Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia · Ukraine

Russia / Strategy Media Update (313) – 22 September 2017


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Some remaining Zapad 2017 reports. Tymchuk elaborates on the Russian game plan to subvert and disrupt a UN peacekeeping force in Donbass that is not deployed to the Russian model. OpEd and interview by Amb Vershbow on the UN peacekeeping proposal. Reichardt and Khylko argue the case… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Media Update (313) – 22 September 2017

CounterPropaganda · Information operations · Information Warfare · Propaganda · Russia

RT wants to spread Moscow’s propaganda here. Let’s treat it that way.


It should register as an agent of a foreign government. By James Kirchick September 20 James Kirchick is a visiting fellow at the Brookings Institution and the author of “The End of Europe: Dictators, Demagogues, and the Coming Dark Age.” Last week, the Russian government-funded cable network RT announced that its American arm had been asked by the Justice… Continue reading RT wants to spread Moscow’s propaganda here. Let’s treat it that way.

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

FSB and Communications Watchdog vs Google cache


Roskomnadzor warned communications providers that their networks could be equipped with uncertified Google servers. The government institution learnt about the use of these devices from the FSB. Roskomnadzor has sent information that Google is installing uncertified Google Global Cache servers, used to increase the speed of access to Google resources, on the networks of Russian… Continue reading FSB and Communications Watchdog vs Google cache

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia · Ukraine

Russia / Strategy Media Update (312) – 21 September 2017


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Finale to Zapad-2017 was a large scale simulated nuclear strike on targets across Western Europe involving all three triad components – a curious play while Russia’s political posture collapses across the West. VP Pence tags Russia in UNSC speech. Poroshenko UNGA and UNSC statements criticise Russia. Latvia criticises… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Media Update (312) – 21 September 2017

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Compass for the jungle of conspiracies – Disinformation Review


Share Tweet Forward 21 September 2017 Our new website is now up and running – welcome to the EU vs Disinfo! You will notice the new design. You will see the new interactive features. You will see that the database of 3,000+ disinformation cases is now searchable and more clear. And there is more – we… Continue reading Compass for the jungle of conspiracies – Disinformation Review

Information operations · Information Warfare · Public Diplomacy · Russia · Strategic Communications

“Seen on the Web” (#85) — Strategic Communications and Public Diplomacy – 16 September 2017


TABLE OF CONTENTS In the News THE WHITE HOUSE ON CAPITOL HILL      [CSCE Hearing on Russian Propaganda] [Hearing on North Korea] MORE HEADLINES      [Cyber Command] [Election 2016 controversies] Instruments of Informational Power PUBLIC DIPLOMACY LOOKING BACK AT USIA PUBLIC AFFAIRS BROADCASTING INFORMATION OPERATIONS PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS Professional Topics SOCIAL MEDIA ▪ INTERNET CYBER DISINFORMATION ▪… Continue reading “Seen on the Web” (#85) — Strategic Communications and Public Diplomacy – 16 September 2017

#RussiaFail · Information operations · Information Warfare · Propaganda · Russia

Russia, Smarting From Morgan Freeman Video, Responds Via “In The Now” And Fails


I love how Russia responds to the American press, using “In the Now” as a weapon in their Information Warfare kit bag. “In the Now” is an English language Russian program put out by RT and hosted by Anissa Naouai.  Anissa is an American now working in Moscow and has hosted this program on RT since 2009,… Continue reading Russia, Smarting From Morgan Freeman Video, Responds Via “In The Now” And Fails