Category: russia

Russia Jails Six Jehovah’s Witnesses in Latest Anti-Christian Crackdown
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Russia Jails Six Jehovah’s Witnesses in Latest Anti-Christian Crackdown

The Russian government has stepped up its crackdown against Jehovah’s Witnesses, jailing six followers of the Christian denomination on Thursday for “extremism.” A regional court in the southwestern city of Saratov jailed the six men for up to three and a half years, court spokeswoman Olga Pirueva confirmed on Friday. “Yes they were convicted,” the spokeswoman,…

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Report: Russia Penetrated FBI Communications Throughout the Obama Years
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Report: Russia Penetrated FBI Communications Throughout the Obama Years

A report published by Yahoo News on Monday described a “brazen Russian counterintelligence operation that stretched from the Bay Area to the heart of the nation’s capital” during the presidency of Barack Obama. The operation penetrated FBI communications to a “stunning” degree, according to officials quoted in the story, but was misunderstood and downplayed by…

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