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News Russia » History: Russia is at war with our democracy. When will we finally start defending it?

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/democracy-post/wp/2018/02/17/russia-is-at-war-with-our-democracy-when-will-we-finally-start-defending-it/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Mueller III indicted 13 Russians who are accused of helping orchestrate the greatest foreign threat to U.S. democracy in modern history. In his first year in office, President Trump incorrectly called Russia’s attack on American democracy a hoax 44 times.

News Russia » History: The White House Blames Russia for NotPetya, the 'Most Costly Cyberattack In History'

News channel or source: https://www.wired.com/story/white-house-russia-notpetya-attribution/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

It's been nearly eight months since the malware known as NotPetya tore through the internet, rippling out from Ukraine to paralyze companies and government agencies around the world. On Thursday, the White House finally acknowledged that attack. And in a ...

News Russia » History: Russia Blamed for 'Costliest Cyberattack in History': What You Need to Know

News channel or source: http://fortune.com/2018/02/16/russia-notpetya-cyberattack-damage/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

The U.S. and U.K. have taken the unusual step of attributing last year’s massive “NotPetya” cyberattack to Russia. The White House warned of “international consequences” and the British Foreign Office said we have “entered a new era of warfare.”

News Russia » History: Saturday Daily Olympic Digest: U.S. Falls to Russia in Men's Hockey; Nathan Chen Makes Skating History

News channel or source: https://www.si.com/olympics/2018/02/17/olympic-digest-usa-russia-hockey-nathan-chen-lindsey-vonn
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

The past 24 hours have been filled with highs and lows for Team USA in PyeongChang. There was no miracle for the U.S. men’s hockey team, as it fell to the Olympic Athletes of Russia on Saturday and will have a much tougher road to win a medal.

News Russia » History: Russian Historian Accused Of 'Religious Hatred' Over Account Of Solovki Gulag

News channel or source: https://www.rferl.org/a/russia-solovki-historian-sees-bid-whitewash-complex-history/29032329.html
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

MOSCOW -- Historian Yury Brodsky sees the far northern Solovki Archipelago as a kaleidoscopic microcosm of Russia -- its history, culture, nature, and spirit all brought together in one remote and windswept corner of a vast country. "The most varied people ...

News Russia » History: Is That Russia Troll Farm an Act of War?

News channel or source: https://original.antiwar.com/buchanan/2018/02/19/russia-troll-farm-act-war/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

This Russian troll farm is "the equivalent (of ... Is this generation ignorant of its own history? Before and after World War II, we had Stalinists and Soviet spies at the highest levels of American culture and government. The Hollywood Ten, who went ...

News Russia » History: White House: Russia’s Cyber Attack on Ukraine Most ‘Destructive and Costly’ in History

News channel or source: http://freebeacon.com/national-security/white-house-russias-attack-ukraine-destructive-costly-cyber-attack-history/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

The White House issued a statement Thursday blaming the Russian military for a cyber attack directed at companies operating in Ukraine, calling it the "most destructive and costly cyber attack in history." The Office of the Press Secretary's statement ...

News Russia » History: If America ‘Won the Cold War,’ Why Is There Now a ‘Second Cold War with Russia’?

News channel or source: https://www.thenation.com/article/if-america-won-the-cold-war-why-is-there-now-a-second-cold-war-with-russia/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Meanwhile, we are left with false narratives about how the new Cold War arose, long before Trump or Putin, and thus without compelling reasons to rethink US policy toward Russia, past or present. Policy-making without history, or based on historical ...

News Russia » History: Russia's Mixed-Doubles Curlers Win Gold In Olympic History First

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/more-sports/russias-mixed-doubles-curlers-win-gold-in-olympic-history-first/vi-BBJ5uBv
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Russian mixed-doubles curler Anastasia Bryzgalova, who garnered social media comparisons to Angelina Jolie and Megan Fox for her stunning good looks, and her husband Alexander Krushelnitskiy became just the fourth husband and wife team to win a medal in ...