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    Putin: Russian Military Stronger Than Anyone’s
    Dec22

    Putin: Russian Military Stronger Than Anyone’s

    Russia’s military is now stronger that any possible foe, President Vladimir Putin told an annual end-of-year meeting with the defense ministry on Thursday. “We can say with certainty: we are stronger now than any potential aggressor,” he told the meeting. “Anyone!” Tensions between Russia and the West escalated after...

    Putin: Russia’s military is stronger than anyone’s
    Dec22

    Putin: Russia’s military is stronger than anyone’s

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s military is now stronger than any potential foe, President Vladimir Putin told an annual end-of-year meeting with the defense ministry on Thursday. “We can say with certainty: we are stronger now than any potential aggressor,” he told the meeting. “Anyone!” His comments come at the end of a year when tensions between...

    Report: Russians Who Hacked DNC Helped Kill Ukrainians
    Dec22

    Report: Russians Who Hacked DNC Helped Kill Ukrainians

    A new report says the same hackers who helped Russian intelligence find and kill Ukrainian soldiers also hacked the Democratic Party. …read more Source:...

    Report links Kremlin cyber unit to Ukraine conflict and US election hacking
    Dec22

    Report links Kremlin cyber unit to Ukraine conflict and US election hacking

    The hack into a Ukraine military app has reinforced claims the cyber unit known as “Fancy Bear” has a direct Kremlin link. It also reinforces US intelligence reports linking the Kremlin to cyber attacks in the US. …read more Source:...

    U.S.-supplied drones disappoint Ukraine at the front lines
    Dec22

    U.S.-supplied drones disappoint Ukraine at the front lines

    Millions of dollars’ worth of U.S.-supplied drones that Kiev had hoped would help in its war against Russian-backed separatists have proven ineffective against jamming and hacking, Ukrainian officials say. The 72 Raven RQ-11B Analog mini-drones were so disappointing following their arrival this summer that Natan Chazin, an advisor to...

    The Morning Vertical, December 22, 2016
    Dec22

    The Morning Vertical, December 22, 2016

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Santa summit cheer can’t hide Finland’s unease about Russia
    Dec22

    Santa summit cheer can’t hide Finland’s unease about Russia

    LAPPEENRANTA, Finland (AP) — Santa and Father Frost, not tanks and troops, have met up at the busiest border crossing between Russia and Finland. But despite the jovial ho-ho-hos in the annual show of seasonal goodwill and neighborly friendship, there lies an increasing disquiet in the Nordic nation. Finland shares a 1,300-kilometer (800-mile)...

    Report links Kremlin cyber unit to Ukraine conflict and US election hacking
    Dec22

    Report links Kremlin cyber unit to Ukraine conflict and US election hacking

    The hack into a Ukraine military app has reinforced claims the cyber unit known as “Fancy Bear” has a direct Kremlin link. It also reinforces US intelligence reports linking the Kremlin to cyber attacks in the US. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Putin Warns Military “Be Ready for Border Threats”
    Dec22

    Putin Warns Military “Be Ready for Border Threats”

    Speaking at the defense ministry on Thursday Putin said the Russian military should follow closely any military movement along its border . . MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin told an annual end-of-year meeting with the defense ministry to be ready for potential threats at the Russian border. Speaking at the defense ministry on Thursday...

    White House rebuffed pre-election plan to combat Russian influence
    Dec22

    White House rebuffed pre-election plan to combat Russian influence

    The White House opposed a Republican-led push earlier this year to create an executive-branch task force to battle Russia’s covert information operations, according to a document obtained by POLITICO. Sen. Tom Cotton, a leading GOP defense hawk who has long urged President Barack Obama to take a harder line on Russia, sought to force...