Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia · Ukraine

Russia / Strategy Media Update – 23 August 2017


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Volker and Surkov post meeting statements diametrically opposed, since Volker is a straight shooter, and Surkov a propagandist, the meeting likely did not go nicely. Babchenko argues Russia will attack after Zapad. Bulgaria debates replacement of its FULCRUM fleet. Baltics receive first US LNG shipment. Eidman in… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Media Update – 23 August 2017

Information operations · Information Warfare · North Korea · Russia

Turchynov: The New York Times article seeks to disguise Russia’s possible participation in North Korean missile programs


This has been precisely my contention since the beginning.  Russia is seeking to disguise their illegal rocket engine sales to North Korea by trying to blame Ukraine.  The world is watching and, except for a few Russian propaganda pieces, everybody sees that Russia is sweeping their dirt under the rug.   We have repeatedly proven,… Continue reading Turchynov: The New York Times article seeks to disguise Russia’s possible participation in North Korean missile programs

Information operations · Information Warfare

This Week’s Highlights From OCCRP – 23 August 2017


Donate & Support The Fight Against Corruption OCCRP on iPhone  |  OCCRP on Android Pakistan’s Ousted Prime Minister Refuses to Cooperate with Investigators Pakistan’s ousted prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, and his two sons failed to appear before the country’s top criminal investigation body which is probing his offshore properties he lost his job over. The top… Continue reading This Week’s Highlights From OCCRP – 23 August 2017

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

The Morning Vertical – August 23, 2017


THE MORNING  VERTICAL by Brian Whitmore  23.08.2017 On My Mind:   There is more than one Russian world. Prominent Russian sociologist and dissident Igor Eidman, who resides in Germany, has started a Facebook group (featured below) to counter Kremlin propaganda in that country. And Eidman isn’t the only Russian living abroad who is representative of… Continue reading The Morning Vertical – August 23, 2017

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia · Transnistria

Moldova asks UN to withdraw the Russian troops from Transnistria


By Arina Livadari August 23, 2017 The Republic of Moldova called on the United Nations to include the issue of the complete withdrawal of Russian troops from Transnistria on the agenda of the 72nd session of the National Assembly, which will take place on September 12, writes Deutsche Welle. A request to this effect is included… Continue reading Moldova asks UN to withdraw the Russian troops from Transnistria

Cybersecurity · cyberwar · Information operations · Information Warfare

17th European Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security ECCWS-2018 – First Call for Submissions


This is a first call for papers for the 17th European Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security ECCWS-2018, being hosted by University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway on the 28 – 29 June 2018. This call will close on the 7th of December 2017. The 17th European Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security (ECCWS) is an opportunity for academics, practitioners and consultants from Europe… Continue reading 17th European Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security ECCWS-2018 – First Call for Submissions

Information operations · Information Warfare · North Korea

Fighting North Korea with balloons, TV shows and leaflets


By: TIM SULLIVAN, Associated Press  August 22, 2017 SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Some send up plastic leaflets that weigh less than a feather and flutter down from the clouds with calls for democracy or blurry cartoons ridiculing North Korea’s ruler. Some send flash drives loaded with South Korean soap operas, or mini-documentaries about the… Continue reading Fighting North Korea with balloons, TV shows and leaflets