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Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (93)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Again, a great many reports on Russia’s domestic mayhem – it is appearing to destabilize; Updates on former Soviet republics; Syria updates, Saudi / UAE weapons procurement; DPRK TBM tests, SSB on display, economic meltdown; Again much reporting on the PRC: defence and strategy, PLA White Paper,… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (93)

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (92)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> A great many reports on Russia’s domestic mayhem; Reports Iran has hijacked a second British tanker; Turkey attacks Kurds; Intensive reporting on the PRC: defence and strategy, Hong Kong, Muslim detentions, Pacrim; EU leadership shuffles, UK, France, Germany updates, Italy neo-Nazis and Venezuela; Misc US domestic reports;… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (92)

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

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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

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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