Category Archives: Russia

Two Years Ago — Former Mossad chief : “Mike Flynn was very experienced. Maybe, he has been thrown under the bus.”

“Maybe Flynn made a mistake even with no intention, but that can happen to anyone. I don’t think we need to worry that our intelligence will go to Russia.” Former MOSSAD Boss Danny Yatom February 19 2017 — Since the election … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — International Law and Cyber Warfare. From the Tallinn Manual to a Digital Geneva Convention?

“Moscow’s hacking and dumping of Democratic emails to WikiLeaks is not an initiation of armed conflict. It’s not a violation of the U.N. Charter’s prohibition on the use of force. It’s not a situation that would allow the U.S. to … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Russia and Estonia Swap Spies [Video]

“The Republic of Estonia and the Russian Federation today exchanged Russian citizen Artjom Zintsenko, found guilty of espionage in Estonia, for Estonian citizen Raivo Susi, found guilty of espionage in Russia. The exchange took place today, on Feb. 10 at 10 … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — Former Acting CIA Director Mike Morell : “Trump Has Some Special Bond With Putin”

“President Donald Trump’s statements on Russia have been very bizarre and it suggests that he doesn’t have a good understanding of what Putin has done over a very long period of time.” Former CIA Director Michael Morell February 7 2017 … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Dutch Intel Agency Witnessed 2016 DNC Attack by Russian Hackers — Q&A with Dutch Intel Expert Dr Peter Koop

“We’d never expected that the Russians would do this, attacking our vital infrastructure and undermining our democracy.” Chris Painter — Former cyber official at the U.S. State Department February 5 2018 — A Dutch Intelligence Agency directly witnessed the Russian … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Russia Intelligence Chiefs Visit Washington to Meet American Spooks

“Sergey Naryshkin was here [in the United States]. He held consultations with his counterparts. Joint struggle against terrorism was discussed. We maintained contact in 2014 during the Sochi Olympics. Of course, we consider joint work this year, during the FIFA … Continue reading

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Norway & Russia — Former Border Inspector Behind Bars in Moscow on Charges of Espionage [UPDATE VI]

“Frode must come home, and Norwegian authorities must do what they can to get him out. It is not a good signal when such a positive and distinguished bridge-builder like Frode is arrested, it is not a good sign.” Kirkenes … Continue reading

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Two years Ago — Bob Woodward : “Trump Dossier Is a Garbage Document. Intelligence Chiefs Should Apologize to Trump”

“To your request of my opinion of the manner in which a newspaper should be conducted so as to be most useful, I should answer, ‘by restraining it to true facts and sound principles only.’ Yet I fear such a … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — The Trump Dossier : Raw Intelligence or Clever Fabrication? — POLL

“I think it was disgraceful – disgraceful that the intelligence agencies allowed any information that turned out to be so false and fake out. I think it’s a disgrace… and that’s something that Nazi Germany would have done and did … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — Russiagate Intel Report Suspiciously Anachronistic

“The newly-released intelligence report describing Russia’s efforts to undermine the US election is a brick short of a load.” General Michael Hayden — Former head of the CIA and National Security Agency (January 7 2017) “The weight of evidence for … Continue reading

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