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Russian propaganda machine claims US covertly testing chemical warfare in Ukraine


CyberBerkut has now been caught red-handed, spreading disinformation about fictitious United States biological or chemical warfare activities in Ukraine.  If it wasn’t so sick and depraved, it might actually be funny. God knows we need a good laugh, but even CyberBerkut’s inept attempt to smear the US can’t bring a smile to my face.  CyberBerkut,… Continue reading Russian propaganda machine claims US covertly testing chemical warfare in Ukraine

Active Measures · Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

War by Other Means


Russian Active Measures and the Weaponization of Information By Max Bergmann and Carolyn Kenney Posted on June 6, 2017, 6:00 pm OVERVIEW Russia is treating the online environment like a new theater for conflict and has invested in developing its capabilities just as it would in developing a new weapon system. Introduction and summary Liberal… Continue reading War by Other Means

Active Measures · Information operations · Information Warfare

Mapping the World of #FalseFlag Conspiracy Theories on Social Media


CORIN FAIFE May 25 2017, 7:00am A broad network of websites and social media accounts is creating confusion after every crisis event. “Fake news” has been around in some form for as long as there’s been any news at all, but in the social media era (and the President Trump era) it’s taken on a… Continue reading Mapping the World of #FalseFlag Conspiracy Theories on Social Media

#RussiaFail · #RussiaLies · Active Measures · CounterPropaganda · Czech Republic · Czechia · Information operations · Information Warfare · Propaganda · Russia

Seznam.CZ Prioritizes Russian Websites


This Forbes article is all peaches and cream unless one has insider information.  According to my anonymous Czech expert: Collection of news and search results available through this portal, https://www.seznam.cz, is an indicator of the key problem in the information environment in the Czech Republic. Without this amplifier that prioritizes obscure sites like Aeronet in… Continue reading Seznam.CZ Prioritizes Russian Websites

#RussiaFail · #RussiaLies · Active Measures · CounterPropaganda · Information Warfare · Russia

Russian Proxy Force and Regulars Attempt to Overrun Avdiivka North of Donetsk City – Update


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting </end editorial> Interesting developments in the last 24 hours. Russian propaganda machine virtually silent after Amb Haley’s statement. Sporadic toxic jibes at Ukraine and EU. POTUS and VP privately meet with former Kiev PM Yulia Tymoshenko and provide assurances the US will back Ukraine. Tymoshenko is political rival of… Continue reading Russian Proxy Force and Regulars Attempt to Overrun Avdiivka North of Donetsk City – Update

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Russian Active Measures and September 11, 2001: Nostradamus Themed Disinformation?


Russian Active Measures and September 11, 2001: Nostradamus Themed Disinformation? Michael Bennett Hotchkiss, Independent Researcher, USA ABSTRACT The early English-language promoters of Nostradamus (Orson Welles and Erika Cheetham) had strong Leftist-Marxist connections including ties to the Cambridge 5 spy ring. Nostradamus was the top search anomaly of Sept 11, 2001. Interest was driven by a… Continue reading Russian Active Measures and September 11, 2001: Nostradamus Themed Disinformation?