Putin Attacked for Overstating the Capability of New Weapons Systems

It is not usual to see President Putin directly criticised in the mainstream Russian press for anything. And the only indirect criticisms usually relate to the management of the economy. But Nezavisimaya gazeta has published an article under the title 'Vladimir Putin has refuted the laws of physics.' This follows Putin's address to the Federal … Continue reading Putin Attacked for Overstating the Capability of New Weapons Systems

A Hole in One or an Own Goal? Double-Dealing in Russian Foreign Policy

Yesterday we learned from the Western media that the Russians had broken into the secret cryptographic systems of the German Foreign and Defence Ministries, probably in 2017, soon after Trump won the US presidential elections, within months of attacking the Democratic National Committee's systems in the United States and only a year after the Russians … Continue reading A Hole in One or an Own Goal? Double-Dealing in Russian Foreign Policy