2017   'The Power and Limits of Russia’s Strategic Narrative in Ukraine: The Role of Linkage', Perspectives on Politics, 15, 2, pp. 379–395.

2018   'Nothing Is True? The Credibility of News and Conflicting Narratives during “Information War” in Ukraine', The International Journal of Press/Politics, 23, 1, pp. 116–135.


Although funding for Stratnarra has ceased, work to analyse data from the project and publish more results is ongoing. For information about future publications, please follow Dr Szostek via Twitter or ResearchGate, or visit her page on the University of Glasgow website.



2017   'Як українці реагують на новини під час інформаційної війни — дослідження британки Джоанни Шостек', Media Sapiens, 24 March.

Below you can find links to publications by Dr Szostek from other projects:



2018   'News media repertoires and strategic narrative reception: A paradox of dis/belief in authoritarian Russia', New Media & Society, 20, 1, pp. 68–87.

2018   'The Mass Media and Russia’s “Sphere of Interests”: Mechanisms of Regional Hegemony in Belarus and Ukraine', Geopolitics, published online first 23 January, doi: 10.1080/14650045.2017.1402298.

2017   'News Consumption and Anti-Western Narratives in Russia: A Case Study of University Students', Europe-Asia Studies, 69, 2, pp. 284–302.

2017   'Defence and Promotion of Desired State Identity in Russia’s Strategic Narrative', Geopolitics, 22, 3, pp. 571–593.

2016   'The Power of Detraction: Belarusian Reporting of Russian Social Problems During 'Information War'', The Journal of Social Policy Studies (Журнал Исследований Социальной Политики), 14, 1, pp. 99–112.

2015   'Russian Influence on News Media in Belarus', Communist and Post-Communist Studies, 48, 2–3, pp. 123–135.

2014   'Russia and the News Media in Ukraine: A Case of Soft Power?', East European Politics & Societies, 28, 3, pp. 463–486.

2014   'The Media Battles of Ukraine's EuroMaidan', Digital Icons, 11, online only.



2017   'Revolution in progress? Continuity and change in Ukrainian politics', East European Politics & Societies, introduction to virtual special issue on Ukraine.

2017   'Popular Geopolitics in Russia and Post-Soviet Eastern Europe' (introduction to special section), Europe-Asia Studies, 69, 2, pp. 195–201.

2015   (with Stephen Hutchings) ‘Dominant narratives in Russian political and media discourse during the Ukraine crisis’, in Ukraine and Russia: People, Politics, Propaganda and Perspectives (Bristol: E-International Relations), pp. 183–196.

2015   'Interdisciplinary research workshop ‘Popular geopolitics in Russia and post-Soviet Eastern Europe’, 19–20 February 2015, University College London, London, UK', Russian Journal of Communication, 8, 1, pp. 96–98.

2014   'Review of Hard Diplomacy and Soft Coercion. Russia's Influence Abroad', Europe-Asia Studies, 66, 7, pp. 1205–1206.



2015   'How Western plans to fight Putin’s propaganda war could backfire' for The Conversation, 8 June.

2014   'While Russia’s narrative on Ukraine has been misleading, it should not be excluded from media reports in the West', for LSE EUROPP, 14 November.

2014   'The limitations of Russian propaganda in Ukraine', for oD Russia, 11 June.

2014   'Is Russia outgunning Ukraine in the ‘information war’?', for oD Russia, 11 March.