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Susan Rice is Wrong. Russian Disinformation Is Not a Factor

Susan Rice is Wrong. Russian Disinformation Is Not a Factor

Those predictable voices–I’m think of former national security adviser Susan Rice- that blame Russia or claim “foreign actors” are a factor in the division of America are just plain wrong. “The scale and scope of domestic disinformation—created by Americans and targeting Americans—is far greater than anything a foreign adversary could possibly do to us. The...

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Feds Dropping Case Against  2 Russian Companies Indicted by Mueller

Feds Dropping Case Against 2 Russian Companies Indicted by Mueller

The Justice Department is dropping charges against two companies controlled by Yevgeny Prigozhin, the Russian businessman and confidante of President Vladmir Putin. It was Prigozhin who financed the Internet Research Agency and its social media blitz in support of Trump in the 2016 presidential election. As time went on the the case brought by Special...

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Decoding the Wagner Group, Russia’s Private Military Company

Decoding the Wagner Group, Russia’s Private Military Company

The New American Foundation has issued a new report on Russian private military security contractors (PMSCs), including Wagner, the mercenary force controlled by Yevgeny Prigozhin, confidante of Vladimir Putin and financier of the Internet Research Association, which waged a large scale social media campaign to help Donald Trump before and after his election. The report...

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Russian Journalists Threatened After Reporting on Prigozhin

Russian Journalists Threatened After Reporting on Prigozhin

From our friends at Meduza: Journalists from the investigative website Proekt say they began receiving threats after they started looking into the operations of Russian mercenaries and political strategists in Africa and the Middle East. Proekt says it has reason to believe the combatants and consultants in question may be working for Evgeny Prigozhin, the...

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Putin’s Mercenaries Use Syria as a Training Ground and Revenue Stream

Putin’s Mercenaries Use Syria as a Training Ground and Revenue Stream

The consistently excellent Lobelog describes how Vladimir Putin is using the the Russian private military company, Wagner, for deniable and lucrative military operations in the Middle East and Africa. The story, by Nicolai Due-Gundersen does not mention the CEO of Wagner, Yevgeny Prigozhin, but does demonstrate that Wagner is a tool of Putin’s statecraft. Prigozhin...

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