The Interpreter is making available eight KGB manuals from the 1960s-1980s, still classified, but now revealed.
The Kremlin’s Anti-Western (and Remarkably Successful) Middle East Media Project
“Let us not kid ourselves, Russia is now the most influential player in the region, and that is mostly due to Obama’s doctrine….which saw the U.S. role shrink.” (Faisal Abbas on RT)
2 Russia-Backed Fighters Killed; Unrecognized Election Campaign Begins in Self-Proclaimed DNR
Campaigning has begun in unrecognized elections in November for the head of the self-proclaimed “Donetsk People’s Republic”.
1 Ukrainian Soldier Killed, 3 Wounded; 3 Russia-Backed Fighters Killed, 3 Wounded
In the previous reporting period, one Ukrainian soldier was killed and three were wounded.
Ukrainian Joint Forces Accuse Russia-Backed Separatists of Using Laser Weapons; Kuchma Steps Down from Trilateral Group
The Ukrainian Border Guards accused the Russia-backed forces of using laser weaponry after yet another border guard suffered an eye injury, the fifth such incident.
10 Russia-Backed Separatist Fighters Reported Killed in Mine Blast, 2 in Battle
Ten Russia-backed separatists were reportedly killed when their BTR ran over a mine.
3 Children Killed, 1 Injured by Tripwire Mine Near Gorlovka Checkpoint in Donbass
Three children were killed and one was wounded by a mine near a checkpoint in Gorlovka, controlled by Russia-backed separatists.
Zoya Svetova Visits Oleg Sentsov in Labor Colony
Ukrainian director Oleg Sentsov, sentenced in Russia to 20 years of strict-regimen labor coloney, does not intend to end his hunger strike, which he has held for already 93 days now.
Venediktov Resigns from Ekho Moskvy’s Board, Citing Secret Gazprom Loan Blindsiding Him with Putin
Aleksey Venediktov, editor-in-chief of Russia’s only remaining independent radio station, resigned from the board of directors of the radio company, citing a dispute with the general manager about funding from Gazprom.
Dissecting Steele’s Trump-Russia Dossier
President Trump calls it the “Fake Dirty Dossier.” We have been through every line of former MI6 agent Christopher Steele’s allegations to assess their accuracy