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Ukraine’s Martial Law And Political Warfare, Domestically And With Russia


In a surprisingly candid article, this article discusses not only the benefits but also the perils of declaring martial law in Ukraine. This includes a surprising analysis of the internal politics in Ukraine. I was surprised, most, at the words and actions of Yulia Tymoshenko, who may well be the next President of Ukraine. She… Continue reading Ukraine’s Martial Law And Political Warfare, Domestically And With Russia

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Russia Loses the War of the Churches (54)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. Ukraine’s SBU appears to “pwn” the UOC-MP/ROC within Ukraine.  </end editorial> SBU issues major warning to the public as the UOC-MP/ROC/“Russian Church” stages protest marches that present ideal opportunities for false flag attacks and propaganda exploitation. UOC-KP announce that the Tomos will be given to Ukraine January 6th. St… Continue reading Russia Loses the War of the Churches (54)

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Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (58)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting Russia is already setting the stage for offensive operations in Donbas, declaring Ukraine is about to attack. Russia can say their attack on Donbas and Ukraine is pre-emptive. Our job should be to point this out, loudly, clearly, and often. Rossia-24 report about a fake robot is being widely… Continue reading Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (58)

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Russia Launched Cyber Attacks Against Ukraine Before Ship Seizures, Firm Says


DECEMBER 8, 2018 Researchers claim to have uncovered Russian cyber attacks aimed at the Ukrainian military and government before and during the Sea of Azov captures. Russian government-affiliated actors launched coordinated cyber attacks against Ukrainian government and military targets before and during the attack and seizure of Ukrainian ships and sailors on November 25, a private… Continue reading Russia Launched Cyber Attacks Against Ukraine Before Ship Seizures, Firm Says

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Russian Federal News Agency, The Russian Troll Farm, And Yevgeny Prigozhin


I cannot agree with the characterization that Yevgeny Prigozhin is Russia’s “disinformation chief”.   I believe that Prigozhin finances the Russian Troll Farm in St. Petersburg and runs the Wagner PMC, but there is direct evidence of a more central information center overseen by Vladislov Surkov, which provides Temniki or guidance sheets to places like the Russian… Continue reading Russian Federal News Agency, The Russian Troll Farm, And Yevgeny Prigozhin

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Russia: Online Criminal Behavior May Be Mistaken For State Espionage


This well researched and documented article shows a criminal behavior, using virtually identical websites to Russian critical infrastructure, continuously changes targets, and uses many techniques which make it almost indistinguishable from state and state-sponsored cyber efforts.  I include only the introduction here, it is well worth reading the entire article online.  But wait, this article… Continue reading Russia: Online Criminal Behavior May Be Mistaken For State Espionage

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Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (57)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Russia plays a propaganda stunt in Venezuela, evidently the prospect of Maduro’s regime collapsing and Venezuela’s debt to Russia not being repaid by a successor regime is not attractive to Muscovy. More Russian reinforcement in the Black Sea. Portnikov on Russia’s defacto sale of the Kuriles back… Continue reading Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (57)