EU lawmakers urge to tackle Kremlin’s anti-democratic activities with EU Magnitsky Act

Lawmakers in the European Parliament urge the EU to adopt legislation to punish Russian businessmen for money-laundering activities within the EU that are used to back the Kremlin’s anti-democratic activities, such as election interference, cyberattacks, and disinformation campaigns. ‘Only if we act together, as a truly united transatlantic community, we, the West, will stand a…

Putin’s Postmodern War With the West

It may not look like war, but perhaps it should. Russia’s interference in American democracy proves that popular conception of the term needs to be updated – and failure to do so could increase U.S. susceptibility. By Patryk Babiracki Previously published in The Wilson Quarterly; republished on this page with kind permission of the author. “We…

Americans want to know the truth about Russian interference in their politics and society

Over 220,000 Americans Nationwide Pledge to Protest if Trump Fires Mueller, Rosenstein. Public Draws Red Line as Evidence of Obstruction Mounts, and Nunes Memo is Debunked. Number of Sign-Ups at TrumpIsNotAboveTheLaw.org & Constituent Calls Skyrocket as Attacks on Mueller, Rosenstein, and Rule of Law Grow Louder WASHINGTON, D.C. – As President Trump and his allies…

Putin’s assymetric assault on democracy in Russia & Europe: implications for US national security

By AP – A new report by congressional Democrats warns of deepening Russian interference throughout Europe and concludes that even as some Western democracies have responded with aggressive countermeasures, President Donald Trump has offered no strategic plan to bolster their efforts or safeguard the U.S. from again falling victim to the Kremlin’s systematic meddling. The…

Countering the Kremlim’s hybrid war: will EU walk the talk?

European Parliament wants stronger EU foreign, security and defence policy. This week, the European Parliament adopted an important resolution. It may sound wonky at first, but bear with us, it gets interesting very soon. The resolution is about the European Union’s Common Security and Defence Policy. Stronger EU diplomatic response needed Reviewing key EU foreign policy…