Center for the Study of Democracy
Goran Georgiev, Dr. Vanya Petrova, Kristina Tsabala; National Contributors for Kosovo: Shpat Balaj, Dorjeta Rukiqi
Vërejtje: Ky raport momentalisht është vetëm në versionin Anglisht.
The report explores the scope, means and reach of Russia and China’s sharp power influence in Southeast Europe through illicit financial flows and media capture. The comparative analysis covers EU members Bulgaria, and Croatia, as well as EU aspirants Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia. It examines the channeling of illicit finance, regional patterns of media capture, and the proliferation of disinformation in the Balkan digital media landscape in the context of interlocking local and foreign oligarchic state capture networks.