Of Hacking and Ukrainian Politics

Russian Roulette Episode #12

Episode 12 of Russian Roulette starts with a conversation between Olga and Jim Lewis, the director of the CSIS Strategic Technologies Program. They talk about cybersecurity generally, the alleged Russian hack of the Democratic National Committee and spying vs. hacking. In the second half of the podcast, Olga and Jeff have a conversation with Taras Kuzio, Senior Research Fellow at the Canadian Institute of Ukraine Studies at the University of Alberta. They discuss the role played by nationalism, identity politics, and organized crime in modern Ukraine and the prospects for the country’s future.

If you are interested in hearing more from Jim, head to the CSIS Strategic Technologies program homepage here: http://bit.ly/2cInF4a. Additionally, be sure to check out Jim’s recent article about cyber activities in the Ukraine conflict (http://bit.ly/2cjd6Gs) and his overview of the DNC hack (http://bit.ly/2cczH4C). Additionally, you can find all of Taras’ publications on his personal website here: http://bit.ly/2czrB6G.

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