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Religious Warfare: Key Things To Know As Kyiv And Moscow Clash In A New Church Disagreement


  Religion and politics: key things to know as Kyiv and Moscow clash in a new church disagreement   President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko (left) and Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople. This week the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko addressed the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, the spiritual leader of the world’s Orthodox Christians, requesting autonomy for Ukraine’s… Continue reading Religious Warfare: Key Things To Know As Kyiv And Moscow Clash In A New Church Disagreement

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U.S. Slams Russia, Iran As ‘Morally Reprehensible’ For Rights Violations


April 21, 2018 02:40 GMT RFE/RL A new U.S. State Department report has labeled the governments of Russia, Iran, China, and North Korea as “morally reprehensible” with human rights violations on a daily basis, making them “forces of instability.” While releasing the Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2017, an annual examination of human… Continue reading U.S. Slams Russia, Iran As ‘Morally Reprehensible’ For Rights Violations

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Moscow Times – Russians’ Trust In Putin Drops to Below 50% After Election — Poll


Perhaps Russian propaganda is causing cognitive dissonance domestically in Russia. Perhaps truth and reality are creeping in and causing the barrage of constant lies to sound like the lies they truly are. Perhaps, as all the senior editors of the BBG that I interviewed said, “People are smart enough to recognize propaganda.”  Perhaps there is hope for Russia, yet.… Continue reading Moscow Times – Russians’ Trust In Putin Drops to Below 50% After Election — Poll

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Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (27)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> While Salisbury, the Syrian CW attack, and the Telegram debacle have dominated media this week, other interesting developments took place: NATO more actively promoting Ukraine as a future member and advocating the supply of lethal aid, more on the denuclearisation of Ukraine (a blunder from a Ukrainian… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (27)

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Salisbury CW Attack / Syrian CW Attack (46)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Russia’s self-flagellation campaign escalates, it appears Muscovy is determined to make Russia into a global media joke – whether this is enough to flip the previous self-typecasting as the fourth member of the “New Axis of Evil” remains to be seen (COCWs apply!). On a more serious note, more… Continue reading Salisbury CW Attack / Syrian CW Attack (46)

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CZ Event: People and the Media: Fake News | Discussion


People and the Media: Fake News | Discussion When: 26.04.2018 – 17:30 Where: Americké centrum, Tržiště 13, Praha 1 – Malá Strana Admission: Free, please sign up by clicking on Sign Up above the picture SignupPrinter-friendly version Fake News The American Center, in cooperation with Pontes, invite you to the 32nd Conference on “People and the Media.” The… Continue reading CZ Event: People and the Media: Fake News | Discussion

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Russian leaks reveal spin on MH17 disaster


19 April 2018 One of the narratives pushed by Moscow shortly after the tragedy encouraged officials to compare the crash to the murder of Archduke Franz Ferdinand before the First World War and accuse Kyiv of provoking a new world conflict. Kremlin leaks have revealed Russian use of disinformation over the shooting down of Malaysia… Continue reading Russian leaks reveal spin on MH17 disaster