Putin begins to put new security architecture in place ahead of 2024
Outlined since the government reshuffle in January, Russia's new security apparatus is being defined. [...]
The successor to Russia’s KGB after the fall of the Soviet Union, the Russian intelligence service FSB has a field of action goes way beyond counterintelligence and includes repression of political opposition, monitoring and control of the media. It may soon be integrated into a new Russian ministry of security.
The French ambassador for digital affairs Henri Verdier's trip to Moscow on November 15 capped off a series of steps taken by President Emmanuel Macron to take the wind out of a potential mounting cyber storm with Russia – at the risk of stepping on Washington's toes. [...]