Russian intelligence working to destabilize southern Ukraine – expert An ad campaign has been launched across social networks, encouraging residents of southern Ukraine, especially the area of Bessarabia, to acquire Russian, Romanian, and Moldovan citizenship.
15:20, 10 June 2020
Russia pursues with compromising MH17 probe through its agents of influence – media The Kremlin employs its "puppets, toward whitewashing Russia in the MH17 case", the report reads.
11:40, 26 May 2020
Russia behind online trolls in EU, Africa, and Latin America – report Studies show that the same accounts in social networks are involved in the developments both in Chile and Barcelona.
21:45, 04 December 2019
Spain opens investigation into Russian spies working to destabilize Catalonia – media The court is probing whether an elite military group known as Unit 29155 carried out actions aimed at destabilizing the region during the separatist push.
20:30, 21 November 2019
Russians spread fake plot to assassinate Boris Johnson on social media The operation was a classic influence campaign, known as "active measures", designed to provoke tension in the west, says a new study.
14:00, 24 June 2019
German far-right MP "could be absolutely controlled by Russia": BBC The documents obtained by investigative journalists provide an insight into so-called "active measures" – Russian attempts to influence Western politics.
16:20, 05 April 2019
OSINT group elaborates on Russia's "active measures" in Ukraine Сertain players appear in the media arena, allegedly acting as American agents of influence, to impose on the general public the following idea: “It is on the instructions from Washington that they came here to destabilize the situation and alter the political order, because U.S. leaders are tired of the Ukrainian government."
17:00, 17 November 2018
Russian intel carries on brazen special operations against Ukraine from EU soil – expert According to Tymchuk, Ukraine should actively monitor the European information space and immediately respond to any Russian provocations.
13:40, 31 October 2018
U.S. group posing as Russian trolls easily buys political ads on Google - media Despite assurances from Google last month that it has installed “robust systems” to “identify influence operations launched by foreign governments,” the company approved the CFA ads in less than 48 hours.
10:40, 06 September 2018
The Atlantic: Russia is co-opting angry young men Fight clubs, neo-Nazi soccer hooligans, and motorcycle gangs serve as conduits for the Kremlin's influence operations in Western countries.
16:20, 04 September 2018
Facebook deletes more than 600 accounts linked to new influence campaigns led by Iran and Russia Twitter deleted accounts after being tipped off as well.
15:40, 22 August 2018
Facebook uncovers active influence operation The accounts which Facebook suspended appear to have been primed to take that approach, and, more explosively, to trigger standoffs between genuine Americans, bringing the risk of real-life violence from false stories.
22:40, 31 July 2018
Russia plants agent in Poland under "Russophobe" cover to tar Ukraine-Poland ties OSINT experts claim the detention and further deportation of a Polish "journalist" was scripted as part of yet-another "active measures" plan, to provide a legitimate cover for the Russian intelligence asset.
11:30, 04 May 2018
With influence activities exposed, Kremlin acts even more boldly – Estonian intel chief "Russia is playing a long game, hoping that it will lead to the rise of pro-Russian governments in Europe," Marran writes.
11:55, 03 May 2018
Putin's active measures can help tip balance back in Brexit referendum – media <p>Word of Russian ‘black cash’ financing leave campaigns is fast becoming a torrent. As the inquiries pile up, hard evidence could delegitimise the EU referendum in Britain, Mark Galeotti wrote for The Guardian.</p>
13:00, 03 November 2017