Intelligence agencies warn that Russian cyber attacks will aim to influence Germany's upcoming parliamentary elections. Russian troll factories are also thought to be disseminating fake news, in a bid to manipulate voter opinion.
With the Czech elections slated for October, officials are worried that a growing disinformation campaign backed by the Kremlin could destabilize the country's democracy. Philip Heijmans reports from Prague.
Russia's top diplomat in Brussels says Moscow has no preferred candidate in France's presidential vote, despite Marine Le Pen's alleged Russian funding. He also denies allegations the Kremlin wants to destabilize the EU.
The number of far-right attacks and Islamists in Germany rose once again last year, new figures have shown. More than half of neo-Nazis are "violence-orientated," Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said in Berlin.
Amid fears that Russia may try to influence Germany's election on September 24, DW explores the many ways Moscow could sway voters. Our analyst asks whether the fear itself, is perhaps Moscow's greatest weapon?
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