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Russia / Strategy Media Updates


From my anonymous expert source: Due to a ridiculously high workload pileup at work, resulting from multiple factors all completely out of my control, and critical deadlines to chase to meet, time spent after hours on compiling these media updates has to be diverted for at least 1-3 months. I may produce some mailouts on… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Media Updates

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Russia / Strategy Media Update (340) – 19 October 2017


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Media finally discover the new USN SLCM accurate fuses. Sanctions biting hard. Poland pushes to kill Nordstream 2 legally. Lithuania follows Ukraine publishing KGB records. New missile for Iskander / SS-26 STONE system. Biggest Russia news is Ksenia Sobchak to stand against Putin in election – she… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Media Update (340) – 19 October 2017

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The Active Measures Orchestra: An Examination of Russian Influence Operations Abroad


October 10, 2017 By David Salvo Resident Fellow, Alliance for Securing Democracy “The approaches used by Moscow include control of the press in foreign countries; outright and partial forgery of documents; use of rumors, insinuation, altered facts, and lies; use of international and local front organizations; clandestine operation of radio stations; exploitation of a nation’s… Continue reading The Active Measures Orchestra: An Examination of Russian Influence Operations Abroad

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New bill on election meddling aims to increase ad transparency from social media


BY ALI BRELAND – 10/18/17 02:53 PM EDT Democratic Sens. Amy Klobuchar (Minn.) and Mark Warner (Va.) will unveil legislation on Thursday aimed at preventing foreign election interference by increasing digital ad transparency. Their new bill, called the Honest Ads Act, would make political ads on social media subject to the same transparency and disclosure laws as TV and radio ads. Sen. John… Continue reading New bill on election meddling aims to increase ad transparency from social media

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Russian Human Rights Weekly Report October 18, 2017


Human Rights Reports October 18, 2017 Hello everyone!  Here in Open Russia’s Human Rights team we’ve had a very busy week inside and outside of the courtroom.  What we do is possible only thanks to your support, so thank you all for your kind donations! DONATE Putin’s Birthday Demonstrations in Moscow and St. Petersburg See… Continue reading Russian Human Rights Weekly Report October 18, 2017

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Russian Desperation Grows, Spurious Programs Tied Into Threats


Because of poor editing, in Ole Artyukov’s story, USA knows: If Russia responds to sanctions, she may fall into a toilet, it is unclear who “she” is.  Obviously it is supposed to be the US, but Russia is now tieing more and more remote measures to a Russian response to US sanctions.   Rocket engines, ISS parts,… Continue reading Russian Desperation Grows, Spurious Programs Tied Into Threats

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Russia / Strategy Media Update (339) – 18 October 2017


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Summary of SECDEF address at AUSA. Good Åslund essay on Russian funds tied up in the West – how much of these assets might be claimed by a post-Putin Russia trying to get back what kleptocrats stole? Zaslavskiy on the corrosive impacts of dirty Russian money in… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Media Update (339) – 18 October 2017