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NATO Accuses Russia of Loose Talk on Nuclear Weapons


Russia uses imprecise language, saying the US is “undermining traditional nuclear deterrence” with no further explanation. I’ve read at least four different versions and this point is never made clear. How is a defensive missile shield offensive?  How does it undermine nuclear deterrence?  It removes the Russian threat of offensive missile use, it deters Russia,… Continue reading NATO Accuses Russia of Loose Talk on Nuclear Weapons

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Everything you wanted to know about trolls but were afraid to ask


By ShareAmerica – Nov 4, 2015 Hundreds of people work 12-hour shifts day and night at the Internet Research Agency, an unassuming building in St. Petersburg, Russia. But contrary to its name, more fabrication than research happens there — thousands of fake Twitter, Facebook and other social media accounts have been created in a once-secret attempt… Continue reading Everything you wanted to know about trolls but were afraid to ask

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Putin’s Information Warfare In Ukraine: Soviet Origins of Russia’s Hybrid Warfare


Download the PDF Russia has been using an advanced form of hybrid warfare in Ukraine since early 2014 that relies heavily on an element of information warfare that the Russians call “reflexive control.”  Reflexive control causes a stronger adversary voluntarily to choose the actions most advantageous to Russian objectives by shaping the adversary’s perceptions of… Continue reading Putin’s Information Warfare In Ukraine: Soviet Origins of Russia’s Hybrid Warfare

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RUSSIAN PM WARNS OF NEW WORLD WAR IF TROOPS SENT INTO SYRIA


Russia says do as we say, not as we do. In a mysterious challenge to the West, Russian PM Medvedev is warning of a permanent or world war if ground troops from any nation, other than Russia, enters Syria.  This is most certainly pointed at Turkey. Once more Russia bloviates, demanding that another country accede… Continue reading RUSSIAN PM WARNS OF NEW WORLD WAR IF TROOPS SENT INTO SYRIA

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‘Putin is doing everything he can to make things worse’


Her father was Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, who was assassinated in February 2015. Now Zhanna Nemtsova, who works for DW, launches a book in Germany, as she wants to “wake up Russia.” DW: Your father Boris Nemtsov, a leading Russian opposition politician, was shot and killed in broad daylight in Moscow almost one year… Continue reading ‘Putin is doing everything he can to make things worse’

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NovoRossiya Security Fail


Sasha, a 15-year old boy, was forced to leave his native Donetsk, Ukraine and move to Lviv after the occupation by Russian forces, mercenaries and terrorists, designed and put online the novoross-army.com website. The website predominantly targeted Russian and Ukrainian mercenaries who joined the army of Novorossiya. This website was designed to ‘distribute aid among veterans’.… Continue reading NovoRossiya Security Fail

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The Notorious Russian propaganda on the refugee crisis in Europe


(Translated by my Chrome browser) 02/11/2016 at 6:40 • Updated 02/11/2016 at 3:54 p.m. By Isabelle Mandraud (Moscow correspondent) http://www.lemonde.fr/europe/article/2016/02/11/l-inquietante-propagande-russe-sur-la-crise-des-refugies-en-europe_4863070_3214.html Europe is sinking into insecurity and its leaders prove unable to address them well when they do not lie deliberately for electoral purposes. This is the vision presented daily by the Russian media who devote… Continue reading The Notorious Russian propaganda on the refugee crisis in Europe