Top 5 topics in Russian media for the week (Аugust 28 - September 3, 2023)
The top 5 most covered topics in Russian media returned to their usual configuration last week. Traditionally, "SMO" and "war in Ukraine" topped the list. They were followed by "sanctions", "mobilization", and "foreign agents". The aviation disaster of the Prigozhin's plane, which occupied the fourth place in the previous ranking, dropped to the eighth position.
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.