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November 12, 2016

Russian warships arrive off Syrian coast ahead of ‘final’ assault on Aleppo

ORIGINALLY POSTED BY THE TELEGRAPH:
A flotilla of Russian warships arrived off the coast of Syria on Saturday, readying for a large-scale land and sea assault on the city of Aleppo.

“Moscow clearly intends this as a message to the West – …

Posted in Middle East, News Coverage, Russia, Syria
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
November 1, 2016

Event Summary: ‘All the Kremlin’s Men: Inside the Court of Vladimir Putin’

By Talia Jessener
On Monday 31st October the Henry Jackson Society were delighted to welcome Russian journalist and filmmaker Mikhail Zygar to discuss his recent book: ‘All the Kremlin’s Men: Inside the Court of Vladamir Putin.’ As its name suggests, the …

Posted in Event Summaries, RSC Event Summaries, Russia
October 31, 2016

Event: ‘All the Kremlin’s Men: Inside the Court of Vladimir Putin’

TIME: 13:00-14:00, Monday 31st October 2016
VENUE: The Henry Jackson Society, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, SW1P 4QP
SPEAKER: Mikhail Zygar, Author, All the Kremlin’s Men: Inside the Court of Vladimir Putin; Former Editor-in-Chief of Russian independent news channel, Dozhd
For a summary of …

Posted in Event, RSC Event, Russia, Spotlight, Upcoming Event, Upcoming Events
October 29, 2016

In depth interview on Putin’s behavior in Eastern Europe with Dr Andrew Foxall after NATO deployment

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Russia

Dr Andrew Foxall on BBC Radio Discussing NATO Response to Russian Aggression

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Russia
October 27, 2016

Dr Andrew Foxall on Sky News Discussing NATO Deployment After Russian Aggression

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Russia
October 26, 2016

Putin’s Useful Idiots: Britain’s Left, Right and Russia

The latest report from The Russia Studies Centre at The Henry Jackson Society documents how individuals and organisations across the British political spectrum have  established connections with their counterparts in Russia, many of which are funded or supported by the Kremlin …

Posted in Publication, RSC Report, Russia

Putin’s Russia linked to the Left and Right in Britain, New Paper Shows

Individuals and organisations across the British political spectrum have over recent years established connections with their counterparts in Russia, many of which are funded or supported by the Kremlin to undermine the West.
In the UK, a variety of individuals, …

Posted in CRT Press Release, Press Release, Russia
October 20, 2016

Today’s European Diplomatic Meetings Must Lead to Western Unity in the Face of Russian Military Offensive

Today the European Council meets to discuss EU policy towards Russia and Ukraine’s President Poroshenko will meet with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. These discussions must see the West remain resolute in the face of Russian aggression as President Putin …

Posted in Press Release, Russia, Russia Studies Centre
October 19, 2016

Dr Andrew Foxall on Sky News discussing how the West should respond to Putin’s Russia

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Democracy & Development, Extremism, RSC News Releases, Russia, Terrorism & Security

Dr Alan Mendoza speaks to Wall Street Journal about no-fly zone over Syria

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Democracy & Development, Extremism, ISIS, Middle East, Religious Fundamentalism, Russia, Syria, Terrorism & Security
October 16, 2016

Stop the War linked to Putin puppets

Originally published by The Sunday Times
An organisation funded by the Kremlin to undermine the West has named Stop the War, the hard-left group chaired until last year by Jeremy Corbyn, as its official UK partner.

Andrew Foxall, director of the Russia Studies …

Posted in Democracy & Development, Human Rights, News Coverage, RSC News Coverage, Russia, Ukraine, United Kingdom
October 15, 2016

Stop the War chief accused of hypocrisy

Originally published by The Times
The deputy leader of the Stop the War Coalition has refused to protest at the Russian embassy although has often been spotted demonstrating outside the Israeli and American missions.

Davis Lewin, of the Henry Jackson Society think tank, …

Posted in Defence, Democracy & Development, Human Rights, News Coverage, RSC News Coverage, Russia
October 14, 2016

Now Russia’s Grip on UK Politics Is Obvious. But It’s Always Been There

Originally published by Heat Street
On Tuesday, Boris Johnson raised more than a few eyebrows when he called for “demonstrations” to take place outside Russia’s embassy in response to the Kremlin’s war crimes in Syria.
But the Foreign Secretary’s comments were soon overshadowed …

Posted in Defence, Democracy & Development, Opinion Editorial, RSC Editorial, Russia, Syria, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom, United States
October 13, 2016

Britain is ‘ill-equipped’ to defend itself from a Russian nuclear attack should Putin declare war, says expert

Originally published by Mail Online
Britain is ‘ill-equipped’ to defend itself from a Russian nuclear attack should Vladimir Putin declare war, an expert has warned.

Dr Andrew Foxall, director of Russian studies at the Henry Jackson Society, said Britain’s defence system, military strategy …

Posted in Defence, News Coverage, Nuclear Weapons, RSC News Coverage, Russia, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom
October 12, 2016

If Stop The War wants peace, why does it indulge Russia’s wars?

Originally published by New Statesman
Wednesday’s House of Commons debate on Aleppo achieved little with regards to the establishment of no-fly zone over the besieged Syrian city, but it was notable for the foreign secretary’s call for “demonstrations” to take place outside Russia’s …

Posted in Defence, Democracy & Development, Human Rights, Opinion Editorial, RSC Editorial, Russia, Syria, United Kingdom
October 6, 2016

Event: ‘Promoting Human Rights, Civil Society and Democracy in Russia’

TIME: 6th October 2016, 13:00-14:00
VENUE: The Henry Jackson Society, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, SW1P 4QP
SPEAKERS: Dmitri Bartanev, Valentina Cherevatenko, Robert Latypov, Grigory Melkonyants and Natalia Taubina , Rights in Russia
To read a review of this event by the NGO Rights …

Posted in Event, RSC Event, Russia, Upcoming Event, Upcoming Events
September 28, 2016

Dr Andrew Foxall speaking to BBC about downing of MH17 by Russian missile

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Russia, Russia Studies Centre

Regime troops begin massive Aleppo ground offensive as children are operated on without anaesthetic

Originally posted in New Zealand Herald
Syrian government forces have begun an all-out ground assault on besieged rebel-held east Aleppo, as they attempt to retake the whole of the city.

“The regime plan for Aleppo looks to be: besiege, starve, bombard, terrify, and …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, Extremism, Middle East, Russia, Syria, Terrorism & Security, United States

Regime troops begin massive Aleppo ground offensive as children are operated on without anaesthetic

Orginally published in New Zealand Herald
Syrian government forces have begun an all-out ground assault on besieged rebel-held east Aleppo, as they attempt to retake the whole of the city.

“The regime plan for Aleppo looks to be: besiege, starve, bombard, terrify, and shrink …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, Extremism, Middle East, News Coverage, Russia, Syria, Terrorism & Security, United States
September 27, 2016

Event Transcript: ‘The Less You Know, the Better You Sleep: Russia’s Road to Terror and Dictatorship Under Yeltsin and Putin’

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Posted in Democracy & Development, Event Transcript, Human Rights, Russia, Terrorism & Security

Syrian troops begin ground offensive to retake Aleppo

Originally published in The Telegraph
Syrian government forces have begun an all-out ground assault on besieged rebel-held east Aleppo, as they attempt to retake the whole of the city.

“The regime plan for Aleppo looks to be: besiege, starve, bombard, terrify, and shrink the pocket down,” …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, Extremism, Middle East, News Coverage, Russia, Syria, Terrorism & Security, United States

Putin needs more sanctions because Russia DID down MH17, expert says ahead of key report

Originally published in Express
VLADIMIR Putin’s regime has a disregard for human life exemplified by its downing of a plane over Ukraine, a leading expert has said ahead of a report expected to blame Russia for the attack.
Dr Andrew Foxall, director of …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, Extremism, News Coverage, RSC News Coverage, Russia, Terrorism & Security, Ukraine
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