Many Russians Think America Created the Wuhan Coronavirus, and the Reasons May Shock You

Russian scientists and political leaders are claiming that the United States created the Wuhan coronavirus. They believe the disease is a bioweapon designed to destabilize China while generating huge profits for American pharmaceutical companies. Russia has closed its land border with China in response to the Wuhan coronavirus threat. As debates over the origin of …

U.S. Military Targeting Russian Data as 2020 Presidential Election Beckons

US Cyber Command is developing a method to steal data of Russian elites. Russia has been developing its cyber-warfare capabilities for several years. U.S. retaliation risks have sparked a cyber war its not prepared for. 2020 brings another presidential election, and this year it seems the United States has learned its lessons from 2016. In …

Study Exposes How Russia, Iran, & China Are Weaponizing Crypto

It’s no secret that foes of the United States – including Venezuela, Iran, Russia, and China – are experimenting with cryptocurrency technology as they seek to render their economies immune to crippling US sanctions. However, a new study from the Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD) exposes the lengths to which these rogue nations are …

Bitcoin’s Meteoric Surge Exposes Bitter Irony of Russia’s Crypto Skeptics

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Russian Facebook VK Wants to Turn its 100 Million Users into Crypto Fans

VKontakte (also known as “VK”), which is Russia’s version of Facebook, is planning to issue its own cryptocurrency. The project is currently under development, but a final decision has not yet been made. The social media firm wants to create a cryptocurrency that all its users can implement, according to Russian news website RNS. VKontakte …

Russia Treason Trial Will Defuse US Hacking ‘Hysteria’

The conviction of two former, high-ranking Russian cybersecurity officials for undisclosed acts of treason last month underscores deteriorating cybercrime cooperation between Washington and Moscow, as U.S.-Russia tensions have spiked to their highest levels since the Cold War. At the heart of this intrigue are Colonel Sergei Mikhailov, a former deputy director of the computer crimes …

ICO Pilot a Success, Legal Hurdles Remain

A regulatory platform operated by the Bank of Russia has concluded an initial coin offering (ICO) pilot, a central bank official has revealed. Speaking at the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok – a port city near the Chinese border –Ivan Semagin, deputy director of financial markets development at the Bank of Russia revealed the authority’s …