This ‘Western fake exposure’ site is in English, so the West is the target. Notice the addressee list, the Russian MFA is obviously feeling some pain: EU Mythbusters, Stop Fake, Yevhen Fedchenko, Лапшеснималочная, BellingCat, The Guardian, Shaun Walker, The Telegraph, and Roland Oliphant. All notable Russian propaganda exposers. It was deployed by the Russian Foreign… Continue reading Russian MFA Deploys Own Version of Fake Exposure – Fail
The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. So Sergei Lavrov wants a new world order. Speaking at the Munich Security Conference this weekend, the Russian Foreign Minister called for a “post-West” international order in which “each country is defined by its sovereignty.” Each country, that is, except for… Continue reading The Daily Vertical: Russia’s Sovereignty Over All
Seldom do I label anyone a Useful Idiot or Propagandist for Russia, but Dan Kovalik has worked hard to earn that title with this piece. As an expert, I proudly declare, he deserves it. He has light years to go to be on the same level as Stephen F. Cohen, but he’s trying. As I… Continue reading Dan Kovalik, Russian Useful Idiot Or Propagandist?
Ukraine has called for reform of the United Nations Security Council’s structure to prevent Russia from using its veto power on the council to obstruct actions involving the conflict in eastern Ukraine. “We need urgently to reform the Security Council in order to remove the veto power abuses,” said Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin, who… Continue reading Kyiv Urges Reforms To Stop Russia From Vetoing UN Action On Ukraine Conflict
“Allegedly”, “pretense”. Words used by Tass, Russian-state owned and operated news source, with a surprisingly straightforward report on Ukraine’s attempt to remove Russia’s veto authority if the action involves Russia. Russia admits no guilt and accepts no blame. Ukraine is the current chair of the UN Security Council. Russian Ambassador to the UN Churkin just… Continue reading Kiev proposes removing Russia’s veto power in UN Security Council
Since the word “propaganda” is being used frequently, here is a basically new use of the word. Propaganda, here, means something is completely fabricated, intended only to make oneself look better. In other words, a lie. Now comes the new twist. Here, the “New People’s Army” in the Phillippines is being challenged to prove… Continue reading ‘Prove that release of captives is not propaganda’ – AFP to NPA
A perspective worth considering. After building a fairly good argument, the author then strangely dismisses it. Discuss? </end editorial> BY DAVID BATASHVILI, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR – 02/20/17 03:00 PM EST Source: http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/foreign-policy/320353-russia-has-weaponized-ideas-of-samuel-huntington I was a teenager when I first read Samuel Huntington’s 1993 article The Clash of Civilizations? It impressed me very much. Huntington pictured cultural or “civilizational” identity… Continue reading Russia has weaponized ideas of Samuel Huntington