and Strategic Communication Laboratory
The third Internship program organized by LARICS and designed for those who are interested in international relations, geopolitics, strategic narration, as well as interconnected domains, took place from February 2019 until April 2019.
The LARICS Internship Program united students from various domains like sociology, economy, history, journalism, communication, political sciences, international relations and law. After the selection process, the young students were accepted in the training session. Given the characteristics of the institution, the selection searched for candidates who had abilities in strategic thinking, analysis and synthesis, willing to specialize in internal and external event analysis, under the context of the confrontations that are taking place in the media, that reached the level of informational wars with implications for Romania and its strategic partners.
The first generations that graduated the Internship program are already part of the LARICS team.
On Thursday, March 28, 2019, the pilot course Strategic communication in the context of security and defence was organized by the Faculty of Communication and Public Relations of the National School of Political and Administrative Studies (SNSPA), the Center for EU...read more
Foto: Stephen Dalziel with the LARICS members On 27th of November 2018 took place the first meeting between the Integrity Initiative delegation, led by Mr. Stephen Dalziel and the LARICS members. The main purpose of the meeting was to analyze external events in the...read more
The participants in the LARICS program in dialogue with the international expert Dr. Adam Lelonek from the Center for Propaganda and Disinformation Analysis (CAPD)
On Wednesday, March 27th, the participants in the LARICS program had the opportunity to discuss with the expert Dr. Adam Lelonek, from the Center for Propaganda and Disinformation Analysis (CAPD) in Poland about the fake-news phenomenon. ...read more
LARICS Expert invited at the brainstorming ” Solutions by society and institutional steps in fighting fake news in Romania” organised by National Audiovisual Council of Romania
The Institute of Public Policy (IPP), G4Media and the National Audiovisual Council of Romania (CNA) have organised on Wednesday, March 20th, the brainstorming:” Solutions by society and institutional steps in fighting fake news in Romania” ....read more
The Second Internship program organized by LARICS and designed for those who are interested in international relations, geopolitics, strategic narration, as well as interconnected domains, took place in November 2018 until January 2019. The LARICS Internship Program...read more
Romania and US in the Centenary. Mirroring – The First Opinion Poll Made Simultaneously in the Two Countries
Romanian Academy, LARICS - Informational Warfare and Strategic Communication Laboratory and Institute of Political Science and International Relations of the Romanian Academy "Ion I. C. Bratianu" Invites you to: Romanian Academy (Victory Road 125), Tuesday 20...read more
The victory of Russia and the failure of Romania in the left of the Prut have one name: “pro-Moldova”
Dan Dungaciu* With rare exceptions, nothing was written about the Chişinău electoral campaign. But its results and their consequences were widely discussed. Many times hastily, with a parade, self-justifying enthusiasm. The stake of this text, in terms of LARICS...read more
The dehumanization of America The operations of the coalition lead by the US against ISIS, under the magnifying glass of Russia
*Ioan-David Onel Photo source: screenshot sputniknews.com On December 7, 2017, the Russian publication Sputnik news, quoting the Syrian television Al Ekhbarya and the Arab Syrian Media Agency (SANA) was announcing “the complete destruction” of a hospital in the Syrian...read more
Valentin Rupa* PHOTO I - actor Chris Evans, as the Captain America character from the movie Avengers: Age of Ultron; (source: https://www.thenational.ae) He is a strong man, always willing to do extreme efforts for the common good. He fights against the oppressors...read more
*Nicolae Țîbrigan It is no secret that the Russian Federation has already made a habit of aggressively engaging in the electoral campaigns of the Eastern Partnership states (PaE), including Moldova. Recently an edifying report on this subject was published,...read more
The Russian Press about the Protests in Victoria Square. What Can’t Be Heard at the Russia’s MFA, It’s Seen on TV
Tatiana Cojocari* © REUTERS/ INQUAM PHOTOS "In Truth lays no news and in news does not lay truth"  When the Department of Communication and Mass Media published a press release on the MFA of the Russian Federation’s website in reference to the anti-governmental...read more
*Nicolae Țîbrigan **Cristian Soare In prima parte a analizei we detailed the incident in the Kerci Strait in a chronological/sequential way. We continue with analyzing the primary disinformation narrations started by Kremlin in the Romanian speaking informational...read more
Mihaela Nicola* In 2014, when the NY Times was launching the Innovation report, a report on the organization’s future in the digitized era, many applauded the vision and the challenging spirit of traditional values of the liberal newspaper. The document, which...read more
By George Damian Ukrainian hackers have revealed – from a pro-Russian activist’s computer operating in Minsk – a 7-page plan for creating an online shock group, with the mission of spreading pro-Russian propagandistic theses in the Republic of Moldova. Most likely,...read more
by ACAD. Victor Voicu* LARICS – Romanian acronym for the Think Tank of Information War Analysis and Strategic Communication – represents a success story of Ion I.C. Bratianu Institute of Political Science and International Relations, an institute which has been part...read more
By Ion Aurel Pop* In the context of the “information war,” carried out with methods more sophisticated than ever, countermeasures against unfriendly propaganda are required. Decision factors in Romania are meant — and have the obligation — to shed light on the truth...read more
On the 27th of July 2018 Hungary’s Deputy Prime Minister, Semjén Zsolt declared in Băile Tuşnad that Hungary will not honor in any case Romania’s National Day on the 1st of December and requested untimely the “autonomy” for Hungarians in Transilvania calling on the...read more
by Petrișor Peiu* The Legend Charles Nesbitt Wilson (1933-1970) was a Democratic congressman, elected for 12 consecutive terms in the second circumscription of the state of Texas. He has been one of the most exposed to criticisms in the United States House of...read more
Fake news in focus
LARICS has become an Integrity Initiative partner
Meeting with Stephen Dalziel Informational Warfare and Strategic Communication Laboratory (27.Nov.2018).