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Russia Loses the War of the Churches (21)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. An air of desperation seems to continue in the Russian propaganda surrounding the war of the Orthodox churches.  Russian media is claiming the US is manipulation the Ecumenical Orthodox Church. Oh, puh-lease.  </end editorial> Media interest is this topic does not appear to be diminishing. Constantinople refuses to reciprocate… Continue reading Russia Loses the War of the Churches (21)

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Ukraine Crisis Media Center: What we know and don’t know about the Kerch college shooting


On October 17 an explosion and shooting occurred in a polytechnic college in Crimea’s Kerch. According to the most recent data 21 persons were killed and 50 more got injured. The suspect in the attack is Vladislav Roslyakov, a 18-year-old student of the same college. According to the Russian investigators, he killed himself after the… Continue reading Ukraine Crisis Media Center: What we know and don’t know about the Kerch college shooting

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Russia’s troll farm doubled its budget in early 2018


By Max de Haldevang October 19, 2018 The infamous Russian troll farm in St Petersburg is stepping up its disinformation warfare in 2018, according to a criminal complaint by US authorities against the organization’s accountant. The pro-Putin, oligarch-funded operation spent nearly as much in the first six months of 2018 as it did the entire year before. Between Jan.… Continue reading Russia’s troll farm doubled its budget in early 2018

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Three Internet Trolls Convicted of Systematic Defamation Against Journalist in Finland


This article is well worth the read, in its entirety.  Notice the denials by the defendants, the evidence is “fabricated” and it’s a plot by “NATO propagandists”. The funding stream remains undetermined.  That Russia is involved, I have no doubt. Bäckman has been declared persona non grata by several countries for distributing Russian propaganda and… Continue reading Three Internet Trolls Convicted of Systematic Defamation Against Journalist in Finland

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Russian Information War On Ukraine Waged Inside US, Hoax Alert Generated


The Ukrainian Embassy in Washington put out this alert. Apparently, Russians are waging an information war against Ukraine inside the United States, calling up various US State governors and asking for a telephonic interview for Ambassador Valeriy Chaly with the governor. The call will be recorded and exploited after editing. The request is fake, Ambassador Valeriy Chaly… Continue reading Russian Information War On Ukraine Waged Inside US, Hoax Alert Generated

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Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (53)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Internal Russia developments, China, and Europe are most interesting. In capability, recent Chinese disclosures are of interest, as well as US Army discussions. Tyndall damage remains unclear. NATO / EU / Russia Reports UAWire – NATO to conduct about twenty ‘experiments’ during military exercises near the Russian… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (53)

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Ukraine Ad Hoc Media Update (37)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> A busy week in Ukraine, even without the war of the churches: Russian Duma passed a “resolution”, which looks almost like a declaration of war against Ukraine; Amb Volker states US arms embargo on Ukraine removed, elaborates on escalating sanctions; US offers Ukraine two surplus FFG7 frigates… Continue reading Ukraine Ad Hoc Media Update (37)