covid-related authoritarian propaganda against Sweden. Operation COVID? Anton Shekhovtsov takes a critical look at Russian Covid-related propaganda and Western reporting on it.