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Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (57)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Russia plays a propaganda stunt in Venezuela, evidently the prospect of Maduro’s regime collapsing and Venezuela’s debt to Russia not being repaid by a successor regime is not attractive to Muscovy. More Russian reinforcement in the Black Sea. Portnikov on Russia’s defacto sale of the Kuriles back… Continue reading Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (57)

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Ukraine’s SBU Warns Of Russian Provocations Towards Inciting War Using Religion


Ukraine’s SBU has issued two pamphlets warning how Russia is planning to use the ROC, the UOC-MP, and the UOC situation as a cover to stage provocations in Ukraine to justify a Russian invasion. The pamphlets also directly accuse the UOC-MP of supporting the Russian invasions of Ukraine, supporting terrorists, and issuing anti-Ukraine propaganda.  This… Continue reading Ukraine’s SBU Warns Of Russian Provocations Towards Inciting War Using Religion

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Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (56)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> The “firehose” barrage against Ukraine and the West splits into INF and Kerch threads, the former interesting as retired Gen Shamanov accusses Pres Gorbachev, Shevardnadze and Yakovlev of high treason for signing the INF and pulling Soviet forces out of Germany, the latter interesting as the Kerch… Continue reading Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (56)

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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)

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Putin, Russia, The UOC-MP, And The ROC In Lose-Lose Situation With Ukraine Hostage Sailors


The President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, asked the head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate (UOC-MP) Metropolitan Onufriy, to contact Moscow and help negotiate the release of the 24 sailors being held hostage after their capture on 25 November.  Putin, Russia, the UOC-MP, and the Russian Orthodox Church will be on the losing… Continue reading Putin, Russia, The UOC-MP, And The ROC In Lose-Lose Situation With Ukraine Hostage Sailors

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Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (55)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. “Irrefutable” Russian evidence regarding Aleppo?  Et tu, yet again, Vlad? Not only did Russia (and nobody else) predict this attack, now they have “proof” of a Western plot. The attack has all the signatures of a Russian fabrication, a la Donbas. Russia does this, historically. Russia and Pallywood.  Putin’s… Continue reading Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (55)

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Russia Loses the War of the Churches (51)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. Auto-da-fé: the burning of a heretic during the Spanish Inquisition. An effective punishment ensuring no recidivism. Considered inhumane in 2018.  </end editorial> The Russian propaganda campaign continues, increasingly shrill, as their game in Ukraine unravels. The problem they confront is maintaining cohesion of the ROC inside Ukraine as its ethno-phyletic… Continue reading Russia Loses the War of the Churches (51)