Reading this thread was fascinating. Fifteen years of opinions to be read, coupled with fifteen years of history to look back on, and laughing as it was mostly fifteen years of sensationalist reporting, people responding out of fear, ignorance, and cultural bias.This forum is a gold mine of psychological reactions to media.
International Level: New Activist / Political Participation: 11 1.1%
I think that while Russia does have some issues, most of the things that people use against Russia come from the US media.
US charges six Russian intelligence operatives in global hacking operation that targeted Winter Olympics, at least three countries. Six Russian intelligence officers have been charged in a global computer hacking operation that targeted at least three countries and the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, according to a seven-count indictment unsealed Monday. "No country has weaponized its cyber capabilities as maliciously and irresponsibly as Russia," Assistant Attorney General John Demers, chief of the Justice Department's National Security Division, said Monday. Ref. USAToday.
Hacking campaign poses a 'grave risk' to all levels of government and the private sector, the Department of Homeland Security warns. The devastating cyber attacks believed to be tied to Russia, which have targeted major branches of the U.S. Government, has put an untold number of Americans, agencies and government secrets at risk of compromise. Ref. USAToday.
US expels 10 Russian diplomats, sanctions others for election interference and massive SolarWinds hack. The Biden administration on Thursday announced the expulsion of 10 Russian diplomats and sanctions against nearly three dozen people and companies as it moved to hold the Kremlin accountable for interference in last year's presidential election and the SolarWinds hacking of federal agencies. Ref. USAToday.
Biden says world will hold Russia accountable for war 'that will bring a catastrophic loss of life and human suffering'. The White House statement came after Russian President Vladimir Putin, in a televised address, announced a military attack in Ukraine and warned other countries of "Consequences" if they interfered. Source 9c.