Tag: putin

NEWS

President Biden Expects Putin To Take Action Against Ransomware

Ransomware, a type of malware from crypto virology that threatens to publish victims’ personal data or perpetually block access to it unless a ransom is paid, has been hurting many business entities in the U.S. According to press reports, Ransomware attacks are on the rise with an estimated $350 million paid out in ransom in 2020. The hacker behind this […]

POLITICS

Russian President Vows To “Knock Out Teeth”

According to a recent press report, Russian President Vladimir Putin has vowed to “knock out the teeth” of any power that attempts to take a portion of his country’s territory. “Everyone wants to ‘bite’ us somewhere or ‘bite off’ something of ours, but those that would do this should know that we will knock out the teeth of all of […]

NEWS

Russians Protest Government Digital Sovereignty Bill

Russia’s plan to introduce a cyber-security bill that involves tighter restrictions on Internet use has met with stout opposition from Internet users. Consequently, thousands of protesters took to the streets to protest the government’s latest action. The government, however, has justified its action by stating that the new bill is a means of improving cyber-security and stopping the country’s Internet […]

EDITORIAL

Will Trump Outfox Putin?

Donald John Trump – the Donald is the 45th and current President of the United States. He is viewed as a political neophyte by many of his detractors, but no one can seriously question his business acumen. The 72-year-old Trump was born and raised in Queens, New York City. He has an economics degree from Wharton School of the University […]

EDITORIAL

Trump Has A Lot On His Plate!

With no indication towards denuclearisation – a critical issue discussed by both Trump and Kim Jong-un at June’s historic summit in Singapore, it is anybody’s guess whether Trump’s dream will be realized.  At the Singapore summit on 12 June, both men signed a document that included a pledge from North Korea to rid the Korean peninsula of nuclear weapons with […]

EDITORIAL

The Middle East Continues To Burn Slowly

After over seven years of war, there seems to be no end in sight to the human catastrophe that currently obtains in Syria. More than 400,000 people killed or reported missing. Also, it is estimated that more than half the population of 22 million have been driven from their homes with at least 6.1 million Syrians internally displaced, and another […]

COMMENTARY

Trump Mocks Kim But Plays Nice With Putin

President Donald J. Trump has demonstrated time and again that he doesn’t play nice with people whom he doesn’t care for either in the letter nor the spirit. Now, over the past few years, two leaders who have apparently pissed off the U.S. the most are North Korea’s President Kim Jong Un and Russia’s President Vladimir Putin Trump has berated […]

NEWS

Trump Plays Hard Ball — Putin Did Not Meddle In Election

Despite senior U.S. intelligence officials’ assertion that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election, President Trump is siding with Russian President Vladimir Putin by accepting his words that there was no Russian interference. Trump, in a report, said he believed Russian President Vladimir Putin when he said he did not order Russia’s election meddling. Trump also lashed out at Comey, […]

NEWS

Trump’s Bromance With Putin Raises Party Ire

President Trump has continued to show his respect for the Russian leader Vladimir Putin, just as he did on the campaign trail, always expressing his hope of getting along well with Putin. In a Fox News interview, Trump seemed to equate the United States with its adversary when pressed by host Bill O’Reilly, who said: “But he’s a killer, though. […]