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Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (40)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Interesting reports in all categories, although Ukraine is possibly the most interesting with the creeping annexation of the Donbass and Azov Sea.   NATO / EU / Russia Reports     Leaving NATO Would Make The U.S. And The World Less Safe | HuffPost From nuclear security… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (40)

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Russia’s Interference in the US Judiciary – Atlantic Council EURASIA CENTER


Russia’s Interference in the US Judiciary Atlantic Council EURASIA CENTER Anders Åslund EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Under President Vladimir Putin, lawlessness has taken over the Russian state, including its law enforcement branch. A multitude of Russian state agencies collude in criminal activities to the material benefit of the officials involved. These crimes are supported by the top… Continue reading Russia’s Interference in the US Judiciary – Atlantic Council EURASIA CENTER

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Salisbury CW Attack / Syria / Iran / Russia Ad Hoc Update (106)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Updates on multiple threads. In the UK more is emerging slowly on the covert op and players involved, now being credited to the GRU. UK Detectives Allege Russian Military Intel Staged Skripals’ Poisoning – Reports – Sputnik International On March 4, former Russian intelligence officer Sergei Skripal… Continue reading Salisbury CW Attack / Syria / Iran / Russia Ad Hoc Update (106)

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Helsinki Summit Media (4)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. I notice a distinct and disturbing trend in much of the mainstream media in the US to actively denigrate and demean President Trump, without an attempt to objectively examine the issues. It is emotional, it is biased, it is unprofessional.  Russia is taking full advantage of their control of… Continue reading Helsinki Summit Media (4)

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Ever heard of ‘deep fake’ technology? The phony audio and video tech could be used to blackmail US troops


By: Kyle Rempfer     On June 7, during a training exercise in the Baltics, four U.S. Army Stryker vehicles driving along a road between Kaunas and Prienai, Lithuania, collided when the lead vehicle braked too hard for a obstacle on the roadway. Not long after the incident, a blog post made to look like a popular Lithuanian news outlet claimed… Continue reading Ever heard of ‘deep fake’ technology? The phony audio and video tech could be used to blackmail US troops

Hackers · Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Investigative Report: On The Trail Of The 12 Indicted Russian Intelligence Officers


An exceptional open-source investigation of the 12 Russian indicted by the US one week ago.  </end editorial> July 19, 2018 16:08 GMT RFE/RL’s Russian Service A U.S. grand jury charged 12 Russian citizens on July 13 with interfering in the 2016 U.S. presidential election by organizing cyberattacks on the computers of Democratic Party figures during the campaign.… Continue reading Investigative Report: On The Trail Of The 12 Indicted Russian Intelligence Officers

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A draft code of practice on online disinformation


This should serve as a model for other efforts to counter disinformation for the “online platforms, leading social networks, advertisers and the advertising industry” in locations outside Europe.   I am quite certain the lessons learned here and the practices established can easily be applied elsewhere.  Watch this effort closely! </end editorial> European Commission > Strategy > Digital Single Market > News… Continue reading A draft code of practice on online disinformation