Category: <span>SVR</span>

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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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America Trying to ‘Rule the World,’ Says Russian Spy Chief 

In an exclusive interview with the BBC, Sergei Naryshkin, the chief of Russia’s foreign intelligence agency, SVR, said America has been trying to “rule the world” and this could lead to “disaster”. The SVR is the successor to the Soviet-era KGB. It is less well-known that the GRU, the military intelligence agency of the Russian...

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The Russian Connection to the Seth Rich Conspiracy Theories

The Russian Connection to the Seth Rich Conspiracy Theories

The conspiracy theory that DNC staffer Seth Rich was killed for political reasons in the summer of 2016 originated with a Russian intelligence service, according to Yahoo News, and was spread through alt-right media outlets and promoted by Roger Stone, Steve Bannon and Julian Assange, much to the dismay of prosecutors and Rich’s family. “To...