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Russia Suffered Losses In Syria Three Times Higher Than Official Toll


Syria was supposed to have been the showcase for Russia’s most modern military equipment.   Instead, it is a display of Russian military incompetence, poor training, lack of attention to detail, arrogance, and disdain for the value of the life of Russian soldiers and mercenaries.  In Ukraine, Russia lost 10 soldiers for every Ukrainian killed,… Continue reading Russia Suffered Losses In Syria Three Times Higher Than Official Toll

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Of Nazi collaboration and Russian disinformation: Cohn


To quote an anonymous friend: Nothing particularly new or insightful … but clearly indicates the Canadian media is catching on to the existence and depravity of Russian smear campaigns. </end editorial> By MARTIN REGG COHN Ontario Politics Columnist Mon., March 20, 2017 https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2017/03/20/of-nazi-collaboration-and-russian-disinformation-cohn.html Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland isn’t answerable for the actions of her grandfather during… Continue reading Of Nazi collaboration and Russian disinformation: Cohn

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Twitter users volunteer to be Russia’s latest weapon in the information wars


The Russian Embassy in the UK has brass balls.  They ask “why not”?  For starters, you are asked for access to your twitter account, then the Russians use it to broadcast Russian propaganda to your network in your name. Then you are invited to events sponsored by the Russian Embassy.  Next, you will be recruited.… Continue reading Twitter users volunteer to be Russia’s latest weapon in the information wars

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Amid rise of ‘fake news,’ authorities should ensure truthful info reaches public – UN, regional experts


If anyone was not sure the United States has a mandate to counter propaganda and fake news, this is it.  Without naming Russia specifically, this is a censure of their disinformation activities and should provide the United States the mandate countering propaganda and disinformation.  This is applicable to China, Iran, and others who generate propaganda,… Continue reading Amid rise of ‘fake news,’ authorities should ensure truthful info reaches public – UN, regional experts

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Death of truth: when propaganda and ‘alternative facts’ first gripped the world


History stopped in 1936 – after that, there was only propaganda. So said George Orwell of an era when the multiple miseries of the Great Depression were compounded by the ruthless media strategies of Hitler and Stalin Piers Brendon Saturday 11 March 2017 06.00 EST Truth was the first casualty of the Great Depression. Reflecting the… Continue reading Death of truth: when propaganda and ‘alternative facts’ first gripped the world

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This Day In History: 22 Feb 1946


George Kennan, the American charge d’affaires in Moscow, sends an 8,000-word telegram to the Department of State detailing his views on the Soviet Union, and U.S. policy toward the communist state. Kennan’s analysis provided one of the most influential underpinnings for America’s Cold War policy of containment. Kennan was among the U.S. diplomats to help… Continue reading This Day In History: 22 Feb 1946

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Russian MFA Deploys Own Version of Fake Exposure – Fail


This ‘Western fake exposure’ site is in English, so the West is the target.   Notice the addressee list, the Russian MFA is obviously feeling some pain:  EU Mythbusters, Stop Fake, Yevhen Fedchenko, Лапшеснималочная, BellingCat, The Guardian, Shaun Walker, The Telegraph, and Roland Oliphant. All notable Russian propaganda exposers.    It was deployed by the Russian Foreign… Continue reading Russian MFA Deploys Own Version of Fake Exposure – Fail