For more than a decade the Kremlin has waged a sophisticated brand of hybrid warfare against the West that uses disinformation, often labelled “fake news” in today’s parlance and outright propaganda, to help influence elections and foment social upheaval that benefits Russia’s foreign policy objective of fracturing both the EU and NATO.
After years of hand-wringing and indecisiveness, the EU announced that it will launch what it calls “a war against disinformation” that will see new funding and...

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