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Leaked Documents Reveal Large-Scale Effort Of British Government To Use Anti-Russian Media & Influencers To ‘Weaken Russian State’

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Leaked Documents Reveal Large-Scale Effort Of British Government To Use Anti-Russian Media & Influencers To ‘Weaken Russian State’

The 77th Brigade within the British Force Troops Command is responsible for propaganda and psychological operations

The usage of propaganda and disinformation by global and regional actors as a tool to promote their interests has been an open secret for a long time. However, the dominating mainstream narrative is that the main sources of propaganda and disinformation is Russia, China, Iran or at least North Korea, while the so-called West is innocent and all what Western special services and MSM do is fiercely trying to repel the Russia or China or Iran etc –led wave of disinformation. In fact, this narrative itself is a large-scale and rough propaganda construct as the dominance of the Western governments together with Big Tech is obvious for any neutral observer. Therefore, it is logical that the main source of propaganda, disinformation, likes, half-lies and other variants of media forgeries is Western states and mainstream media. The ongoing and unprecedented censorship campaign against sources of information that provide coverage and analysis that do not fit the Western mainstream is another proof of this situation.

The text below was released by Russian state-run news agency RT and authored by Kit Klarenberg. Being funded by the Russian government, RT logically tries to make public to the general audience obvious facts of foreign meddling in Russian internal affairs. However, the British propaganda campaign covered in this text is just one of the numerous examples of similar clandestine and not very clandestine efforts.

Leaked papers allege massive UK govt effort to co-opt Russian-language anti-Kremlin media & influencers to ‘weaken Russian state’ (source):

For all its alarmism about Russian ‘propaganda’ and ‘misinformation’, the UK government appears to be behind a multi-million-pound push to boost negative coverage of the Russian state, both in Russia and neighbouring countries.

At a European Union summit in November 2017, then-UK prime minister Theresa May announced plans to designate Russia a “hostile” state, and pledged to spend in excess of £100 million over the next five years on tackling the alleged threat of Kremlin “disinformation” internationally.

Now, hacktivist collective Anonymous has released what appear to be internal UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) files that shed significant light on how vast and ominous these efforts can be.

According to the papers, Whitehall has sought contractors to covertly infiltrate media and civil society at multiple levels – all under the aegis of schemes to, among other things, improve literacy, promote cultural activities, ensure “balance and plurality” in media reporting, and counteract propaganda.

Supporting anti-Kremlin media

One of these contractors, Zinc Network (more on them later) explained in its pitch documents that it was in the process of “delivering audience segmentation and targeting support for two of Russia’s leading independent media outlets – Meduza and MediaZona”.

The former is a Russian-language online newspaper and news aggregator based in Riga, Latvia. The latter is an investigative platform focused on Russia’s judicial, law enforcement and penal system, founded by two members of controversial punk rock band Pussy Riot.

As the pair “[lacked] the expertise and tools” to “promote content effectively to new audiences”, Zinc was working diligently to ensure their output reached as many eyes and ears as possible. In the process, the contractor conducted “weekly mentoring sessions with specialists from the outlets”, “adjusting their editorial and commercial strategy accordingly” and creating “common framings of issues.”

Prior to the release of these documents, any suggestions that Meduza and MediaZona – which both consistently publish content highly critical of the Russian state – were not only privately coordinating to ensure a consistent editorial line, but receiving assistance from a UK government contractor to do so, would surely have been dismissed as Russian propaganda, conspiracy theory, fake news, or worse.

It seems likely Meduza’s relationship with Whitehall, direct or indirect, conscious or unconscious, extends far further than this collaboration. Several contractors reference the outlet in the leaked files, in relation to numerous other FCDO-funded and directed projects.

For instance, in pitch documents submitted by another contractor, Albany, Meduza is mentioned alongside ETV+, which is the Russian-language service of the Estonian broadcaster; Latvia’s LTV, Lithuania’s LRT Re:Baltica – the website of the Baltic Centre for Investigative Journalism – and other Russian-language platforms as a potential “long-term partner”, for which “new programming” could be funded and developed.

That this programming was to be explicitly anti-Moscow in character is starkly underlined by a section on “creating narrative games which encourage participation through social media and mobile platforms.”

“Meduza is a leading proponent of these games which, for the most part, embrace political themes (e.g. Putin Bingo, ‘help Putin get to his meeting with the Pope on time’ and ‘help the Orthodox priest get to his church without succumbing to earthly pleasures’),” Albany notes.

These “satirical games” would make the “valid point” that “the offer of a fairer, respectful and caring society is better than that of an arrogant, nationalistic regime.” Proposed themes include helping “the whimsical Russian exile preserve his cultural identity in the face of British political correctness”, and “the oligarch’s son conceal his unseemly wealth on his first day at university”.

Such surreal proposal excerpts would be laughable, were it not for the fact they amply underline the extraordinary lengths London is determined to go to in service of demonizing, destabilizing and isolating Russia nationally and internationally.

The contractors

The contractors involved – including the aforementioned Zinc and Albany – all boast staff possessed of such clearances, individuals who previously served at the highest levels of government, the military and security services. They furthermore have extensive experience in conducting information warfare operations on London’s behalf the world over. For instance, several shadowy companies named in the leaked papers feature prominently in leaked documents related to Whitehall’s far-reaching propaganda blitz in Syria.

As such, the companies clearly wouldn’t be at all obvious candidates to lead programs genuinely concerned with strengthening civil society, improving journalistic standards, or combating disinformation – but of course, these programs aren’t.

Zinc Network (previously known as Breakthrough Media) is a seasoned veteran of clandestine Whitehall-funded information warfare campaigns at home and abroad. It has a long, deplorable history of cynically co-opting genuine civil society voices to covertly further Whitehall’s interests, without their knowledge or consent, and often with serious real-world consequences.

One programme Zinc bid for is Support for Independent Media in the Baltic States. The leaked papers include the FCDO’s statement of requirement for the project, as well as the details that were spelled out to contractors at a meeting convened June 2018 by FCDO Counter Disinformation & Media Development (CDMD) chief Andy Pryce, along with a parallel operation in Eastern Partnership countries.

Stating openly the endeavor – set to cost up to £6 million in 2018-2021 – is ultimately concerned with “weakening the Russian state”, Pryce warned attendees against “unauthorised disclosures of activity”, and noted that “for security reasons”, some suppliers “will not wish to be linked to the FCDO.” 

He went on to list numerous ways in which journalists and media organizations in target countries could not only be co-opted via funding, but outright “acquisition” of content. Sponsoring public broadcasters was said to provide “easy wins” given “light touch governance” locally, a euphemism for corruption and lack of regulation.

He professed to be “audience agnostic” when asked about targeting people under-18, and said there was “scope for gender sensitivity in programming” – “Girls on HBO is the type of thing but in Ukraine.” 

It’s a bizarre suggestion which amuses at first glance, until one considers at least five television serials in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania were produced by Zinc Network under the auspices of the program, including the region’s first Russian-language kids’ show.

It’s troubling in the extreme that millions of people – among them many children – may have watched this programming, without any idea it was created to surreptitiously extol anti-Russian, pro-Western propaganda, let alone that the UK government bankrolled its production as part of a dedicated psyops effort.

Such disquiet is amplified by Albany specifically seeking to exploit “young Russian speakers” in the Baltics “as agents of change”, to “influence their parents’ and grandparents’ generations and amplify a distinct ‘Euro-Baltic’ identity” in a separate project.

Co-opting social media influencers

Other leaked documents reveal Zinc’s activities in the region were already sizable by the time it submitted proposals for the project, to the extent of maintaining“an in-house team of Russian speaking producers, digital researchers and digital growth strategists.”

Zinc maintained a secret network of Russian-speaking social media influencers, to promote “media integrity and democratic values” – curiously, its relationship with these individuals is said to have involved “daily management”. 

Recruited via YouTube, Facebook, VK and Instagram, the company “[helped] them build their brands and improve their content in order to grow their audience share,” and “[established] a co-owned channel on YouTube to host their content, help them access one another’s audiences, co-creating content that tackled complex social issues.”

Moreover though, one file indicates Zinc taught these influencers how to “make and receive international payments without being registered as external sources of funding” and “develop editorial strategies to deliver key messages”, while minimizing their “risk of prosecution” and managing “project communications” to ensure the network’s existence, and indeed the UK government’s central role in creating it, were kept “confidential”.

In other words, they appear to have operated, and may continue to, as effective paid agents of the British state, Zinc “assisting” them in crafting slick propaganda furtively propounding Whitehall-approved “key messages”, which was then broadcast globally under the guise of citizen journalism.

The identities of the influencers, and their cognisance of the insidious role they were playing by collaborating with the company, is presently unknown. Although, unlike viewers, the influencers would’ve at least been aware their “independent” content was in fact co-produced in a London office.

ENGAGE, ENHANCE, ENABLE, EXPOSE

There are hundreds of papers in Anonymous’ leak, and the above is just scratching the surface. The FCDO’s wide-ranging, secret campaign apparently consists of four pillars, or ‘strands’ – ENGAGE, ENHANCE, ENABLE, EXPOSE. One document circulated to contractors pitching for the assorted, lucrative programmes therein – dubbed “Theory of Change” – sets out the activities, output, outcome, and impact of the respective strands, both in isolation and in tandem with one another.

EXPOSE’s activities are defined as “real-time debunking, support to investigative journalism, capacity building, networking between NGOs” – yet its output, outcomes, and impact are redacted, hidden in an already classified document, indicating its operations and objectives are extremely sensitive indeed, and one requires a senior security clearance to know them.

For all the mainstream media’s alarmist chatter of the threat of Kremlin “disinformation”, not a single example of anything even remotely comparable to the full-spectrum, multi-channel, on- and offline, global assault on perceptions outlined in this article has ever been attributed to Moscow, or any other “hostile” state.

It is truly staggering that for all the documents’ references to transparency, truth and democracy, these mammoth, multi-million-pound initiatives have been conducted in total secrecy for years without any public oversight, or even awareness among British citizens – let alone target audiences overseas – of their operation.

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Just Me

The US, Zionists and its EU vassals, especially the MI6, DGSE and BND are engaged in the biggest and most extensive internal sabotage, disinformation and propaganda campaign against Russia which pales into the CIA’s anti-Soviet strategy of the 80’s. This time they have the Jew oligarchs and Jew 5th column that is supported by western NGO, media, “academics, students and businessmen”. The FSB and OMON need to up their game. Ukraine and Israel are twin centers of anti-Russian campaign originating from the UK run by the British army on the same lines as during WW2 and extensive propaganda by BBC to plant fake news and malign Russia.

verner

yep, the riches of russia is disturbing the western world no end, being at the end of the investment cycle and need new objects for the future of the 5%, such as russian commodities. and then there is Putin, keeping the western drooling capitalists out of the russian sphere of interest under the idea, that russian commoditis shall be owned by russian and/or russian corporations with minor parts open for foreign companies. they are desperate and need to regime change russia post haste.

Just Me

You got that right, the US is bankrupt and can not fund the military without access to Russia’s immense untapped wealth. US and its NATO puppets are beset with internal problems and are bankrupt to get into an arms race with China, the world’s biggest and most efficient economy, so a control of Russia is must. The Arabs have been bled dry by wars and occupation, so only Russia is left to plunder, it is vast and rich and unfortunately has Jew infestation, which according to Blinken and Bill Burns makes it an easy mark.

Freemon Sandlewould

USSA / England / try to weaken Russia. End up makiing Russia debt free and own a pile of gold. Who came out ahead?

Just Me

Russians will disappoint them again as in 1920 “white counter revolution”. The only problem this time is Jew influence in Russia and its capacity to undermine from within. The west has decided that Putin is no longer acceptable and he is not towing the line.

JIMI JAMES

Just about covers it all doesn’t it.

Just Me

Thanks Jimi, it is just the factual situation and was coming for a long time. The rise of China just expedited the insane western and Zionist “gold rush” delusion to take over Russia to pay to confront China.

JIMI JAMES

The pieces are fitting the puzzles,looks like your very close,

Divide to conquer,The jewish question othodox jews or protestant jews?
one or the other,generally the accusers are they guilty,always something to hide,always fake narrative to try in vain to back their claims where as the other responds in reproach acused the accusers? Logic,you be the judge:
I’m just the observer,I will defend what need be,intents not to impede any!
Stay safe:

Frank

Another moronic American and British assholes idea was to use starving India to bleed China, that did not work out well after the PLA high altitude Kung fu.

Ashok Varma

Indians have enough problems than to start an destructive war for the western imperialist bastards. We are not cannon fodder anymore and every nationalistic Indian understands the evil and devious nature of the racist British trash. They are no ones friend.

Ashok Varma

Spot on. Russia has been dealing with racist British Zionist slaves with velvet gloves, the only language these Anglo-American thugs understand is an iron fist.

johnny rotten

Remember Five Eyes and Echelon, the British have always acted alike against their allies, you don’t need to be an enemy to be spied, controlled and subverted, this is the MO of those shameless ones who still dream of being an empire, and they haven’t yet realized that I had built their famous empire on behalf of third parties, that is, on behalf of the usurers who yet infest the City.

JIMI JAMES

Fiveseyes is the cia marketing drivel rap of downers,no such thing (period)
What is more to the realm is the Commonwealth,far more powerfull and prominent than all their p00ftas ranting downers lies like the second coming of christ,5 eyes is INVALID+NULL!
Here we got a corrupt canadian nation with nazi embedded+ enemy of The commonwealth just like blair ,cameron _ may of yesteryears eu-epp-uk,as you got that dirty blair trained whore leading New Zealand like abbott-turncoat era too,However the tide has turned against these downer followers whom is a criminal and felon against the Commonwealth too,however nothing further is from their lies,Hence Thing on track to weed out these no good degenerate fascist/nwo/kweer pinks and put perspective back to the Law of the lands
no going back here on in,they had their free lunch,Conversely there is no shame in The Commonwealth but sure as hell is in cia/soros/eu-epp/corporate+ digital fascists,bush,blair
skulls n bones,nwo,khazar nazi incests eg royalty subversion,lgbtqism,fascism,and a whole lotta more degenerate satanic culted misdemeanours that must be put back right in their place thus hell where they truly belong these low class gypsies and tramps whom thrive on free travel in order to try ti liie their asses off to try to concescend their immoral ways to applease onlky their egos,guess what! Death has no easy answers for they whom wish to know,like it or lump it,its just the way it is,i grew up in a decent place and by god I will defend it againbst off of they whom completely misrepresented it like who?

Sas degenerate brigade whom murdered innocent unarmed afghans,13 dishonourablt discharged,you see the same abbott-turncoat,nwo,eu-epp Commonwealth traitors
where the ones whom allowed these lowest of low of scum to give Australians the bad name,however they have failed and there will be murder charges coming too in the future
better late than nnever oh yeah! To their shame all of the traitors woe unto them,

(God save Our gracious Queen) FK SORO,CIA,NWO,BIDEN,MAY,CAMERON,EU-EPP!

Rhodium 10

I usually watch you tubers ( Russians and Foreigners) whose theme in these past years is to talk about Russian Landscapes, Gastronomy, Houses, Lenguage, women..etc.. and suddenly and suspiciously they have posted a video in whose content talk something about pro Navalny or subliminaly about dictatorships, “freedom”, poverty, low salaries ( but without comparing the cost of living, housing, electricity, food..etc.. with Western countries)…

Just Me

All of a sudden “poverty and health care” in Russia along with civil society and youth is in vogue on the MI6 and CIA funded blogs and “news channels”.

Captain Freedom

Have you watched Bald & Bankrupt? He was in Estonia recently and claimed that it was a country of “rule of law” while Russia (he said that word with noticable disgust) were a state ruled only by criminals, upholding the narrative that the russian people always suffer non stop from their dictatorial corrupt rulers that just won’t adapt western woke democracy. Funny how his statement contradicts his previous experiences in Russia. Either he was trying to suck up to his baltic viewers, who as we know get wet instantly if they hear how Russia is the baddie and how great they are, or its just his job, considering that bald is british. He once claimed that Belarus offered him money to say something against the color revolution there and boasted how incorruptible he is. Looks like it was the west after all who employed him…

Cromwell

Estonia like the other Baltic states are crypto Nazis,they left the USSR but they can’t stop looking back over their shoulder,they should concentrate on looking after their own Countries and not wishing Russia ill,its like they want Russia to fail so they would be in the same toxic swamp as they are.

Joakim Normen

I saw that too. He said a lot of bad things, and if they were true he would not feel comfortable traveling to Russia again. But we both know he loves to travel there and will again in the future. Lost respect for him after that

Rhodium 10

Russia should mark those YT as a foreign agent..it is not credible that many of them ( which post videos in English and other lenguage since many years) suddenly at the same time they post political videos favorable to Navalny postulates. No doubts that someone or foreign org have payed them.

Rhodium 10

Yes I watched that video…he later went to Ukraine to show How friendly is that country when everybody know that is a failed state ruling by pro NATO Oligarchy backed by Nazis gangs and to be pro Russian there is a Risky Business….also Russian plus channel which is usually post cultural, lanscapes videos ..etc has turned into a Pro Navalny Pamphlet!…there some more and all suspiciously have started with that propagande almost at the same time.

Captain Freedom

No coincidences… they are opportunists with no integrity… if they would at least admit that. Now that Analvalny embarrased himself in court yesterday by showing his real, hysterical side and is going to prison, the propaganda should calm down.

Rhodium 10

There is another YT channel called 1420…they interview people on the street in EU countries….suspiciously they interwiew Russians in Moscow….they asked them which countries hate..the answers were among others in this order…China, Serbia, India, Russia…which countries love..and the answers Italy, France, Germany, USA, Russia….but as many coments told things like ” this video is sponsored by Biden” or ” sorry is not credible because one of the man that you ask questions is the same one you asked in a video in Latvia”…..suddenly this channel posted a video few days ago where many Russians were satisfied with the government and the economy…

Captain Freedom

Most people wouldn’t say they hate a specific country only because of government actions… Russians are not so hateful as they want them to be. Seems like people don’t buy those insidious lies anymore. The truth is those big channels are getting corporate, the new video from RealLifeLore about electric cars (and how they are our inevitable future) is sponsored by guess who?? gill bates of course. They mention it directly at the start, his tentacles are everywhere.

Rhodium 10

Anyway those youtubers have posted pro Navalny or Anti Russian govenment videos for money rather than convictions…but I also think that some of them could be blackmailed with the closure of their channel if they didnt collaborated!… I remember when the Syrian war YT closed some Spanish lenguage channels which taked about the war and the operations from a military and not political point of view…all of them were closed by unknow reasons and one of them open a new channel with similar content and he talked that he dont pronounce the word Syria and say instead the unmentionable country to avoid that some kind of computer program linked to YT can ban him from posting again!…I have no doubts that like in the case of USA…these MSM and Internet plataform will close everything close to Russian government and point of view in case of a Hypothetical Maidan in Russia..

JIMI JAMES

May is a nazi poodle on the eu-epp/nwo leash,she like cameron both failed brexit thus british,
the rest is obvious,that was then,this is now,though there are many whom need to be trialed for fake news,unlawfull acts including acts of suppoorting teorrists on the side too,brexit becomes a blessing,all the mess uk is in right now is not because of brexit (period) But rather decaded of evilution prescibed by the protestant enemys of the Commonwealths,and they particularly ever since blair became their leader are paying the harsh price of consequences ever sing,bottom line ,trial blair for war crimes,because if the uk shan’t they will come back to destroy you at any cost,
‘Hearked up britain,don’t be a silly poofta like the others whom are condoning rigged elections!

Diana Cornwell

Let’s see,
The Russians screw their Iranian, Syrian and Armenian allies and WE have to prove that Russians are a despicable and untrustworthy people?

JIMI JAMES

And who are you? Here magesty,certainly not! THIS I SWEAR!
Go to california,I’m sure nazi harry will have a high place just for you!
Butt out of the Commonwealth,before it burys you alive in your wake,
God Save our Gracious Queen:
Begone covert incestry,get thee behing me satan,jesus is lord: Scrw blair,browder+ soros.

JIMI JAMES

Do you know this ship? I thought not it blew a helluva lotta 14 inch holes to the bismark,
there it is in all it’s glory after all the tasks,kickass survivour of ww2,but they told it all really?
One must first learn to concieve of their own existence in order to make changes needed!

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Frank

Frankly, you picked a good trolling name Diana Cornhole.

FlorianGeyer

Diana, you are bloody awful at trolling for the UK.
Being an ‘influencer’ does not demand much personal input as most of us realise here. You are merely a paid prostitute who obeys and promotes a tired meme for your puppet master/mistress.

Good bye ‘Dear’.

Diana Cornwell

Attacking the messenger, Russian troll.

Cromwell

You sound like you have a copy of the Daily Heil stuck up your arse.

Just Me

Diana do you like being cornholed? it is the Brit dogging niche ain’t it.

cechas vodobenikov

corn hole projecting it’s aged insecurity….I recall Blake wrote, “I do not write to convince that do not know; I write to defend those that do”
an idiot like you can never face the truth!

Diana Cornwell

Attacking the messenger precisely serves to hide the truth.

Diana Cornwell

So an impersonal robot would be more successful at trolling than you are?
A better grasp of the English language would be helpful as well.

Just Me

Your English is not at Shakespearean level either sweetie :) try better trolling.

Ashok Varma

LOL Most of the British population is inbred uneducated racist drunken soccer hooligan yobs anyway. You are not posting in Queen’s Oxford prose either darling boy-girl Diana. A proper sentence or comment does not end with a question mark. Basic HSC English failure. I need to talk to your daddy :)

Diana Cornwell

You can understand what I’m saying.
That’s the point.

Ashok Varma

Please explain. English is my tenth language.

Diana Cornwell

Language does not equate to intelligence.

Harry Smith

Are you sure he/she is English? Putting Union Jack on your avatar doesn’t make you Brit. ;)
Anyway, an Ukrop bastard with Canadian flag was uncovered here with just using simple questions that every Canadian has to know. So any Brit can try to uncover the idiot.
PS we have different points of view and can be at opposite sides but I do believe we must not allow to feed us with cheap shit like Ukrop trolls trying to pretend they are something other.

Ashok Varma

You are not posting in Queen’s Oxford prose either darling boy-girl Diana. A proper sentence or comment does not end with a question mark. Basic HSC English failure. I need to talk to your daddy :)

FlorianGeyer

It’s true to say that black propaganda dressed up as truth has always been a strategy in all walks of life everywhere.
In the West the favoured ‘go to’ by the ruling class, Kings/Queens, bankers etc, was he ‘church’ in all its guises. Until the invention of the radio, clerics were the main distributer of state propaganda, and even now there are vast areas of the globe where the clerics still have that power, and all the benefits that come with it.

England was always expert in treachery toward friends and foe alike, and it is not for nothing that England was cast as ‘Perfidious Albion’ many centuries ago. Nothing has changed to alter that description.

What is different today is the plethora of social media and TV access points to distribute black propaganda directly into target states. On a positive note, it is also very difficult for the UK and other fellow travellers to keep what they do secret.

The motto for the British MOD and the Foreign Office + MI5/6 should be:-
‘ With black bullshit we fight wars ‘.

NATO in general is incapable of fighting shooting wars with opponents that can shoot their aircraft down, and NATO instead ferments internal conflicts with propaganda and terrorists for hire.

For targetted nations to fight this most cowardly form of warfare, it is prudent to expose all those concerned in paid for treason internally and to engage honestly with its citizens and the harm that British funded black propaganda is doing to them and the nations future.

All the puppet masters in the UK want is more plunder to get them out of the financial shit the UK is in. Russia is the largest country in the world , with HUGE untapped resources. This is why Russia has been coveted by the UK for centuries.

The British Army posted to Poland after WW1 was all part of the planned control of events via a defence treaty with Poland that was designed as an eventual trigger for another war.

Dick Von Dast'Ard

The irony here is that it is the British state that is at it’s weakest in living memory, with the United Kingdom literally at the point of dissolution.

Cromwell

I hope it happens,i say that as an Englishman,i wouldn’t blame the Scotts at all for breaking away from the inward looking toxic Country England has become.

Dick Von Dast'Ard

Certainly the England of today is unrecognizable as the cohesive nation to what it was less than fifty years ago. As if someone decided to create a half-baked facsimile of American society and created an even greater dud.

Dick Von Dast'Ard

Possible reason behind why UK media went into overdrive over a UAE princess they were plumbing the headlines with recently, as they have run out of hope…

Russia, UAE join forces on supersonic airplane

Russia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have agreed to form a joint venture to develop a supersonic passenger plane, Russian Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov (pictured) told reporters on Sunday.

Manturov noted the companies involved in making the aircraft will be UAE’s Mubadala and Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) or some of its subsidiaries. He also noted the two countries are yet to decide what share each of them would hold in the joint venture.

The Russian minister added the plane will be made in two versions: one that can carry eight passengers and another one that can carry 30. He noted the appearance of the airplane is set to be developed by late 2021 or early 2022.

https://www.teletrader.com/russia-uae-join-forces-on-supersonic-airplane/news/details/54684166?internal=1

Fog of War

Does the UAE even have any industrial capacity ?

Dick Von Dast'Ard

Cash and what were close ties to the UK elite.

Ashok Varma

UAE is a artificial British imperialist outpost created to plunder Arab resources in 1971 and now serves as a NATO military colony. The corrupted Bedouin Wahhabis are mere poodles and lapdogs while British and western highly paid expats command everything while enslaved Asian labour does all the menial jobs.

HiaNd

Russia is brains – UAE only MONEY and they receive “ToT” =” transfer of tech” and know how and everything needed to start industrial production…

HiaNd

with the grain of salt though… UAE have agreed with MiG (UAC) of building light single engine 5th generation jet, while they tried to buy F-35 from the US in the same time….Trump agreed….then Biden stopped purchase (I think)

cechas vodobenikov

sad that UK has succumbed to Americanism—putrefaction per Heidegger,

Harry Smith

Oh come on. England always played dirty. Even in 100 years war with France. English gentlemen are gentlemen only in English propaganda.

Just Me

Also most are closet and now open homosexuals, including their “war heroes” like T.E Lawrence, Churchill and Montgomery.

Ashok Varma

The British are the most racist backstabbers in history. They backstab and steal while smiling. The swine Churchill killed 4 million Indians by creating a famine in Bengal as all the food and rice was shipped to Britain during WW2.

Harry Smith

Not all Brits. UK society always was highly hierarchical like cast system in India. External and internal policies of UK nobility are very the same.

Icarus Tanović

Wow, who would even thought of that.

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