Hits: 0The Ukrainian military used electronic warfare to ground a Russian unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) in the Joint Forces Operation area. It crossed the line of demarcation in the Donetsk region. This was reported by the press center of the JFO headquarters on November 16. After landing, the Ukrainian military
Hits: 0 The Guardian: Jens Stoltenberg says large Russian military buildup has been seen near Ukraine border The Nato secretary general, Jens Stoltenberg, has cautioned Moscow against “any further provocation or aggressive actions” following warnings by US officials that Russia could be preparing to a launch a winter offensive in Ukraine.
Hits: 0Reuters: An anti-satellite missile test Russia conducted on Monday generated a debris field in low-Earth orbit that endangered the International Space Station and will pose a hazard to space activities for years, U.S. officials said. The seven-member space station crew – four U.S. astronauts, a German astronaut and two
Hits: 0 1 April is globally celebrated as ”April Fools’ Day”; an international exercise in source criticism. Newsrooms attempt to fool the readers with false and outrageous stories – sometimes rather successfully. Like the Record Spaghetti Harvest in 1957, the Panty Hose Colour TV in 1962 or the Alien Invasion
Hits: 0 Russia’s state news agency Sputnik lashes out against Lithuania’s ex-President Dalia Grybauskaitė – according to the outlet, there are reasons to believe that her jab was fake. Sputnik’s claims were immediately debunked by Lithuanian journalists, and the case was added to the EUvsDisinfo database. Ms Grybauskaitė received a
Hits: 0 The Kremlin disinformation on the coronavirus and the vaccines aims at sowing distrust in international organisations, Western institutions and the health care system. But the campaign targeting the West seems to have backfired. Independent Russian media warn that the Kremlin disinformation has created a dangerous situation for Russia’s
Hits: 0 Looking at disinformation examples from pro-Kremlin media this week, a clear hierarchy becomes visible: amongst the targets are many organisations, countries, and people that all share similar values. Western organisations can be accused in organising seminars on how to destroy Russia or blamed for deceitful behaviour like OPCW.
Hits: 0 On March 2nd European Council imposed restrictive measures on four Russian individuals. They were held responsible for serious human rights violations, including arbitrary arrests and detentions (including that of Alexei Navalny), and widespread and systematic repression of freedom of peaceful assembly and of association, and freedom of opinion
Hits: 0 In November 2019, Russia adopted a law on developing a sovereign Internet. Recently, the Russian telecom watchdog Roskomnadzor declared that access to Twitter, after the company’s violation of Russian law, should be “slowed down”. On 10 March, the agency pulled the trigger. As a result, most Russian state
Hits: 0 “Among the many different examples of factually wrong claims that have come out of the Kremlin and media outlets loyal to its line since 2014, the case of Crimea’s annexation stands out as perhaps the most blatant and geopolitically most critical” – we wrote back in 2018, on