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News Russia Traffic: To understand Putin, you have to understand Russia’s slow downward spiral

Published on: Tuesday 21 January 2020
To understand Putin, you have to understand Russia’s slow downward spiral
News source: https://www.minnpost.com/foreign-concept/2020/01/to-understand-putin-you-have-to-understand-russias-slow-downward-spiral/

Russia faces daunting demographic, economic and human rights problems. And while it has interfered in U.S. elections and engaged in adventures in countries like Ukraine and Syria, in more important ways it is pulling in on itself.

News Russia Traffic: Elephants escape circus in Russia to play in the snow

Published on: Thursday 23 January 2020
Elephants escape circus in Russia to play in the snow
News source: https://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2020/01/24/Elephants-escape-circus-in-Russia-to-play-in-the-snow/9711579880916/

Jan. 24 (UPI) --A pair of elephants escaped from a circus in Russia and caused some traffic delays while playing in the snow. The Yekaterinburg Circus said in an Instagram post that Asian elephants ...

News Russia Traffic: Russia to offer free mobile data traffic for using e-govt portals

Published on: Wednesday 22 January 2020
Russia to offer free mobile data traffic for using e-govt portals
News source: https://www.telecompaper.com/news/russia-to-offer-free-mobile-data-traffic-for-using-e-govt-portals--1323667

Russian internet users will be able to use the electronic government portal and all websites of federal and regional institutions without paying for mobile data traffic used, reports Prime. The ...

News Russia Traffic: Israeli backpacker jailed in Russia files for pardon

Published on: Sunday 26 January 2020
Israeli backpacker jailed in Russia files for pardon
News source: https://www.wishtv.com/news/israeli-backpacker-jailed-in-russia-files-for-pardon/

MOSCOW (AP) — An Israeli woman jailed in Russia on drug charges has submitted a petition to be pardoned by President Vladimir Putin. State news agency Tass reported Sunday that Naama Issachar’s lawyer ...

News Russia Traffic: On ‘Island’ in Russian Arctic, Arrival of Fast Internet Shakes Political Calm

Published on: Sunday 20 October 2019
On ‘Island’ in Russian Arctic, Arrival of Fast Internet Shakes Political Calm
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/20/world/europe/russia-internet-norilsk-youtube-arctic.html

NORILSK, Russia — On a screen, the California sun beams through the palm fronds and the ... said that Norilsk residents still consumed nearly twice as much web traffic as their other customers. But as ...

News Russia Traffic: Russia’s media savors Moscow’s upper hand in Syria, while noting challenges

Published on: Tuesday 15 October 2019
Russia’s media savors Moscow’s upper hand in Syria, while noting challenges
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/russias-media-savors-moscows-upper-hand-in-syria-while-noting-challenges/2019/10/16/fa0d59dc-f009-11e9-bb7e-d2026ee0c199_story.html

The best twist, everyone seemed to agree, was the way the UAE painted and labeled the cars that accompanied Putin’s motorcade so they resembled Russian traffic police vehicles. They wanted to make him ...

News Russia Traffic: NATO Has a Secret Plan to Destroy Russia's Kaliningrad Base

Published on: Wednesday 09 October 2019
NATO Has a Secret Plan to Destroy Russia's Kaliningrad Base
News source: https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/nato-has-secret-plan-destroy-russias-kaliningrad-base-87066

Observers can track military flights via their transponders and radio traffic. "USAF Boeing B-52H 60-0024 ... took off from Barksdale AFB [on] 2019-03-14 [at] 01:30 Zulu [time], flew over [Canada] and ...

News Russia Traffic: Russian hackers modify Chrome and Firefox to track secure web traffic

Published on: Sunday 06 October 2019
Russian hackers modify Chrome and Firefox to track secure web traffic
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/2019-10-06-russian-hackers-modify-chrome-firefox.html

Many hackers won't touch web browsers beyond exploiting their vulnerabilities , but one group is taking things one step further. Kaspersky has detailed attempts by a Russian group, Turla, to fingerprint TLS-encrypted web traffic by modifying Chrome and Firefox. The team first infects systems with

News Russia Traffic: Ireland sweep aside Russia but tougher tests yet to come as Joe Schmidt's side continue to struggle with humidity in Japan

Published on: Thursday 03 October 2019
Ireland sweep aside Russia but tougher tests yet to come as Joe Schmidt's side continue to struggle with humidity in Japan
News source: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/rugbyunion/article-7535699/Ireland-sweep-aside-Russia-tougher-tests-come-Joe-Schmidts-side.html

Jack Carty and Co would never see the ball though. Instead, another forward arrived to charge into dense Russian traffic around the fringes of the ruck before Iain Henderson spilled the ball. It was ...

News Russia Traffic: Sheremetyevo Airport Executives Lead Ratings of Best Managers in Russia

Published on: Friday 04 October 2019
Sheremetyevo Airport Executives Lead Ratings of Best Managers in Russia
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/sheremetyevo-airport-executives-lead-ratings-best-managers-russia-113000938.html

MOSCOW, Oct. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- JSC Sheremetyevo International Airport executives took the leading positions in the 20th annual rating of the "Top 1000 Russian Managers," prepared by the Association of Managers and Kommersant Publishing House. Alexander Ponomarenko , Chairman of the Board

News Russia Traffic: Russian hacker group patches Chrome and Firefox to fingerprint TLS traffic

Published on: Friday 04 October 2019
Russian hacker group patches Chrome and Firefox to fingerprint TLS traffic
News source: https://www.zdnet.com/article/russian-hacker-group-patches-chrome-and-firefox-to-fingerprint-tls-traffic/

A Russian cyber-espionage hacker group has been spotted using a novel technique that involves patching locally installed browsers like Chrome and Firefox in order to modify the browsers' internal ...

News Russia Traffic: Putin Begins Installing Equipment To Cut Russia’s Access To World Wide Web

Published on: Tuesday 24 September 2019
Putin Begins Installing Equipment To Cut Russia’s Access To World Wide Web
News source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/zakdoffman/2019/09/24/russia-begins-installing-equipment-to-cut-its-access-to-world-wide-web/

This would works by deploying an alternative domain name system (DNS) for Russia to steer its web traffic away from international servers. ISPs are mandated to comply. The Moscow Times reported at the ...

News Russia Traffic: Ireland 35-0 Russia: Joe Schmidt's side bounce back from shock Japan defeat in style as they ease past Bears with bonus-point victory

Published on: Wednesday 02 October 2019
Ireland 35-0 Russia: Joe Schmidt's side bounce back from shock Japan defeat in style as they ease past Bears with bonus-point victory
News source: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/rugbyunion/article-7533325/Ireland-35-0-Russia-Joe-Schmidts-bounce-shock-Japan-defeat-style.html

And it didn’t take long for Ireland to make a statement. It was a classic Schmidt setup. A crisp lineout allowed Bundee Aki to plough through some Russian traffic before Rhys Ruddock made further ...

News Russia Traffic: The Norwegian town caught in a 'spy war' with Russia

Published on: Saturday 31 August 2019
The Norwegian town caught in a 'spy war' with Russia
News source: https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/norwegian-town-caught-spy-war-russia-190829122558902.html

And roughly 10 percent of the population here is Russian, with many cross-border marriages. "Cross-border traffic is following economic development in Russia, rather than security," said Nilsen. "The ...

News Russia Traffic: Some of Russia's surveillance tech leaked data for more than a year

Published on: Thursday 29 August 2019
Some of Russia's surveillance tech leaked data for more than a year
News source: https://www.zdnet.com/article/some-of-russias-surveillance-tech-leaked-data-for-more-than-a-year/

A Russian security researcher has found that hardware equipment meant to be used by Russian authorities to intercept internet traffic had been leaving data exposed on the internet. The leaky equipment ...

News Russia Traffic: The last 2 captive orcas are on their way to freedom in Russia, along with 6 belugas (updated)

Published on: Thursday 22 August 2019
The last 2 captive orcas are on their way to freedom in Russia, along with 6 belugas (updated)
News source: https://blog.seattlepi.com/candacewhiting/2019/08/22/the-last-2-captive-orcas-are-on-their-way-to-freedom-in-russia-along-with-6-belugas/

However, the Russian fisheries service (VNIRO ... as a convoy, escorted by the traffic police, went to Khabarovsk. These are the last killer whales, male and female, which were in the adaptation ...

News Russia Traffic: Russian Railways: International Passenger Traffic Increased by 13%

Published on: Monday 26 August 2019
Russian Railways: International Passenger Traffic Increased by 13%
News source: https://www.rustourismnews.com/2019/08/26/russian-railways-international-passenger-traffic-increased-by-13/

More than 450,000 passengers travelled internationally to Russia’s Far Abroad during January-July 2019, an increase of 12.7% compared to the same period in 2018. The biggest increase was observed in ...

News Russia Traffic: Turkey vexed with Russia after Syria strikes convoy

Published on: Tuesday 20 August 2019
Turkey vexed with Russia after Syria strikes convoy
News source: https://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/08/turkey-russia-stress-test-idlib-syria-strike-convoy.html

In theory, Russia could agree to the Ankara-backed Syrian opposition groups' control of the Idlib area, providing Turkey guarantees unhindered traffic along the M5 highway, as stipulated by the Sochi ...