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Austria and Russia have historical ties that date back to the eighteenth century despite having been territorial rivals or on opposing sides of conflicts.
As Italy’s national public broadcaster, Rai could have opted to offer more balanced media coverage rather than amplifying favorable coverage of the Kremlin’s views.
This is just one brief snapshot of how malign Russian influence can alter public discourse and amplify divisions in democratic societies.
Russian military exercises in Transnistria have grown into larger-scale events.