While the GRU counts its history from 1918, when it was created in the wake of the Bolshevik revolution, Putin also mentioned its predecessors in imperial Russia.
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Even the type of dictatorship he seems to want is worse than average, it would be aggressive. As these midterms approach, I hope Americans can learn to follow another type of impassioned rhetoric, one that involves love.
Please promise that you will take a better look at Mr. Trump and see him for who he really is: a billionaire who has always had everything and who does not care to understand anything about fighting for human rights.
Several attacks and at least one killing has compelled some journalists and free speech advocates to take a stand against intimidation tactics in Russia.
Russian lawmakers have draft a new legislation that will enable the federal government to ban foreign NGOs accused of meddling in Russian elections.
A U.N. watchdog committee said Friday that torture is widely practiced throughout Russia and that perpetrators of these crimes are very rarely punished.
Putin created a new directorate inside the Russian army to promote patriotism, evoking memories of a Soviet practice enforcing Marxism and Leninism
A handful of highly placed Russians have discovered their secrets seeping onto the web. The man behind the disclosures says more are coming.
Massive protests target increase to the retirement age and crowd chants anti Putin slogans whose approval ratings have been dented by the bill
Oleg Sentsov, a vocal opponent of Russia’s annexation of Crimea, was sentenced in 2015 to 20 years for conspiracy