Category Archives: Russia

Russia — Human Rights Campaigner Lyudmila Alexeyeva Has Died (July 20, 1927 – December 8, 2018)

“I was 25 years old when Stalin died and I remember those times well. It was a classic, severe totalitarian state. We saw how much unfairness, how many lies there were in that system, under which we were born and … Continue reading

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

“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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On This Day — Former FSB Officer Alexander Litvinenko Dies (November 23 2006)

“The evidence suggests that the only credible explanation is, in one way or another, that the Russian state is involved in Litvinenko’s murder.” Scotland Yard lawyer — Court hearing in London (2015) On November 1st 2006, Litvinenko suddenly fell ill and … Continue reading

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International Law — Acts of War in Cyberspace (2018)

“One of the big problems we face with cyber is that it hasn’t really been discussed internationally about what is the acceptable use of cyber-powers, where the red lines are and what happens when those red lines are crossed.” Sir … Continue reading

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

“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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Norway & Russia– Former Border Inspector Behind Bars in Moscow on Charges of Espionage [UPDATE II]

“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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ECHR — Russia Failed to Investigate Anna Politkovskaya Murder

“Who killed Anna and who lay beyond her killer remains unknown. Her murder robbed too many of us of absolutely vital sources of information and contact. Yet it may, ultimately, be seen to have at least helped prepare the way … Continue reading

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Microwave Spying — Leon Theremin & “The Thing”

“Theremin did some of his best scientific work while imprisoned by one of the most repressive regimes of the 20th century. This brilliant scientist crossed path with the CIA more than once — to our detriment.” Benjamin R. Fisher — … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Former Mossad Chiefs : “Israel Will Think Twice Before Sharing Sensitive Information With U.S. Intel Agencies”

“We need to punish the Americans, it’s possible, so that we don’t put Trump in a position where he is again tempted, we need to abstain from transferring information to him, or to only give him partial information so that … Continue reading

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