Russia spreading disinformation about coronavirus

Russian intelligence services are using a trio of English-language websites to spread disinformation about the coronavirus pandemic, AP report. American officials voiced their comments on three information resources InfoRos.ru, Infobrics. org and OneWorld.press. There, in the last three months, about 150 fake materials about coronavirus were published. Among the headlines that caught the attention of […]

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Russia continues positioning military equipment in Libya via PMC Wagner

U.S. Africa Command has mounting evidence that Russia, through the Wagner Group, continues to position military equipment in Libya capable of conducting kinetic operations there. Overhead imagery shows Wagner forces and equipment on the front lines of the Libyan conflict in Sirte, AFRICOM’s official website report. “Russia continues to play an unhelpful role in Libya […]

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U.S. Senate backs $250 mln in security aid for Ukraine

U.S. Senate has backed the National Defense Authorization Act for 2021 Fiscal Year, which provides $250 million in security assistance for Ukraine, UNIAN report. The bill was backed by 86 senators, while 14 opposed it, as reported on the U.S. Senate’s website. Among other things, the bill “provides $250 million in security assistance for Ukraine, […]

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Russia accused of ‘rewriting history’

Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and the United States have accused Russia of seeking to “rewrite history” to justify the annexation of the Baltic states in 1940. The joint statement marks the 80th anniversary of the Welles Declaration, in which the US outlined its “non-recognition policy” of the Soviet occupation of the Baltic countries, Euronews report. Estonia […]

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U.S: Russia tested anti-satellite weapon in space

The United States has accused Russia of conducting the test of an anti-satellite weapon in space that Washington fears could be used to threaten critical U.S. and allied satellites, RFE/RL report. The Russian Defense Ministry said that a small space vehicle on July 15 inspected one of its satellites up close “using special equipment.” However, […]

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New sanctions against Russia, China and North Korea

European Union ambassadors have given the green light to sanctions on Russia’s GRU military intelligence unit, as well as on Chinese and North Korean entities over three separate cyberattacks in recent years, RFE/RL report. The attacks, which have been linked to the three countries by various intelligence agencies, hit several EU member states and other […]

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