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Why Isn’t Oil-Rich Russia Helping Its Syrian “Ally” Survive The Fuel Crisis?


Written by Andrew Korybko on 2019-04-17 It’s seemingly inexplicable to many that one of the world’s top oil exporters won’t help its “ally” survive the ever-worsening fuel crisis, but upon closer consideration and after much-needed critical thinking, it becomes clear that Russia intends to politicize this crisis in order to compel Syria into undertaking further concessions related to… Continue reading Why Isn’t Oil-Rich Russia Helping Its Syrian “Ally” Survive The Fuel Crisis?

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Russia Censorship Of Internet Increases


The big news is that the Russian Duma passed a “Sovereign-Internet Bill” which mandates that Russian internet service providers must route Russian internet traffic through Russian control points – forming RU.net. RU.net will be a de facto Russian owned, supported, and controlled “IntraNet” as opposed to an Internet. Add to this that Russia is now… Continue reading Russia Censorship Of Internet Increases

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Actual Surveys and Statistics Prove Russia Lied, Illegally Invaded Ukraine


Actual surveys from 2014, statistical analysis by the Kiev International Institute of Sociology and the Democratic Initiatives Foundation, and reporting by Pravda, Separatism in the Donbas, and picked up by the Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group (KhPG), in Donbas ‘separatism’: Myth, statistics and heavily armed Russian spetsnaz, clearly show Russia lied about a majority of… Continue reading Actual Surveys and Statistics Prove Russia Lied, Illegally Invaded Ukraine

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EU East StratCom Task Force: “Always Blame the West!” And Six Other Disinformation Trends – Disinformation Review


Share Tweet Forward 4 April 2019 *TRENDS OF THE WEEK* Always Blame the West! – And Six Other Disinformation Trends This week, the pro-Kremlin disinformation machine churned out enough material for us to register about 50 cases, which we’ve divided them into seven categories showing how certain narrative templates are used and reused for different… Continue reading EU East StratCom Task Force: “Always Blame the West!” And Six Other Disinformation Trends – Disinformation Review

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US’ Mueller investigation is finished. Russia’s election meddling continues.


Though the headline focuses on Mueller’s investigation, I urge you, gentle reader, to take a wider view when contemplating Russian election interference.  We know Russia interfered in the US 2016 election. We know Russia used Facebook and other ads, social media, Wikileaks, and hacking. We know Russia actively influenced multiple fringe groups to protest, to… Continue reading US’ Mueller investigation is finished. Russia’s election meddling continues.

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EU East StratCom Task Force: A (Kremlin) Star is Born – Disinformation Review


Share Tweet Forward 28 March 2019 *TRENDS OF THE WEEK* A (Kremlin) Star Is Born Christmas came early for the Kremlin this year in the form of Vasiliy Prozorov, an alleged defector from Ukraine’s state security service, who is zealously promoting all manner of conspiracy theories about his homeland. In Russia, where he is currently taking… Continue reading EU East StratCom Task Force: A (Kremlin) Star is Born – Disinformation Review

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Proposed Rodchenkov Act Drives Russia Apoplectic


Russia is officially protesting a bill in the Senate which can charge athletes that dope their blood as a fraud.  The below article is on RG.ru, the official website of the Russian government.  It seems that Russia almost must officially lie.   The Russian Foreign Ministry points out that the bill is being examined against the… Continue reading Proposed Rodchenkov Act Drives Russia Apoplectic