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Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (48)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Tumultuous is probably the best description for this week in the media. Most interesting reports in every single category. NATO / EU / Russia Reports US F-22 fighter jets intercept Russian bombers near Alaska – CNNPolitics Two US F-22 “Raptor” fighter jets intercepted two Russian TU-95 bombers… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (48)

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Russia Losing the War of the Churches (3)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. Yes, this is about victory over Russia for Ukraine and the Orthodox Church of Ukraine. What else could it be?  </end editorial> A digest of recent media on this fascinating topic. As several analysts have observed, this is effectively the death knell for the much promoted “Russkiy Mir” nonsense – the de… Continue reading Russia Losing the War of the Churches (3)

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The Upcoming Novichok GRU Officers Russian Extravaganza


I swear, either Tom Rogan, the author of this article, read the editorial I wrote yesterday, here: Salisbury CW Attack / Syria / Iran / Russia Ad Hoc Update (143), or we think alike.   My prediction is that this exact scenario will be presented to the world in excruciating detail, after a few days.  Expect details beyond… Continue reading The Upcoming Novichok GRU Officers Russian Extravaganza

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On “Our democracy is more important than Facebook’s profits”


I just read a moving article.  It was heartfelt, emotionally evocative, and for someone not conversant in Russian Information Warfare, convincing.  I was sent the entire article by a close friend.   This is my review of “Our democracy is more important than Facebook’s profits“.   While the article contains quite a few very good points, to… Continue reading On “Our democracy is more important than Facebook’s profits”

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On Russian TV, the British Embassy in Moscow Vanishes – and is Replaced by a Church


Friday, June 15, 2018 Paul Goble Staunton, June 15 – In a measure of both the progress video technology has made and the regress Russia has under Vladimir Putin, Moscow’s First Channel at the time of its broadcast of the opening of the World Cup photoshopped a clip so that the British embassy in the… Continue reading On Russian TV, the British Embassy in Moscow Vanishes – and is Replaced by a Church

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GCHQ boss calls out Russia for ‘industrial scale disinformation’


Kremlin ‘blurring boundaries between criminal and state activity’ – director By John Leyden12 Apr 2018 at 15:46 GCHQ‬ boss Jeremy Fleming has hailed the success of a cyber-offensive against ISIS last year and warned of the growing threat posed by Russia. During a wide-ranging speech at the CyberUK conference in Manchester on Thursday morning, Fleming said a cyber operation last… Continue reading GCHQ boss calls out Russia for ‘industrial scale disinformation’

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Propaganda as a drug – even for Putin’s Russia


March 30, 2018 – 23:18 By Kseniya Kirillova, for Defencereport Recently, Russian propaganda has committed another abomination against the dissident Ilya Yashinand his elderly grandmother. The camera crew “Life” broke into a nursing home, where the sick 84-year-old woman lived, and, having written down several of her comments, wrote a story directed against her grandson based on these comments.… Continue reading Propaganda as a drug – even for Putin’s Russia