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Newsweek Echoes Russian Disinformation


In an amazing piece of terrible journalism, Newsweek published this article,RUSSIA ACCUSES U.S. OF POLITICAL MEDDLING BY PROMOTING ANTI-PUTIN PROTESTS, written by DAVID BRENNAN.  Besides the title being in all caps, the article contained Russian disinformation.   The article below from Polygraph.info, a USAGM product, published yesterday, clearly shows the posted map warned readers to… Continue reading Newsweek Echoes Russian Disinformation

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Russian Rhetorical Tactics Mirror Soviets


Russia appears to be on track to replicate Soviet tactics of endless loops of provocation, denial, accusation of provocation,  increase in aggressive posture, and so on.  Highly provocative missile tests by Russian submarines in port are only in response to increased Western radar surveillance, they’re certainly not intended as a provocation, says Russian Foreign Ministry… Continue reading Russian Rhetorical Tactics Mirror Soviets

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Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (247)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. Putin blames the West for the riots in Moscow.   I think it’s time to write the Russian President an atypical breakup letter.  “Dear Vlad, it’s not us. It’s you.”  </end editorial> —————————————- —————————————- No doubt crafted to aid Muscovy’s many little helpers in European politics and media, the… Continue reading Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (247)

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Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (246)


Anonymous, expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> ———————————————————– SECDEF Esper on INF blowback. Amb Huntsman to sadly retire from Muscovy. Finnish minesweeper enters Russian waters. Russian VDV copies Ukrainian VDV. Russia’s donation of relics to Serbia. Slovakia’s Vipers. CW sanctions on Russia. Much on continuing protests in Russia. Ukrainian media citing Russia opposition websites… Continue reading Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (246)

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Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (245)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. The Mainstream media is starting to pick up on the importance of the protests in Moscow.  I received a CNN alert about the hundreds arrested.  This does not mark the end of the world, as some say, and it’s certainly not the end of Russia or Putin.  It does, however,… Continue reading Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (245)

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Moscow authorities vow tough action against any new protest


“Demonstrating without a permit” is the catch-all phrase meaning ‘we’ll never give you a permit, so just quit.  When we arrest you we will beat you as we do, we will beat you as we drag you to our paddy wagons, we will beat you in our jails, and we will just beat you when… Continue reading Moscow authorities vow tough action against any new protest

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U.S. Imposes New Sanctions on Russia over Skripal Poisoning


This latest sanction is because Russia is not cooperating in the Skripal Assassination Attempt investigation.  Russia hasn’t cooperated, Russia is not cooperating, and Russia will not cooperate.  Everybody believes Russia committed the CW attack on the Skripals, all the Russians have done is deny with a plethora of alternative theories.  Russia is doing the dance… Continue reading U.S. Imposes New Sanctions on Russia over Skripal Poisoning