Category Archives: Russia

US adversaries could seize on Trump’s COVID-19 diagnosis to spread disinformation

More fake stories could roil a tense and divided America weeks ahead of the Nov. 3 election. John M Donnelly of Roll Call – The security implications of President Donald Trump’s contraction of the novel coronavirus are more likely to … Continue reading

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Russia is back, wilier than ever — and it’s not alone

Mark Scott in Politico – Moscow’s hacking and disinformation tactics have evolved since 2016, while Americans help spread doubts about the November election. Continue…

Posted in 2020 election, Elections, Hacking, Russia

Russian man charged with stealing Americans’ identities as part of election interference efforts

 Evan Perez of CNN – Federal prosecutors charged a Russian man – who allegedly worked as a manager in the Russian government’s US-election interference efforts – with conspiracy to steal the identities of Americans to open bank and cryptocurrency accounts. … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Russia, Spy, Spying, United States

Republicans incriminate Trump, decimate his ‘Russia hoax’ narrative

Marik von Rennenkampff in The Hill – In 2018, Steve Bannon accused Donald Trump’s top campaign officials of “treasonous” and “unpatriotic” conduct, according to author Michael Wolff. Bannon, like a long list of former Trump associates, is now in a world of legal trouble. But … Continue reading

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Belarus strongman president faces strong election challenge

The Associated Press (Jim Heintz in Moscow contributed to this story) – Incumbent Alexander Lukashenko, in office for 26 years, has made it clear he won’t hesitate to quash any attempt by his opponents to protest the results of Sunday’s … Continue reading

Posted in Belarus, Controversial, Europe, Putin, Russia