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    My starring role in Russian propaganda
    Nov04

    My starring role in Russian propaganda

    PARIS — Early one morning a few weeks ago, my phone started to ring like crazy. Every few minutes, messages from colleagues all over the world flashed on the screen: “Is it true?”; “Did he really say that?”; “Can you confirm?”; “Will you go on air for us?” they asked. I was surprised, and confused — I was on vacation and had not recorded an...

    Russian Propaganda: ‘The Weaponization of Information’
    Nov04

    Russian Propaganda: ‘The Weaponization of Information’

    When a Russian news outlet edited the U.S. ambassador into a picture of an opposition rally, the U.S. Embassy countered by editing the ambassador into a series of improbable photos — for instance, on the moon and at an ice hockey rink. The idea was to show that the original photo was propaganda, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Benjamin Ziff...

    U.S. Official: Countering Kremlin Propaganda Is Long-Term Effort
    Nov04

    U.S. Official: Countering Kremlin Propaganda Is Long-Term Effort

    A State Department official said U.S. efforts to counter misinformation and propaganda generated by the Kremlin will be a long-term effort that includes bolstering independent media in Eastern Europe and Eurasia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine probes ‘sniper attack’ on top prosecutor
    Nov04

    Ukraine probes ‘sniper attack’ on top prosecutor

    KIEV: Ukraine on Tuesday launched a criminal probe into an alleged sniper attack on a top prosecutor who had been probing President Petro Poroshenko’s main political and business foes. The reported assassination bid would mark yet another unwanted political conflict in a crisis-hit country whose 18-month eastern pro-Russian revolt has...

    Russia – impolite to begin U.N. chief race without Ukraine, others
    Nov04

    Russia – impolite to begin U.N. chief race without Ukraine, others

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Russia said on Tuesday it does not want to offend Ukraine and other recently elected United Nations Security Council members by officially launching the race for a new secretary-general before the Jan. 1 start of their council terms. …read more Source: The...

    Russia – impolite to begin UN chief race without Ukraine, others
    Nov04

    Russia – impolite to begin UN chief race without Ukraine, others

    Russia said on Tuesday it does not want to offend Ukraine and other recently elected United Nations Security Council members by officially launching the race for a new secretary-general before the Jan. 1 start of their council terms. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine: Poroshenko’s stormy autumn
    Nov04

    Ukraine: Poroshenko’s stormy autumn

    The arrest of an opposition politician threatens to throw Ukraine into a domestic political crisis. President Poroshenko says it is about fighting corruption, but some government parties warn of ‘selective justice.’ …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Football: Unlikely hero Nacho takes Madrid into last 16
    Nov04

    Football: Unlikely hero Nacho takes Madrid into last 16

    MADRID (AFP) – First-half substitute Nacho was the unlikely hero with the only goal of the game as Real Madrid beat Paris Saint-Germain 1-0 on Tuesday to seal their place in the Champions League last 16.The defender had only been on the field for two minutes as an emergency left-back in place of the injured Marcelo when he took advantage of...

    US, Russian fighters communicate over Syria in test: Pentagon
    Nov04

    US, Russian fighters communicate over Syria in test: Pentagon

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – US and Russian fighter pilots communicated directly in the skies over Syria on Tuesday in a successful test of new procedures for avoiding incidents as they pursue separate air campaigns, the Pentagon said.Navy Captain Jeff Davis said the test, carried out between one aircraft from each side over south central Syria,...

    Tennis: Nadal says London finals dream never died
    Nov04

    Tennis: Nadal says London finals dream never died

    PARIS (AFP) – Rafael Nadal confirmed on Tuesday that he has erased all personal doubts concerning his form and never once considered missing the forthcoming World Tour Finals in London.Nadal cleared the air at the Paris Masters two days after playing the Basel final against Roger Federer, the second final in three events for the Spaniard...