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Dr. Andrew Foxall

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Dr. Andrew Foxall

Dr. Andrew Foxall is Director of the Russia Studies Centre at The Henry Jackson Society. He is responsible for overseeing research and advocacy relating to the study of contemporary politics and the promotion of human rights and political liberty in the Russian Federation.

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April 20, 2017

VLAD’S ENOUGH OF THAT Russia could spark General Election chaos by using ‘troll factories’ spreading pro-Corbyn and SNP propaganda, experts predict

This article originally appeared in The Sun.
RUSSIAN ‘troll factories’ could be set to sensationally disrupt the UK general election following Putin’s ruthless meddling in the US presidential campaign.
Speaking with The Sun Online, Dr Andrew Foxall, Russian expert at think tank The …

Posted in News Coverage
March 12, 2017

Russia ‘behind latest CIA data breach on Julian Assange’s Wikileaks’

This article originally appeared in The Express
RUSSIA was behind the latest classified CIA data dump on Wikileaks, experts said last night, with some warning that Britain’s security services might be the next target.
“Tuesday’s data release comes as the CIA investigates …

Posted in News Coverage
March 9, 2017

Dr Andrew Foxall provides evidence to House of Commons’ Defence sub-Committee on the Arctic

Dr Andrew Foxall, Director of the Russia Studies Centre at HJS provided written evidence to the House of Commons’ Defence sub-Committee on the Arctic.
Dr Foxall’s research has covered potential threats to Western security in the region.
You can read his submissions …

Posted in Russia, Spotlight
January 15, 2017

Navy facing heaviest Russian activity since Cold War says First Sea Lord

Originally published in the Telegraph.
The Royal Navy is facing its greatest challenge from Russian submarines and warships for more than 25 years, the First Sea Lord has told his sailors.
Adml Sir Philip Jones said the Navy was dealing with the …

Posted in Media Centre, News Coverage, RSC News Coverage
January 9, 2017

Vladimir Putin warned as US sends hundreds of tanks to Europe to defend Nato’s borders

Originally published in the Express.
Hundreds of US tanks have arrived in Europe to ensure the Continent remains “whole, free, prosperous, and at peace” amid growing tensions with Russia.
In newly released footage, American soldiers and military equipment can be seen arriving at …

Posted in Media Centre, News Coverage, RSC News Coverage
January 1, 2017

British armed forces may be called into action in 2017 as diplomatic tensions rise

Originally published by The Express
Crucially, for Britain in 2017, we could face the stark prospect of being the only nuclear power willing to stand up to Vladimir Putin.
Meanwhile China’s continuing cyber attacks on the UK and its territorial ambitions in …

Posted in News Coverage, Russia
December 14, 2016

Putin’s Paradise: What If Russia Had Chosen Prosperity When the USSR Collapsed?

Originally published in Heat Street
Twenty-five years ago, in December 1991, the Soviet Union fragmented, ending the Cold War. Today, Russia and the West seem again set on an intractable conflict. Here Dr Andrew Foxall, an academic and Russia expert, imagines how …

Posted in Opinion Editorial, RSC Editorial
December 8, 2016

Putin will never restore Russia’s greatness

Originally published in CapX
Twenty five years ago, on 8 December 1991, the leaders of Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine signed the Belavezha Accords, an agreement that dissolved the Soviet Union.
Fewer than two weeks afterwards, leaders from all but one of the …

Posted in Opinion Editorial, RSC Editorial
November 3, 2016

MI5 ‘failure’ to spot the resurgence of Russia

Originally posted by The Times.
Sir, MI5 is indeed scrambling to catch up with the threat from Russia. But blame for our woeful lack of preparedness lies not with the men and women who work at Thames House but with their political …

Posted in Opinion Editorial, Russia
November 2, 2016

Philip Hammond accuses Russia of taking down TV network and electricity companies with cyber attacks

Originally posted by The Sun.
PHILIP Hammond has accused Russia of taking down an entire TV network as well as electricity companies with devastating cyber attacks.

He was backed by Dr Andrew Foxall of the Henry Jackson Society think tank.
Cyber expert Dr Foxall …

Posted in News Coverage, Russia
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