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This is a particularly nice piece of Guardian anti-Russia propaganda. It is in an article about Putin’s comments at a business forum in St. Petersburg: “If the information about the Democratic party favouring Clinton was true, is it really important who leaked it?” he [Putin] asked, echoing his previous statements on Russian hacking. That it (the DNC […]

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It is hard work keeping up with the endless stream of dishonest anti-Russia articles in the Guardian. This one is fairly typical fare. Actually it is credited to AFP (a media outlet part-owned by the French government). It is about an apparent protest and some arrests in Moscow. Typically, the main source for the article appears […]

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Russia has on its statute books a set of laws known as anti-extremism laws. These laws have been made by the normal process by which laws are made in Russia, a country which, while not a mirror reflection of a Western ‘democracy’ has, nonetheless, a constitutional political process, an elected President, and a parliament composed […]

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The Western media in the main produces narratives which support and ‘explain’ the actions of the political classes in the West. The actions of the West are always ‘explained’ in terms of morality and virtue using phrases like “the international order” and “the norms of international behaviour”. This is because they (that is the individuals […]

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Really; it is so irrational that hate may be the best explanation. This is one of the Guardian’s propaganda writers, sorry ‘journalists’, writing on Russia and Ukraine. At least Shaun Walker has taken the trouble to visit Ukraine. (Note that he did so and was able to write his anti-Russia propaganda and then presumably to return […]

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This is an article in the Guardian about a group of Russian hackers who, apparently, have spent 3 years hacking the accounts of Russian officials – for money. The Guardian is quite keen on this group. Previously, a Guardian journalist met with someone from the group on a yacht ‘outside a European city’. The Guardian is quite happy to preserve the anonymity […]

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