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Putin, Russia, And The ROC In Lose-Lose Situation With Ukraine Hostage Sailors


The President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, asked the head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Patriarchate Onufriy, to contact Moscow and help negotiate the release of the 24 sailors being held hostage after their capture on 25 November.  Putin, Russia, and the Russian Orthodox Church will be on the losing end of this little skirmish.  Here’s… Continue reading Putin, Russia, And The ROC In Lose-Lose Situation With Ukraine Hostage Sailors

CounterPropaganda · Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia · Ukraine

Canada Will Provide ukraine Millions Of Dollars To Fight Propaganda


Canada will provide Ukraine with about two and a half million dollars for the fight against Russian propaganda during the elections. These funds will become part of the 24 million package of aid that the Canadians promised earlier. Ukrinform reports. “The Russian hybrid war in Ukraine includes the activities of disinformation, designed to influence the… Continue reading Canada Will Provide ukraine Millions Of Dollars To Fight Propaganda

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Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (55)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. “Irrefutable” Russian evidence regarding Aleppo?  Et tu, yet again, Vlad? Not only did Russia (and nobody else) predict this attack, now they have “proof” of a Western plot. The attack has all the signatures of a Russian fabrication, a la Donbas. Russia does this, historically. Russia and Pallywood.  Putin’s… Continue reading Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (55)

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Russia Loses the War of the Churches (51)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. Auto-da-fé: the burning of a heretic during the Spanish Inquisition. An effective punishment ensuring no recidivism. Considered inhumane in 2018.  </end editorial> The Russian propaganda campaign continues, increasingly shrill, as their game in Ukraine unravels. The problem they confront is maintaining cohesion of the ROC inside Ukraine as its ethno-phyletic… Continue reading Russia Loses the War of the Churches (51)

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Military warns EMP attack could wipe out America, ‘democracy, world order’


The report is available here.   </end editorial> In an extraordinary and sobering report meant to educate the nation on a growing threat, a new military study warns that an electromagnetic pulse weapon attack such as those developed by North Korea, Russia, and Iran could essentially challenge the United States and displace millions. “Based on the totality of… Continue reading Military warns EMP attack could wipe out America, ‘democracy, world order’

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Ukraine Crisis Media Center: Awaiting justice: the trial of ex-president Yanukovych comes to an end


It took Ukraine five years to get close to issuing a sentence for its former President Viktor Yanukovych. The trial lasted for a year and a half comprising 89 court hearings. On December 5, 2018 before upholding the sentence the judges went to the consultation room. It is yet unknown when the sentence will be issued. Hromadske… Continue reading Ukraine Crisis Media Center: Awaiting justice: the trial of ex-president Yanukovych comes to an end

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Analysis: Russian influence grows even as Putin is viewed negatively


Somehow the headline and the sub-headline do not match. Which is it? Analysis: Russian influence grows even as Putin is viewed negatively or  In most countries, positive views of both Putin and Russia have fallen considerably in recent years. The conclusion appears that a positive view of Russia does not equate to influence. </end editorial>… Continue reading Analysis: Russian influence grows even as Putin is viewed negatively