Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Russian flight attendant sues airline for discrimination


By The Associated Press August 21, 2017 11:01 am LOBNYA, Russia (AP) — “Old, fat and ugly” is what Yevgeniya Magurina jokingly calls a group of flight attendants of Russia’s flagship airline Aeroflot who she claims have been sidelined in an apparent drive to make the cabin crew younger and more physically attractive. She is one of… Continue reading Russian flight attendant sues airline for discrimination

#RussiaFail · Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia · Ukraine

Russia / Strategy Media Update – 21 August 2017


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Interesting reports and backfill on today’s Volker – Surkov meeting, currently under way. First US LNG arrives in Lithuania. A multiplicity of reports on Russia’s descent. In Belarus, Russian heavy equipment arriving by train, while Belarusian border guards cut down trees along Ukrainian border. In Moldova, Putinist… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Media Update – 21 August 2017

CounterPropaganda · Fake News · Information operations · Information Warfare · Propaganda

Truth, Fake New, And Conspiracy Theories – Imran Awan And YourNewsWire


I was perusing YourNewsWire, today, sharing information with a friend, demonstrating conspiracy theories, fake news, Russian proxy sites, and so on.  YourNewsWire is a known fake news/Russian propaganda site run by Sean Adl-Tabatabai, which I previously exposed at Russian Proxy “News” Site Exposed: YourNewsWire.  It’s almost meaningless to continue exposing YourNewsWire, obviously, he’s earning clickbait money. Although I… Continue reading Truth, Fake New, And Conspiracy Theories – Imran Awan And YourNewsWire

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Russia Replaces Ambassador To US With Official On EU Sanctions List


Mon, 21st Aug 2017 14:35 MOSCOW (Alliance News) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday appointed a new ambassador to the US, Anatoly Antonov, a career official who is on the EU’s sanctions list because of Russia’s role in the Ukraine conflict. Antonov, who was serving as Russia’s deputy foreign minister until the appointment, was… Continue reading Russia Replaces Ambassador To US With Official On EU Sanctions List

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Pussy Riot’s Nadya Tolokonnikova: Authoritarianism is spreading like ‘sexually transmitted diseases’


The tiny little mouse that roared – and was heard.  On the CNN page of this article are a number of videos featuring Pussy Riot’s Nadezhda “Nadya” Tolokonnikova.  Amazingly soft spoken and wonderfully articulate, this tiny voice is taking on the Russian Bear, President Donald Trump, and the world, for growing authoritarianism. The only problem is that… Continue reading Pussy Riot’s Nadya Tolokonnikova: Authoritarianism is spreading like ‘sexually transmitted diseases’

CounterPropaganda · Information operations · Information Warfare · North Korea · Propaganda

North Korea’s bold wave of propaganda art – in pictures


The searing propaganda is aimed to embolden the country and urge its people to resist US imperialism – with an arsenal of missiles eyed as the ultimate threat Arnel Hecimovic Sunday 20 August 2017 16.11 EDTLast modified on Sunday 20 August 2017 16.13 EDT A propaganda poster with loaded imagery reads, ‘Our answer!’ A North Korean propaganda poster declares, ‘Kick… Continue reading North Korea’s bold wave of propaganda art – in pictures

China · Information operations · Information Warfare

China’s propaganda machine in overdrive


We look at Beijing’s control and censorship mechanisms before the Communist Party’s 19th Congress. 21 Aug 2017 07:23 GMT Censorship, China, Media, Asia As China’s ruling Communist Party gears up for its 19th Congress, President Xi Jinping is calling on the country’s media to play their part in touting his grand vision for China, and especially an infrastructure venture called the Belt and Road Initiative… Continue reading China’s propaganda machine in overdrive