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Finland Accuses Russia of Violating Its Airspace


October 07, 2016 Finland and the U.S. signed an agreement Friday to strengthen their military collaboration, in the wake of accusations that Russian fighter jets violated Finnish airspace the day before. Russia’s defense ministry quickly denied the accusations, saying their Su-27 military planes flew “in strict compliance with the international regulations.” Finland has accused Russia… Continue reading Finland Accuses Russia of Violating Its Airspace

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European arrest warrant for MV-lehti founder to be sought


The Russian Intelligence funded neo-nazi hate group in Finland, MV-lehti, who runs a website and newspaper, was founded by Ilja Janitskin.  The Finnish government is working to get a European arrest warrant for his apprehension. The website published six hate pieces about me, the first after I simply reviewed an article written by a Finnish independent journalist,… Continue reading European arrest warrant for MV-lehti founder to be sought

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THE KREMLIN’S VOICE: JOHAN BÄCKMAN


BY PROPAGANDA RELIEF COLLECTIVE THE KREMLIN’S VOICE, VIEWPOINT SEPTEMBER 13, 2016 The Kremlin’s Voice, is a new UpNorth series profiling some of the most outspoken cheerleaders and spokesmen for the Putin regime around the world: former diplomats, academics, journalists, music stars and even movie stars who use their public profiles abroad to become international transmitters for… Continue reading THE KREMLIN’S VOICE: JOHAN BÄCKMAN

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From Russia With Love


Finland is engaged in a world-class struggle to counter Russian propaganda. The Finns are keenly aware that Russia is attempting to influence them, undermine Finland’s power, and push the Russian agenda. Finland, however, is not cooperating with Russia. Anytime I deal with someone from Finland, almost always we discuss Simo Häyhä, the famed Finnish sniper who… Continue reading From Russia With Love

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Two pro-Russian Media – MV Lehti – Offline


The shutdown only lasted four hours, but the feedback from Finnish people was phenomenal.  Ilja Janitsken changed servers to a place outside Finland, but uses the same hosting service. Quite literally, I saw celebrations.  MV-lehti is despised, hated even.  It’s coming, Johan. They’re coming to shut you down. From a close friend in Finland: Was… Continue reading Two pro-Russian Media – MV Lehti – Offline

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Russian Liberal Radio Opened In Finland


Russia continues to try to propagandize Finland, but their efforts are being highlighted, thwarted, and continually monitored. Pro-‪#‎Russia‬ ‪#‎propaganda‬ radio in ‪#‎Finland‬: Murky ownership, manager supports ‪#‎Trumputin‬ | ‪#‎säkpol‬=‪#‎turpo‬ I wouldn’t be surprised if MV-lehti is somehow associated with this. </end editorial> ht to a bunch of friends in Finland! 07.28.2016 at 18:40 | updated… Continue reading Russian Liberal Radio Opened In Finland

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Vladimir Putin’s Troll Empire – The Book!


Support an investigation exposing Russia’s information war targeted at civilians – outside Russia! Jessikka Aro Helsinki, Finland Hello! My name is Jessikka and I’m an award-winning investigative journalist from Finland. I specialize in investigating Russia, extremism and information warfare. Immediately after I started covering pro-Russian online propaganda, I became a target of an extensive, international disinformation… Continue reading Vladimir Putin’s Troll Empire – The Book!