Putin: Russia seeking cyber security, not Internet 'kill switch'

Putin: Russia seeking cyber security, not Internet 'kill switch'

MOSCOW, Oct. 1 (UPI) --Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday a sharp rise in Internet cyber attacks in Russia was noted since the start of the conflict in Ukraine.
Ed Adamczyk

Aide: Obama, Putin to meet twice over security, missile defense

MOSCOW, May 24 (UPI) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Barack Obama will meet twice in the next four months, a Kremlin aide said Friday.

Russian wary of revolutions

MOSCOW, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Members of the Russian opposition community may be working to inspire revolution in the country, a former spy said.

Russia sees Georgian ties to plots

MOSCOW, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- A Russian investigative committee said there was evidence to suggest opposition leaders were plotting against the state with help from a Georgian politician.

Russia wary of post-Soviet evolution

MOSCOW, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- A close adviser to the Russian president said the Kremlin was paying close attention to "events" in former republics of the Soviet Union.

Russia warns of pre-emptive strike

MOSCOW, May 3 (UPI) -- A Russian general warned Thursday of possible pre-emptive strikes on NATO missile defense sites in Eastern Europe if NATO proceeds with a missile shield.

Russian official: NATO will be in Syria

MOSCOW, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- A Russian official says NATO and some of Syria's neighbors are planning a military intervention like the one that helped topple Moammar Gadhafi in Libya.

International terrorism troubles Kremlin

MOSCOW, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Security threats like international terrorism leave many national interests vulnerable when states take on the threat alone, a Russian security chief said.

Russia deems NATO expansion a threat

MOSCOW, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- NATO expansion continues to pose a threat to Russia, Kremlin security chief Nikolai Patrushev said Tuesday.
Kremlin: No troops to Afghanistan

Kremlin: No troops to Afghanistan

MOSCOW, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Russia will not send troops to Afghanistan to battle the Taliban but will help in other ways, a top Kremlin official said Tuesday in Moscow.
Russian policy has preventive nuke strikes

Russian policy has preventive nuke strikes

MOSCOW, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Russia's new military policy won't rule out preventive nuclear attacks against possible aggressors, the Russian Security Council leader said Wednesday.

Russia revising military doctrine

MOSCOW, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- Russia's new military policy will include changing the scenarios that could trigger the use of nuclear weapons or preventive strikes, officials said Thursday.

Russia denies aiding Iran nuclear efforts

MOSCOW, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Russia's security chief, Nikolai Patrushev, says Russian scientists are not helping Iran's alleged efforts to develop a nuclear bomb, a diplomatic sore spot.

Medvedev: Arctic vital to Russia

MOSCOW, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Russia must secure its territory in the Arctic and improve infrastructure to allow it to exploit oil and natural gas reserves, President Dmitry Medvedev said.

Russia officials wary of terrorist groups

MOSCOW, March 31 (UPI) -- International terrorist groups made several attempts to set up operations in south-central Russia, a Russian counterintelligence official said Monday.
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Nikolai Patrushev

Nikolai Platonovich Patrushev (Russian: Никола́й Плато́нович Па́трушев) (born July 11, 1951) is a former Director of the Russian FSB, the successor organization to the KGB, and the current secretary of the Security Council of Russia. He was born in Leningrad and graduated from Leningrad Shipbuilding Institute in 1974, where he worked as an engineer at his department.

In 1974 he graduated from the Leningrad Ship-building Institute (now the State Marine Technical University of St.Petersburg); worked as an engineer.

He joined the KGB in 1975.

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