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A Europe that Protects: The EU steps up action against disinformation


The plan has four key areas:  Improved detection Coordinated response Online platforms and industry Raising awareness and empowering citizens The EU is raising its budget for support from €1.9 million in 2018 to €5 million in 2019.  Member countries are expected to increase their support commensurately.  The entire document is worth a read to see exactly… Continue reading A Europe that Protects: The EU steps up action against disinformation

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Inside Europe’s secret weapon against Russian ‘hybrid threats’


By James Rothwell, Helsinki  26 JANUARY 2018 • 6:25PM Perhaps unsurprisingly, the location of Europe’s brand new security unit tackling Russian hackers and fake news websites is top secret. Only staff and a handful of well-informed Finns can pinpoint the office’s location on a map of Helsinki. Those who live and work next door probably don’t… Continue reading Inside Europe’s secret weapon against Russian ‘hybrid threats’

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EU ready to retaliate against US sanctions on Russia


Brussels fears effort to punish Moscow’s election meddling will hurt energy companies 4 HOURS AGO by: Jim Brunsden in Brussels and Courtney Weaver in Washington Brussels is preparing to retaliate against the US if Washington pushes ahead with far-reaching new sanctions on Russia that hit European companies. Jean-Claude Juncker, the European Commission president, has called… Continue reading EU ready to retaliate against US sanctions on Russia

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EU strategic communication to counteract anti-EU propaganda by third parties


Download eu-strategic-communication-to-counteract-anti-eu-propaganda-by-third-parties EU strategic communication to counteract anti-EU propaganda by third parties European Parliament resolution of 23 November 2016 on EU strategic communication to counteract propaganda against it by third parties (2016/2030(INI)) The European Parliament, – having regard to its resolution of 2 April 2009 on European conscience and totalitarianism1 , – having regard to the… Continue reading EU strategic communication to counteract anti-EU propaganda by third parties

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Russia: “We have nukes”


If EU parliament resolution to counter Russian media implemented, retaliation will follow – Moscow Published time: 24 Nov, 2016 12:45Edited time: 24 Nov, 2016 19:32 If an EU resolution against the Russian media is implemented, Moscow will take retaliatory measures, Russia’s Foreign Ministry has stated. “We hope that the resolution will not entail practical steps… Continue reading Russia: “We have nukes”

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RUS/UKR/EU Politics News Links Ad Hoc


Anonymous expert research, compilation, and analysis. Enough today for a decent mailout. Interesting reading in every single category, but central is that it appears the penny has finally dropped with the West’s political leadership on Russia’s malign intent. Giles essay an attempt to rationally justify the Russian propaganda myth intended to distract from Putin’s Falklands-like… Continue reading RUS/UKR/EU Politics News Links Ad Hoc

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IW: Ties between Germany and Russia enter new chill


Despite the rape of the 13-year-old Russian-German girl, named only as Lisa F,  being disproven, Russian FM Sergei Lavrov raised the incident during a talk with his German counterpart, Germany’s Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier.  Many analysts consider the incidentLisa F fake rape a Russian staged provocation to further undermine the German government and stir up… Continue reading IW: Ties between Germany and Russia enter new chill