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The ‘Tigress of Kyiv’, Amina Okueva, Assassinated In Ukraine


This could have only been the Russians or their Chechen proxies. The Russians are believed to have previously tried assassinating Amina Okueva and her husband, Adam Osmayev, in June 2017. This time they succeeded in killing her. Wife Of Chechen Accused Of Plotting To Kill Putin Shot Dead Near Kyiv The wife of a Chechen man… Continue reading The ‘Tigress of Kyiv’, Amina Okueva, Assassinated In Ukraine

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Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (1) – 20 October 2017


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Plokhy makes a good point, not that Muscovy will pay any attention, the relationship is so damaged now it could take several generations to normalise, when Ukrainians describe it as “Eternal War”. COCW Award today go to the Kremlin leadership for some truly bizarre alternate reality statements. Rezchikov… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (1) – 20 October 2017

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New MH17 Photograph Geolocated to Donetsk


October 20, 2017 By Bellingcat Investigation Team On October 19, 2017, the Joint Investigation Team (JIT), the Dutch-led criminal investigation into the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 (MH17) over Ukraine, published a new photograph Buk 332, the Russian Buk missile launcher that downed MH17 on July 17, 2014. Buk 332, previously identified by Bellingcat as ‘Buk… Continue reading New MH17 Photograph Geolocated to Donetsk

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Russia / Strategy Media Update (339) – 18 October 2017


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Summary of SECDEF address at AUSA. Good Åslund essay on Russian funds tied up in the West – how much of these assets might be claimed by a post-Putin Russia trying to get back what kleptocrats stole? Zaslavskiy on the corrosive impacts of dirty Russian money in… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Media Update (339) – 18 October 2017

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Russia / Strategy Media Update (338) – 17 October 2017


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Well argued critique of Western strategy by Lucas @ CEPA – nobody is planning with the intent of actively driving the Russians into a cold sweat, which is exactly what they need to curb their otherwise insatiable appetite for mischief. Sherr has produced a well argued critique… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Media Update (338) – 17 October 2017

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Russia / Strategy Media Update (337) – 16 October 2017


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Good essay by Umland on the head in sand regional politics of Central / Eastern Europe, where 40+ years of Soviet occupation and exploitation appears to have been forgotten in half that time. Interesting essay on Russian cultivation of Neonazis, and Felgenhauer, even the Russian nationalist, bemoans… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Media Update (337) – 16 October 2017

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Russia / Strategy Media Update (336) – 15 October 2017


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. Again, apologies for a barebones report. This is how the report looks using only one basic editing tool, with no manual editing. No pictures, no maps, no dividing lines. Lots of extra spaces. </end editorial> HM Govt engages Saatchi agency to reverse damage done by Russian IO – it… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Media Update (336) – 15 October 2017