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    Vladimir Putin Says Russia’s Military Is Stronger Than Anyone’s
    Dec22

    Vladimir Putin Says Russia’s Military Is Stronger Than Anyone’s

    (MOSCOW) — 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...

    SitRep: Link Between Russian Intel, Ukrainian Hack, DNC attack; Moscow Lashes Out at U.S. Tank Buildup
    Dec22

    SitRep: Link Between Russian Intel, Ukrainian Hack, DNC attack; Moscow Lashes Out at U.S. Tank Buildup

    Trump Meets With Generals, Defense CEOs; NSA Whistleblower Trouble; Japan increases Defense Spending; And Lots More …read more Source: Foreign...

    Russian Hackers Tracked Ukrainian Artillery Units Using Android Implant: Report
    Dec22

    Russian Hackers Tracked Ukrainian Artillery Units Using Android Implant: Report

    A hacking group linked to the Russian government and high-profile cyber attacks against Democrats during the U.S. presidential election likely used a malware implant on Android devices to track and target Ukrainian artillery units from late 2014 through 2016, according to a new report released Thursday.The malware was able to retrieve...

    9 questions about Russia you were too embarrassed to ask
    Dec22

    9 questions about Russia you were too embarrassed to ask

    A lot of history here. Also the backstory of a Eurodance hit. Vladimir Putin and the nation he leads lurked in the background of the 2016 campaign for months and months, perhaps even shaping the outcome of the race. And now Putin’s preferred candidate, Donald Trump, appears ready to embrace him as an ally — a stunning shift in US-Russia...

    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:...

    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)...

    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 the...