Category: <span>Russia</span>

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How Top World Intelligence Agencies Assess the U.S. Presidential Election

How Top World Intelligence Agencies Assess the U.S. Presidential Election

[The Series: Spies on Election 2020: RUSSIA | ISRAEL | SOUTH KOREA] IRAN | How do the world’s spy services understand  America’s presidential election? Friend or foe, all of these intelligence agencies have a big stake in the outcome of the race between President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. The DEEP STATES web...

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Here’s the Truth about the Recent Latest Cyberattacks Targeting the US Election 

Here’s the Truth about the Recent Latest Cyberattacks Targeting the US Election 

  The Stanford Internet Observatory corroborates the reporting on this site about the role of Russian and Iranian intelligence agencies in the U..S. president election. As intelligence analyst Maysam Behravesh wrote on this blog, the reports blaming Iran for a Proud Boy threats against Democrats were hasty and unfounded, while Russian efforts have been abetted...

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Russian Intelligence Agencies Target the U.S. Vote, Abetted By Trump

Russian Intelligence Agencies Target the U.S. Vote, Abetted By Trump

[First in a Series: How Top World Intelligence Agencies Assess the US Election] Russian intelligence agencies – encouraged by the absence of any real U.S. pushback – are actively promoting disinformation about the U.S. presidential election, while seeking to hack into election systems, according to former CIA officers with Russian expertise and a wide variety...

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Россия: Главное разведывательное управление (ГРУ)

Россия: Главное разведывательное управление (ГРУ)

(In English: Inside Russia’s Main Intelligence Directorate] Заявленная миссия ГРУ заключается в предоставлении военной разведки президенту и правительству России. Дополнительные задачи включают обеспечение военной, экономической и технологической безопасности России.  В отличие от других российских спецслужб, Федеральной службы безопасности (ФСБ) и СВР, ГРУ не является министерской организацией. ГРУ подчиняется начальнику генерального штаба и министру обороны, а...

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Six GRU Officers Charged With Cyber Attacks on Ukraine, South Korea, and French Elections

Six GRU Officers Charged With Cyber Attacks on Ukraine, South Korea, and French Elections

From the U.S. Department of Justice: These GRU hackers and their co-conspirators engaged in computer intrusions and attacks intended to support Russian government efforts to undermine, retaliate against, or otherwise destabilize: (1) Ukraine; (2) Georgia; (3) elections in France; (4) efforts to hold Russia accountable for its use of a weapons-grade nerve agent, Novichok, on...