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Address by the President of the Russia Federation, by the Office of the Kremlin
September 2, 2016

The USSR responded to negative press with denial and censorship. Now, Russia is relying on the same tactics.

Pokemon Jet, by Kentaro Iemoto

Japan's cultural appeal is at it's best when the government takes a hands-off approach.

Refugees Welcome, by Raven Hawks

What happens when the government is sending one message, and citizens are sending another?

Refugees at the Zaatari Camp in Jordan

Hend Alhannawi on the power of crowdsourced data.

A case study in Samoa's domestic engagement.

Wojdan Shaherkani London 2012

Saudi Arabia's four female Olympians: progress or propaganda?

Boris Johnson

On Boris Johnson and Britain's post-Brexit soft power.

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