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Victim Explains Fighting Russian Blackmail is 'Pointless'

Jan 14
Russia has a history of gathering information for future use against government opponents. They even have a word for it: "kompromat."

No Smooching Allowed: Russia Blocks Video Game Comic Featuring Same-Sex Kiss

By Brittany Ferrendi | Jan 7
Overwatch blew up the internet last month when their holiday-themed online comic "Overwatch: Reflections" featured a same-sex kiss. However, some users pointed out the comic is unreadable on the site's Russian version.

Intelligence Leaders Outline Evidence of Russian Hacking

Jan 6
President-elect Donald Trump meets face-to-face with the leaders of intelligence agencies that he has challenged for weeks.

U.S. States, Leery of Russia Malware, Re-Examine Cybersecurity

Jan 5
Several states around the country on Saturday asked cybersecurity experts to re-examine state and utility networks after a Vermont utility's laptop was found to contain malware U.S. officials say is linked to Russian hackers.

Russia's Men Increasingly See Army As Good Job, Not Dead End

By Dmitry Kozlov | Dec 10
Increasingly, the young men of Russia say they see military service as an opportunity, not a dreaded obligation to avoid.

Putin Says Russia Works to Develop New Weapons

By Vladimir Isachenkov | Nov 19
Russia is working to develop new weapons to ensure a global strategic balance, President Vladimir Putin said Friday.

Did Russian Hackers Try to Meddle in U.S. Election as Payback?

Nov 8
Elizabeth Palmer reports on how President Vladimir Putin is exploiting claims of Russian meddling in the U.S. election.

Nuclear Threats Heat Up in A New Cold War

Sep 28
What are the chances the next president would have to make a decision on whether to use nuclear weapons? It's greater than you might think.

Russian Star Thrilled by Possibility of Trump Presidency

Sep 27
Not since the Cold War has Russia played such a central role in American elections. One of Donald Trump's biggest fans is also one of Russia's biggest stars.

Openly Gay Candidates Run for Seats in Russian Parliament

By Brittany Ferrendi | Sep 25
They know they won't get elected, but that won't stop them from trying: Aleksei Korolyov and Bulat Barantayev, two openly gay men and longtime activists, are running for seats in Russia's Duma elections on Sept. 28.

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