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'putinomics' and the russian elections | russia


president vladimir putin is on track to become russia's longest-serving leader since joseph stalin.as putin seeks re-election in the upcoming vote, what is the state of russia's economy? and how will ordinary russians fare if putin stays in power?there's been a rise in living standards over putin's 18 years in office, and despite western sanctions and volatile oil prices, russia's economy is still growing.timothy ash, a senior emerging markets strategist at bluebay asset management, says the last couple of years have been difficult but "it (putin's economic policies) has worked in some respects; it's created financial stable exchange rates, inflation has dropped. the problem is ... growth has been very weak and disappointing.""fiscal and monetary policies have been too tight and too aggres






russian interventions in other people’s elections: a brief history


russian interventions in other people’s elections: a brief history by eric lohr, professor of russian history, american university. demonstrators against russian military actions in ukraine rally in new york, march 2, 2014. ap photo/john minchillo in the last nine years, russia has invaded its...






russia's soft warfare | russia


russia has been making the headlines of international media for a while now. but none of that had to do with a strong economy or a powerful army because russia simply doesn't have either. instead, it has learned to interfere through other means in the politics, media, elections and national security of other countries.the united states still cannot get overthe russian interference in last year's presidential elections, while european countries are terrified at the prospect of something like that happening to them this year.the new methods of russian influence are well-known, but it seems that western countries have turned out to be unprepared for them.hackers in the coming months, a whole bunch of european countries will be having elections: in march, the netherlands; in april, france; in






putin dismisses us claims about trump, russia and elections


washington — russian president vladimir putin says claims about russian involvement in u.s. elections are untrue, and says the united states actively interferes with elections in other countries.and he is dismissing as "a load of nonsense" the idea that russia has damaging information on president donald trump."i never met with him. we have a lot of americans who visit us," putin said in an interview with nbc's "sunday night with megyn kelly." he added: "do you think we're gathering compromising information on all of them right now or something? are you all — have you all lost your senses over there?"u.s. intelligence agencies have concluded that russia meddled in the presidential election to hurt the bid of democrat hillary clinton. trump himself has been dogged by questions about any bus






putin dismisses us claims about trump, russia and elections


washington (ap) — russian president vladimir putin says claims about russian involvement in u.s. elections are untrue, and says the united states actively interferes with elections in other countries.and he is dismissing as “a load of nonsense” the idea that russia has damaging information on president donald trump.“i never met with him. we have a lot of americans who visit us,” putin said in an interview with nbc’s “sunday night with megyn kelly.” he added: “do you think we’re gathering compromising information on all of them right now or something? are you all — have you all lost your senses over there?”u.s. intelligence agencies have concluded that russia meddled in the presidential election to hurt the bid of democrat hillary clinton. trump himself has been dogged by questions about an






trump administration sanctions russia for interference in u.s. elections


the trump administration slapped russia with its first sanctions for meddling in the 2016 presidential elections and for cyberattacks, targeting the kremlin’s intelligence agencies and individuals indicted by special counsel robert mueller for their alleged roles in election interference.congress has expressed growing concern about russian aggression and the trump administration’s response to it. the concerns, playing out over the past few years, focus on russia’s efforts to influence u.s. elections, cyberattacks on u.s....






putin dismisses us claims about trump, russia and elections


washington (ap) — russian president vladimir putin says claims about russian involvement in u.s. elections are untrue, and says the united states actively interferes with elections in other countries.and he is dismissing as “a load of nonsense” the idea that russia has damaging information on president donald trump.“i never met with him. we have a lot of americans who visit us,” putin said in an interview with nbc’s “sunday night with megyn kelly.” he added: “do you think we’re gathering compromising information on all of them right now or something? are you all — have you all lost your senses over there?”u.s. intelligence agencies have concluded that russia meddled in the presidential election to hurt the bid of democrat hillary clinton. trump himself has been dogged by questions about an






‘patriotic’ russian hackers may have targeted the west


russian president vladimir putin has weighed in on the furor surrounding alleged russian hacking. after multiple claims from western officials that russia has interfered in national elections, putin conceded that some “patriotic” people may have been pushed to “fight against those who speak badly about russia.” during a meeting thursday with editors of international news agencies,…






putin denies a russian state role in u.s. election, but says 'patriotic' hackers


after months of categorically denying russian involvement in cyberattacks during last year’s u.s. presidential elections, russian president vladimir putin on thursday said that while the kremlin has never used state-sponsored cyberattacks to meddle in other countries’ elections, some “patriotically minded” volunteer hackers may have acted on their own to defend russian interests.“hackers can be anywhere, and pop out from anywhere in the world,” putin said in an address to russian and foreign media during the opening day of an annual economic forum held in st. petersburg, russia.the russian president compared hackers to artists who can act creatively, particularly when they are motivated by international relations and in the defense of russia’s interests.“if they woke up today, read that th






whos who in the russia investigation?


numerous people are now somehow connected to the investigation into russian interference in the 2016 elections and connections between trump associates and the russian government. they range from congressmen to white house aides to russian diplomats and justice department officials.here are 21 people currently involved in the investigation into the russia matter -- including president donald trump -- and how they all fit into the big picture.






le pen urges russia and france to unite in moscow visit


moscow — french far right presidential candidate marine le pen has urged russia and france to unite, during a visit to russia less than a month before french elections.le pen said as she visited the lower house of the russian parliament that russia and france should work together to save the world from globalism and islamic fundamentalism, according to the interfax news agency.leonid slutsky, the head of the russian duma's international affairs committee, said le pen's visit was "courageous," interfax reported.le pen has made multiple trips to russia and often met with russian lawmakers. moscow has courted far-right parties in europe in an influence-building campaign amid friction between russia and the west over the conflict in ukraine and the syrian civil war.






russia needs to know there are "consequences" for intervening in elections, hale


u.s. ambassador to the united nations nikki haley said that the international community is "concerned" about russian election meddling -- and that russia should know there are "consequences" for interfering in u.s. elections. "i can tell you the international community is concerned about russia's meddling within all of their elections," haley said on cbs news' "face the nation" in an interview airing sunday. "but they're concerned about russia for a lot of reasons. and so we'll continue to keep our eye on them. and when we can work with them, we want to try and do that. but when we can't, we're going to hold the line."that's a slightly different tone than haley took in an april interview with "face the nation.""no one's talking to me about that," haley said at the time about russian electi






russia ‘certainly’ involved in elections


president donald trump’s envoy to the united nations nikki haley said russia was “certainly” involved in the u.s. presidential election, noting she does not trust russian president vladimir putin and that trump is not stopping her from “beating up on russia.” in an interview with abc news broadcast on sunday, she said despite the ongoing russia…






putin says russia has never been involved in hacking "at the state level"


st. petersburg, russia -- president vladimir putin insisted thursday that the russian state has never engaged in hacking and scoffed at allegations that hackers could influence the outcome of elections in the united states or europe.but the russian leader admitted the possibility that some individual "patriotic" hackers could have mounted some attacks amid the current cold spell in russia's relations with the west.speaking at a meeting with senior editors of leading international news agencies, putin also alleged that some evidence pointing at russian hackers' participation in attacks - he didn't specify which - could have been rigged in an attempt to smear russia."i can imagine that some do it deliberately, staging a chain of attacks in such a way as to cast russia as the origin of such a






rep. thomas suozzi bill targets ‘illicit’ russian activities


rep. thomas suozzi (d-glen cove) said monday he will introduce legislation targeting what he described as russian corruption and “illicit financial activities” in europe.speaking outside russia’s diplomatic compound in upper brookville, suozzi said his bill would create an office in the u.s. state department to focus on russian activities in europe.most popularsuozzi accused russian president vladimir putin and russian oligarchs of trying to buy influence in the news media and interfere with european elections.“all the people out there saying trump and putin, putin and trump. let’s take it down a notch,” suozzi said at a news conference. “i’m making the argument that this is an opportunity for republicans to show they’re being tough on russia without bringing the president into it.” invest






variety of intelligence points to wisconsin elections threat


madison, wis. (ap) — wisconsin elections leaders say a variety of intelligence gathered by the u.s. department of homeland security led to the conclusion that the state’s elections system had been targeted last year by russia.elections officials said in a statement friday that there’s no evidence the state’s elections systems were compromised or that russian hacking attempts succeeded.the state was first told on sept. 23 by the u.s. department of homeland security that the state’s voter registration database had been scanned by russian actors looking for weaknesses.homeland security corrected that this week and said another agency had been scanned, but the goal was to access elections.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.wisconsin officials now say the state was determ






‘nonsense:’ putin brushes off claims russia has damaging info on trump in interv


russian president vladimir putin says claims about russian involvement in u.s. elections are untrue, and says the united states actively interferes with elections in other countries.and he is dismissing as “a load of nonsense” the idea that russia has damaging information on president donald trump.“i never met with him. we have a lot of americans who visit us,” putin said in an interview with nbc’s “sunday night with megyn kelly.” he added: “do you think we’re gathering compromising information on all of them right now or something? are you all — have you all lost your senses over there?”u.s. intelligence agencies have concluded that russia meddled in the presidential election to hurt the bid of democrat hillary clinton. trump himself has been dogged by questions about any business dealing






russia and the us: who is undermining democracy? | cia


in this week's upfront, we ask 28-year veteran of the cia's national clandestine service, john sipher, about alleged russian meddling in united states elections, possible collusion by donald trump, and the cia's own record of foreign interference.and in the arena, we debate the political climate within russia, as questions about democracy and president vladimir putin's grip on power resurface ahead of march's presidential election.trump and russia: collusion or coincidence?the ongoing investigation into russian meddling in us elections has so far led to the indictment of 13 russian nationals and three russian organisations. four people, including donald trump's campaign manager, have also been indicted, leading some to question if more figures from the trump administration - or even the pr






france’s le pen calls for closer ties on moscow visit


french far-right leader marine le pen met with russian diplomats in moscow on friday in a trip that comes just a month before the french presidential elections. the national front leader met with russia’s state duma international affairs committee and said she would adopt a more positive approach toward russia if elected, state-owned russian news agency…






russian government condemns twitter’s ad ban for russia today and sputnik


the russian government officially slammed twitter’s decision to ban sputnik and russia today from its advertising products. the director of the information and press department of the ministry of foreign affairs maria zakharova has posted a statement on twitter and facebook.zakharova goes one step further and attacks the u.s. government directly. according to her, this has become a freedom of speech issue and the russian government will take measures. she didn’t say what she had in mind.“we see this as another aggressive step aimed at blocking the activities of russian tv channel russia today and it is the result of pressure from part of the american establishment and special services,” she wrote.twitter didn’t ban russia today and sputnik from twitter. they’re still tweeting and sharing a






putin vs navalny: the street will decide | elections 2017


"putin - thief!" were the chants vladimir putin had to hear on his 65th birthday. on saturday, a crowd of mostly young people gathered under the kremlin's walls and on tverskaya street in central moscow demanding that opposition leader alexei navalny (currently under arrest) be allowed to run in the presidential elections. protests were held in dozens of other cities in russia; some ended peacefully (like in novosibirsk), others with mass arrests (like in st petersburg).in moscow, this time there were very few arrested (all were released without charges) - either because the authorities didn't expect so many people to show up that day they or because in advance of the 2018 fifa world cup, they are trying not to spoil their image. it seems that football has become the leading guarantor of t






moldova: official asks russia to keep out of local politics


bucharest, romania — a top moldovan official is accusing russia of meddling in domestic politics in an election year and is calling on moscow to respect the former soviet republic.parliamentary speaker andrian candu told the associated press friday that pro-european officials fear russian interference will escalate ahead of parliamentary elections this fall.parliament adopted a declaration thursday condemning alleged russian attacks on cybersecurity and accusing the russian secret services of financing moldovan political parties. pro-russian lawmakers walked out of the session.pro-russian president igor dodon called the declaration "the most impulsive anti-russian message" in the past 25 years.in january, moldova's parliament passed a law that effectively bans the rebroadcasting of russian






czech election highlights allure of russia


prague—czechs voted in the first round of presidential elections friday and saturday and a world power was on the ballot: russia.president miloš zeman is seeking a second term and has cast himself as vladimir putin’s partner in europe. prague’s relationship with moscow is “10 times” more important than with neighbors like france, he told the russian president in november, chitchatting in russian in front of journalists who he berated for their inability to speak the language. ...






putin says it's "a load of nonsense" that russia has damaging info on trump


russian president vladimir putin is dismissing as "a load of nonsense" the idea that russia has damaging information on president trump and denies having any relationship with him."i never met with him. we have a lot of americans who visit us," putin said in an interview with nbc's "sunday night with megyn kelly." he added: "do you think we're gathering compromising information on all of them right now or something? are you all -- have you all lost your senses over there?"playvideoface the nationhaley: international community "concerned" about russia's meddling in elections the u.s. ambassador to the u.n. weighs in on russian efforts to tamper with other countries' electoral processes. u.s. intelligence agencies have concluded that russia meddled in the presidential election to hurt the bi






‘it’s now the world of putin, the world of donald trump,’ says france’s far-righ


french far-right leader marine le pen met with russian diplomats in moscow on friday in a trip that comes just a month before the french presidential elections. the national front leader met with russia’s state duma international affairs committee and said she would adopt a more positive approach toward russia if elected, state-owned russian news agency…






congress bickers over russia, mueller looms


by mary clare jalonick | associated presswashington — republicans who spent the early months of 2017 working with democrats on investigations into russian interference in u.s. elections have pivoted as the new year begins and midterm elections loom, leaving the conclusions of those congressional probes in doubt.start your day with the news you need from the bay area and beyond. sign up for our new morning report weekday newsletter.as special counsel robert mueller has ramped up his own russian investigation and brought charges against four of president donald trump’s former campaign advisers, republicans have changed focus in their own russia probes. with trump’s encouragement as he nears a year in office, multiple gop-led congressional committees are now investigating the fbi and whether






crucial senate intelligence committee hearings on russian role in u.s. elections


washington -- some tactics russia used to meddle in last year’s presidential election would give shivers to anyone who believes in american democracy, the senate intelligence committee’s top democrat says. sen. mark warner of virginia spoke ahead of a committee session thursday that will address how the kremlin allegedly uses technology to spread disinformation in the u.s. and europe. warner and the panel’s chairman, sen. richard burr, r-n.c., provided an update on the committee’s investigation into activities russia might have taken to alter or influence the 2016 u.s. elections and whether there were any campaign contacts with russian government officials that might have interfered with the election process. “there were upwards of 1,000 paid internet trolls working out of a facility in ru






kellyanne conway frantically avoids ‘russia, russia’ questions in tense cnn inte


trump adviser kellyanne conway appeared on cnn friday morning to beat back reports that the trump administration was not taking the threat of russian interference in american presidential elections seriously.at the start of the segment, conway insisted that president donald trump was against all kinds of interference in american elections, while at the same time suggesting that democrats had done as much as the russians to interfere by downplaying trump’s chances at electoral victory last fall.“the president has said previously… that he would be concerned about anybody interfering with our democracy,” she said. “we saw a lot of people interfering with our democracy by saying he couldn’t win here at home.”cnn host alisyn camerota pressed conway on what the trump administration was doing to






russian interventions in other people’s elections: a brief history


by eric lohr, professor of russian history, american university. demonstrators against russian military actions in ukraine rally in new york, march 2, 2014. ap photo/john minchillo in the last nine years, russia has invaded its neighbor georgia, annexed the ukrainian province of crimea, supported rebels in eastern ukraine and interfered in the u.s. presidential election. the…






russian interventions in other people’s elections: a brief history


by eric lohr, professor of russian history, american university. demonstrators against russian military actions in ukraine rally in new york, march 2, 2014. ap photo/john minchillo in the last nine years, russia has invaded its neighbor georgia, annexed the ukrainian province of crimea, supported rebels in eastern ukraine and interfered in the u.s. presidential election. the…






czech election highlights allure of russia


prague—czechs voted in the first round of presidential elections friday and saturday and a world power was on the ballot: russia.president miloš zeman is seeking a second term and has cast himself as vladimir putin’s partner in europe. prague’s relationship with moscow is “10 times” more important than with neighbors like france, he told the russian president in november, chitchatting in russian in front of journalists who he berated for their inability to speak the language. the 73-year-old has proposed a referendum asking...






czech election highlights allure of russia


prague—czechs are voting in the first round of presidential elections friday and saturday and a world power is on the ballot: russia.president miloš zeman is seeking a second term and has cast himself as vladimir putin’s partner in europe. prague’s relationship with moscow is “10 times” more important than with neighbors like france, he told the russian president in november, chitchatting in russian in front of journalists who he berated for their inability to speak the language. the 73-year-old has proposed a referendum...






moldova: official asks russia to keep out of local politics


bucharest, romania (ap) — a top moldovan official is accusing russia of meddling in domestic politics in an election year and is calling on moscow to respect the former soviet republic.parliamentary speaker andrian candu told the associated press friday that pro-european officials fear russian interference will escalate ahead of parliamentary elections this fall.parliament adopted a declaration thursday condemning alleged russian attacks on cybersecurity and accusing the russian secret services of financing moldovan political parties. pro-russian lawmakers walked out of the session.pro-russian president igor dodon called the declaration “the most impulsive anti-russian message” in the past 25 years.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.in january, moldova’s parliament p






russian election hacking was ‘wildly successful’


russia succeeded in its goals of sowing discord in u.s. politics by meddling in the 2016 presidential election, which will likely inspire similar future efforts, two top former u.s. voices on intelligence said on tuesday.former director of national intelligence james clapper and former house intelligence committee chairman mike rogers agreed at a panel at harvard university that russia likely believed it had achieved its goals and could attempt to repeat its performance in elections in other countries.“their purpose was to sew discontent and mistrust in our elections they wanted us to be at each others’ throat when it was over,” rogers said at the panel at harvard’s kennedy school of government. “it’s influencing, i would say, legislative process today. that’s wildly successful.”congressio






russian hackers were likely surprised by blowback from cyberattacks on u.s. elec


the russian cyberattacks that targeted last year’s u.s. presidential elections were as much about wanting to keep hillary clinton out of the white house as about proving to the world that the kremlin was capable of pulling off this feat, a leading russian expert on cybersecurity said monday.“russian hackers deliberately tried to weaken positions of hillary clinton,” said andrei soldatov, author of a 2015 book on the kremlin’s cyberwars against its critics. “she was seen as russia’s enemy no. 1, a person who inspired moscow protests [against president vladimir putin], a person who would harm russia the most.”but moscow may have miscalculated the fallout of its intrusion, which has so far led to resignation of a high-ranking u.s. official, congressional investigations and a bipartisan circli






russian hackers were likely surprised by blowback from cyberattacks on u.s. elec


the russian cyberattacks that targeted last year’s u.s. presidential elections were as much about wanting to keep hillary clinton out of the white house as about proving to the world that the kremlin was capable of pulling off this feat, a leading russian expert on cybersecurity said monday.“russian hackers deliberately tried to weaken positions of hillary clinton,” said andrei soldatov, author of a 2015 book on the kremlin’s cyberwars against its critics. “she was seen as russia’s enemy no. 1, a person who inspired moscow protests [against president vladimir putin], a person who would harm russia the most.”but moscow may have miscalculated the fallout of its intrusion, which has so far led to resignation of a high-ranking u.s. official, congressional investigations and a bipartisan circli






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