A high-level adviser to Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign lamented the former secretary of state’s “naïve sounding” comments about Russian President Vladimir Putin made during a speech before Goldman Sachs executives three years ago, leaked emails show.
Russian officials have upgraded bomb shelters in large cities in the country and tested gas masks, as tensions between Moscow and Western powers including the United States have continued to escalate.
The reliance of the United States’ critical infrastructure on high technology renders it vulnerable to future cyber attacks by the Russians, making it difficult for the U.S. government to retaliate against Moscow for trying to interfere with the presidential election.
Russia tried to send monitors to U.S. election polls in the wake of accusations by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump that the election has been “rigged” in favor of his opponent, Democrat Hillary Clinton.
Two leading Republican lawmakers say that Russian violations of a key nuclear treaty have worsened, leading them to worry about risks to U.S. forces and allies from intermediate-range ground-launched cruise missiles.
A fleet of Russian warships sailing off the coast of Norway was spotted by the Norwegian military Monday and are reportedly heading toward Syria, according to newly released photographs.
Czech police detained a Russian man suspected by the FBI of launching cyber attacks against targets in the United States, according to a statement released Wednesday by authorities.