Microsoft says Russia has stepped up cyber espionage against the US and Ukraine allies

Microsoft says Russia has stepped up cyber espionage against the US and Ukraine allies

Washington CNN — Russian intelligence agencies have increased their efforts to hack US and allied government computer networks to gather intelligence since the war in Ukraine began, Microsoft said in new findings published Wednesday. American organizations were the top target of the Russian hacking attempts outside of Ukraine, according to Microsoft, but the alleged Russian … Read more

Are Sweden and Finland under threat? | TV Shows

Are Sweden and Finland under threat?  |  TV Shows

From: Inside Story The two Nordic countries say they will apply to join the NATO transatlantic military alliance. Before the Russian invasion of Ukraine, NATO membership barely featured in political debate in Finland and Sweden. But Moscow’s actions and nuclear threats could lead to the western military alliance gaining two new members. The leaders of … Read more

Russia warns of nuclear, hypersonic deployment if Sweden and Finland join NATO

Russia warns of nuclear, hypersonic deployment if Sweden and Finland join NATO

Russian Security Council Deputy Chairman and the head of the United Russia party Dmitry Medvedev chairs a meeting on saving businesses and jobs in foreign companies via video link at Gorki state residence, outside Moscow on March 16.Yekaterina Shtukina/The Associated Press One of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s closest allies warned NATO on Thursday that if … Read more

Finland, Sweden move ahead toward possibility of joining NATO

Finland, Sweden move ahead toward possibility of joining NATO

Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson, left, and Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin speak to the media prior to a meeting on whether to seek NATO membership, in Stockholm, Sweden, on April 13.PAUL WENNERHOLM/AFP/Getty Images European Union nations Finland and Sweden reached important stages Wednesday on their way to possible NATO membership as the Finnish government … Read more

Finland anticipates speedy ratification should it apply to join NATO, ambassador says

Finland anticipates speedy ratification should it apply to join NATO, ambassador says

Soldiers from the Finnish Defense Forces participate in the international military exercise Cold Response 22, in Setermoen, Norway, on March 22.JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images Finland’s ambassador to Canada says his country will likely apply to join NATO and that his government anticipates members of the Western military alliance would expedite approval. Ambassador Roy Eriksson told reporters … Read more