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Russia Lost the War of the Churches (76)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. A rough translation from my high latin for “Omnes interficere: quia ego Dominus qui sunt eius?” is “Kill them all, because I will have him?” Update: I stand corrected.   “Kill them all, God will know His own” </end editorial> In Ukraine, the exodus from the ROC continues. More interesting… Continue reading Russia Lost the War of the Churches (76)

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How Deception Through The Selective Editing Of Context Spun Up The Lincoln Memorial Incident


I begin this analysis with an all too lengthy review of the incident which occurred on Saturday, 19 January 2019 in Washington DC in front of the Lincoln Memorial.  I will briefly talk about the main suspect of creating this cyclone of disinformation. Then I will discuss the information aspect where the selective editing of… Continue reading How Deception Through The Selective Editing Of Context Spun Up The Lincoln Memorial Incident

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Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (80)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. “Choke On Coffee Warning” clearly applies throughout this compilation.  “Our Boys in Salisbury” is clearly distasteful and reprehensible.  Think about the implications.  Russian hubris is toxic. </end editorial> It appears the Whelan hostage play will be milked for what it is worth. A Russian state poll sees trust in… Continue reading Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (80)

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Russia to push for having own monitors observe Ukraine elections


This is probably the funniest thing I have read all day.   The GUARANTEED outcome from any potential Russian observers:  The Ukrainian election was rigged.  Russia may apply but Ukraine will turn them down. In return, Russia will claim the election was unfair because Ukraine refused Russian observers. Everything about this is entirely predictable, like a… Continue reading Russia to push for having own monitors observe Ukraine elections

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MILNEWS.ca #UKR Update as of 231145UTC January 2019


by milnews.ca “Weekly Update from the OSCE Observer Mission at Russian Checkpoints Gukovo and Donetsk based on information as of 22 January 2019” “Latest from the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM), based on information received as of 19:30, 21 January 2019” UKR MoD Public Battle Map, 22 Jan 2019 “A summary of the situation… Continue reading MILNEWS.ca #UKR Update as of 231145UTC January 2019

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Video of Robert R. Reilly: Not What Went Wrong, but Why it Went Wrong


Not What Went Wrong, but Why it Went Wrong Watch his video here Robert R. Reilly is Director of the Westminster Institute. He has been on the board since its founding. In his 25 years of government service, he has taught at National Defense University (2007), and served in the Office of The Secretary of Defense, where he was Senior Advisor for… Continue reading Video of Robert R. Reilly: Not What Went Wrong, but Why it Went Wrong

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‘Your Turn To Lie’: Former Russian State TV Cameraman Describes ‘The Business Of Misinforming Viewers’


Full disclosure, a few years ago I was interviewed by Rossya-24, the same channel discussed here by RFE/RL’s Dmitry Volchek.   A director from their program “Agitprop” contacted me and we had quite open and honest discussions about a wide variety of issues, but we kept returning to propaganda.  He openly admitted to me, “I am a… Continue reading ‘Your Turn To Lie’: Former Russian State TV Cameraman Describes ‘The Business Of Misinforming Viewers’