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Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (200)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. This is the 200th edition of this Ukraine/Russia Ad Hoc Media Update.  200 times this compilation has blown me away for the exceptional quality, the insightful analysis, and the absolute devotion to raising awareness of Russia vs. Ukraine.  It is painful that Russia still gets away with their immoral,… Continue reading Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (200)

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Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (199)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Russians fly intercepts in Baltic region. TNI on Putin’s PRC play. Turkey update – Erdogan needs an escalation and will exploit this to a maximum. Golunov arrest blowback. Russia’s police quitting in large numbers. Pension age changes disrupt job markets. Muscovy meddles in Kabul. NATO updates. Moldovan… Continue reading Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (199)

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Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (198)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> NATO update – Baltics, Poland, Turkey. The Vozhd on global catastrophe – omitting Russia’s contribution. Russia updates – banking system in trouble, oil pipelines restart, mock gravestones for the Vozhd keep appearing, more descent reports, and three retrospectives on the Cold War. Persecution of journalist Golunov produces… Continue reading Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (198)

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Putin Rails Against US While Ignoring Russian Transgressions


While Putin rails against US economic sanctions against Russia, he conveniently avoids addressing why those sanctions were first levied against Russia. Putin ignores Russia illegally annexing Crimea.  Putin ignores Russia invading Donbas, Ukraine and waging an ongoing campaign against Ukraine, costing over 10,000 lives.  Putin ignores waging economic warfare against Ukraine. Putin ignores widespread Russian… Continue reading Putin Rails Against US While Ignoring Russian Transgressions

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Twitterbots: Anatomy of a Propaganda Campaign


Gillian Cleary, Senior Software Engineer 5 JUN, 2019 Internet Research Agency archive reveals a vast, coordinated campaign that was incredibly successful at pushing out and amplifying its messages. Key Findings The operation was carefully planned, with accounts often registered months before they were used – and well in advance of the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The… Continue reading Twitterbots: Anatomy of a Propaganda Campaign

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Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (86)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. Russia is seen at its worst when it’s trying to be its best. To paraphrase Mae West, “When Russia is bad, it’s really bad.  When Russia tries to be good, it’s even worse.” </end editorial> An unusually tumultuous week – developments in all theatres. Notable especially domestic developments in… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (86)

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Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (196)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. Russia, sowing provocations around the world. Some things never change. </end editorial.> Evidently not wanting to be eclipsed in the media by D-Day, Russia played some foolish games in the Pacific. Zakharova states that “Normandy Landing Did Not Have a Decisive Impact on the Outcome of World War II”–… Continue reading Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (196)