US intelligence: Putin took direct control of military operations in Ukraine

The Russian military is divided on how best to counter Ukraine's surprise offensive on the battlefield this month as Moscow has to defend both the east and the south, CNN reported. Two sources familiar with American and Western…

How the United States found out that Putin would attack Ukraine: Americans have been warning Kyiv since autumn, but they were not particularly believed

Since autumn, the United States has been telling the Ukrainian leadership that Putin has everything ready for a massive attack on Ukraine, but Kyiv did not want to believe it. A large amount of intelligence that America has collected, negotiations between European leaders, diplomatic contacts with Russia - nothing ...

'And the king is naked': why US intelligence overestimated the effectiveness of the Russian army

More than 100 days after Russia attacked Ukraine, the world has seen that the Russian army is not what it was thought to be. What are the miscalculations of US intelligence, reports Insider. The Russian forces, which the US military and intelligence agencies considered almost a peer, so ...

US intelligence believes that Putin is lying about the course of the war in Ukraine; meanwhile, conscription began in the Russian Federation

US intelligence agencies have partially declassified a report stating that Putin's entourage does not provide him with accurate and complete information about what is happening in the war in Ukraine, reports the BBC. White House Communications Director Kate Bedingfield told reporters about the content of the report. “Tension between...

Searched, searched, but did not find: US intelligence could not determine where the coronavirus came from

The US intelligence services failed to come to an unambiguous conclusion about the origin of SARS-CoV-2. They neither confirmed nor refuted the version of the mutation during the natural transmission of the virus from animal to human, nor the more scandalous version about the leak of the virus from a laboratory in China. ...

Cold War hot pursuits: the history of the struggle between Western intelligence services and Russia

After World War II, military liaison missions emerged in divided Germany. Officially, they worked to maintain communication between the armed forces of the USSR and the West, but very soon the missions turned into teams of advanced scouts, about which little is known. About…

Trump, Clinton and Russian interference in the elections: US intelligence declassified secret report

Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe on Tuesday, Oct. 6, declassified documents suggesting former CIA Director John Brennan informed President Barack Obama of Hillary Clinton's alleged "plan" to link then-candidate Donald Trump to Russia as a "distraction to the public ...

Media claims Russia paid Taliban for US military killings: reaction of the parties

US intelligence officials concluded that a Russian military intelligence unit had secretly offered rewards to Taliban-linked fighters for destroying coalition forces in Afghanistan - including the US military - in peace talks to end the protracted ...

An American in the USSR kept a diary about the country, and the KGB wrote down his every step: now the texts can be compared

Teddy Rowe's notes are a unique historical document that allows you to see the Soviet Union through the eyes of an American. These are hundreds of pages of typewritten text that has never been published before, writes Present Tense. In April 1968, an American tourist, Teddy Rowe, flew to Moscow from Washington. ...

NYT spoke about the operations of Russian special services in different countries

American intelligence has concluded that unit 29155 of the State Administration of the General Staff of Russia is involved in the “destabilization campaign” in Moldova, the poisoning of the Bulgarian arms dealer Yemelyan Gebrev, the attempted coup in Montenegro and the poisoning of the Skripal family in British Salisbury. This became ...

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