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Denmark to train NATO soldiers to combat Russian misinformation

Thomson ReutersCOPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Da.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 17th, 2017

U.S. and Europe Are Developing Nuclear Weapons Use Procedures at Russian Border, Russia"s Defense Minister Says

NATO "has intensified operative and combat training activities, including nuclear weapons use procedures," Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 10th, 2017

NATO Misses U.S. Goal on Afghanistan Troop Rise

U.S. allies in Europe said they would provide more troops to train soldiers and police in Afghanistan as its government tries to stem an escalating insurgency, but the number fell short of U.S. expectations......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 9th, 2017

Troops in Europe are jumping in lakes and wrapping their phones in condoms to thwart Russian hackers

Thomson Reuters Russia has been hacking the cellphones of NATO soldiers stationed near its border "to gain o.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 5th, 2017

Russian Spy Tactic: Hack Smartphones of NATO Soldiers

Russia has opened a new battlefront with NATO, according to Western military officials, by exploiting a point of vulnerability for almost all allied soldiers: their personal smartphones......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 4th, 2017

Rex Tillerson Rejects $80 Million From Congress to Fight Russian Propaganda Because It Would Anger Moscow

Funding to fight Russian misinformation would also be used to combat ISIS propaganda......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekAug 2nd, 2017

Afghan Soldier Killed After Wounding 3 U.S. Troops

About 13,000 NATO-led soldiers remain in Afghanistan to train local forces......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 19th, 2017

Russia To Deploy Soldiers For First Ever Drill in Africa

Russian soldiers are to test their combat readiness in Africa for the first time in history, as Russia will deploy specially equipped paratroopers to Egypt, state news agency Itar-Tass reports. The joint drill with the Egyptian armed forces is set to tak.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 5th, 2016

Russian troll reveals "merry-go-round of lies"

In a nondescript concrete building secured by camouflaged guards and turnstiles, trolls worked around the clock to spread misinformation online......»»

Category: topSource: msnbcNov 16th, 2017

Russia Is Preparing for a Nuclear or Chemical Attack as Tensions With NATO Build

Thousands of soldiers were deployed in the drills, some in hazmat suits and gas masks......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 13th, 2017

The Taliban Is Using Russian Night-Vision Goggles To Kill Afghan Soldiers

The militant group may have got them on the black market in Pakistan......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 13th, 2017

Will the War in Afghanistan Ever End? NATO to Send 3,000 More Troops to Fight Taliban and ISIS

Thirteen U.S. soldiers have been killed in Afghanistan in 2017......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 7th, 2017

What to watch for as Google, Facebook and Twitter head to Congress (Video)

Silicon Valley's role in spreading Russian-backed misinformation about the 2016 presidential election finally gets its day before federal lawmakers as officials from Facebook, Google and Twitter testify before two congressional committees. The top.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 31st, 2017

Tech execs to testify on Russian election meddling

Executives from Facebook, Twitter and Alphabet's Google are scheduled to appear before a congressional panel Tuesday on alleged Russian attempts to spread misinformation in the months before and after the 2016 U.S. presidential election......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersOct 31st, 2017

NATO General Threatens "Consequences" For Turkey Buying Russian Air Defense System

Authored by Jason Ditz via AntiWar.com, In looking to upgrade the.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 30th, 2017

Former NATO head: Putin "must be laughing" at how much he"s achieved with a "very modest investment"

Thomson Reuters WASHINGTON (AP) — The former NATO secretary-general says Russian President Vladimir Putin "must be laughing" at how successfully he's undermined the credibility of Western democratic institutions. Anders Fogh Rasmussen (AHN'-d.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 29th, 2017

Facebook Vows Big Change Amid Uproar Over Russian Election Ads

Part of an effort to combat election interference. Facebook said on Friday it would make advertising on its network more transparent, amid increased scrutiny of political spendin.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 27th, 2017

Democrats Believe an American Company Aided Russian Meddling in the Election

House Democrats have written to Donald Trump's digital team over concerns that Russia targeted misinformation at Americans......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 27th, 2017

Swedish prosecutor appeal Bombardier acquittal

Sweden's prosecutors have appealed the acquittal of a Russian employee with the local branch of Canadian plane and train maker Bombardier who was accused of aggravated bribery in one of Sweden's biggest corruption cases to date......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 25th, 2017

A cat-and-mouse game between NATO ships and a Russian sub hints at changes happening in naval warfare

(Russian Defence Ministry Press Service photo via AP) Russia has worked to enhance its naval capabilities since 2000. The war in Syria has given it a chance to test those new assets, and Western and Russian wars.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 20th, 2017

Gore urges Pennsylvania to shift quickly to renewables over gas, coal

Former Vice President Al Gore, in Pittsburgh to train environmental activists during a three-day conference, voiced optimism that the efforts to combat climate change will eventually win out and called natural gas production a “dead end" for Pennsylva.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 18th, 2017