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Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (150) – Election Endgame


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting/ </end editorial> Turkey-NATO update – Muscovy could not have scripted it any better, like Hungary, Turkey is being subverted from the top. Russia and NATO updates. More on Russian POL embargo, Kerch, LtGen Romanenko on Belarus as a staging area for invasion. Midttun on hybrid war. Donbas update. National… Continue reading Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (150) – Election Endgame

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The Donbas Conflict


Sabine Fischer Opposing Interests and Narratives, Difficult Peace Process SWP Research Paper 2019/RP 05, April 2019, 35 Pages doi:10.18449/2019RP05 Regions: Russian Federation, Ukraine Issues: International law, Civil wars, Regional and interstate conflicts, Defence and security policy / Armed forces, Foreign policy of a country / a region, State and society of a country / a region, Defence and security policy / armed… Continue reading The Donbas Conflict

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Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (149)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Administration sends envoy to Muscovy. Russia deploying new Polye-21 GPS/RPV jammer. Five reports on new Russian Internet legislation that appears mostly focused on isolating the Russian public. Five reports on neo-Stalinism. Former Hungarian intelligence officer Katrein briefs on how Hungary has subordinated itself to Russian intelligence agencies… Continue reading Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (149)

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Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (148)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. The rise of Stalin populism is alarming, is it a form of desensitizing Russian citizens to genocide or mass murder?  </end editorial> More on the revival of Stalinism in Russia, and the underlying causes – it is more than propaganda. Davydov on the regime’s “war on everybody”. Update on… Continue reading Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (148)

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Mass Media Call For Zelensky To Attend Press Conference


Apparently, Ukraine’s media wants Zelensky to show his true colors and appear at a press conference.  Zelensky is regarded as a “Virtual Candidate”, he has only submitted videos on YouTube and other social media sites and has not debated or appeared interactively.  If Zelensky does not appear or respond, what is the media to do? … Continue reading Mass Media Call For Zelensky To Attend Press Conference

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Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (147)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. Comments from a Ukrainian, Christina Kitova, researching the field: Today’s results about Ukrainian elections. I translated this chart for you into English, if you want to put on your blog the polls are posted by International Ukrainian Institute of Sociology and the polls used 129 different regions within Ukraine… Continue reading Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (147)

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Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (146)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Outgoing SACEUR on Russia risks, Russia severs cooperation with NATO and blames the West for Russian sins. Shevtsova aptly discusses Russia’s detachment from reality, lambasting an analytical community “who have chosen the path of propagandists. The analytic field must be weeded and the reputation of the profession restored,”… Continue reading Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (146)