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      Behind the Dutch Terror Threat Video: The St. Petersburg “Troll Factory” Connection
      Apr03

      Behind the Dutch Terror Threat Video: The St. Petersburg “Troll Factory” Connection

      At 13:30:09 GMT on 18 January 2016, a new YouTube channel called ПАТРИОТ (“Patriot”) uploaded its first video, titled (in Ukrainian) “Appeal of AZOV fighters to the Netherlands on a referendum about EU – Ukraine.” The video depicts six soldiers holding guns, supposedly from the notorious far-right, ultra-nationalist Azov Battalion, speaking in...

      Russian Prosecution Cites “Bellingcat Methodology” in Savchenko Trial
      Mar25

      Russian Prosecution Cites “Bellingcat Methodology” in Savchenko Trial

      As part of the case against the Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, the Russian prosecution used the methods previously utilized by Bellingcat in proving that the Russian military, from its own territory, carried out artillery attacks against Ukrainian army positions. These methods were included in the expert testimony of Aleksandr Bobkov, the Head...

      Ukrainian Buk Footage from July 16, 2014 Geolocated
      Mar09

      Ukrainian Buk Footage from July 16, 2014 Geolocated

      On July 16, 2014, the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense’s television network aired a program about the military situation in Ukraine with the caption “Servicemen of the Ukrainian Armed Forces patrol the area of the ATO zone.” In a segment of this video, two Buk missile launchers, a Buk Snow Drift Radar, and a ST-68 Tin Shield Radar are shown....

      Separatist Convoy Linked to MH17 Buk Transport
      Mar04

      Separatist Convoy Linked to MH17 Buk Transport

      At 9:40am on the morning of 17 July 2014, the first mention of a Buk missile launcher in Donetsk reached the internet. This came in the form of a post on the “Donetsk is Ukraine!” VKontakte (VK) community, warning of the Buk’s arrival from Makeevka and the presence of three civilian vehicles: Link (Archive 1 / Archive 2) “Bad news. Around...

      How Russia Evades Responsibility for War Crimes in Syria
      Feb28

      How Russia Evades Responsibility for War Crimes in Syria

      By @JettGoldsmith Since the start of its bombing campaign in Syria in late 2015, Russia has racked up an impressive list of accomplishments: over 1,000 civilians killed, over two dozen hospitals and aid buildings bombed, and numerous instances of illegal cluster bomb use on civilian populations – all of which puts the Russian Federation squarely...

      Six Takeaways from Today’s Dutch Safety Board MH17 Response
      Feb28

      Six Takeaways from Today’s Dutch Safety Board MH17 Response

      On February 25, the Dutch Safety Board (DSB) published responses to questions asked by the Dutch Parliament on February 4 and 10, along with its response to a letter written by Oleg Storchevoy, the Deputy Director of Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency. Many of the questions posed by the Dutch Parliament concern the air traffic control...

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