Russia – Internet

  2018 During the Cold War, the KGB was scared that means of communication would be in the hands of the ordinary Soviet people. The FSB still distrusts the citizen. However, unlike the KGB, the FSB does not try to stop modern ICT but to use it: to keep the opposition under control in its own country… Continue reading Russia – Internet

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Putin: ‘State Of The Nation’

  February 2019 - President of Russia Vladimir Putin: Members of the Federation Council, State Duma deputies, citizens of Russia,   Today’s Address is primarily devoted to matters of domestic social and economic development. I would like to focus on the objectives set forth in the May 2018 Executive Order and detailed in the national projects. Their content… Continue reading Putin: ‘State Of The Nation’

Russia – SORM surveillance . . 123

  2012 - 2014 - The Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has signed a decree that will extend the use of SORM-2 to social network surveillance.    It’s known that the Russian Government is applying a strict surveillance on the Internet within the country, the Kremlin has developed a system code named “SORM-2” to monitor Russian citizens. The… Continue reading Russia – SORM surveillance . . 123

Russia’s Deadly ‘Nuclear’ Explosion

  Opinion by Pavel Luzin   -  The basic laws of physics mean there is no such thing as a nuclear-  powered missile.    He doesn’t believe that aliens have visited Earth, he doesn’t believe in magic and he doesn’t believe in perpetual motion.    He also doesn’t believe that it’s possible to build a nuclear-powered cruise… Continue reading Russia’s Deadly ‘Nuclear’ Explosion

Burevestnik  – Russia

  Rumors and speculation continue to swirl around a radiological accident last week at a missile test site in northwestern Russia even as officials held a memorial service today for those who died in the incident. The Kremlin has now acknowledged that the incident killed at least seven scientists and other personnel from a major state nuclear research… Continue reading Burevestnik  – Russia

“Burevestnik” – Russia

According to the Russian Defense Ministry, at the end of 2017, a successful launch of the newest Russian cruise missile with a nuclear power plant took place at the Central Range of the Russian Federation. In the course of the flight, the power plant reached the set power level, provided the necessary level of thrust.… Continue reading “Burevestnik” – Russia

Russia – Nuclear powered cruise missile Burevestnik

10 August 2019 - Nuclear accident in Russia as missile may have exploded during test - radiation casualties.    Sparse details, but apparently there has been an incident with nuclear ordnance in Nyonoska, Russia, spiking some meters, and causing some radiation casualties requiring the distribution of iodine. Five have now been reported killed even as the Russian official line was the explosion… Continue reading Russia – Nuclear powered cruise missile Burevestnik