Category: FORMER SOVIET REPUBLICS

The Propornot Psyop: Unpacking the Shadowy Outfit Behind 2017’s Biggest Fake News Story

G H ELIASON—As journalist Robert Parry wrote in October 2016, the propaganda campaign in favor of military confrontation with Russia was driven by “a consensus among the major think tanks of Official Washington, where there is near universal support for Hillary Clinton, not because they all particularly like her, but because she has signaled a return to neocon/liberal-hawk strategies.”

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What does Russian “opposition leader” Alexei Navalny represent?

CLARA WEISS—The campaign that Navalny has launched for the 2018 presidential elections has been massive in scale. Under conditions where literally no party or candidate even pretends to be campaigning, he has set up “campaign headquarters” in dozens of cities, including in Siberia and the Russian Far East. On his blog, he publishes commentaries and well-produced videos on an almost daily basis.

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