Ukrainian activists publish list of Russians responsible for information warfare aimed at disrupting mobilization


Ukrainian cyber resistance activists released a list of Russian intelligence personnel responsible for information and psychological operations (IPSO) targeting Ukraine's mobilization efforts, the National Resistance Center reported on June 10.

Russia's 14th Special Purpose Brigade, based in Khabarovsk, Russia, is primarily responsible for these IPSO campaigns.

They have been orchestrating efforts to undermine Ukraine's mobilization processes through strategic misinformation.

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One Russian operative provided Ukrainian defense forces with a list of personnel and other sensitive information related to these operations.

The list includes:

  • Yevgeny Alekseevich Vagin

  • Sergey Vladimirovich Yakimov

  • Alexander Vasilyevich Malinin

  • Artyom Sergeyevich Sheshukov

  • Vladimir Nikolayevich Kokin

  • Vladislav Viktorovich Zhmachinsky

  • Evgeniy Dmitrievich Fedotov

  • Oleg Vladimirovich Kopylov

  • Sergey Robertovich Vardanov

  • Botor Bairovaich Dantsaranov

  • Maxim Olegovich Sivtsov

  • Anton Nikolayevich Vyaznov

  • Roman Viktorovich Dmitriev

  • Nikita Igorovich Adikov

  • Maxim Vitalyevich Boyko

  • Alexey Valeryevich Green

  • Eminov — son of Khasan Rafik

  • Sergey Bondarenko

  • Man Maratovich Toybu-Khaa

  • Mikhail Alekseyevich Tryatsin

  • Ramis Chulpanovich Bikbulatov

  • Yegor Yuryevich Tomsky

  • Alexey Sergeyevich Ivashenko

  • Artish Batorovich Yambil

  • Vadim Andreyevich Prokopenko

  • Safron Semenovich Danilov

  • Anton Sergeyevich Suchkov

  • Alexander Nikolayevich Romanov

  • Dmitry Viktorovich Bakanov

  • Kirill Alexandrovich Vinokurov

  • Valery Yuryevich Ziryankin

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"Each of these operatives will be held accountable as their crimes have no statute of limitations," the National Resistance Center said.

Insights on Russian information warfare efforts

Ukraine's HUR Military Intelligence said on May 10 that it anticipates an intensification of Russian IPSO, as campaigns usually coincide with increased military offensives.

These operations often exploit public events, targeting both military and civilian infrastructure.

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Russia plans a new IPSO campaign in July 2024, leveraging the incident of an Il-76 military transport plane crash in the Belgorod Oblast, Ukrainian intelligence reported on May 23.

Russia aims to amplify IPSO efforts, including spreading misinformation about Belarus potentially opening a second front, the Center for Countering Disinformation warned.

Russia intended to invest $15 million in a new IPSO operation aimed at discrediting Ukrainian intelligence, HUR reported on June 7.

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