This weekend, separatists from Northern Ireland, Scotland, Spain, Italy, California, Texas, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and elsewhere will gather at a Kremlin-sponsored event in Moscow. But while the so-called “Dialogue of Nations” conference is sure to grab headlines, at the end of the day it’s just another example of Kremlin trolling. A better signal of how… Continue reading Russia: From Trolling To Espionage
WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives has backed legislation that calls for supplying Ukraine with lethal weaponry in its fight against Russia and separatists in the eastern Donbas region. Тhe bill, which passed unanimously on a voice vote on September 21, is the latest effort by Ukraine’s staunchest supporters in Washington to bolster its… Continue reading U.S. House Approves Lethal Weaponry For Ukraine
Russian baby-killers. Remember the old days when soldiers were called baby-killers? Now it is Russia’s label. Russian baby-killers. Yet here, Elliot Higgins predicts Russian propagandists are going to try to turn this around. Russia: deny, deny, deny. Deflect the truth. Russian baby-killers.
Steve Komarnyckyj 2016/09/03 “Russia… That realm of darkness which oppresses Ukraine.” – Ivan Franko There are some predators, such as the Australian spider wasp, which inject their prey with venom leaving them conscious but helpless. Their prey is aware that it is being devoured but lacks the power to act. Russia has initiated a complex… Continue reading How Russia’s use of deniable assets bamboozled western security services
Graham Phillips is no longer a journalist, in the classic sense. Graham Phillips is merely a propagandist for the Russian forces in East Ukraine. Everybody (who is reasonable and sane) appears to dislike what Graham Phillips does, posing as a journalist in Donbas, but nobody seems to be able to agree how to prevent further… Continue reading Why Graham Phillips gets away with his ‘journalism’
IN THE SUMMER of 2015 a team of hackers attempted to take control of an unmanned military helicopter known as Little Bird. The helicopter, which is similar to the piloted version long-favored for US special operations missions, was stationed at a Boeing facility in Arizona. The hackers had a head start: At the time they… Continue reading Computer Scientists Close In on Perfect, Hack-Proof Code
As a former Special Forces soldier, I’ve worked around a lot of explosives. Explosives in the US Army are tracked precisely, every tiny bit is accounted for. If the explosives were removed from mines, it makes gathering forensic evidence more difficult, but still there would be remnants. By now they should know… There are a… Continue reading Czech court unsure whether explosives in Vrbetice were mines or not