Category Archives: GRU

Russia — Vice Admiral Igor Kostyukov Appointed Head of GRU

“The Main Intelligence Directorate gathers, analyzes and sums up information on the military and political situation around Russia, predicts its development, and reports to the Russian political leadership and top brass in a timely manner on real and potential threats … Continue reading

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Who Is Who in World Intelligence and Security Agencies : GRU Igor Korobov ( 3 August 1956 – 21 November 2018) [UPDATE]

“From the first, it was clear that all the main stakeholders — Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, Chief of the General Staff Valeri Gerasimov, and the GRU hierarchy itself — favored the promotion of one of Sergun’s depties: Vyacheslav Kondrashev, Sergei … Continue reading

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Netherlands — MIVD Director : “GRU Hacked OPCW Wi-Fi Network”

“We, as you understand, have abilities to receive confidential information. And as this information concerns questions of life and death, we won’t keep this information secret.” Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (April 14 2018) Dutch military intelligence service MIVD Director … Continue reading

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Inside the Intrigue of ‘Russia’s Cyberattacks’ [UPDATE April 2018]

“Looks like Sergey [Mikhailov] and Ruslan [Ruslan Stoyanov] were looking for various “scapegoats” who were easy to track down and who had a lot of criminal evidence collected against them, and then reported them to iDefence through Kimberly [Zenz]. This was … Continue reading

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TOP INTEL TODAY 2017 STORIES #5 : “Flynngate — The Mysterious Svetlana Lokhova”

“Multiple sources, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said the CIA and FBI were discussing this episode, along with many others, as they assessed Flynn’s suitability to serve as national security adviser. The Cambridge meeting was part of a … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Intel Report Suspiciously Anachronistic

“The weight of evidence for an extraordinary claim must be proportioned to its strangeness.” Pierre-Simon Laplace (1749–1827) The report, released Friday (January 6 2017), outlines how Russian President Vladimir Putin aimed to hurt Hillary Clinton and help President-elect Donald Trump … Continue reading

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TOP INTEL TODAY 2017 STORIES — #10 : Inside the Intrigue of ‘Russia’s Cyberattacks’

“Looks like Sergey [Mikhailov] and Ruslan [Ruslan Stoyanov] were looking for various “scapegoats” who were easy to track down and who had a lot of criminal evidence collected against them, and then reported them to iDefence through Kimberly [Zenz]. This was … Continue reading

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Flynngate — The Mysterious Svetlana Lokhova

“Multiple sources, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said the CIA and FBI were discussing this episode, along with many others, as they assessed Flynn’s suitability to serve as national security adviser. The Cambridge meeting was part of a … Continue reading

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Inside the Intrigue of ‘Russia’s Cyberattacks’

“Looks like Sergey [Mikhailov] and Ruslan [Ruslan Stoyanov] were looking for various “scapegoats” who were easy to track down and who had a lot of criminal evidence collected against them, and then reported them to iDefence through Kimberly [Zenz]. This was … Continue reading

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Who Is Who in World Intelligence and Security Agencies : GRU Igor Korobov

“From the first, it was clear that all the main stakeholders — Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, Chief of the General Staff Valeri Gerasimov, and the GRU hierarchy itself — favored the promotion of one of Sergun’s depties: Vyacheslav Kondrashev, Sergei … Continue reading

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