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Aiming To Distract From Russian Embarrassment, Zakharchenko Announces Malorossiya


Self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) Leader Alexander Zakharchenko, timing his announcement so as to divert attention from the three year anniversary of the MH17 shootdown by Russian and Russian proxy troops using a Russian buk missile, announced the formation of “Little Russia” or MaloRossiya. The announcement was quickly denounced by France. France urges Russia to… Continue reading Aiming To Distract From Russian Embarrassment, Zakharchenko Announces Malorossiya

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U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee Highlights #DigitalSherlocks


U.S. Senators measure Russian influence operations in Europe On July 13, Damon Wilson, executive vice president at the Atlantic Council, provided testimony before the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee that cited the work of Bellingcat, @DFRLab, and our #DigitalSherlocks in his arguments identifying Russia as a source of anti-democracy efforts in Europe. The hearing centered on the topic of the “attempted coup… Continue reading U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee Highlights #DigitalSherlocks

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‘Kremlin’s G-20 photofake to make Putin look important’ and other neglected Russian stories


  By Paul Goble 2017/07/16 The flood of news stories from a country as large, diverse and strange as the Russian Federation often appears to be is far too large for anyone to keep up with. But there needs to be a way to mark those which can’t be discussed in detail but which are… Continue reading ‘Kremlin’s G-20 photofake to make Putin look important’ and other neglected Russian stories

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Is Putin funding anti-fracking groups? Republicans think so — and so did Hillary Clinton


SUNDAY, JUL 16, 2017 06:00 AM EDT It sounds outlandish — but there are hints that some anti-fracking activists have received Russian money MATTHEW SHEFFIELD Does Russian President Vladimir Putin want to stop hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” in Western nations the same way he allegedly wanted to harm the electoral chances of 2016 Democratic nominee… Continue reading Is Putin funding anti-fracking groups? Republicans think so — and so did Hillary Clinton

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Russia suspected of using Bermuda shell company to exploit American anti-fracking activists


Two short paragraphs deserve to be highlighted: “If you connect the dots, it is clear that Russia is funding U.S. environmental groups in an effort to suppress our domestic oil and gas industry, specifically hydraulic fracking,” Rep. Lamar Smith, Republican Texas, said in a statement. and “The Kremlin seeks to influence American debate in ways that look… Continue reading Russia suspected of using Bermuda shell company to exploit American anti-fracking activists

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How Moscow hijacked the history of Kyivan Rus’


POSTED BY: GALAT 08:42 19/05/2017 UKRAINIAN EMBROIDERY AGE – 1000 YEARS This essay was first published in a collection by Yaroslav Dashkevych, PhD. in “Learn to Speak the Truth with Non-Lying Lips” – K:Tempora, 2011, 828pp. Yaroslav Dashkevych was a prominent Ukrainian historian, who during his long academic career wrote more than 950 works on Ukrainian historiography, source studies and… Continue reading How Moscow hijacked the history of Kyivan Rus’