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Russia, upping pressure on Telegram app, says it was used to plot bombing


By Andrew Osborn and Dmitry Solovyov | MOSCOW Russia’s FSB security service said on Monday that terrorists had used the Telegram messaging app to carry out a deadly suicide bombing on Russian soil, increasing pressure on the app days after the authorities accused it of breaking data laws. Russia’s communications regulator Roskomnadzor said on Friday… Continue reading Russia, upping pressure on Telegram app, says it was used to plot bombing

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Event: Facing Russian Propaganda and Disinformation


Facing Russian Propaganda and Disinformation 1100 New York Avenue, NW – 7th Floor – West Tower, Washington, , 20005 12:00 pm 01:30 pm Posted By American Security Project on Jun 19, 2017 Date: June 28, 2017 Time: 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Location: American Security Project 1100 New York Ave NW Suite 710W Washington, DC 20005… Continue reading Event: Facing Russian Propaganda and Disinformation

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Top-5 Russian Fakes about US


June 17, 2017 – 16:54 – Tillerson Names Conditions under Which Crimea Would Be Recognized as Russian (http://www.stopfake.org/en/fake-tillerson-names-conditions-under-which-crimea-would-be-recognized-as-russian/) Scores of Russian media manipulated statements made by US Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson during his congressional confirmation hearing, claiming that Tillerson named the conditions under which America would be prepared to recognize Crimea as Russian territory. They… Continue reading Top-5 Russian Fakes about US

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More Russian Lies: CAF on Reported “Instructors” in Eastern Ukraine: They’re Not Ours


Tidbits from Both Sides of the Fight CAF on Reported “Instructors” in Eastern Ukraine: They’re Not Ours The Russian military TV network says Canadian and U.S. “instructors” are close to the line between Ukrainian forces and Russian-supported separatists in eastern Ukraine. I checked with the CAF Info-machine, and Canadian Joint Operations Command spokesperson Major Steve Neta,… Continue reading More Russian Lies: CAF on Reported “Instructors” in Eastern Ukraine: They’re Not Ours

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Russia Denies Its Soccer Players Are Doped Up


That Russia is even denying these charges means there is serious trouble.  That Russia is being accused, once again, means Russia’s longstanding tradition of cheating is, yet again, affecting the perception of Russia in the world of international sports.  The bigger problem is Russia seems to lie, cheat, and steal no matter what it does. History,… Continue reading Russia Denies Its Soccer Players Are Doped Up

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Stalin tops Putin in Russian poll of greatest historical figures


There is something terribly wrong with Russia and Russians. </end editorial> Russians have picked Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin as the greatest figure in history, a new poll said Monday, beating President Vladimir Putin into joint second alongside poet Alexander Pushkin. In the poll conducted in April by the Levada Centre independent pollster, Russians were asked… Continue reading Stalin tops Putin in Russian poll of greatest historical figures

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The Morning Vertical – June 26, 2017


THE MORNING VERTICAL by Brian Whitmore 26.06.2017 On My Mind The Kremlin’s media regulator, Roskomnadzor, demands that the messaging application Telegram turn over its data to Russian authorities.   The State Duma passes a bill that would make the financial information of top Russian officials a state secret.   Both of these stories broke last… Continue reading The Morning Vertical – June 26, 2017