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Russian Propaganda’s Western Enablers


Excellent article by Imbi Paju. The article is a unique perspective on how Russian propaganda is supported by willing participants. Russian propaganda is also aided by overwhelming intimidation by pro-Kremlin workers. In this case, Johan Bäckman is on trial in Finland for intimidating, harassing, and attacking Finnish journalist Jessikka Aro for her expose on his… Continue reading Russian Propaganda’s Western Enablers

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia · Ukraine

Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (32)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> A very busy week, not just in the DPRK, but also in Russia and Ukraine. NATO / EU / Russia Reports Bannon: ‘If Europe Is So Worried About Russia, Pay Up’ Steve Bannon, a former senior adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, told an audience in Prague… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (32)

Estonia · Finland · Information operations · Information Warfare · Latvia · Russia

Russian Military Jets And Warplanes Alarm Latvia, Estonia, And Finland, As Europe Prepares For Potential Attack


Russian Military Jets And Warplanes Alarm Latvia, Estonia, And Finland, As Europe Prepares For Potential Attack Russia’s air force sent seven military jets zooming past Latvia Tuesday, before forces in Estonia and Finland scrambled to intercept three Russian warplanes further north in the Baltic Sea. In different incidents, Latvia’s armed forces reported observing two Russian Su-34 fighter… Continue reading Russian Military Jets And Warplanes Alarm Latvia, Estonia, And Finland, As Europe Prepares For Potential Attack

Estonia · Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

US VP Mike Pence in Estonia raises prospect of deploying Patriot missiles


US Vice President Mike Pence is in the Baltic state to reassure eastern European allies Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The mobile missile system could plug a gap in NATO’s defenses in the area. The US is considering deploying Patriot surface-to-air missiles in Estonia, US Vice President Mike Pence told Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas on… Continue reading US VP Mike Pence in Estonia raises prospect of deploying Patriot missiles

CounterPropaganda · Estonia · Information Warfare · Latvia · Lithuania · Russia

Baltic news agencies unexpectedly cease co-operation with Sputnik


This article by RT illustrates a new Western counter-propaganda effort, and RT is actually acting insulted.   “A private, not a state-run news agency is unlikely to reject quite an important client,” a spokesperson for Sputnik Latvia told RIA Novosti.  How exactly Sputnik is such an important client is not qualified, it’s almost difficult to keep… Continue reading Baltic news agencies unexpectedly cease co-operation with Sputnik

#RussiaFail · #RussiaLies · CounterPropaganda · Estonia · Information Warfare · Russia

TASS website blacklisted in Estonia for alleged anti-Estonian propaganda


Tass says they are blacklisted in Estonia like it’s a bad thing. </end editorial> February 07, 8:08 UTC+3 On Monday, Propastor posted a list of 28 Russian internet resources which, it claims, are carrying out anti-Estonian propaganda MOSCOW, February 6. /TASS/. TASS’ website has been blacklisted among a number of other Russian internet resources allegedly… Continue reading TASS website blacklisted in Estonia for alleged anti-Estonian propaganda

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Germany sees rise in Russian propaganda, cyber attacks


DECEMBER 8, 2016 BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s domestic intelligence agency on Thursday reported a striking increase in Russian propaganda and disinformation campaigns aimed at destabilizing German society, and targeted cyber attacks against political parties. “We see aggressive and increased cyber spying and cyber operations that could potentially endanger German government officials, members of parliament and… Continue reading Germany sees rise in Russian propaganda, cyber attacks