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There are 9 item(s) tagged with the keyword "espionage".

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1. Polygraphs, Plots, and Pivo

This week, we learn that drinking when working from home isn't so bad; it rains birds in Saratov Oblast; and Ramzan Kadyrov is saved from a sinister plot.

Tags: Nizhny Novgorod, espionage, work, alcohol, chechnya, Saratov, animals, corruption, Siberia
2. Nothing Suspicious Here...

In disappointing-but-not-altogether-unexpected news, a prominent Kremlin critic gets hit with tea-borne poisoning.

Tags: espionage, putin, politics, tea, navalny, corruption
3. Satellite Wars

Russia has fallen under suspicion for testing what some say is an anti-satellite weapon.

Tags: espionage, technology, military, international relations, science, space
4. The Robots are Having a Whale of a Time

There are wondrous things under the sea… but don’t get in too deep over your head.

Tags: putin, espionage, robots, robot, astrakhan, whales
5. Operation Infektion

This week, the New York Times released a well-researched, well-produced series of three videos on Russian and Soviet disinformation activities against the US and the rest of the world. Every Russophile needs to watch them.

Tags: lies, disinformation, espionage
By The Editors
6. Spies, Found Life, and other Fantasies

In which we review Amy Knight's Orders to Kill, Linor Goralik's Found Life, a new translation of Monday Starts on Saturday, and the new novel Gogol's Head.

Tags: science fiction, espionage, kgb
7. Photography, Kachka & Spies

Photography, food and spies comprise this week's Three Best Reads. We travel to Vilnius, Brooklyn, and Washington, DC, to consider wagging tongues, boiled tongues, and an overlooked photographer.

Tags: khrushchev, espionage, photography, russian cuisine
By Paul E. Richardson
8. The Dangers of Cold War Air Travel

Remember the days when a superpower could shoot down a plane full of civilians just for wandering into its airspace? We called those days the Cold War – and the plane was KAL Flight 007, shot down by a Soviet fighter pilot on September 1st, 1983.

Tags: 1983, soviet union, cold war, espionage
By Eugenia Sokolskaya
9. Now THAT'S a Reset Button!

Life is always stranger than fiction, or, in this case, it may have been imitating [bad] fiction. Or at least so it seems from the transcripts of the case against Anna Chapman.

Tags: espionage, anna chapman, cold war, spies
By Paul E. Richardson

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