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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

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How to Get a 146% Election Result


Russian propaganda is often laughable, if it wasn’t so serious.  Even worse, Russian people and Russian trolls believe it and circulate it widely.  </end editorial> 30 January 2019 A new whistleblower has now emerged from inside a Russian state media organisation. This time it is Leonid Krivenkov, a former camera operator on the state TV… Continue reading How to Get a 146% Election Result

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Fake: No Evidence of Russian Involvement in MH17 Crash


January 21, 2019 – 17:33 Russian propagandist media are once again circulating new fakes on the theme of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 which was shot down over Russian separatist-controlled eastern Ukraine in July 2014, killing all passengers and crew on board. This time, Russia’s Deputy Prosecutor General Nikolai Vinnichenko told the pro-Kremlin news service RIA Novosti … Continue reading Fake: No Evidence of Russian Involvement in MH17 Crash

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Russian State Daily Calls Ukraine Coverage of Magnitogorsk “Sheer Heresy”, Confirmation Of State Church Merger


A Russian state daily newspaper, Komsomolskaya Pravda or kp.ru, published a story calling Ukraine’s coverage of the Magnitogorsk tragedy “sheer heresy”. Perhaps the word heresy was used to imply disgust, but the actual meaning of “heresy” is something tragically different.  Heresy: belief or opinion contrary to orthodox religious (especially Christian) doctrine. Does this mean the Russian church has officially… Continue reading Russian State Daily Calls Ukraine Coverage of Magnitogorsk “Sheer Heresy”, Confirmation Of State Church Merger

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Russia Expert Says Retired Marine Paul Whelan Was Arrested ‘As Leverage’ for Maria Butina


Russia is being pummeled about the head and shoulders… For illegally seizing Crimea For illegally doping in sports For the Kerch Straits For Donbas For South Ossetia For Abkhazia For Belarus For Hungary For Czech Republic For aggressive behavior everywhere For shooting down MH-17 For killing 298 people on MH-17 For killing over 10,000 people… Continue reading Russia Expert Says Retired Marine Paul Whelan Was Arrested ‘As Leverage’ for Maria Butina