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Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (76)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Russia’s descent continues, as does its self-inflicted destabilization along ethnic and class boundaries. Curiously, China does not agree to support Russian games with the Yuan. Kazakhstan renames capital to Nur-Sultan honoring Nazarbayev. Russia seeks a second airbase in Kyrgyzstan. Much on Belarus – Lukashenko praising the EU,… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (76)

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Nord Stream 2 kills Ukraine – Poland’s Foreign Minister


03 January 2019 The pipeline is destroying the effect of sanctions imposed on Russia. Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz has called on the EU to halt the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project. The pipeline is destroying the effect of sanctions imposed on Russia, the minister told Germany’s Handelsblatt. “Nord Stream 2 kills Ukraine,” said Czaputowicz. “If… Continue reading Nord Stream 2 kills Ukraine – Poland’s Foreign Minister

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Salisbury CW Attack / Syria / Iran / Russia Ad Hoc Update (154)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> It does indeed appear that the Muscovy propaganda machine is heading into another “epic fail” week. Early Sunday the Russian MoD released a public statement putting all of the blame for the loss of the COOT upon Israel, exactly fitting  Felgenhauer’s comparison to the Kursk SSGN disaster, where internal… Continue reading Salisbury CW Attack / Syria / Iran / Russia Ad Hoc Update (154)

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Chinese spies attempted to bribe members of Germany’s Bundestag for information


China tried to spy on German parliament — report Chinese spies attempted to bribe members of Germany’s Bundestag for information in the form of “analyses,” German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung reported on Friday. The newspaper suggests that Chinese agents were using fake social media profiles — already networked with several members of the German parliament — to contact German… Continue reading Chinese spies attempted to bribe members of Germany’s Bundestag for information

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Beastly News: Deutsche Welle Launches Russian Satirical Show


This should be interesting, seeing as it is illegal in Russia to make fun of their politicians. </end editorial> By EU vs Disinfo Bored with politics? Tired of all the bad news on TV? If you are a Russian speaker, Germany’s broadcaster Deutsche Welle may have just what you need: Zapovednik, a new Russian-language satirical show… Continue reading Beastly News: Deutsche Welle Launches Russian Satirical Show

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Update on German Elections


Useful backdrop on the allegedly “absent” Russian proxies/bots during the German election. </end editorial> 27. September 2017 By Richard Allan, VP Public Policy EMEA, Facebook Ireland There’s been great interest in the role of the internet in the German elections last weekend. Now that the campaign is over, we want to give you an update on… Continue reading Update on German Elections

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Russia / Strategy Media Update (317) – 26 September 2017


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. I was completely blown away by the amount of imagery available that clearly shows North Korean air defenses.  At one point, when the Sturmgewehr was discovered on the Kalashnikov statue, I was going to do an ‘exposè’ on the obvious ripoff of Schmeisser’s design. Besides, he was captured by the… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Media Update (317) – 26 September 2017