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Russian Lies And Trump In Decline

“Unit 29155... an elite unit inside the Russian intelligence system skilled in subversion, sabotage and assassination“ The NYT tells us that Maj. Gen. Andrei V. Averyanovis its commander. Col. Anatoliy V. Chepiga belonged to that unit and was indicted in Britain as one of the suspects in the poisoning of …

Moscow laughs, Trump sinks

On Russian TV, Putin was asked by a commentator whether he planned to interfere in the 2020 United States elections. He answered: “I'll tell you in a secret – yes, we will definitely intervene! It's a secret so that everybody can laugh and so, we'll go big, but don't tell anyone, please. Please don't tell anyone.” He treated it like a joke, but he did admit to the whole scheme. This is probably because …

The Five Eyes have become The Four Eyes

Trump cranked the crazy up to eleven, and Bernie Sanders ̶ finally ̶ called Trump an idiot! But there's more at play here than mere idiocy. There have been historical precedents for mad kings and despots. George III of the United Kingdom and Charles VI of France come to mind, and it's easy to guess that Caligula was a few peas short of a pod.

So there are four questions that keep coming up in our …

The coming dezinformatsiya war and Mueller... finally!

Dezinformatsiya's heating up in preparation for the coming 2020 elections and, boy, this one is already promising to be a doozer, beginning with this citation from Putin himself : “So, the liberal idea has become obsolete. It has come into conflict with the interests of the overwhelming majority of the population.”

Can someone remind him that liberal ideas were what the West was fighting for against fascists during WWII, and then against his very own …

The Gauntlet of Shame

Dezinformatsiya can take many forms. A lot of it is outright lies, of course, as in the above selection of Russian-manufactured lies, but it also means that you may strive to hide some facts or kill some unfavorable stories before they reach the …

Hitler's Revenge

The right-wing populist political parties often employ neo-nazis as foot soldiers, either overtly or covertly, and there were elections held in the European Union very recently where those parties made regular, if not …

A Peculiar Russian Export

We shall begin this series of inquiries, a romp actually, into this peculiar Russian export with a brief look at Russian generated disinformation in Russia itself, and its immediate neighbors. Unfortunately yes, Russia is at war with the West. But as you probably know, this war is one that is carried out with …