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New website – East Stratcom Task Force


Share Tweet Forward 12 September 2017 *LAUNCH OF NEW WEBSITE* HOMEPAGE The first section is dedicated to the latest news and analysis of pro-Kremlin disinformation. Here, we write about the disinformation campaign in a more problem-focused manner – for example, a particular long-term disinformation campaign targeted at a particular country; new initiatives countering disinformation; political leaders… Continue reading New website – East Stratcom Task Force

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Glavset Is New Name For Russian Internet Research Agency, The Russian Troll Farm


The Russian troll farm at St. Peterburg, Russia, has a new name. Glavset. Facebook May Have More Russian Troll Farms To Worry About reminded me that the Internet Research Agency is now known as Glavset. I reported on them previously, in March 2017: Investigation of RBC: how a “media factory” grew out of the “troll factory, but I… Continue reading Glavset Is New Name For Russian Internet Research Agency, The Russian Troll Farm

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Russian Propaganda Targeting Russians


A senior Russian official in the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs posted a link to an article in Russian. Most of the readers of his page are Russians, he posts a breakdown of his readership weekly. Mysteries of the American tragedy of September 11, 2001 (Загадки американской трагедии 11 сентября 2001 года) The article is in… Continue reading Russian Propaganda Targeting Russians

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The Daily Vertical: Putin Plays Peacekeeper Games


Brian Whitmore, excerpts: Speaking at the BRICS summit in China, Putin said he would support sending UN troops only to the demarcation line separating the territories held by Moscow’s proxies in eastern Ukraine from the rest of the country. Speaking at the BRICS summit in China, Putin said he would support sending UN troops only… Continue reading The Daily Vertical: Putin Plays Peacekeeper Games

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Russia / Strategy Media Update – 02 September 2017


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting.  </end editorial> Zapad 2017 remains a major theme in the media, with well-considered inputs by NATO and Ukrainian senior officers, and Poroshenko weighing in. CACDS director Badrak observes that Russia has been building up forces and supporting assets to conduct a major war, likely against Ukraine and emphasizes Putin’s need… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Media Update – 02 September 2017

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Russia Feigns Indignation At Kyiv – NATO Parade With Propaganda


Two days ago, 24 August, was the Ukraine Independence Day. The Act of Declaration of Independence of Ukraine (Ukrainian: Акт проголошення незалежності України, translit. Akt proholoshennya nezalezhnosti Ukrayiny) was adopted by the Ukrainian parliament on 24 August 1991.[1] The Act established Ukraine as an independent state. Komsomolskaya Pravda or kp.ru, a daily Russian tabloid (publishes overly sensational headlines), published the following propaganda schlock. In the mother… Continue reading Russia Feigns Indignation At Kyiv – NATO Parade With Propaganda

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Russian fake news sites pose as reputable media outlets by copying domain names


August 19, 2017 13:26 SGT By Mario Manlupig, Jr Some of the world’s biggest news organisations, such as the Guardian and Al-Jazeera, have been the targets of illicit URL twinning to make fake news sites look like legitimate media outlets. These bogus sites were discovered to be operated by a group of Russians aiming to propagate… Continue reading Russian fake news sites pose as reputable media outlets by copying domain names