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Russia Loses the War of the Churches (52)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. Russia continues digging the hole it is in deeper.  Whoever is advising Putin and the leadership of Russia should take their riches and quit. Everything related to the “War of the Churches” is going wrong for Russia.  The Kerch Straits incident allowed Ukraine to outmaneuver Russia with a very… Continue reading Russia Loses the War of the Churches (52)

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia · Russian Orthodox Church · Ukraine · Ukraine Orthodox Church

Russia Loses the War of the Churches (46)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> The Ukrainian government investigation of the ROC Abbot of the Kyiv Pechersk Lavra, and the potential loss of religious artifacts, has produced some coverage in the Western media. The KP backgrounder is very good, reporting that the Abbot was famous for a very lavish lifestyle and unusual… Continue reading Russia Loses the War of the Churches (46)

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia · Russian Orthodox Church · Ukraine Orthodox Church

Russia Loses the War of the Churches (45)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. From some feedback that I have received, it is apparent that some readers do not understand the multiplicity of attack vectors that Russia is using to attack Ukraine. The Russian Orthodox Church (ROC) lost the Ukraine Orthodox Church (UOC) through a ruling by their ‘headquarters’, the Ecumenical Orthodox Church. … Continue reading Russia Loses the War of the Churches (45)

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia · Russian Orthodox Church

Russia Loses the War of the Churches (37)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> The ROC in Muscovy decides to form a new ROC staffed patriarchate for Russian speakers in Turkey, to compete against the Constantinople Patriarchate – effectively an ecclesiastical invasion of Turkish territory. This is a very Russian play, putting Turkey into the same category of other nations Russia… Continue reading Russia Loses the War of the Churches (37)

Ecumenical Orthodox Church · Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia · Russian Orthodox Church

ROC Accusations Are “Satanic” Acts, Says Exarch Of Attaleia And Side


The Exarch of Attaleia and Side, from Antalya, Turkey, wrote the following. Those who have high ecclesiastical rank are the ones who are responsible, and guilty before God, for trying—through uncanonical acts and threats—to pull you away from the Church and from your priest and Bishop, telling you neither to go to confession nor to receive… Continue reading ROC Accusations Are “Satanic” Acts, Says Exarch Of Attaleia And Side

Corruption · Information operations · Russia

Russian exceptionalism in the church


Anonymous expert analysis. The break between the Ukrainian and Russian Orthodox churches is extremely bitter after the Kiev Patriarch said Putin was in league with Satan in 2014.  In the meantime, the Rus church leadership drives in limousines and is pampered by Putin’s regime. Ukrainians keep saying the ROC leadership has been literally bought and acts as… Continue reading Russian exceptionalism in the church

Information operations · Russia

Russia Threatens Tit-For-Tat Response To European Asset Inquiries


Anytime my professional friend and colleague, Dr. Igor Panarin, is mentioned, I like to broadcast what he writes. Unfortunately his piece is at the end. What Lavrov fails to mentionin this article is Russia’s accountability for the siezure of Yukos to the tune of $50 billion. Of course Igor Panarin says that this is all… Continue reading Russia Threatens Tit-For-Tat Response To European Asset Inquiries