Both the leaders of Ingushetia and Chechnya have provided details on the military police battalions that have been sent from their republics to serve in Syria.
4 Russian Cybersecurity Professionals Charged with ‘Treason on Behalf of the US’
Ivan Pavlov, a Moscow human rights lawyer, announced to day that one of the 4 cybersecurity professionals arrested last month is his client, and the alleged hackers are charged with “treason on behalf of the US”.
Don’t Forget About ‘Soft Power’ Part of Russia’s ‘Hybrid War’ in Ukraine: Russian Activist Yashin’s New Report
A new report by Russian activist Ilya Yashin describes the outline’s of Moscow’s plans to attempt to influence Ukraine through parties in the Ukrainian parliament that have been Russia’s traditional allies.
Russia’s Propaganda War Against Ukraine: Interview with Russian Opposition Activist Ilya Yashin
“Wherever there is oligarchy, Putin has a chance to bring people to power,” says opposition activist Ilya Yashin.
Don’t Forget The 4,000,000 Ukrainians Living Through Russia’s War In The Donbass
Winter nights in Donbass are cold, and bitter. Snow on the front lines turns to mud, making movement a chore or, when deadly combat breaks out, a chaotic mad dash. It has been nearly three years since conflict swept through Ukraine’s east, and after numerous failed political agreements, the war continues to rage. But further […]
How Many Russians Are Fighting for ISIS? A Brief History of The Kremlin’s Arbitrary Numbers
Reports of precise numbers and accounts of tracking Islamist fighters as they leave Russia and return open up the question of how much the FSB controls these fighters, not only to gather intelligence but to perform missions.
Anna Politkovskaya’s Last Interview to the Regional Russian Press On Day of Her Murder
Just an hour and a half before she was murdered, Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya gave her last interview to the regional news site Caucasian Knot, describing corruption under Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov.
Attacks on Russian Journalists Indicate Return to Soviet Practices, New Forms of Repression in the Internet Age
Attacks on Russian Journalists Indicate Return to Soviet Practices, New Forms of Repression in the Internet Age 2016-10-04 18:20:35 President Vladimir Putin has been steadily dismantling the independent press since coming to power in 2000. Some outlets have completely lost their independence and others still proclaiming independence are under immense pressure. In recent weeks, both […]
‘The Dirty Deeds of the Pentagon in Syria’: An Example of Russian Propaganda
An article appeared in the Russian Federal News Service (FAN) titled “The Dirty Deeds of the Pentagon in Syria: How the USA’s Friendship with IS Turned into an Explosion in New York” claiming the New Jersey and New York bombings earlier this month were “payback” for the US mistaken bombing of the Syrian military. An examination of the times of both events prove they are unrelated.
A Russian BUK Anti-Aircraft Missile Shot Down Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 – Official Investigation
The official investigation into the downing of flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine confirms the airliner was struck by a Russian missile fired from separatist-held territory