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Johan Bäckman Formally Associated With Russia, Interviewed by Igor Panarin


The chief of the Russian Information InfoSpetsnaz, Igor Panarin, interviewed Johan Bäckman (Panarin misspells it Beckman) on YouTube. Bäckman has acted on behalf of Russia in a wide variety of situations. It is widely believed he is paid and directed by Russian intelligence. Bäckman has been convicted in Finland twice, is currently PNG’d by Moldova,… Continue reading Johan Bäckman Formally Associated With Russia, Interviewed by Igor Panarin

Finland · Information operations · Information Warfare · Ukraine

Ukraine imposes sanctions on pro-Russian Finns


Well-known pro-Russian activist Johan Bäckman and three others have been added to a list of sanctioned individuals. Ukraine has added four Finnish citizens to its sanctioned persons list, reports news consortium Lännen Media. According to LM, Johan Bäckman, Janus Putkonen, Jon Hellevig and Jarmo Ekman are not permitted to enter the country or make use of any property or capital they may… Continue reading Ukraine imposes sanctions on pro-Russian Finns

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THE KREMLIN’S VOICE: JOHAN BÄCKMAN


BY PROPAGANDA RELIEF COLLECTIVE THE KREMLIN’S VOICE, VIEWPOINT SEPTEMBER 13, 2016 The Kremlin’s Voice, is a new UpNorth series profiling some of the most outspoken cheerleaders and spokesmen for the Putin regime around the world: former diplomats, academics, journalists, music stars and even movie stars who use their public profiles abroad to become international transmitters for… Continue reading THE KREMLIN’S VOICE: JOHAN BÄCKMAN