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Romania: US Embassy Diplomat: We are very concerned about Russia’s attempt in Romania to create divisions within society


Russian sowing division in Romania just hit the news today, I cannot find any previous articles pointing to this issue. Russia has repeatedly demanded that the US remove the Aegis Ashore missile-defense system at Deveselu Air Base in Romania, but the US contends it violates no agreements or treaties. Specifically, Russia contends the system violates… Continue reading Romania: US Embassy Diplomat: We are very concerned about Russia’s attempt in Romania to create divisions within society

Information operations · Information Warfare · Romania

Reporters Without Borders highlights erosion of media freedom in Romania


December 28, 2018 by Craig Turp @bucharestlife As Romania prepares to take over the European Union’s rotating presidency on January 1, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has expressed concern about the sharp decline in press freedom in the country and has called for active measures to combat disinformation and promote quality journalism. RSF claims that the problems… Continue reading Reporters Without Borders highlights erosion of media freedom in Romania

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Romania minister says country facing cyber-attacks, Russians


Russia is flexing its muscle all over Europe, much to everyone’s displeasure. The subtitle should be “How not to win friends in Europe”. How to make every country mistrust you.  How to irrevocably damage your reputation. How to use FIFA World Cup 2018 as cover for acting like an ass. </end editorial> Published: June 25, 2018… Continue reading Romania minister says country facing cyber-attacks, Russians

Information operations · Information Warfare · Romania · Russia

“Wait for an answer, bastards.” What can Russia do to Romania?


The stack of “enemies” for Russia continues to build. </end editorial> Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin promised to take revenge on Romania after its authorities did not let his flight to Chisinau enter its airspace. “Wait for an answer, bastards,” he tweeted immediately after the incident. How can Moscow answer Bucharest?  Igor Solovey , World… Continue reading “Wait for an answer, bastards.” What can Russia do to Romania?

Cyber warfare

Romania turns hacking crisis into advantage, helping Ukraine fight Russian cyber espionage


May 15, 2015 Waterloo Region Record By Alison Mutler BUCHAREST, Romania — Ukraine is turning to an unlikely partner in its struggle to defend itself against Russian cyber warfare: Romania. The eastern European country known more for economic disarray than technological prowess has become one of the leading nations in Europe in the fight against… Continue reading Romania turns hacking crisis into advantage, helping Ukraine fight Russian cyber espionage