- Russia spy chief suggests West behind SolarWinds cyber-attack
Sergei Naryshkin speaks to the BBC in a rare interview about 2020's SolarWinds cyber-attack in the US.
BBC News. Mon, 17 May 2021 23:02:03 GMT.
- EU extends sanctions framework for cyber-attacks, including against Russians
The Council of the EU recalled that "sanctions currently apply to eight individuals and four entities, and include an asset freeze and a travel ban
Tass. Tue, 18 May 2021 01:37:26 +0300.
- Moscow Refuses To Allow Sakharov Centenary Exhibition
City authorities have refused to approve a public exhibition marking the centenary of the late Russian human rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Andrei Sakharov.
Radio Liberty. Mon, 17 May 2021 18:44:47 +0000.
- Traces of Neanderthal DNA extracted from cave dust
Small amounts of Neanderthal DNA discovered in Spanish and Russian caves from dust could give researchers from Max Planck Institute new insight into how they lived.
Daily Mail. Mon, 17 May 2021 18:21:55 +0100.
- Russia searches for answers after rare school shooting
Getting a gun involves mandatory steps including psychiatric tests. How did a teenager succeed in his mission to kill?
Al Jazeera. Mon, 17 May 2021 13:23:36 +0000.
- New film shines light on Russian military contractors in CAR
The movie is a further sign of deepening ties between Moscow and Bangui, which have become the envy of former colonial ruler France
AfricaNews. Sun, 16 May 2021 15:40:25 +0000.
- Former Army Green Beret who was Russian spy sentenced to more than 15 years
A former Army Green Beret was sentenced Friday to more than 15 years in prison on espionage charges after he admitted to divulging military secrets to Russia for a 15-year period, authorities said.
Louis Casiano. Fox News. Fri, 14 May 2021 21:04:35 GMT.
- Inmates use British red phone boxes in Russian jail
Siberian prisoners recreate a London scene for phone calls - and the guards are proud of them.
BBC News. Fri, 14 May 2021 17:25:59 GMT.
- The Ransomware Group Behind The Colonial Pipeline Hack Says It Is Disbanding
The hackers say police have seized their servers and cryptocurrency as Biden pressures Russia to act.
By Thomas Brewster, Forbes Staff. Forbes. Fri, 14 May 2021 12:10:35 -0400.
- Borussia Dortmund to make late decision on Haaland's fitness
Borussia Dortmund manager Edin Terzic has said he will make a last minute decision on whether Erling Haaland is fit to play RB Leipzig.
ESPN. Thu, 13 May 2021 10:41:54 EST.
- EU tracks Chinese and Russian vaccine disinformation campaigns
China and Russia have shifted their pandemic-related disinformation strategies against the West from distortions about face-masks and the Covid-19 virus itself ...
Janes 360. Thu, 13 May 2021 14:27:16 Z.
- Cuba Starts Using Its Covid Vaccines Before Completing Trials
Like Russia, China and India, Cuba is using a vaccine that is still undergoing clinical trials as an emergency step to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
Ed Augustin. New York Times. Thu, 13 May 2021 04:34:05 +0000.
- Blinken stresses US resolve in call with Russian diplomat
- Tuchel: I lied to Auba about meeting times
Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel said Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang "will always be my player" while reminiscing about their period at Borussia Dortmund.
ESPN. Wed, 12 May 2021 10:59:15 EST.
- Russia Denies Involvement in Colonial Pipeline Attack
While the Biden administration has taken steps to address gasoline shortages, Americans are beginning to see higher prices at the pump.
Voice of America. Tue, 11 May 2021 23:31:58 -0400.
- Joe Biden seeks Russia penalty to stop cyberattacks
Major cyberattacks with links to Russia have grown bolder even in the face of escalating U.S. ...
Ben Wolfgang. Washington Times. Tue, 11 May 2021 20:39:33 -0400.
- Colonial Pipeline attack: Russia denies involvement as planes are rerouted amid feared gas shortage
Fallout from cyberattack continues as hacking incident takes on geopolitical dimension
Andrew Naughtie. The Independent. Tue, 11 May 2021 15:57:42 GMT.
- At least 9 dead in school shooting in Russia
At least seven children and two adults have been killed in a mass shooting at a school in the Russian city of Kazan, according to local authorities.
ABC News. Tue, 11 May 2021 10:01:11 -0400.
- Putin orders gun control review after students killed in Russian school shooting
At least seven students and two school employees have been killed and many others wounded after a gunman opened fire in a school in the Russian city of Kazan.
Sydney Morning Herald. Tue, 11 May 2021 23:35:32 +1000.
- Turkish Soldier Killed, 4 Hurt in Attack in Syria
Last year, Turkey and Russia reached a cease-fire agreement that stopped a Russian-backed Syrian government offensive on Idlib.
Voice of America. Tue, 11 May 2021 05:48:21 -0400.
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