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⚡🔥🧠💥 Thread on #HybridWar: definition, information and resources. Follow up to @BylineFest discussions. #InformatioWarfare #Psyop #AlternativeWar #MindWar #war #Russia #AsymetricWar
1. Russia carries out a non-traditional war against the West. US/EU reply: oblivion, denial & confusion. Acknowledge it is a hybrid war, not "meddling," learn the Kremlin mentality and methodology and develop a new way of thinking and a strategy.
2. The long-term goal of the Kremlin's hybrid war is the expansion of the Russian economic and geopolitical interests as a guarantee of the personal wealth and power of Putin and his allies. Read more:…
3. The mind war (alternative war etc) is a part of a hybrid war. Main goal: Demoralizing the population of the US and EU by planting discord, mutual hatred and distrust by means of disinformation, confusion and manipulation of the consciousness. Read more goals in 👆
4. Video seminars on goals, strategies and methods of #RussianPropaganda as taught to me at Leningrad State University. Intro:
5. Video seminar, part 2. More examples and in-depth on #hybridwar
6. A translation of a must-read article on the concrete methods of #CombatPropaganda as taught at the journalistic department at Moscow State University.…
7. "Political technologist" is a profession in Russia. These people target your minds. Learn more here:…
8. Practical guide on spotting a Russian propagandist in your feed:…
9. Illustrated guide Russian propaganda strategies used in Ukraine, Germany and the USA.…
10. Methods: flipping narratives and minimizing the scope of work, forces and expenses when confronted with evidence. Troll Factory in St.P.…
11. Deflection as a propaganda…
12. The use of sex scandal for propaganda purposes.…
13. Debunking “alt-left” term and antifa smear campaign, “punch a nazi” fake memes, Marxism narrative and more myth-making.…
14. As the Confederate monuments are removed in the US after the Charlottesville events, the classic disinformation stories pour out into fringe sources and are then echoed by the mainstream media. On Soros-Jugend and more.…
15. Terrorist acts as a hybrid war tool. We need to watch out for more as the situation gets more intense.…
16. More on Putin using terrorist attacks as a political tool. An interview with @DavidSatter
17. On a strategic level: understanding the nature of narrative thinking, myths, collective subconsciousness, archetypes like Hero and Power becomes critical to winning this war. Video seminar, including Dugin's ideology.
18. ⚠️ I started to write about #HybridWar in 2015 as I recognized the methods and strategies taught to me at Leningrad State University in a mandatory course of combat propaganda. I studied literature, worked as a translator & never worked for the state/KGB in any capacity.
19. I recommend the following reading list and resources (to be continued.) 👇📖🦉
19.1. The Battle for the Mind, William Sargant
19.2. The Mass Psychology of Fascism, Wilhelm Reich
19.3. The Captive Mind, Czeslaw Milosz
19.4. Crowds and Power, Elias Canetti
19.5. The Origins of Totalitarianism, Hannah Arendt
19.6. Propaganda, Jacques Ellul
19.7. Nothing is True and Everything is Possible, @PeterPomerantsev
19.8. The Invention of Russia, @ArkadyOstrovsky
19.9. Alternative War, by J.J.Patrick @J_amesp
20. I also recommend following Anne Appelbaum @anneapplebaum, Molly McKew @MollyMcKew, @ColdWar_Two, Julia Davis @JuliaDavisNews, @J_amesp and will be adding more sources and seminars/recordings.
21. I run a FB page Russian Propaganda Explained @ and YouTube Channel…
22. I recently stated a column on Russian mafia state and hybrid war at @Byline_Media, a great resource for independent meda.
23. ☝️Thread with resources and materials on goals and methods of #HybridWar, on popular request. More to follow, from @BylineFest and other resources. @peterjukes @AlexandraChalup @WendySiegelman @counterchekist @JuliaDavisNews @PeterPeteryork @chrisinsilico @MelissaJPeltier
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