Jonáš Syrovátka

Doctoral candidate in the Department of Political Science at the Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic. His research focuses on the perception and understanding of the Russian political system among the Russian political elite. Other research interests include disinformation, propaganda and conspiracy theories.


Cover for: Czech Republic: Velvet contradictions

The Czech Republic’s liberal government has taken up the Ukrainian cause as its own. But unless it starts offering solutions to a growing social crisis, labelling the opposition as Russia’s useful idiots may not be enough.