Top 5 topics in Russian media for the week (Аugust 7 -13, 2023)
Military topics continue to dominate the Russian information discourse. "SMO" and the war in Ukraine traditionally occupy the first and second places in the hierarchy of Russian media topics, while sanctions take the third place. It is worth noting the rise of price growth topics, which have become particularly relevant in the context of the ongoing devaluation of the ruble, taking the fourth position. Mobilization completes the top 5 most mentioned topics in the Russian information space.
The information space was analysed using a refined methodology based on monitoring 3200 Russian websites, telegram channels, YouTube channels, and significant accounts on VKontakte, Instagram and Facebook.