Tag: Institute of Democracy and Cooperation

Russia and Front National: Following the Money

May 3, 2015

A new leak of the text messages originating from a hacked smartphone of a high-ranking officer of Russia‚Äôs Presidential Administration sheds further light on the relations between the Russian authorities and their far-right allies in France. The hackers from the Anonymous International have disclosed thousands of text messages sent to and by Timur Prokopenko, deputy […]

Snowden, Putin, Geopolitics and Rhetorical Spin

July 17, 2013

The Russian government is facing a conflict in interest in their consideration of NSA leaker Edward Snowden. On one hand, Russia is reaping the benefits of the leak, as the NSA’s systems for gathering intelligence have been exposed. More broadly, the NSA’s practices have embarrassed the United States both at home and abroad, and has […]