The PRS-1M missiles successfully finished second testing process and are expected to enter service soon. These missiles proved to be operational in cold weather conditions and the positive results were publicized for the second time. Photos released by the Russian MoD suggested that these missiles might already be deployed with the A-135 ABM system.
Much will be uncovered in the coming days, but much of the information offered in today’s indictment was already available in open sources. @DFRLab canvassed the names and highlights from the indictment, in order to shed more light on Russia’s efforts to sow digital discord in America’s political discourse.
On February 8, the Ukrainian Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Press Center reported that Russian forces fired “provocation” shots towards Ukrainian border guards stationed north of Luhansk. There were no injuries from the incident, and the Ukrainian border guards did not return fire. A map provided by the Ukrainian Embassy to the United Kingdom showed where the incident took place,…
@DFRLab investigated the event to better understand the capabilities employed by the Syrian rebel forces, Russian military activity in the area, discrepancies in official descriptions of the pilot’s death, and what it means for the conflict going forward.
There is little to no doubt that Russian air force is actively involved in the bombing of rebel-held areas in Syria. The open source data provided a full set of evidence, which suggest that a Russian aircraft was deployed in the January 28 bombings that took the lives of 14 civilians. Media reports, Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, and Saraqib Council’s announcement were further supported by STEP News local video footage.
Pro-Kremlin media in the Baltic states paid close attention to how natural gas markets develop in the region. The Kremlin-backed or Kremlin-aligned outlets do not miss an opportunity, and sometimes create opportunities, to point out economic disadvantage of buying LNG from companies in United States. However, the economic evidence suggests that natural gas prices for households in Lithuania and Poland are going down.
Some in Russia argued that Sobchak’s campaign is a ploy designed to split opposition to Vladimir Putin, @DFRLab continued to compare and contrast the Sobchak campaign social media content, as its substance and audience remain a good indicator of the seriousness of the Sobchak candidacy.