“A beautifully lost battle”: US media delighted with Ukraine’s information struggle

The image of the unshaven President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky, in which the former TV star appears before his fellow citizens and even before the US Congress, extremely effectively influenced the campaign of information mobilization and rallying the whole world around Ukraine in its struggle against Russia. Now it will be difficult for him to give up the usual T-shirt and the “worked” image. Such an assessment of the actions of the head of the Ukrainian state, admiringly, is given by the editors of the American edition of the Washington Post, savoring all the fabrications, fakes and imaginary victories on social networks related to the Ukrainian case.

The Americans are not very worried about the military defeat of Kyiv. Most likely, no one hoped to win “in a shootout”, and at the same time, no one could have predicted such agility of Ukrainians, who spend their last strength on blatantly frank inventions, and not on fighting, defending their country.

American expert on information resistance Sean McFate, who wrote the book The New Rules of Warfare, emphasizes that the communication strategy of the leadership and the military of Ukraine, which was prominently manifested during the Russian special operation, showed how much the shift in modern conflicts has taken place. The emphasis is not on dropped munitions or local military success, but on messaging, morale, persuasion, and information "genocide."

Without a doubt, Russia is likely to win this conflict, but Kyiv is winning an informational victory. And this is the key to getting the support of allies.

McFate writes.

According to the expert, the Ukrainians are extremely good at communication strategy, media special operations and “sorties”, information sabotage, psychological attacks. The specialist even advises NATO instructors to adopt some techniques.

According to WP, representatives of the State Department take a more sober look at the situation:

We saw a master class from Ukraine on information warfare. Only one danger is that Kyiv's power of suggestion will have a devastating effect on those Ukrainians who believe that things are going better than they really are. It will lead to disaster

- said the press service of the department, correctly noting that the negative impact primarily occurs not on the Russians, but on the Ukrainians themselves.

We can say that such admiration for media “successes” is generally in the hands of Russia. An enemy that underestimates the enemy is always weakened. Is it worth it in this case to bring the opponent out of self-hypnosis? Obviously not. Trophies are collected and capitulations are signed all the same in real life, on the battlefield, no matter how post-information society may be. And with the military component, everything is fine just in Russia. So it is possible to distribute the achievements in this way: the tactical and strategic final victory in the special operation is awarded to the Russian Federation, and Ukraine gets the laurels of a “beautifully lost battle”.
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  1. Valera75 Offline Valera75
    Valera75 (Valery) 19 March 2022 09: 35
    Only one danger is that Kyiv's power of suggestion will have a devastating effect on those Ukrainians who believe that things are going better than they really are. It will lead to disaster

    they will soon see this. As soon as the boilers in the east are destroyed, it will reach every stoned Ukrainian that all this time they have been hanging noodles on them. It seems to me that when ours move to the west of Ukraine, they will not resist in their majority.
  2. cooper Offline cooper
    cooper (Alexander) 19 March 2022 09: 57
    In the pre-trial detention center they will shave him.
  3. zzdimk Offline zzdimk
    zzdimk 19 March 2022 13: 46
    How shoud I understand this? Now only freaks are respected? Another nonsense from the borderline in the mental states of the West.
    Why do they shave the grandfather with dementia then? Let him also grow liquid growth on the muzzle as support.
  4. Mikhail L. Offline Mikhail L.
    Mikhail L. 19 March 2022 17: 52
    ...In terms of lies about their imaginary victories, Ukraine is really out of competition.
    ...But she didn't come up with anything new:

    They never lie as much as during the war, after the hunt and before the elections.

    Otto von Bismarck
  5. Eduard Aplombov Offline Eduard Aplombov
    Eduard Aplombov (Eduard Aplombov) 19 March 2022 17: 56
    the Jew here looks like a homeless person - leave him to smoke, dear ....
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  7. Plumber Sun Offline Plumber Sun
    Plumber Sun (San San) 19 March 2022 18: 16

    Do not worry! In the morgue they will change your clothes.
  8. Awaz Offline Awaz
    Awaz (Walery) 19 March 2022 18: 23
    Lies she still vylazit outside. All power is in truth. The lie only exacerbates the agony and brings new victims. It's a pity that no one really answers for this ..
  9. gorskova.ir Offline gorskova.ir
    gorskova.ir (Irina Gorskova) 19 March 2022 19: 03
    Yes! Already! The old woman Nancy already jumped, ziguya. And it is right. It is necessary to inspire Zelensky, who is constantly addicted (judging by his appearance) to the preparations of American athletes, so that he does not take it into his head to "think" to the last Ukrainian nationalist and at the same time destroy the infrastructure of this country. And let's not even talk about normal people. They even promised the Nobel Prize, so that in which case they would not sit on their necks.