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    Russia Waging Information Warfare, General Says
    Mar24

    Russia Waging Information Warfare, General Says

    Russia is waging a malign information warfare campaign to undermine the United States and its allies, the general in charge of the European Command told Congress on Thursday. Army Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti, who is also NATO’s supreme allied commander, told a Senate hearing the U.S. government needs a strategy and system to counter Russian...

    Russian Defector Critical of Putin Shot Dead in Ukraine
    Mar23

    Russian Defector Critical of Putin Shot Dead in Ukraine

    A former Russian member of parliament who fled to Ukraine after mounting heavy criticism against President Vladimir Putin was shot dead in Kiev on Thursday. Denis Voronenkov, a former Communist member in the lower house of Russian parliament, was fatally shot by an unidentified gunman at the entrance of a high-end hotel in the Ukrainian capital,...

    Democrats Change Tune on Lethal Aid to Ukraine to Help Case Against Trump
    Mar21

    Democrats Change Tune on Lethal Aid to Ukraine to Help Case Against Trump

    Prominent members of the Democratic Party now seem to be in favor of supplying Ukraine with lethal military aid, despite the fact that the Obama administration refused to give weapons to the besieged country in its fight against pro-Russian separatists for years. What’s changed? The newfound support for lethal aid on the left helps...

    MSNBC Host Asks if Democrats Were ‘Naive’ About Russia in 2012, Cites Romney’s Comments at Time
    Mar20

    MSNBC Host Asks if Democrats Were ‘Naive’ About Russia in 2012, Cites Romney’s Comments at Time

    MSNBC host Steve Kornacki asked Rep. Jackie Speier (D., Calif.) on Monday if Democrats were “naive” in 2012 for mocking then-Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney when he called Russia the country’s top geopolitical threat. Kornacki asked the question after FBI Director James Comey and NSA Director Adm. Mike Rogers told...

    Top Democratic Lobbyist Bundlers Tied to Russian Interests
    Mar20

    Top Democratic Lobbyist Bundlers Tied to Russian Interests

    A number of top Democratic lobbyist bundlers, who together pulled in millions of dollars for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign and donated generously to Democratic leaders, personally represent or work at firms that have represented Russian interests in recent years, according to a review of foreign agent registration filings. Several...

    U.S. Losing Global Information War
    Mar16

    U.S. Losing Global Information War

    Foreign nations including China and Russia along with the Islamic State are conducting information warfare against the United States and the federal government is ill prepared to counter it, information warfare experts told Congress on Wednesday. “To date, there is not a single individual in the U.S. government below the president of the...

    Democrats Flip-Flop On Russia
    Mar13

    Democrats Flip-Flop On Russia

    In 2012, Democrats laughed at the idea of Russia being the number one geopolitical foe of the United States. Four years later, Democrats have launched a new era of McCarthyism. When 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney said that Russia was the United States’s number one geopolitical foe, the Obama administration and Democrats...

    Pentagon: Russia, China Able to Launch Catastrophic Cyber Attacks on U.S. Infrastructure for Next 10 Years
    Mar10

    Pentagon: Russia, China Able to Launch Catastrophic Cyber Attacks on U.S. Infrastructure for Next 10 Years

    Critical American infrastructure like the electric grid will remain vulnerable to catastrophic cyber attacks from Russia and China for at least 10 years, according to a Pentagon study. A report by a Defense Science Board task force concludes that the decade-long cyber vulnerabilities must be mitigated while the Pentagon quickly creates new cyber...

    Opposition Leader: Trump Could Help Russia Drive Putin From Power
    Mar08

    Opposition Leader: Trump Could Help Russia Drive Putin From Power

    President Trump and his administration have a unique chance to convince Russian leader Vladimir Putin to give up power and return the country to the path of democratic political reform, a leading Russian opposition leader says. Mikhail Khodorkovsky, the exiled Russian businessman turned democracy advocate, also warned that Russia under Putin has...

    Russia Reveals Information Warfare Troops
    Feb23

    Russia Reveals Information Warfare Troops

    Russia disclosed this week that it has strengthened its information warfare forces amid U.S. charges of influence operations aimed at swaying the outcome of the 2016 election. Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu revealed information capabilities in an assessment of Russia’s military power provided to Russian officials on Wednesday in Moscow....

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