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Signal & Noise


August 23, 2016 Kremlin influence operations and propaganda noise, Nikolai Holmov wrote for Intersection. Recently Ukraine has witness a well-advertised and long planned “peace march” taking part across the country, climaxing on 27th July in Kyiv upon the celebrations of the baptism of Volodymir.  The number of participants, though in their thousands, perhaps not doing… Continue reading Signal & Noise

Czech Republic · Russia

Czech president calls for lifting sanctions against Russia


August 25, 2016 TASS The Czech Republic should put in more effort to seek the lifting of the EU’s sanctions against Russia, Czech President Milos Zeman said in his opening speech at the annual agricultural “Mother Earth” fair in České Budějovice in the republic’s south. “The (EU-TASS) sanctions are a sign of helplessness. The Czech… Continue reading Czech president calls for lifting sanctions against Russia

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Russia’s Soft Power Development in the 21st Century


The CSS Blog 26 August 2016 Foreign policy, International Relations, Security This article was originally published by the Small Wars Journal on 13 August 2016. By Ryan Bauer In a speech earlier this year at the Russian Academy of Military Science, Valery Gerasimov, Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Russia, discussed… Continue reading Russia’s Soft Power Development in the 21st Century

Information operations · Information Warfare · Propaganda

War Of Words Over Ukraine ‘Combat’ Photo


By Amos Chapple August 25, 2016 It could be one of the greatest war photographs ever taken – or a fake. A controversy is escalating in Ukraine over a photo that seems to capture the conflict with Russia-backed separatists in a single frame. It shows two soldiers carrying a wounded comrade down a dirt road… Continue reading War Of Words Over Ukraine ‘Combat’ Photo

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Glazyev’s Novorossia Fail


By Brian Whitmore August 26, 2016 The Kremlin wanted Odesa. The Kremlin wanted Zaporizhzhya. The Kremlin really wanted Kharkiv. And the Kremlin failed — big time. This is one of my biggest takeaways from the telephone intercepts Ukrainian prosecutors released this week depicting Kremlin aide Sergei Glazyev giving detailed instructions to proxies on organizing mass… Continue reading Glazyev’s Novorossia Fail

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Ukrainian Prosecutor`s Office publishes evidence of Putin adviser`s involvement in war in Ukraine


Reblogged from ANDREAS UMLAND COMMENTS AND LINKS ON CONTEMPORARY RUSSIAN AND WORLD AFFAIRS. Comment regarding audio evidence on #Glazev orchestrating 2014 “#RussianSpring” in Donbas @UaPosition Regarding these audio documents: “Ukrainian Prosecutor`s Office publishes evidence of Putin adviser`s involvement in war in Ukraine” at http://uaposition.com/latest-news/ukrainian-prosecutors-office-publishes-evidence-putin-advisers-involvement-war-ukraine/ (For an English-language summary, see: Ukraine publishes video proving Kremlin directed separatism in eastern Ukraine… Continue reading Ukrainian Prosecutor`s Office publishes evidence of Putin adviser`s involvement in war in Ukraine

Cybersecurity · cyberwar

Researchers uncover UAE cyber espionage campaign using rare Apple “Zero Days”


Israeli cyber war firm implicated; rights activist targeted FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Toronto, Canada (August 25th, 2016) — On August 10th, Citizen Lab researchers Bill Marczak and John Scott-Railton, with the collaboration of Lookout Security, discovered an attack using Zero Day exploits against Apple’s iOS operating system. The attack targeted noted UAE-based human rights defender Ahmed… Continue reading Researchers uncover UAE cyber espionage campaign using rare Apple “Zero Days”