Dmitry Dokuchaev – Playing Both Sides?

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Dmitry Dokuchaev, Major in the Russian Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation (FSB; Russian: Федеральная служба безопасности Российской Федерации (ФСБ)), was arrested by the Russian FSB and charged with treason in December 2016 (see: Russian FSB cybersecurity implosion continues with more arrests). On 28 February 2017, Dokuchaev is indicted by the United States on charges of Espionage, Computer Fraud and a host …

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Russian FSB cybersecurity implosion continues with more arrests

Christopher Burgess Blog, Russia

As we discussed in our recent piece, “Russia’s FSB Cybersecurity Team Implodes” the number of individuals who are in shackles from within the FSB cybersecurity entities continues to increase, and the timeline of the Russian security service, Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation (FSB; Russian: Федеральная служба безопасности Российской Федерации (ФСБ)), investigation continues to expand. Over the course of …

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Russia’s FSB Cybersecurity Team Implodes

Christopher Burgess Blog, Russia

While the world was watching the United State’s election and the debate over whether or not the Russian’s hacked the DNC and influenced the election, the Russian Federation was engaged in some of their own housecleaning. A followup report to this post has been filed 28 January 2017:   Russian FSB Cybersecurity Implosion Continues With More Arrests The Federal Security …

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Kremlin’s Clinton Gambit Fails With Trump’s Election

Christopher Burgess Blog, National Security Issues, Russia

A little over a month ago I wrote of the Russian gambit to influence the US national elections by seemingly backing the Republican party candidate Donald J. Trump in hopes that the US electorate would swing in mass to back Democratic party candidate Hillary R. Clinton. In my piece, US Presidential Election 2016: The Kremlin Prefers??? I made the argument that …

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Selling secrets to Russia? It’s a bad idea

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The headline read:  Selling Secrets to the Russians? Jason Bourne Fan arrested in spy drama of his own.  Thus implying the motivation for Gregory Allen Justice was his sick wife, a job at which he felt unappreciated and a fascination with cinematic secret operatives such as Jason Bourne and James Bond. There’s more to the story. When he was arrested for what the …

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US Presidential Election 2016: The Kremlin Prefers???

Christopher Burgess Blog, Russia

The US presidential election of 2016 is entertaining the world and Russia's Kremlin. The sad reality is one of the two major party candidates, Donald Trump (R) or Hillary Clinton (D) will be the next president of the United States come Friday, January 20, 2017. The US electorate dislikes them both. Global leaders and their intelligence and foreign policy apparatus ...