Russia excluded from an international conference for the fight against cybercrime
© Archives Ouest-France / Marc Ollivier A man consults a PC whose screen is carried by Cyber Attack. According to private cybersecurity experts, many gangs using rankongicials - viruses that block computers until a ransom - operate from Ukraine and Russia. Russia was not invited to participate in a virtual meeting bringing together 30 countries organized by the United States and on the fight against cybercrime , said a manager of the US administration.
espionage charges Russia breaks with NATO, after accusations of espionage
"Following certain measures taken by NATO, the conditions basic for a common job are no longer there, "says Russia. Since 2014 and the annexation of Crimea by Russia, "NATO has already strongly reduced the contacts with our mission. On the military side, there has been no contact since then," said the head of diplomacy Russian.
Russia cuts its links with NATO, on the back of espionage charges ... Moscow has announced suspending its mission of representation with NATO and that of NATO in the Russian capital after the withdrawal In early October by the alliance of accreditations of eight Russian emissaries, accused of espionage. This decision is a new illustration of the strong tensions that have been between several years between sanctions, crossed evictions of diplomats, electoral interference, espionage and cyber attributations at Moscow.
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The Russia reproach for its part in the Atlantic Alliance its ambition to extend to its borders by integrating into its bosom from Ukraine and Georgia, the former Soviet republics it considers to be still part of its Sphere of influence. "Following certain measures taken by NATO, the basic conditions for a common work are no longer there," said Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, stating that these decisions would take effect. November, 1st.
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in detail, Russia will indefinitely suspend its mission to Brussels with the Western Military Alliance, as well as the mission of the NATO welcomed by the Belgian Embassy in Moscow. The latter has the role of ensuring the liaison between the Alliance in Brussels and the Russian Ministry of Defense. Mr. Lavrov also announced "put an end to the activity of the NATO Information Office". The latter is defined by the Alliance as a mission to "improve knowledge and mutual understanding". Since 2014 and the annexation of Crimea by Russia, "NATO has already greatly reduced the contacts with our mission. On the military side, there has been no contact since then", justified the head of diplomacy Russian.
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He assured that NATO was "not interested in dialogue and equal work". "We do not see the need to claim that any change is possible in the foreseeable future," he said. In case "emergency", the Alliance will be able to contact the Russian ambassador in Belgium again, "said Lavrov. These ads intervene after elegant accusations of espionage.
In early October, NATO had announced their accreditation to eight members of the Russian mission in Brussels accused of being "unreported Russian intelligence agents". And the Secretary General of the Alliance, Jens Stoltenberg, had in the wake accused Moscow of increasing "malicious activities" in Europe. Russia had taken note of saying that the politico-military alliance founded in 1949 by the opponents of the Soviet Union had demonstrated its refusal to standardize relations.
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The US Secretary of State wants to reaffirm his support for Ukraine and Georgia, in the face of the vulnerations of neighboring Russia. View on euronews yur browser does not support this video The conflict between Ukraine and Russia in Donbass cost 13,000 people since 2014 , year of the annexation of Crimea by the Russian troops. This Monday, in a last distrust gesture with Westerners, Moscow announced the end of his collaboration with NATO.
NATO had already decided in March 2018 to withdraw their accreditations to seven members of the Russian mission and make them expel from Belgium as a result of the poisoning in the United Kingdom of Sergei Skripal, a former Russian double agent, and his daughter Iulia. The number of accreditations of the Russia mission in Brussels was then reduced from 30 to 20. On October 7, 2021, this number had yet been lowered and brought back to 10. Despite strong tensions, the High Russian military command met with several times since 2014 in third countries of the military leaders of NATO or Pentagon.
In February 2020, the Russian Chief of Valeri Guerassimov had thus maintained in Azerbaijan with the Supreme Commander of NATO in Europe, the American General Tod Wolters. In September 2021, Mr. Guerrassimov had met his American counterpart Mark Milley in Helsinki, Finland, after a previous interview in December 2019.
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Treasures of Crimea: Russia denounces a "Hazardous Previous" and Announces An Inquiry .
Russia denounced on Wednesday a "Hazardous Previous" and announced the opening of an investigation to estimate its prejudice after the decision of the Dutch justice to make Ukraine archaeological treasures of Crimea played between Moscow and Kiev. "This is a very dangerous precedent that weighs the trust between the museum communities of the different countries and questions the prospects for cooperation between the museums of Russia and the Netherlands," said the spokesman in a communiqué.