Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia · Ukraine

Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (82)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Another tumultuous week. Russia’s descent into the abyss continues, as the sorry chronicle of domestic decay depicts. Post Soviet republic updates. Iran is a major topic this week, with the US deploying four Buffs and a CVBG to discourage Iran’s proxies from actioning reported directives to attack,… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (82)

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (81)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> The sorry tale of Russia’s descent continues, four especially interesting digests by Prof Goble, and a fascinating report on Chinese immigration to the Lake Baikal region. Has Ukraine also destabilized its friend Kazakhstan? Two most interesting reports on Iran – the reported defection of a senior IRGC… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (81)

Information operations · Information Warfare · Moldova · Russia

Russian propaganda, real and serious problem for R. Moldova, says Maia Sandu


Sep 29, 2018 A real and serious problem in the Republic of Moldova is Russian propaganda, in the context in which Kremlin’s policy is that of keeping the region in the eastern vicinity (of the European and Euro-Atlantic space – ed.n) in a so-called grey area, the Action and Solidarity Party (PAS) leader, Maia Sandu,… Continue reading Russian propaganda, real and serious problem for R. Moldova, says Maia Sandu

Information operations · Information Warfare · Moldova · Russia

Kremlin Playbook Spotlight: Moldova


Thank you to CSIS for this wonderful little article. I apologize for not picking this up before.  Thank you to David Hunt for the reminder. </end editorial> WRITTEN BY  Heather A. Conley Senior Vice President for Europe, Eurasia, and the Arctic; and Director, Europe Program Donatienne Ruy Research Associate, Europe Program MEDIA QUERIES Contact H. Andrew Schwartz Chief… Continue reading Kremlin Playbook Spotlight: Moldova

Information operations · Information Warfare · Moldova · Russia

Moldova moves to ban Russian ‘propaganda’ broadcasts


Moldova’s pro-EU government has banned Russian news broadcasts in the country—a move strongly criticised by Moscow. Supporters of the bill—signed into law by the president of Moldova’s parliament—say it will reduce “propaganda” from pro-Russian media outlets. Moscow slammed what it called an “anti-Russian attack” and claimed it denied Moldovans the “fundamental right of access information”.… Continue reading Moldova moves to ban Russian ‘propaganda’ broadcasts

Information operations · Information Warfare · Moldova · Russia

Moldovan Official Says Joining EU is Key Priority


This is surely going to trigger a very negative reaction from Russia.  After Russia’s failed attempted coup in Moldova, Russia has only itself to blame for pushing Moldova towards the EU.  </end editorial> BUCHAREST — A top Moldovan official says its parliament plans to amend the constitution to explicitly state that joining the European Union is… Continue reading Moldovan Official Says Joining EU is Key Priority

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia · Transnistria

Moldova asks UN to withdraw the Russian troops from Transnistria


By Arina Livadari August 23, 2017 The Republic of Moldova called on the United Nations to include the issue of the complete withdrawal of Russian troops from Transnistria on the agenda of the 72nd session of the National Assembly, which will take place on September 12, writes Deutsche Welle. A request to this effect is included… Continue reading Moldova asks UN to withdraw the Russian troops from Transnistria