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

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

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

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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