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    Putin’s ‘hybrid peace’ more threatening  to Ukraine than ‘hybrid war,’ says Portnikov
    Jan31

    Putin’s ‘hybrid peace’ more threatening to Ukraine than ‘hybrid war,’ says Portnikov

    Vladimir Putin’s rhetoric about Ukraine has changed in order to curry favor with Russians in advance of the presidential poll, but his approach on the ground has not changed, laying a potential trap for Ukrainians and meaning that his “hybrid peace” is even more dangerous than his “hybrid war,” Vitaly Portnikov says. There is the […]...

    The Trump Administration Allowed a Sanctioned Russian Spy Chief to Meet With Intelligence Officials in the U.S.
    Jan31

    The Trump Administration Allowed a Sanctioned Russian Spy Chief to Meet With Intelligence Officials in the U.S.

    (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration let a top Russian spy official visit the United States last week for meetings with U.S. intelligence officials even though there are sanctions against him that typically prohibit such visits, officials said Tuesday. The Russian ambassador to the U.S., Anatoly Antonov, said on Russian state TV that Sergei...

    Growing submarine threat in the Black Sea
    Jan31

    Growing submarine threat in the Black Sea

    In the four years that have passed since Russia annexed Crimea, the number of Russian submarines active in the Black Sea has grown from one to seven. These submarines pose a grave threat to the security of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s (NATO) eastern flank. And together with the Kremlin’s military build-up on the occupied...

    The 5 Most Wanted Geopolitical Fugitives of 2018
    Jan31

    The 5 Most Wanted Geopolitical Fugitives of 2018

    It’s not always nice to be wanted. In a time of heightened geopolitical drama, here’s a look at a handful of the “most wanted” characters that have captivated the world’s attention, and what their specific stories tell us about the state of the globe in 2018: Carles Puigdemont When Spain emerged from the Franco years, it held a...

    Growing submarine threat in the Black Sea
    Jan31

    Growing submarine threat in the Black Sea

    In the four years that have passed since Russia annexed Crimea, the number of Russian submarines active in the Black Sea has grown from one to seven. These submarines pose a grave threat to the security of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s (NATO) eastern flank. And together with the Kremlin’s military build-up on the occupied...

    Sources: Russian Spy Chief Met US Officials in US Last Week 
    Jan31

    Sources: Russian Spy Chief Met US Officials in US Last Week 

    Russia’s foreign spy chief, who is under U.S. sanctions, met last week outside Washington with U.S. intelligence officials, two U.S. sources said, confirming a disclosure that intensified political infighting over probes into Moscow’s alleged meddling in the 2016 U.S. election. Sergey Naryshkin, head of the Russian service known by...

    Russia’s Donbas bait and switch
    Jan31

    Russia’s Donbas bait and switch

    The Russian Foreign Ministry yesterday [January 18] accused Ukraine of preparing for a new war in the Donbas. It’s a pretty strange accusation because, well, there’s been an old war going on in the Donbas for nearly four years now. It’s killed more than 10,000 people. And the only reason it is going on is […] …read more...

    Russia’s Elite Denounces US ‘Putin’ List
    Jan31

    Russia’s Elite Denounces US ‘Putin’ List

    Russian officials from President Vladimir Putin on down have denounced the United States’ publication of the so-called “Putin list” – a U.S. Treasury-issued registry of 210 Russians identified as close to the Russian leader – under a new sanctions law tied to allegations of Kremlin interference in the 2016 U.S....

    Russia’s Donbas bait and switch
    Jan31

    Russia’s Donbas bait and switch

    The Russian Foreign Ministry yesterday [January 18] accused Ukraine of preparing for a new war in the Donbas. It’s a pretty strange accusation because, well, there’s been an old war going on in the Donbas for nearly four years now. It’s killed more than 10,000 people. And the only reason it is going on is […] …read more...

    Russia’s Elite Denounces US ‘Putin’ List
    Jan31

    Russia’s Elite Denounces US ‘Putin’ List

    Russian officials from President Vladimir Putin on down have denounced the United States’ publication of the so-called “Putin list” – a U.S. Treasury-issued registry of 210 Russians identified as close to the Russian leader – under a new sanctions law tied to allegations of Kremlin interference in the 2016 U.S....