In the eighty-eighth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses front page articles from four Russian newspapers: Rossiyskaya Gazeta, Kommersant, Izvestia, and Nezavisimaya Gazeta. Professor Kovacevic discusses the recent policy changes at the Russian Central Bank: instead of buying the U.S. Treasury bonds as in the past, the Russian government is now […]
Beaked whales leave clues to their nature in the waterChris Newbert / Minden Pictures / Getty By Michael Le Page We know next to nothing about some of the largest animals on the planet: the incredibly elusive beaked whales. But we could soon find out for the first time just how many species there are, by […]
In 2013, former NSA contractor Edward Snowden provided us with evidence of the existence of massive theft of taxpayer dollars used in top secret, need-to-know intelligence programs. Only a few individuals are aware of where the money is going and what it is used for. In 2013 alone, a remarkable 52.6 billion dollars was used […]
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Us all private eyes paid ‘Russians’ a hundred dollars for robbed NSA sources, but got bad ‘Trump secrets’ they actually didn’t wish to?
US spies trying to recover their classified hacking tools have been conned by a man they believed was linked to Russian intelligence, who fed them $ 100,000-worth of ‘gossip’ about Trump, according to the NYT and the Intercept. The CIA and NSA were engaged in secret negotiations with a “Russian intermediary” last year in a […]