Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (94)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Yet again, a great many reports on Russia’s domestic meltdown; Updates on former Soviet republics – Belarus and Central Asia of interest; Syria updates, Saudi / UAE weapons procurement, ISIS, Libya etc; DPRK TBM tests continue, politics and defectors; A deluge of reporting on the PRC: defence… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (94)

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (93)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Again, a great many reports on Russia’s domestic mayhem – it is appearing to destabilize; Updates on former Soviet republics; Syria updates, Saudi / UAE weapons procurement; DPRK TBM tests, SSB on display, economic meltdown; Again much reporting on the PRC: defence and strategy, PLA White Paper,… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (93)

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (92)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> A great many reports on Russia’s domestic mayhem; Reports Iran has hijacked a second British tanker; Turkey attacks Kurds; Intensive reporting on the PRC: defence and strategy, Hong Kong, Muslim detentions, Pacrim; EU leadership shuffles, UK, France, Germany updates, Italy neo-Nazis and Venezuela; Misc US domestic reports;… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (92)

Belarus · Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

The Russian Ambassador who Overreached: Why Russia’s Approach to Belarus Could Change


The situation in Belarus is very fluid, volatile, and critical to European security.  Belarus may also be key to Russia’s re-establishing “a” Soviet Union lookalike.  In the past few years, many of us have foreseen a Russian soft takeover, we have seen an invasion, and we have seen Belarus pressured economically.  Russia, it appears, is… Continue reading The Russian Ambassador who Overreached: Why Russia’s Approach to Belarus Could Change

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia · Ukraine

Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (82)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Another tumultuous week. Russia’s descent into the abyss continues, as the sorry chronicle of domestic decay depicts. Post Soviet republic updates. Iran is a major topic this week, with the US deploying four Buffs and a CVBG to discourage Iran’s proxies from actioning reported directives to attack,… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (82)

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (81)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> The sorry tale of Russia’s descent continues, four especially interesting digests by Prof Goble, and a fascinating report on Chinese immigration to the Lake Baikal region. Has Ukraine also destabilized its friend Kazakhstan? Two most interesting reports on Iran – the reported defection of a senior IRGC… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (81)

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (80)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. I especially love this parody piece: Admiral Kuznetsov Converted to Submarine | Russia Without BS </end editorial> Russia’s domestic meltdown continues. Major updates on Iran, Syria, Libya, Africa and Sri Lanka. Putin-Kim fizzled summit, PLA Rocket Forces updates, PLA Navy update, PRC espionage, trade war and Huawei, Belt and… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (80)