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News Russia Security: Trump's Russia adviser was escorted from the White House after 2 months on the job, as part of a mysterious security probe

Published on: Sunday 19 January 2020
Trump's Russia adviser was escorted from the White House after 2 months on the job, as part of a mysterious security probe
News source: https://www.businessinsider.com/trump-russia-adviser-andrew-peek-leave-white-house-security-probe-2020-1

Andrew Peek had only been in the job since November. His predecessors, Fiona Hill and Tim Morrison, testified in President Trump's impeachment probe.

News Russia Security: Security Over Privacy? Russia Blocks ProtonMail

Published on: Wednesday 29 January 2020
Security Over Privacy? Russia Blocks ProtonMail
News source: https://www.pcmag.com/news/security-over-privacy-russia-blocks-protonmail

According to the Russian government, hackers were abusing ProtonMail to send out fake bomb threats. But ProtonMail claims Russian authorities never reached out to the email provider about stopping the fake messages.

News Russia Security: Putin is giving Russia a glimpse of a future without him, and it could mean trouble

Published on: Tuesday 28 January 2020
Putin is giving Russia a glimpse of a future without him, and it could mean trouble
News source: https://www.businessinsider.com/putin-political-changes-give-russia-glimpse-of-future-without-him-2020-1?amp%3Butm_medium=referral

Putin's proposed constitutional changes appear aimed at creating consensus-based governance, but they could open a path toward infighting.

News Russia Security: Security Assessment Market Analysis by Top Companies | Kaspersky (Russia), IBM, FireEye, Optiv Security, Qualys

Published on: Monday 27 January 2020
Security Assessment Market Analysis by Top Companies | Kaspersky (Russia), IBM, FireEye, Optiv Security, Qualys
News source: https://www.marketwatch.com/press-release/security-assessment-market-analysis-by-top-companies-kaspersky-russia-ibm-fireeye-optiv-security-qualys-2020-01-28

New Jersey, United States, - The report on the Security Assessment Market is a compilation of intelligent, broad research studies that will help players and stakeholders to make informed business ...

News Russia Security: Russia Exerts Growing Influence in Africa, Worrying Many in the West

Published on: Monday 27 January 2020
Russia Exerts Growing Influence in Africa, Worrying Many in the West
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/28/world/africa/russia-africa-troops.html

The Kremlin is increasing arms sales, security pacts and training programs as the American defense secretary weighs withdrawing troops from the continent. WASHINGTON — Nearly 200 Russian mercenaries ...

News Russia Security: Facebook Steps Up Security Amid Fresh Signs Of Russia Meddling

Published on: Monday 21 October 2019
Facebook Steps Up Security Amid Fresh Signs Of Russia Meddling
News source: https://www.ibtimes.com/facebook-steps-security-amid-fresh-signs-russia-meddling-2850715

Facebook said Monday it was tightening its security for the 2020 US elections, amid signs of fresh activity from Russia attacking Democratic presidential candidates, including Joe Biden. The leading ...

News Russia Security: Facebook News: Social Media Site Bolsters Security After Spotting Russia, Iran-Backed Disinformation Campaigns

Published on: Monday 21 October 2019
Facebook News: Social Media Site Bolsters Security After Spotting Russia, Iran-Backed Disinformation Campaigns
News source: https://www.ibtimes.com/facebook-news-social-media-site-bolsters-security-after-spotting-russia-iran-backed-2850668

During the 2016 presidential election, foreign disinformation campaigns, most notably from Russia, had spread "fake news" to disrupt the American democratic process. The FBI, CIA and National Security ...

News Russia Security: Former US national security expert on Russia sits for deposition in impeachment inquiry

Published on: Monday 14 October 2019
Former US national security expert on Russia sits for deposition in impeachment inquiry
News source: https://www.yahoo.com/gma/former-us-national-security-expert-russia-expected-deposition-081141712--abc-news-topstories.html

Congress continues closed-door depositions this week regarding the growing impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, and on Monday Fiona Hill, a former top national security adviser on Russia who left the administration just before the president's July phone call with the president of Ukraine

News Russia Security: Top Secret Russian Unit Seeks to Destabilize Europe, Security Officials Say

Published on: Tuesday 08 October 2019
Top Secret Russian Unit Seeks to Destabilize Europe, Security Officials Say
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/08/world/europe/unit-29155-russia-gru.html

Though the operations bore the fingerprints of Russia’s intelligence services, the authorities initially saw them as isolated, unconnected attacks. Western security officials have now concluded that ...

News Russia Security: Oleg Sentsov: Russian by Blood and Language, Ukrainian in Spirit

Published on: Friday 27 September 2019
Oleg Sentsov: Russian by Blood and Language, Ukrainian in Spirit
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/27/world/europe/russia-ukraine-crimea-sentsov.html

Many residents, including ethnic Russians, he said, opposed Moscow’s land grab but mostly stayed silent out of fear of reprisals by thuggish pro-Russian vigilantes and security officials who flooded ...

News Russia Security: Russian minister: West out of step, can’t accept its decline

Published on: Friday 27 September 2019
Russian minister: West out of step, can’t accept its decline
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle_east/russian-minster-west-out-of-step-cant-accept-its-decline/2019/09/27/043d4b16-e19a-11e9-be7f-4cc85017c36f_story.html

Russia has proposed an initiative for collective security cooperation in the Persian Gulf, which he called “over-ripened now.” But he said more and more countries in the region are starting to think ...

News Russia Security: Russia is expanding its game plan in Africa

Published on: Friday 27 September 2019
Russia is expanding its game plan in Africa
News source: https://www.businessinsider.com/russia-expands-game-plan-in-africa-with-security-energy-cooperation-2019-9

The upcoming Africa summit in Sochi will give Russia with an opportunity to mount its diplomatic efforts on a pan-African scale for the first time.

News Russia Security: Russian Oval Office visit notes kept secret with security: WaPo

Published on: Friday 27 September 2019
Russian Oval Office visit notes kept secret with security: WaPo
News source: https://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow/watch/russian-oval-office-visit-notes-kept-secret-with-security-wapo-70136389831

Shane Harris, national security reporter for the Washington Post, talks with Rachel Maddow about new reporting that notes about a 2017 Oval Office meeting between Donald Trump and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak were made almost inaccessible through a high security designation, similar to how Trump's Ukraine phone call transcript was also restricted.

News Russia Security: India, Russia: New contours of an old partnership

Published on: Monday 09 September 2019
India, Russia: New contours of an old partnership
News source: https://asianage.com/opinion/oped/100919/india-russia-new-contours-of-an-old-partnership.html

President Putin talked in his press statement of India and Russia working together for security and stability in the Pacific and Indian Oceans. Mr Modi said they had a “useful discussion” on ...

News Russia Security: US extracted top spy in Russia due to safety concerns under Donald Trump, report says

Published on: Monday 09 September 2019
US extracted top spy in Russia due to safety concerns under Donald Trump, report says
News source: https://www.scmp.com/news/world/united-states-canada/article/3026441/us-extracted-top-spy-russia-due-safety-concerns

In 2017, Russia arrested two top cybersecurity officials in the FSB security services and charged them with treasonous links to the CIA. Russian media reported that one of the men had been marched out ...

News Russia Security: The US had to extract a top spy from Russia after Trump revealed classified information to the Russians in an Oval Office meeting

Published on: Monday 09 September 2019
The US had to extract a top spy from Russia after Trump revealed classified information to the Russians in an Oval Office meeting
News source: https://www.businessinsider.com/us-extracted-russia-spy-trump-classified-info-oval-office-2019-9

Intelligence officials typically extract sources when they believe the person's life is in immediate danger.

News Russia Security: F-35 Is Old: Russia Could Turn Its Su-57 Into a 6th Generation Stealth Monster

Published on: Sunday 07 July 2019
F-35 Is Old: Russia Could Turn Its Su-57 Into a 6th Generation Stealth Monster
News source: https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/f-35-old-russia-could-turn-its-su-57-6th-generation-stealth-monster-65926

Russia could turn its first fifth-generation ... now chairman of the Federation Council Defense and Security Committee, said. “Importantly, it is the best among the existing versions by its ...

News Russia Security: Russia-Syria assault on Idlib leaves over 500 civilians dead

Published on: Saturday 06 July 2019
Russia-Syria assault on Idlib leaves over 500 civilians dead
News source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/07/russia-syria-assault-idlib-leaves-500-civilians-dead-190707063546686.html

Last month, UN aid chief Mark Lowcock asked Russia to explain how it used data on the location of Syrian hospitals and clinics following a string of attacks on health facilities. The ...