Mass Media manipulations

Syria's Shabbiha, Bacik's Brigades and Turkmen Thugs

13.02.2018

The fascists, neo Nazis and sundry flotsam we discuss here spent much of January 2018 not only plotting to smash up Peace for Syria meetings we held in Ireland but also defaming and plotting to butcher me.  As with any other crimes, the trails the

The Saker Reviews: Putin’s Praetorians: Confessions of the Top Kremlin Trolls by Phil Butler

30.11.2017

Last April I got an email from an American expat in Russia, Phil Butler, asking me whether I would be interested in contributing a short biography for an upcoming book entitled “Putin’s Praetorians: Confessions of the Top Kremlin Trolls”.  Phil described the future book as a collection of bios from some of the most “notorious” Kremlin-fanboys and, of course, I immediate liked the idea.  At the very least, this was going to be fun, so I agreed and soon sent Phil a short description of how I, a “White Russian”, ended up being a self-confessed and categorically unapologetic “Putin groupie”.  Then I more or less forgot about all this and resumed my normal work.  Three months later Phil emailed me again with a draft version of the book and asked me to check it out.  I took a look and …

Information warfare: tools and methods

28.09.2017

It's no secret that the US runs the organization BBG - Broadcasting Board of Governors - which is responsible for coordinating the international American media abroad, and in Russia.  For instance, these are well-known media "Voice of America" and