Russia

National Security Agency (NSA) headquarters building in Fort Meade, Maryland
NSA warns of ongoing Russian hacking campaign against US systems

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also called out the same GRU unit in February for conducting a cyberattack against the country of Georgia.

By REUTERS
28/05/2020
Shabbat packages preparation and distribution at the Jewish community of Irkutsk in Siberia, Russia,
Amid the pandemic Russian Jews stay cautious, receive Shavuot packages

Since the fall of the Soviet regime, Jewish life in Russia has experienced an incredible revival.

Two Russian Su-35 aircraft unsafely intercept a P-8A Poseidon patrol aircraft of U.S. 6th Fleet
Russian pilots intercept US Navy aircraft for 3rd time in 2 months - WATCH

All three incidents in the past two months have taken place in international airspace over the eastern Mediterranean.

27/05/2020
Russia’s MiG diplomacy: US, Turkey, Russia, Egypt square off over Libya

Russians rapidly up the stakes in Libya with their MiG deployment.

Russia seeks 18-year jail term for ex-US Marine in spying trial

Whelan, a US national who also holds British, Canadian and Irish passports, has been in custody since he was detained in a Moscow hotel room in December 2018.

By REUTERS
25/05/2020
Amid coronavirus outbreak, a Russian artist creates masks for insects

Though the masks do not actually protect animals – since they are in fact dead, and it is unlikely that insects could even contract coronavirus in the first place – the meaning is symbolic.

25/05/2020
Russian chief rabbi wants Moscow to urge Iran to repair Esther's Tomb

Lazar said, “I will speak to the Russian government, and ask that they ask urge the Iranian authorities to mend the tomb of Esther and Mordechai."

Members of Libya's internationally recognised government flash victory signs after taking control of
Russian fighters flown out of western Libya after Haftar retreat

The reported departure of the Russians is another blow to Khalifa Haftar's Libya National Army (LNA).

By REUTERS
25/05/2020
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