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Russian Strategy In Sweden


Last week’s events concerning the pro-Kremlin disinformation campaign Can’t see images?http://preview.mlsend.com/k3j5e9 Dear colleagues, we have talked to our trusted contacts in Swedish security institutions and here are the main takeaways about Russian strategy in Sweden: The Russian strategy seems to be clear. Moscow probably realized that going in with direct aggressive activities would backfire due… Continue reading Russian Strategy In Sweden

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InfowarCon 2018: CALL FOR PAPERS


Guys and Gals of the information warfare community, information operations world, strategic communications, public diplomacy, cybersecurity, cyberwarfare, electronic warfare, etc – InfowarCon is THE event that you should attend.   I’ve been to quite a few of these through the years. Founded by Winn Schwartau back when the concept of information warfare was just gaining traction… Continue reading InfowarCon 2018: CALL FOR PAPERS

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia · Sweden

Sweden: Defending Against Russia


The total defence concept and the development of civil defence 2021-2025 http://www.government.se/4afeb9/globalassets/government/dokument/forsvarsdepartementet/resilience—report-summary—20171220ny.pdf The Swedish Defence Commission secretariat – inofficial summary Resilience The total defence concept and the development of civil defence 2021-2025 In this report the Swedish Defence Commission presents a number of proposals regarding the Swedish total defence concept and the future development of… Continue reading Sweden: Defending Against Russia

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Putin Threatens Sweden


Putin is threatening Sweden if they decide to join NATO. PUTIN VOWS MILITARY RESPONSE TO ‘ELIMINATE NATO THREAT’ IF SWEDEN JOINS U.S.-LED ALLIANCE Sweden bolsters army in warning to Putin Putin Will ‘Eliminate’ the NATO Threat If Sweden Joins Sweden in Nato would be ‘threat to Russia’: Putin Russia warns Sweden it will face military… Continue reading Putin Threatens Sweden

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Inside Another Internet Troll Factory: This Time In Sweden, But With Russian Connections


To most people, trolls are merely an annoyance.  Trolls, however, serve a very precise purpose for Russia.  They suppress opposing opinions and overwhelmingly promote Russian ideas, candidates, and programs.  We are seeing them pop up and supporting Le Pen, Russia’s preferred candidate in France. Now we are seeing the same in Sweden.  Again, as in… Continue reading Inside Another Internet Troll Factory: This Time In Sweden, But With Russian Connections

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Russia spreading fake news and forged docs in Sweden


news@thelocal.se 7 January 2017 13:34 CET+01:00 Sweden’s most respected foreign policy institute has accused Russia of using underhand methods, including fake news, counterfeit documents, and other disinformation, to influence Swedish decision-making. The report by Martin Kragh, a Russia expert at the Swedish Institute of International Affairs, is the first empirical study detailing Russia’s use of… Continue reading Russia spreading fake news and forged docs in Sweden

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Swedish state agencies ‘outsource jobs to spies’


Published: 28 Jul 2016 08:21 GMT+02:00 Several attempts by foreign countries to infiltrate the Swedish state through winning government contracts have been detected, according to country’s security service, Säpo. Concern over barrage of fake Russian news in Sweden (27 Jul 16) Russia slams Swedish military ‘propaganda’ (07 Jul 16) ‘Sweden will be a Nato member… Continue reading Swedish state agencies ‘outsource jobs to spies’