Russia Steps Up Anti-U.S. Military Propaganda

Gorenc told the European command he did not make the statement reported by the Russians.


Fake stories target troops, exercises in E. Europe

Russia is increasing disinformation operations aimed at undermining government and public support for American military forces in Eastern Europe, according to U.S. officials.

The stepped-up disinformation includes creating and circulating recent news stories falsely claiming American soldiers were engaged in sexual misconduct in Poland and were exposed to mustard gas in Latvia.

A more recent example involved a Russian broadcaster falsely attributing a statement on Russian electronic warfare to a retired U.S. general. Continue reading

Gold bars ‘swapped for painted lead bricks’ at Ukrainian bank in Odessa

If we look back at February of this year, we know the Ukrainian government was searching for $20 million in missing gold… What’s more, before that, witnesses said they watched unmarked U.S. transport planes take gold on board. However, as of this moment, it’s anyone’s guess where Ukraine’s gold has gone.


Gold bars held in a vault at a Ukrainian bank have been swapped for lead bricks covered in golden paint, it has emerged.

The Central Bank in the southern port city of Odessa was allegedly conned into buying the fake bullion by a member of staff, who used it to conceal the theft of the real bars. Continue reading