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    Jehovah’s Witnesses in Crimea Ordered to Renounce Faith or Fight For Occupying Russian Army
    Jun23

    Jehovah’s Witnesses in Crimea Ordered to Renounce Faith or Fight For Occupying Russian Army

    Human rights groups say the order violates multiple international humanitarian laws. …read more Source:...

    Is U.S. power grid at risk from Russian hacking?
    Jun23

    Is U.S. power grid at risk from Russian hacking?

    Wired magazine takes an in-depth look at a years-long string of cyberattacks in Ukraine​ that could have implications for the U.S. …read more Source:...

    Russia’s Cyberwar Lab and Haiti’s Portable Pharmacies: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing
    Jun23

    Russia’s Cyberwar Lab and Haiti’s Portable Pharmacies: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing

    How an Entire Nation Became Russia’s Test Lab for Cyberwar Andy Greenberg | WIRED“Yushchenko, who ended up serving as Ukraine’s president from 2005 to 2010, believes that Russia’s tactics, online and off, have one single aim: ‘to destabilize the situation in Ukraine, to make its government look incompetent and vulnerable.’...

    The power of Russian propaganda
    Jun23

    The power of Russian propaganda

    After the 2008 Georgian War, and then the annexation of Crimea in 2014, Moscow realised the limits of its hard power. The sovereign and independent countries that Putin had considered to be part of Russia’s “legitimate sphere of influence” were slipping away by building closer ties with Europe and the US. This was in clear opposition with...

    CNN: Senate Is Investigating Russian Fund Tied To Trump Associates
    Jun23

    CNN: Senate Is Investigating Russian Fund Tied To Trump Associates

    The Senate Intelligence Committee is looking into a $10 billion Russian investment fund managed by a Kremlin-run bank tied to several Trump associates, CNN reported Friday. A congressional source told CNN that lawmakers are investigating the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), which is overseen by the state-run Vnesheconombank, whose CEO met...

    How NATO is getting serious about Russia
    Jun23

    How NATO is getting serious about Russia

    The 2001 Lithuanian general census found the population of Stašėnai, a dot-on-the-map village whose existence is barely perceptible amid flat and verdant farmland northwest of Vilnius, to be 66 souls. By the next census, a decade later, the figure had fallen to 45. Earlier this week the population of Stašėnai and the fields around it swelled,...

    Obama’s secret struggle to punish Russia for Putin’s election assault
    Jun23

    Obama’s secret struggle to punish Russia for Putin’s election assault

    By Greg Miller,Ellen Nakashima and Adam Entous, (c) 2017, The Washington Post WASHINGTON – Early last August, an envelope with extraordinary handling restrictions arrived at the White House. Sent by courier from the CIA, it carried “eyes only” instructions that its contents be shown to just four people: President Barack Obama and three senior...

    NYT: Feds Are Investigating Financial Deals Involving Manafort, Son-In-Law
    Jun23

    NYT: Feds Are Investigating Financial Deals Involving Manafort, Son-In-Law

    Financial dealings involving President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and Manafort’s son-in-law are under scrutiny by federal investigators, the New York Times reported Friday. Two sources close to the matter told the Times that Manafort bankrolled real estate purchases of luxury apartments and homes in New...

    Voters – and not the FBI – should boot Trump out of office
    Jun23

    Voters – and not the FBI – should boot Trump out of office

    The British and the Americans remain divided by their common political language. A British prime minister can win a general election but be unseated by a party ballot. An American president, even when deposed by half the electorate and distrusted by his own party, is harder to dislodge. Thatcher and Blair went down like Julius Caesar, stabbed in...

    Lavrov: Minsk agreements on Ukraine are still viable
    Jun23

    Lavrov: Minsk agreements on Ukraine are still viable

    Sergei Lavrov said: “I’ve heard no serious talk that the Minsk agreements have run their course. There is plenty of non-serious talk.” Sergei Lavrov reminded that the Minsk agreements had been approved by the UN Security Council and provide for political reforms among other things. …read more Source:...