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Russia / Strategy Media Update (313) – 22 September 2017


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Some remaining Zapad 2017 reports. Tymchuk elaborates on the Russian game plan to subvert and disrupt a UN peacekeeping force in Donbass that is not deployed to the Russian model. OpEd and interview by Amb Vershbow on the UN peacekeeping proposal. Reichardt and Khylko argue the case… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Media Update (313) – 22 September 2017

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Russia / Strategy Media Update (312) – 21 September 2017


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Finale to Zapad-2017 was a large scale simulated nuclear strike on targets across Western Europe involving all three triad components – a curious play while Russia’s political posture collapses across the West. VP Pence tags Russia in UNSC speech. Poroshenko UNGA and UNSC statements criticise Russia. Latvia criticises… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Media Update (312) – 21 September 2017

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Russia / Strategy Media Update (311) – 20 September 2017


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> POTUS US speech produces good impact in Russophone world, where his comments on democracy were well received, unlike US media who mostly focused on the DPRK lines. Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė eviscerates Russia in the UN, Russian delegation leaves before her speech. Multiple commentaries on Zapad 2017.… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Media Update (311) – 20 September 2017

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Russia / Strategy Media Update (310) – 19 September 2017


I’m back. Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. Keep sending your tips, hints, and thoughts. </end editorial> A most interesting address to the UN GA by POTUS – putting the DPRK and Iran on notice. Media have latched on to the “Rocket Man” and “totally destroy North Korea” lines, overlooking much more interesting language. More Zapad commentary, two Russian… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Media Update (310) – 19 September 2017

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Russia / Strategy Media Update (308) – 17 September 2017


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Gen Pavel comments on Zapad 2017, Coyle on the UN Donbass peacekeeper play, while Amb Volker does a stellar job of saturating the media with words of wisdom that will not be popular in Moscow. Ikhlov commentary on the failure of “the rule of the Chekists – the… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Media Update (308) – 17 September 2017

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Russia Manufactured Provocation Against Ukraine?


This morning I was just browsing through Facebook when my favorite Russian, working at the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, pops up and writes this. “Attack on Peter The operation of information terrorism organized by geopolitical opponents of Russia continues. Today, a blow has been struck at Moscow schools. Complex Operation Hybrid War against Russia… Continue reading Russia Manufactured Provocation Against Ukraine?

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Russia / Strategy Media Update – 13 September 2017


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Some excellent articles and analysis today. Good work by Sutyagin and Lucas on Zapad 2017. Lithuanian PM suspects UN peacekeepers may be exit strategy for Russia. Abdullaev report is interesting and shows the previously noted effects of centralising all power in the Kremlin, dismantling governance, and rolling… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Media Update – 13 September 2017