Comments on: Putin waging information war in Ukraine worthy of George Orwell http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2014/11/14/putin-wages-information-war-in-ukraine-worthy-of-george-orwell/ Thu, 21 Jul 2016 07:57:19 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: gamefriv http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2014/11/14/putin-wages-information-war-in-ukraine-worthy-of-george-orwell/#comment-106138 Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:45:21 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=35771#comment-106138 The purpose of the media offensive isn’t so much to present an alternative point of view as to create a parallel reality where crackpots become experts and conspiracy theories offer explanations for the injustices of the world.


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By: greenbird http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2014/11/14/putin-wages-information-war-in-ukraine-worthy-of-george-orwell/#comment-99281 Sun, 23 Nov 2014 18:53:23 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=35771#comment-99281 The information war between Russia and the West has been abused as a platform for politicians to self-profile oneself from both sides. Firstly, the adjacent political visions have served as a platform to create a unity between Western nations by focusing on a common concept of an enemy. Secondly, as the showdown at the G20 summit in Brisbane has shown it is a fruitful opportunity to communicate political assertiveness. Especially, David Cameron used the summit to raise his political profile. By comparing Russia’s role in the conflict with Nazi Germany’s invasion he played his trump card hitting at Russia’s soft spot. This was a cheap populist shot, using the same analogies as Russia to increase popularity. Lastly, the war on information is also a war on values, differently from military wars that strike through their absence of rules, in this conflict values and a respectful handling of information will determine the winner of sympathies. Sympathy will however never build up on neither a nihilistic absence of values nor a populist branding of them.

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By: earplay http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2014/11/14/putin-wages-information-war-in-ukraine-worthy-of-george-orwell/#comment-99066 Sat, 22 Nov 2014 15:09:58 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=35771#comment-99066 On one hand, you see the desire of European nations to escape the Russian sphere of influence and stand on their own, independent of autocracy and oppression. On the other hand, you see Russia’s government and its paid internet shills act as if its recent history in Crimea or eastern Europe simply did not happen. Orwell comes to mind. Kafka, too. But mostly, Stalin. Putin’s dream of Czarist glory is only a recurring Stalinist nightmare.

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By: Vastra http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2014/11/14/putin-wages-information-war-in-ukraine-worthy-of-george-orwell/#comment-99004 Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:02:18 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=35771#comment-99004 The saddest thing reading these comments is how many assume there’s a good guy or that because you’re bad that makes us good. Can anyone get their head around we are pure evil and they have learned how to go that one better even?

States are now ruled with a mafia mindset. Burlusconi was a prototype. (Ras) Putin and Obummer are just different kinds of gangs. Putin’s like the early five families members that dealt in drugs and Obummer’s like the dons that said, “Oh, we’re not like that”. They were all still murdering crooks.

There are no innocents in this. Personally I hope we not only get a new Cold War but that it turns hot. Enough of it all. A pox on all your houses and mine too! You judge a tree by its fruit. Look around the world. We suck, which has a lot to do with the fact that Putin sucks worse. Putin really should be kissing the neocons arses for lowering everyone to his level.

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By: Vastra http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2014/11/14/putin-wages-information-war-in-ukraine-worthy-of-george-orwell/#comment-99003 Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:54:30 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=35771#comment-99003 QED, conspiracy theorists are giving aid and comfort to an adversary. That’s treason; execute them all.

But then who would AFOSI use to spread chemtrail conspiracy crap?

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By: sarkozyrocks http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2014/11/14/putin-wages-information-war-in-ukraine-worthy-of-george-orwell/#comment-98882 Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:44:09 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=35771#comment-98882 Who was the senior manager at Reuters that allowed this embarrassing piece of “journalism” to be published? Reuters shoots itself in the foot. Looking to follow CNN into the dumpster? This young “journalist” should google “CIA Operation Mockingbird”…I’d pay money to be able to see the cringe-worthy moment, and his education as a “journalist”, as he reads the entry.

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By: holterltd http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2014/11/14/putin-wages-information-war-in-ukraine-worthy-of-george-orwell/#comment-98806 Thu, 20 Nov 2014 06:01:10 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=35771#comment-98806 Vladimir Putin has the soul of a pig.

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By: changhana http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2014/11/14/putin-wages-information-war-in-ukraine-worthy-of-george-orwell/#comment-98798 Thu, 20 Nov 2014 04:41:11 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=35771#comment-98798 Glory to Russia and Vladimir The Righteous!!!



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By: thekeegan http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2014/11/14/putin-wages-information-war-in-ukraine-worthy-of-george-orwell/#comment-98793 Thu, 20 Nov 2014 02:37:06 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=35771#comment-98793 It appears to me that Putin learned from U.S. media outlets like Fox News. Tell a lie long enough and people will believe it.

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By: UauS http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2014/11/14/putin-wages-information-war-in-ukraine-worthy-of-george-orwell/#comment-98790 Thu, 20 Nov 2014 02:21:22 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=35771#comment-98790 @TomK2: where are people, there are lies, and where are people, there’s corruption. Nothing new here. The devil is in detail.
A democratic society has to constantly fight with lies and corruption in order to survive as democratic society. And it has the tool to do that (never perfect of course); it is called the rule of law.
A totalitarian (or authoritarian) regime can not survive without* lies and corruption, because it comes from the very top of it… which the modern Russia perfectly exemplifies.

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