CDI Talks is a series of video in-depth interviews with experts on authoritarian influences in Europe. New episodes are published every other Thursday starting from the 1st of July 2021


Episode 1: Anton Shekhovtsov in conversation with Norwegian author and journalist John Færseth, discusses authoritarian propaganda and disinformation in Norway



Episode 2: Anton Shekhovtsov talks to a leading French foreign policy analyst and public intellectual Nicolas Tenzer about European and, in particular, French responses to the challenges posed by Moscow.



Anton Shekhovtsov discusses trolls and online hate campaigns with a Finnish award-winning investigative journalist Jessikka Aro, author of the book Putins Trolls: True Stories from the Frontlines of the Russian Information Warfare.



Anton Shekhovtsov in conversation with Roland Freudenstein, Policy Director of the Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies, discussing malign influence of Russia and China in Europe.




Anton Shekhovtsov, in conversation with Serge Kharytonau, a media expert at iSANS, discusses Russian enablers and Western lobbyists of Lukashenka’s authoritarian regime in Belarus.




Anton Shekhovtsov discusses Russian malign influence operations in Italy with a leading Italian investigative journalist and author Jacopo Iacoboni.




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