Desktop Linux can't even get in even when laws and sanctions favour it
While the Russians have made it clear they don't want American software which might be a backdoor to the CIA, it would appear that desktop Linux is not getting the thumbs up, despite official backing and the fact that sanctions prevent Microsoft bringing its software into the country.
Being used for money laundering
Russia will block access to websites of exchanges that offer crypto-currencies such as Bitcoin.
Not just Facebook
While it has been confirmed President Putin was splashing out cash on Facebook advertising to get Donald Trump elected in the US, it seems he was also spending a small fortune on Google too.
All slanted at promoting US racial tension
More than 10 million people in the United States saw politically divisive ads on Facebook that the company said were bought in Russia in the months before and after last year’s US presidential election.
Assange hides leaks which embarrass the Kremlin
The image of Wikileaks being a non-partisan outlet for whistle-blowers has been called into question after it has revealed that Julian Assange was turning down caches of documents embarrassing to the Russian government.
Hit voting software maker
Russian spooks hacked at least one US voting software supplier and sent spear-phishing emails to more than 100 local election officials just days before last November’s presidential election.
But it wasn’t me
Tsar of all the Russias, Vladimir Putin, has admitted that Russian hackers probably did game the American election to help President Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump win.
Senate Intelligence Committee broadens Trump investigation
The Senate Intelligence Committee has widened its investigation into Russia's alleged meddling in last year's presidential election, to include security outfit Kaspersky Lab.
The price of gaming elections
The US, which was once paranoid about Chinese hackers, is now so concerned about Russia’s hackers it is now focusing on the country’s cyber security expert Kaspersky.
Even Wikileaks admits it is being played
Hackers working for Tsar Putin had another go at gaming an election with its usual partners of Far Right groups and Wikileaks.