Monthly Archives: July 2020

Lincoln Project founders have ties to Russia, tax troubles, docs reveal

Russian propagandists and Trump haters: Steve Schmidt, from left, John Weaver, Rick Wilson and George Conway

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We must confront Putin’s rogue state

If the UK was slow to act in the past, there can no longer be any excuses now. Telegraph View. 22 July The Intelligence and Security Committee’s report into Russian activity in the UK did not contain the smoking gun that some had been eagerly anticipating. Indeed, given its contents, it is bemusing that the Government apparently went to such

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Trump campaign misrepresents photo from Ukrainian revolution to illustrate ‘chaos’

In an ad published on Facebook, the re-election campaign of U.S. President Donald J. Trump has mistakenly used footage of a scuffle between protesters and police during Ukraine’s 2013-2014 EuroMaidan Revolution to represent “chaos & violence” in the United States. The photo appears to have been taken from the Wikipedia page for the EuroMaidan Revolution. The Trump campaign used the

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Turkey decides to stop TurkStream pipeline

Turkey continues to reduce purchases of Russian gas, and in August for the first time since the early 2000s Gazprom may not supply Turkish customers with a single cubic meter of fuel. On July 27, for the second time in two months, gas flow through the Turkish Stream pipeline will be stopped, Interfax reports, citing the state-owned Turkish company Botas, which is

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Russia Seeks 10-Year Jail Terms for Calls to Cede Territory Under New Constitution

Russian lawmakers have approved legislation in line with President Vladimir Putin’s new Constitution which will give lengthy prison terms for calling to cede territory in what is believed to be a warning to those who question Russia’s annexation of Crimea. The current law, adopted after Moscow seized Crimea from Ukraine in 2014, jails Russians for similar calls to relinquish territory for up

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“I was bluffing.” A hostage of a terrorist from Lutsk told what the attacker said before surrendering to law enforcement

One of the hostages of the terrorist who seized the bus in Lutsk , Aleksandr Subolny, said that before surrendering to law enforcement officers, the attacker said that he was bluffing. This is reported by TSN . Also, the terrorist systematically called the hostages’ phones, spoke calmly, but asked not to make sudden movements. “ Before leaving, he said that I was going to surrender. Don’t

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Russian News Crew Attacked Amid U.S. Govt Crackdown on Portland Protests

Camouflaged men attacked a Russian news crew during a crackdown on anti-racism protesters in the western U.S. city of Portland, Russian state-run television said Wednesday. Russia’s Channel One broadcaster said it believes federal agents ripped off its journalist’s helmet and knocked down its cameraman with a baton, the state-run RIA Novosti news agency reported Wednesday.  “It looks like our group

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Ukraine’s defense minister calls for greater involvement of OSCE in solving Crimea issue

Ukraine expects greater involvement of the OSCE in the issue of Russia’s temporary occupation of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol. “Emphasizing the importance of upholding the fundamental principles of sovereignty, territorial integrity and independence, I would like to remind you of the illegal occupation of Ukrainian Crimea. We need greater OSCE involvement in this issue,”

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Zelensky’s big mistake. Why it is impossible to fulfill the demands of terrorists

Yesterday there was an event that will open our, Ukrainian, Pandora’s box The events in Lutsk once again showed that Ukraine has a weak government that does not realize its responsibility to the state and society, but acts like amateurs from a film . Yesterday Zelensky recorded a video at the request of a terrorist… And after that, the three hostages were released. This

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Bestiarium Kremlinensis A – B

Warning: Satire Fear is the main element in the pro-Kremlin disinformation ecosystem. The EUvsDisinfo has earlier outlined a few of the phobias, plaguing the pro-Kremlin media. In a series of articles, we will continue to explore the nightmares of the Kremlin’s State of Fear and present the Kremlin Bestiary. The Anglo-Saxon Saxonum Angliae The Anglo-Saxon is, together with the Banker,

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Ukrainian volunteers launch huge Ukrainian flag into the sky over occupied Donetsk (Photo, video)

Russian invaders were seen shooting at the balloon-driven banner for at least 20 minutes. On July 21, a group of volunteers launched a massive Ukrainian flag into the sky over the occupied city of Donetsk, using dozens of balloons. One of the activists, Vlad Ivanov, said Russian invaders had been shooting at the flag for about 20 minutes after its

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Scalding rebuke for years of naivety: EDWARD LUCAS, one of the experts who gave evidence for Russia report, presents his damning verdict on Kremlin interference

By Edward Lucas  As I took my seat in the spartan, bug-swept offices of the intelligence and security committee’s anonymous Westminster headquarters in the summer of 2018, my excitement was tempered with trepidation. Since watching the Soviet empire collapse 30 years ago, I had been sounding the alarm about Russia’s reluctance to give up its dreams of empire. Yet now

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