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‘Kremlin’s G-20 photofake to make Putin look important’ and other neglected Russian stories


  By Paul Goble 2017/07/16 The flood of news stories from a country as large, diverse and strange as the Russian Federation often appears to be is far too large for anyone to keep up with. But there needs to be a way to mark those which can’t be discussed in detail but which are… Continue reading ‘Kremlin’s G-20 photofake to make Putin look important’ and other neglected Russian stories

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Russia suspected of using Bermuda shell company to exploit American anti-fracking activists


Two short paragraphs deserve to be highlighted: “If you connect the dots, it is clear that Russia is funding U.S. environmental groups in an effort to suppress our domestic oil and gas industry, specifically hydraulic fracking,” Rep. Lamar Smith, Republican Texas, said in a statement. and “The Kremlin seeks to influence American debate in ways that look… Continue reading Russia suspected of using Bermuda shell company to exploit American anti-fracking activists

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Interpreting fascism – Disinformation Review


13 July 2017 *TRENDS OF THE WEEK* Interpreting fascism If you look up fascism [fash-iz-uh m] in a dictionary, you will find “a governmental system led by a dictator having complete power, forcibly suppressing opposition and criticism, regimenting all industry, commerce, etc., and emphasizing an aggressive nationalism and often racism”. This week, we saw alternative interpretations… Continue reading Interpreting fascism – Disinformation Review

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Disinformation — Part 1: Strategic deception to undermine the Church, the West, and America as revealed by Romanian defector Ion Mihai Pacepa (2013)


BY MIGUEL A. FARIA SPECIAL TO THE TELEGRAPH This is an extended book review of “Disinformation — Former Spy Chief Reveals Secret Strategies for Undermining Freedom, Attacking Religion, and Promoting Terrorism” (2013) by Lt. Gen. Ion Mihai Pacepa and Prof. Ronald J. Rychlak. Disinformation is a revealing exposé of evil Soviet history as well as… Continue reading Disinformation — Part 1: Strategic deception to undermine the Church, the West, and America as revealed by Romanian defector Ion Mihai Pacepa (2013)

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Putin Says Foreign Agencies Attacking Russia


Putin is blameshifting again.  Russia is most likely behind the most recent global cyber attacks that focused on Ukraine, but Putin is trying to deflect the blame to someone else, anybody else. Putin has been doing this since he was first elected President. Russia is never at fault. It’s a foreign provocation. Outsiders are attacking… Continue reading Putin Says Foreign Agencies Attacking Russia

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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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New Atlanticist: Disinfo Week Special Edition – 24 June 2017


SUBSCRIBE June 23, 2017 Here’s How to Fight Back Against Russian Political Warfare Alexander Vershbow / @ARVershbow In essence, using largely non-military means, Russia is trying to undo decades of progress toward a more stable and integrated Euro-Atlantic community.  […] Using cyberattacks, disinformation, economic warfare and “active measures,” it aims to weaken and divide NATO and the… Continue reading New Atlanticist: Disinfo Week Special Edition – 24 June 2017