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Russian Blogger Convicted of 'Religious Hatred' for Playing Video Game in Church

By Nataliya Vasilyeva | May 14
A Russian blogger was convicted on Thursday of inciting religious hatred for playing "Pokemon Go" in a church, and given a suspended sentence.

U.S. Watched Russia Hack French Systems During Election

By Deb Reichmann | May 11
The United States watched Russians hack France's computer networks during the election and tipped off French officials before it became public, a U.S. cyber official told the Senate on Tuesday.

Yahoo Breach Indictments May Shed Light on Other Hacks

By Eric Tucker and Michael Liedtke | Mar 19
U.S. authorities may now be in a better position to figure out if Russian hackers and Russian spies swayed last year's presidential elections.

Russia Military Acknowledges New Branch: Info Warfare Troops

By Vladimir Isachenkov | Feb 24
Along with a steady flow of new missiles, planes and tanks, Russia's defense minister said Wednesday his nation also has built up its muscle by forming a new branch of the military - information warfare troops.

Russian Hackers Get Burned in Deal with Russia's Spy Agency

By Vitniza Saldava and Vladimir Isachenkov | Feb 13
For several years a group of Russian hackers have been posting letters and documents stolen from senior Russian officials with impunity. And then the nation's spy agency tracked them down and offered them a deal.

Russian Political Elites Revel in Trump's Inauguration

By Vladimir Isachenkov | Jan 21
Russian officials and lawmakers lauded Donald Trump's inauguration Friday, hoping it will herald a period of better ties with the United States, while revelers in Moscow and elsewhere gathered for celebrations.

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.

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.

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