Tag Archives: Russia

Ron Deibert in JustSecurity on Russia’s DNC hack

Citizen Lab Director Ron Deibert has authored a piece in JustSecurity on the FBI’s report on the Russian hacking of the Democratic National Convention (DNC). In the article, titled “The DHS/FBI Report on Russian Hacking was a Predictable Failure,” Deibert assesses the report itself, as well as the Obama administration’s response to the hacking, and its public handling.

Andrei Soldatov interviewed on Q with Jian Ghomeshi

From the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Ghomeshi talked to Soldatov about the surveillance infrastructure Russia set up in anticipation of the Olympic Games.

Website of Canadian Bobsledder Blocked in Russia Due to Collateral Filtering

A closer analysis and verification of the reported blocking of Canadian Olympic Bobsledder Justin Kripps website on Russia’s Rostelecom network.

Irina Borogan and Andrei Soldatov on CPJ blog

Soldatov and Borogan have been investigating the Russian surveillance state as part of a joint project by Aventura.ru, the Citizen Lab and Privacy International.

Sochi, Surveillance and Citizen Lab in the news

Th upcoming Sochi Olympics are drawing media attention to the well-documented cyber surveillance system in Russia.

Andrei Soldatov to discuss Russian cyber surveillance at European Parliament Committee meeting

Investigative Journalist Andrei Soldatov was invited to make a contribution to an inquiry on the Russian electronic mass surveillance system.

Ron Deibert on CBC Metro Morning

Professor Deibert spoke about the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, also known as “The Surveillance Games”.

Jakub Dalek gave a talk at Sakharov Center

Citizen Lab Researcher Jakub Dalek, along with Andrei Soldatov and Irina Borogan of Agentura.Ru, gave a talk at the Andrei Sakharov Archives and Human Rights Center in Moscow, Russia on the general security landscape for activists.

Surveillance at the Sochi Olympics 2014

Andrei Soldatov and Irina Borogan have published a new piece on the Russian Surveillance State, as part of the series of investigative pieces by Agentura.Ru, Citizen Lab and Privacy International. The most recent article focuses on surveillance at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games, including the use of communications interception, drones, video surveillance and planned detection of submarines.

New article on Russia’s surveillance state in World Policy Journal

A new article in World Policy Journal as part of the joint project by Privacy International, Agentura.Ru and the Citizen Lab on Russia’s surveillance state.