It’s been many weeks since Ramzan Kadyrov, acting president of the Chechen Republic, has been in the news. Now late tonight after months of quietly rallying his own troops and cultivating regional and lower-level Kremlin officials, he has obtained an audience with President Vladimir Putin himself,
Just over two years ago, on July 16, 2014, The Interpreter was able to geolocate and verify video footage showing rocket launchers in Russian territory firing into Ukraine, clearly demonstrating the international nature of the conflict. While the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH 17 on the following day overshadowed this major escalation in the […]
LIVE UPDATES: The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here. Islamic State Has Benefited From Russian Airstrikes, And Their Enemies Have Been Hammered 2016-06-17 17:00:50 Yesterday, June 17, there was news that a Russian airstrike in Syria may have struck rebel groups who belong to the coalition of anti-ISIS fighters […]
In recent weeks, public figures from both the Russian opposition as well as the Russia state and pro-Kremlin media have been attacked by hackers who spilled their private communications out to social media or paralyzed their sites. Who are the hackers and how are they able to gain access?