Alexander Bondarenko, author of a new book about former Soviet foreign intelligence head Pavel Fitin, shares the inside story of how the Soviet intelligence service acquired the plans to the nuclear bomb from the U.S.
There are indeed parallels between the financial crises of 1998 and 2015, especially when taking into account the structure of the Russian economy and the nation’s sensitivity to world energy prices
Russia is beginning to activate its presence in the Arctic and develop new infrastructure for trade, shipping and resource extraction. In addition, Russia is boosting its ability to project military force in the Arctic region
At a panel discussion in Moscow, Russian experts discussed the odds of the fragile Minsk Agreements holding together and mulled over possible scenarios of how the Ukraine crisis might develop
The UN experts recently agreed to suggest stricter rules of responsible state behavior in cyberspace and the use of information and communications technologies. Both Russia and the U.S. applaud the move, but for different reasons