Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia · Ukraine

Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (82)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Another tumultuous week. Russia’s descent into the abyss continues, as the sorry chronicle of domestic decay depicts. Post Soviet republic updates. Iran is a major topic this week, with the US deploying four Buffs and a CVBG to discourage Iran’s proxies from actioning reported directives to attack,… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (82)

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (81)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> The sorry tale of Russia’s descent continues, four especially interesting digests by Prof Goble, and a fascinating report on Chinese immigration to the Lake Baikal region. Has Ukraine also destabilized its friend Kazakhstan? Two most interesting reports on Iran – the reported defection of a senior IRGC… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (81)

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (80)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. I especially love this parody piece: Admiral Kuznetsov Converted to Submarine | Russia Without BS </end editorial> Russia’s domestic meltdown continues. Major updates on Iran, Syria, Libya, Africa and Sri Lanka. Putin-Kim fizzled summit, PLA Rocket Forces updates, PLA Navy update, PRC espionage, trade war and Huawei, Belt and… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (80)

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Why Isn’t Oil-Rich Russia Helping Its Syrian “Ally” Survive The Fuel Crisis?


Written by Andrew Korybko on 2019-04-17 It’s seemingly inexplicable to many that one of the world’s top oil exporters won’t help its “ally” survive the ever-worsening fuel crisis, but upon closer consideration and after much-needed critical thinking, it becomes clear that Russia intends to politicize this crisis in order to compel Syria into undertaking further concessions related to… Continue reading Why Isn’t Oil-Rich Russia Helping Its Syrian “Ally” Survive The Fuel Crisis?

Belarus · Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (78)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Russia’s internal meltdown continues. Chaos in Belarus. Genuine turmoil in the Middle East and North Africa – Algieria, Libya, Egypt, Syria, Yemen and Iran. IRGC now deemed, as it should have been 40 years ago, a terrorist organisation. Netanyahu wins another term. Erdogan’s AKP crashes and burns… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (78)

China · Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (76)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Russia’s descent continues, as does its self-inflicted destabilization along ethnic and class boundaries. Curiously, China does not agree to support Russian games with the Yuan. Kazakhstan renames capital to Nur-Sultan honoring Nazarbayev. Russia seeks a second airbase in Kyrgyzstan. Much on Belarus – Lukashenko praising the EU,… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (76)

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia · Syria

Pro-Iranian and pro-Russian forces clash in Syria


Now, it seems, Russia and Syria are showing the depths of their alliance.  Or not.  Russia is making an effort to exert absolute dominance over Syria, and Iran is in the way.  Get out your popcorn, this is going to be interesting. It will also prove informative to any potential Russian allies. Russia will screw… Continue reading Pro-Iranian and pro-Russian forces clash in Syria