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Russia Loses the War of the Churches (39)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> The predicted and expected Russian campaign of urban terrorism repackaged as “religious divisions” may have just commenced.  St Andrew’s Church, just transferred to the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople, was attacked by two thugs with a bag of Molotov cocktails and a cleric who approached them was attacked with pepper… Continue reading Russia Loses the War of the Churches (39)

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Russia Loses the War of the Churches (38)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> The Russian ecclesiastical invasion of Constantinople labelled by Tymchuk as “little men in cassocks”, rather than “little green men”. Ecumenical Patriarch sends message to Ukrainians to commemorate Holodomor. The ROC’s political stunt in Kyiv blows up in their faces, politically, every which way it could. As Amb Pifer observed … Continue reading Russia Loses the War of the Churches (38)

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Russia Loses the War of the Churches (36)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Most of the media traffic is from Ukraine and largely revolves around the events of last week. New are reports the ROC has been making claims their clerics are being discriminated against by the AFU, but this being vehemently denied by the Gen Staff. Earlier Russian comments… Continue reading Russia Loses the War of the Churches (36)

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Ukraine Ad Hoc Media Update (40)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Another exceptionally busy week in Ukraine, and some important developments: Excellent explainer on Azov Sea by Blank, excellent survey of developments by Kabanenko, Odessa conference; Russians yet again propose trading Donbass for Crimea; Amb Volker appropriately compares Donbass to Balkans civil war during the 1990s; Amb Chaly… Continue reading Ukraine Ad Hoc Media Update (40)

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Russia Loses the War of the Churches (35)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Russian propaganda campaign continues, this is possibly the area they are most active in at this time, and why is explained by Sokolov in his essay. Russian Orthodox proxies vilify a Ukrainian bishop who defects to Constantinople, labelling him a traitor, and labelling Constantinople as “the schismatics”. The… Continue reading Russia Loses the War of the Churches (35)

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Russia Loses the War of the Churches (34)


The letter written by Ukrainians sanctioned by Russia is a classic. This is a PR coup for Ukraine. Moscow got slapped, hard.  Funny how a 400-year-old letter came back to curse Moscow, from Cossacks, no less. Cossacks epitomize the spirit of Crimea and Ukraine. Crimea is Ukraine. Not Russia. It seems that everything Russia does… Continue reading Russia Loses the War of the Churches (34)

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The Untold Story of NotPetya, the Most Devastating Cyberattack in History


22 August 2018 It was a perfect sunny summer afternoon in Copenhagen when the world’s largest shipping conglomerate began to lose its mind. The headquarters of A.P. Møller-Maersk sits beside the breezy, cobblestoned esplanade of Copenhagen’s harbor. A ship’s mast carrying the Danish flag is planted by the building’s northeastern corner, and six stories of blue-tinted… Continue reading The Untold Story of NotPetya, the Most Devastating Cyberattack in History