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The Czech Republic's pro-Russia president, Milos Zeman, appears to be the latest medium through which Moscow is attempting to thwart the extradition to the U.S. of Russian hacker Yevgeniy Nikulin. Why it matters: U.S. authorities believe Nikulin may have information about Russian state-sponsored cyber activities, ...
An entrepreneur from St. Petersburg, Yevgeny Prigozhin has been dubbed "Putin's chef" by Russian media because his restaurants and catering businesses have hosted the Kremlin leader's dinners with foreign dignitaries. In the more than 10 years since establishing a relationship with Putin, Prigozhin's ...

... Kemerovo Region, Magadan Region, Omsk Region, Tula Region, Ulyanovsk Region, Republic of Bashkortostan, Republic of Ingushetia, Kabardino-Balkar Republic, Republic of Kalmykia, Republic of Karelia, the City of Sevastopol, and Perm Territory. Agreements will be signed with all regions of Russia ...
Igor Girkin, the former defense minister for the self-declared Donetsk Peoples Republic, a separatist region backed by Russia in Eastern Ukraine, said last week that Russian mercenaries operating in Syria who died in combat were cremated on sight to hide the true cost of Russia's involvement.
In 2008, the entire transatlantic community, including Brussels and Washington, condemned Russia's invasion of Georgia. Senator John McCain, known for his blistering critique of the Kremlin, famously declared: "Today, we are all Georgians." But now, 10 years on, a familiar sort of forgetting has left ...

The Russian election meddling story is real news. That's the message sent by special counsel Robert Mueller's surprise charges against thirteen Russian nationals on Friday afternoon. The 37-page indictment describes a deliberate campaign by the Russia-based Internet Research Agency and its ...
The NotPetya attack that occurred in the summer of 2017 was nothing short of disastrous. A derivative of the WannaCry ransomware attack, it spread to numerous organisations around the world, from Boryspil International Airport in Kiev to the port of Mumbai. It was also referred to in the media as ...
These concerns have to do with the intentions of the authorities in the Serb entity in Bosnia-Herzegovina, the Serb Republic (RS) - which the paper refers to as "the separatist-led regional government" - and also, with "deepening Russian influence." Beta agency cited the article on Tuesday to say that "a ...
In an exclusive interview with NBC News, Jeanette Manfra, the head of cybersecurity at the Department of Homeland Security, said she couldn't talk about classified information publicly, but in 2016, "We saw a targeting of 21 states and an exceptionally small number of them were actually successfully ...
Moscow -- The Russian military says it has eliminated a group of rebels who have attacked Russia's air base in Syria. The Russian Defense Ministry said it tracked down the rebels with drones and struck them with artillery while they were getting into a minibus in the northwestern province of Idlib. It said ...
WASHINGTON -- Republicans who spent the early months of 2017 working with Democrats on investigations into Russian interference in U.S. elections have pivoted as the new year begins and midterm elections loom, leaving the conclusions of those congressional probes in doubt. As special counsel ...
The tomb, Tunnug 1, lies in a southern Siberian swamp that's part of the Russian republic of Tuva. Caspari told Newsweek that the tomb dates to a crucial period around 3,000 years ago, between the Bronze Age and the Iron Age, when "radical social changes" began to give rise to a nomadic culture.
Paris -- The same Russian government-aligned hackers who penetrated the Democratic party have spent the past few months laying the groundwork for an espionage campaign against the U.S. Senate, a cybersecurity firm said Friday. The revelation suggests the group often nicknamed Fancy Bear, ...
Deep in a swamp in the Russian republic of Tuva, SNSF-funded archaeologist Gino Caspari has discovered an undisturbed Scythian burial mound. All the evidence suggests that this is not only the largest Scythian princely tomb in South Siberia, but also the earliest -- and that it may be harbouring some ...
The remarks came during an exchange about the Russia investigation, where Trump repeated his frequent and unsubstantiated claim that Democrats colluded with the Russian ... But those concerns came second to their fear that a looser definition of treason would be corrosive for the young republic.
This weekend, it's the U.S. versus Russia in an election in the small East European country of the Czech Republic. The contest is another battleground in this new Cold War, where conflicts are waged not in armies and walls, but on social media, in propaganda, and especially in votes. And unlike the static ...

In mid-December, the United Nations granted Russia an exemption to the arms embargo on the Central African Republic, after a petition from Moscow to supply the country's embattled military with light arms and ammunition, according to reporting by the AFP. The second-largest arms exporter in the world ...
Another opposition activist based in Hama Province, Mohammed al-Ali, said the Russians and the Syrian government are "carpet bombing" villages before pushing into them. "The Russian airstrikes, weak fortifications and Islamic State attacks in Hama" have all helped government forces, he said by ...
In December 2016, the Russian submarine Rostov-on-Don launched Kalibur land-attack missiles against Islamic State. The People's Republic of China was an early customer for the 636.3, buying ten submarines in the 1990s. The subs are apparently split between the East and South sea Fleets. Another ...
... for this predicted reaction. Larry Fink, chairman and chief executive of BlackRock, championed Dimon's hypothesis, equating the price of bitcoin to an "index of money laundering." These concerns have been echoed by a significant critic of cryptocurrency's acclaim, the Federal Republic of Russia itself.
The dossier says that after Paul Manafort was fired, Cohen traveled to a European Union country (later reports claim it was the Czech Republic) in late August or early September to meet with Russian officials, and that the meeting took place under the cover of a Russian NGO, Rossotrudnichestvo. One topic ...
Two Russian-backed self-proclaimed republics in Eastern Ukraine, Donbas, have reportedly started a trade feud when in December 2017, the so-called "Donetsk People's Republic" ("DPR") virtually introduced sanctions against the so-called "Luhansk People's Republic" ("LPR"), according to Ukrainian ...
In 1948, John Steinbeck and photographer Robert Capa published A Russian Journal, one of the earliest attempts to chronicle everyday Soviet life for an American audience. The book featured rhapsodic, lyrical descriptions of the Russian countryside; happy peasants toiling away on collective farms in ...
Mr Browder was once one of the biggest foreign investors in Russia, controlling Hermitage capital Management. Russian prosecutors said he had created a firm called Dalnyaya Step in the Russian republic of Kalmykia to divert profits to Cyprus, reducing his tax bill, and had illegally bought shares in ...
That policy has now changed, as President Donald Trump has approved a large commercial sale of weapons to the former Soviet state, where the fight against Russia-backed militants in the east has intensified lately. "The move was heavily supported by top Trump national security Cabinet officials and ...
Central African Republic's President Faustin-Archange Touadera is reported to have asked Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov for the military assistance during talks at the Black Sea resort of Sochi in October. Russia is proposing to supply the arms for two battalions totaling 1 300 men, who were ...
Informuboro and Ukrop, marginal pro-Russian websites, followed suit, simply ... recognized the Donetsk People's Republic" Ukraina.ru writes.
OBERHOFEN, Switzerland -- The International Ski Federation says it will on Thursday give an update on the cases of six Russian ...
Ukraine's main security agency says it has detained two Russian citizens wanted ... of the government of the Chechen Republic in 2001-2003.
At Least 15 People Killed In Bus-Truck Collision In Russia's Mari El ... truck in the western Russian republic of Mari El, local officials said.
BERLIN - The United States is far from being the only country where connections between politicians and Russian officials have recently come ...
PETROZAVODSK, November 17. /TASS/. Authorities of Russia's Karelia Republic are interested in attracting investments in the Belomor, Loukh ...
Gataullin is a local politician from the semi-autonomous Russian Republic of Bashkortostan, an oil-producing region near the Ural Mountains.
15 killed in bus accident in central Russia ... cities of Yoshkar-Ola and Kozmodemyansk in the Russian Republic of Mari El, Russia's Ministry of ...
Russian Federation: Tuberculosis treatments yield promising results in the ... (XDR-TB) in the Chechen Republic of the Russian Federation.
A Russian "troll factory" in St Petersburg is working with the self-styled "Donetsk People's Republic" in Eastern Ukraine to produce extreme ...
I must disagree with the recent letter writer who dismisses the investigation of Russian interference in last year's presidential election.
The exhibition exhibits works of U.S., European and South Korean artists, who were inspired by Russia's 'Jewish Autonomous Republic' ...
When Russian troops reach the border of the "Republic of Veyshnoria" as scheduled this week, the enclave's patriotic defenders have pledged, ...
Over the past year, authorities in the Russian republic of Chechnya have reportedly arrested dozens of gay men, in some cases imprisoning ...
UFA, Russia -- An unregistered nationalist group in Russia's Republic of Bashkortostan has announced a rally to demand the reinstatement of ...
One hundred years ago today, on September 14, 1917, the Russian Republic was declared under the leadership of Minister-President ...
Many Russians and central Asians have joined the ranks of ISIS. Several fighters from the restive Russian republic of Chechnya rose to take ...
Russia's Minister of Defense Sergey Shoigu sent a letter to the residents ... Alexander Prokhorenko who died in the Syrian Arab Republic," the ...
Helsinki -- A high-ranking U.S. diplomat has arrived in Finland for talks with his Russian counterpart to calm tensions between Washington ...
Amman, Jordan -- Saudi Arabia has assured Russia that it supports a gradual process of negotiating local cease-fires and setting up ...
A former journalist had been seconded from the Czech Republic to the E.U.'s newly-established East StratCom Task Force, and was working ...
Two suspected Russian members of Moscow's military intelligence, identified as Eduard Shishmakov and Vladimir Popov, are charged with ...
As The Verge pointed out, facebook's official standpoint until then was that it was unaware of any cases of Russia-based individuals or groups ...


 

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