Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

US Senators To Visit Russia At End Of June 2018


Do our US Senators support Russia?   At the end of the month, US Senators plan to visit Russia. American senators to visit Russia at end of month: report During Russia’s World Cup (Jun 14, 2018 – Jul 15, 2018) when there are global protests against The Russian FIFA World Cup of 2018 and calls not to attend. … Continue reading US Senators To Visit Russia At End Of June 2018

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia · Ukraine

Weak Response To Russian Meddling Emboldened Moscow, Official Says


A weak and feckless response by President Obama enabled Russia to not only illegally occupy Crimea with nary a repercussion but enabled Russia to invade Donbas and keep a long-term simmering war in Ukraine as a festering, non-healing wound.  The 44th President enabled Russia to act loudly, brashly, and boldly, with most actions being illegal,… Continue reading Weak Response To Russian Meddling Emboldened Moscow, Official Says

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia · Ukraine

Archbishop: Russian invasion of Ukraine is a ‘silent war’


Monday, 18 June 2018, 10:58 Speaking at the end of a closed-door meeting on religious freedom at the US Embassy to the Holy See, Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk, head of the Greek Catholic Ukrainian Church, stressed that “it is a matter of fact that the war in Ukraine has become a silent war.” The meeting… Continue reading Archbishop: Russian invasion of Ukraine is a ‘silent war’

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Annual Report:  Interim Commission of the Council of Federation on Protection of State Sovereignty and Prevention of Interference in the Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation (February 2018)


(http://council.gov.ru/media/files/BX3FqMRAl7ykAmPLRl4cR1ju4RaswiKN.pdf) (Russian) Russia published its final draft of this report recently and referenced it two days ago. This report is being used as justification for establishing a new “information bureau”, a part of Igor Panarin’s proposal. To synopsize, it is 83 pages of mostly irrational rubbish, but it supports the creation of a new commission to… Continue reading Annual Report:  Interim Commission of the Council of Federation on Protection of State Sovereignty and Prevention of Interference in the Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation (February 2018)

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20 June Event: Chinese Influence Operations in the Democratic World


Chinese Influence Operations in the Democratic World Under the leadership of Xi Jinping, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has invested an estimated $10 billion per year projecting its influence into the politics of overseas democracies. Key to this effort is the United Front, a “magic weapon” strategy that seeks to build mutually beneficial relationships with… Continue reading 20 June Event: Chinese Influence Operations in the Democratic World

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Russian bunkers near Poland could be storing nuclear weapons, report says


By JOHN VANDIVER | STARS AND STRIPESPublished: June 18, 2018 The Russian military has renovated an underground bunker 50 miles from Poland that could be an active nuclear weapons storage site, a nuclear watchdog group said Monday. A series of satellite images analyzed by the Washington-based Federation of American Scientists show one of three underground bunkers in… Continue reading Russian bunkers near Poland could be storing nuclear weapons, report says

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Kremlin Watch Briefing: Russian language = Russian responsibility?


Topics of the Week The Brexit campaign had close links to Russia and its ambassador to the UK According to Donald Trump, Crimea is a part of Russia because “everyone there speaks Russian”. (So, by that logic, should the British take back America?!) The US has imposed sanctions on Russian companies accused of assisting the Kremlin in spying on American… Continue reading Kremlin Watch Briefing: Russian language = Russian responsibility?