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

Dan Kovalik, Russian Useful Idiot Or Propagandist?


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?

CounterPropaganda · Propaganda

‘Prove that release of captives is not propaganda’ – AFP to NPA


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

#RussiaFail · #RussiaLies · CounterPropaganda · Information Warfare · Propaganda · Russia

InfoWar Update – 17 February 2017


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. Apologies about the “Choke on Coffee Warning”.  I was actually trying not to fall asleep as I typed that and just did the whole thing freehand. Like my definition of propaganda?  “Like porn, I’ll know it when I see it?” It’s actually a relief to see somebody take a… Continue reading InfoWar Update – 17 February 2017

#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 · Information Warfare · Propaganda · Russia

How Russia’s Disinformation Campaign Could Extend Its Tentacles


January 6, 20179:18 AM ET By VERA ZAKEM Russia’s recent cyber adventures have the hallmarks of an old Soviet specialty: disinformation. While many Americans have just awoken to the world of disinformation — sometimes known as “fake news” — in the recent presidential election, Moscow’s efforts date back decades and have become increasingly prominent over… Continue reading How Russia’s Disinformation Campaign Could Extend Its Tentacles

CounterPropaganda · Czech Republic · Czechia · Hungary · Information Warfare · Propaganda · Russia

Orbán is a tool in Putin’s information war against the West


By PANYI SZABOLCS Czech analysts found after investigating 22,000 Russian-language online sources that Moscow’s propaganda started two years before the military intervention in the case of Ukraine and four weeks in advance concerning Syria. First came the journalists, then tanks and bombs. From the 2010s the Russian army and its military intelligence service started dominating the… Continue reading Orbán is a tool in Putin’s information war against the West