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Knifeman in Russia attacks people in Surgut street


The attacker was shot dead by police following the stabbing spree in the Siberian city of Surgut. Seven people have been injured after a knifeman attacked pedestrians in the street in the Russian city of Surgut. Four of the victims are believed to be in a serious condition following the stabbing spree which took place… Continue reading Knifeman in Russia attacks people in Surgut street

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Russia treating feminists as ‘extremists’ amid crackdown on dissent


Women questioned on suspicion of ‘breach of public order’ and warned against carrying out ‘extremist activity’ Harriet Agerholm @HarrietAgerholm Russia is treating feminists as extremists as part its crackdown on dissident voices, a human rights organisation has warned. A group of women who travelled to the southwest of the country for a feminist gathering were questioned on two… Continue reading Russia treating feminists as ‘extremists’ amid crackdown on dissent

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MILNEWS.ca #UKR + Cold War 2.0 Update as of 202210UTC August 2017


MILNEWS.ca #UKR + Cold War 2.0 Update as of 202210UTC August 2017 leave a comment » Cold War 2.0:  Russia/Baltics/Eastern Europe “Canadian military divers in Latvia to clear explosives from past wars” “Estonia celebrates the Day of Restoration of Independence” “Scandinavia, the Baltics, NATO, and Russia” “Fears grow Russian military drills in Belarus are Moscow’s next… Continue reading MILNEWS.ca #UKR + Cold War 2.0 Update as of 202210UTC August 2017

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Russian Twitter Bots And Trolls Being Used To Influence US Politics


There are a few conclusions in this story which need to be brought out because they are not that obvious in the following article. Russia is still attempting to influence US politics, and they’re doing a really bad job hiding it. Russia is using bots, automated twitter accounts, to amplify their message Russia is actively and overtly… Continue reading Russian Twitter Bots And Trolls Being Used To Influence US Politics

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Russia / Strategy Media Update – 20 August 2017


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> US vs Russian gas in Europe, Russia resists losing the means of buying EU politicians. China biting off little bits of Russia’s Far East, said to be the inspiration for the Great Wall of Sand. Debrer essay on Germany’s internal debate over buying into the French nuclear deterrent.… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Media Update – 20 August 2017

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Navalny Outs Kremlin Spokesman’s Alleged Son


Aug 17, 2017 — 17:02 Opposition leader and head of the Anti-Corruption Foundation Alexei Navalny has struck at Russia’s elite once again, this time naming and shaming the alleged offspring of Vladimir Putin’s spokesman. In a blog post titled “A Brilliant Father’s Golden Child,” Navalny alleges that Nikolai Choles, the supposed son of Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov,… Continue reading Navalny Outs Kremlin Spokesman’s Alleged Son