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Russia Loses the War of the Churches (39)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> The predicted and expected Russian campaign of urban terrorism repackaged as “religious divisions” may have just commenced.  St Andrew’s Church, just transferred to the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople, was attacked by two thugs with a bag of Molotov cocktails and a cleric who approached them was attacked with pepper… Continue reading Russia Loses the War of the Churches (39)

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia · Ukraine

Russia Loses the War of the Churches (38)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> The Russian ecclesiastical invasion of Constantinople labelled by Tymchuk as “little men in cassocks”, rather than “little green men”. Ecumenical Patriarch sends message to Ukrainians to commemorate Holodomor. The ROC’s political stunt in Kyiv blows up in their faces, politically, every which way it could. As Amb Pifer observed … Continue reading Russia Loses the War of the Churches (38)

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Salisbury CW Attack / Syria / Iran / Russia Ad Hoc Update (190)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Russian propaganda machine has been unusually subdued. Norway now reporting GPS jamming. Sanctions debate continues. Energy Sec Perry states some important ground truths in Hungary. NYT does 3 part video doco of the evolution of Soviet “active measures” technique to contemporary Russian practice. ISIS blowback in Central… Continue reading Salisbury CW Attack / Syria / Iran / Russia Ad Hoc Update (190)

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OPERATION INFEKTION: A THREE-PART VIDEO SERIES ON RUSSIAN DISINFORMATION


Opinion Source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/12/opinion/russia-meddling-disinformation-fake-news-elections.html RUSSIAN DISINFORMATION: FROM COLD WAR TO KANYE By Adam B. Ellick and Adam Westbrook WATCH: This is a three-part film series. Scroll down and click to play any episode. Russia’s meddling in the United States’ elections is not a hoax. It’s the culmination of Moscow’s decades-long campaign to tear the West apart. “Operation InfeKtion” reveals the… Continue reading OPERATION INFEKTION: A THREE-PART VIDEO SERIES ON RUSSIAN DISINFORMATION

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Russia Loses the War of the Churches (37)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> The ROC in Muscovy decides to form a new ROC staffed patriarchate for Russian speakers in Turkey, to compete against the Constantinople Patriarchate – effectively an ecclesiastical invasion of Turkish territory. This is a very Russian play, putting Turkey into the same category of other nations Russia… Continue reading Russia Loses the War of the Churches (37)

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Salisbury CW Attack / Syria / Iran / Russia Ad Hoc Update (189)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Russia denies jamming Finnish GPS. NATO calls on Russia to comply with INF, China vs. INF. Putin supports EU Military concept. Russia in Africa. Multiple reports on Russia’s unraveling ideology, economy and structures. Glezin speculates on the breakup of Russia. More on Russian fighter programs. Adm Roughead… Continue reading Salisbury CW Attack / Syria / Iran / Russia Ad Hoc Update (189)

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Russia denies disrupting GPS signals during Nato Arctic exercises


If NATO did not do this, and Russia denies jamming GPS signals this quickly, it almost certainly means Russia did it.  Russian President Putin’s spokesman, Dmitri Peskov, predictably combined two of Russia’s standard practices: 1) Deny and 2) belittle the report. Peskov did both very quickly and seemingly without hesitation.  The Finnish PM stated, in… Continue reading Russia denies disrupting GPS signals during Nato Arctic exercises