Kremlin Nervous Over New ICIJ Report

The Kremlin is attempting to deflect a report by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists even before it has even been published. Officials are warning that ICIJ is preparing an "information attack" on President Vladimir Putin, threatening legal action, and hinting darkly that the award-winning journalism consortium is a tool of "special services." In recent years, ICIJ has specialized in exposing secret offshore holdings. What could be making the Kremlin so nervous?

Source: Moscow Times, GIJN

Posted on: March 29, 2016

Russian Surveillance Technologies in the West

We all know surveillance is big in Putin’s Russia. What you may not know is that Russia’s surveillance tech is being used all over — even in the U.S. This story is part of a series of investigative pieces on Russia’s surveillance state by Agentura.Ru, Citizen Lab and Privacy International.

Source: Wired - Danger Room

Posted on: May 13, 2013