Monday, February 01, 2021

RUSSIA - The Problem With Russia

"Russian opposition leader’s arrest sparks wave of national protestsPBS NewsHour 1/26/2021


SUMMARY:  Part of the conversation between President Biden and Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Tuesday centered on Russia's top opposition figure, Alexei Navalny, whose recent arrest is sparking a wave of national protests.  Masha Gessen, staff writer for The New Yorker, joins Nick Schifrin to discuss.



"Assessing the damage from the recent U.S. cyberattackPBS NewsHour 1/26/2021


SUMMARY:  The Russian government is believed to be behind the recent cyberattack in the United States.  Since it was revealed in December, the number of federal agencies and companies that were victimized by the attack continues to grow.  Christopher Krebs, the former top cybersecurity official at the Department of Homeland Security, joins William Brangham to discuss.

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