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US slaps fresh sanctions on Russian spies for damaging activities

20 Dec 2018

US slaps fresh sanctions on Russian spies for damaging activities

The US has slapped fresh sanctions on 12 Russian individuals and entities for their alleged interference in the 2016 presidential elections and the brazen use of a military-grade nerve agent in an assassination attempt inside America's closest ally.

Russia's computer scientists, programmers long tied to military, secret services

07 Oct 2018

Russia's computer scientists, programmers long tied to military, secret services

During the Soviet era, Russia's top computer scientists and programmers largely worked for the secret services.

Dutch thwart Russian cyber attack on chemical weapons watchdog OPCW

04 Oct 2018

Dutch thwart Russian cyber attack on chemical weapons watchdog OPCW

Dutch intelligence thwarted a Russian cyber attack targeting the global chemical weapons watchdog in April and expelled four Russian agents, the Netherlands government said today.

Russian spy poisoning: Kremlin expects Britain to share suspects' identity

29 Sep 2018

Russian spy poisoning: Kremlin expects Britain to share suspects' identity

The Kremlin said yesterday it expects Britain to say what it knows about the identity of the two suspects (pictured) in the nerve agent poisoning of a former Russian spy so that Russian officials can launch an investigation.

Russia warns US it is 'playing with fire' over sanctions

21 Sep 2018

Russia warns US it is 'playing with fire' over sanctions

Moscow said today Washington's latest raft of anti-Russian sanctions that also target China undermined global stability, warning the US against "playing with fire."

Mueller's probe: 12 Russians indicted in 2016 US election hacking

14 Jul 2018

Mueller's probe: 12 Russians indicted in 2016 US election hacking

The US Justice Department has indicted 12 Russian intelligence officers for hacking the servers of senior Democrats, including their Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton, in the 2016 US Presidential Election.

Did Russia interfere in French elections? Facebook, US say yes!

28 Jul 2017

Did Russia interfere in French elections? Facebook, US say yes!

They've done it again. We are talking about Russia, elections and spying.

Trump praises Putin for not retaliating on diplomats' expulsion

31 Dec 2016

Trump praises Putin for not retaliating on diplomats' expulsion

Donald Trump praised Vladimir Putin for not retaliating over the US expulsion of 35 suspected Russian spies by President Barack Obama.

US sanctions Russia, expels 35 diplomats over election hack

30 Dec 2016

US sanctions Russia, expels 35 diplomats over election hack

In response to their allegations of Russia having tampered with the US elections, the Obama administration sanctioned the GRU and the FSB, Russia's intelligence agencies.

US to retaliate against Russia's vote-tampering

29 Dec 2016

US to retaliate against Russia's vote-tampering

The Obama administration is set to announce a slew of retaliatory measures against Russia's alleged involvement in tampering with the US elections.

NBC says Putin personally involved in US-election hack

15 Dec 2016

NBC says Putin personally involved in US-election hack

US television network NBC has stated that Russian President Vladimir Putin was personally involved in the alleged hacking of servers to manipulate the US election.

Putin, Trump vow to improve US-Russia relations

15 Nov 2016

Putin, Trump vow to improve US-Russia relations

President Trump and Russian President Putin acknowledged the "low-point" in Russia-US relations and vowed to work together to improve the shaky bilateral equation.