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“America has a simple ideology”: how one of Russia’s top US experts tries to explain America

The United States comes up constantly when you talk to Russians about their country’s place in the world. But the conversations tend to go a lot differently than many Americans might expect.

Crime, Punishment, and Russia’s Original Social Network

Pavel Durov, founder of the Russian social network VKontakte, was home alone in his apartment in St. Petersburg on a weekend when a contingent of men in camouflage uniforms knocked violently on his door.

Finland back on red alert over expansionist Russia

Captain Markus Aarnio, chief of the Gulf of Finland naval command, has the sort of craggy good looks associated with the hero of a cold war movie.

JPMorgan hack affected 76 million households, 7 million SMBs

JPMorgan Chase & Co has revealed that the personal information of 83 million accounts were exposed when the company’s computer systems were infiltrated this year, making the data breach one of the largest in history.

JPMorgan Employee Password Was Key in Hack Hitting 76 Million Homes

JPMorgan Chase & Co., the biggest U.S. bank, said a previously disclosed data breach affected 76 million households and 7 million small businesses. Customer names, addresses, phone numbers and e-mail addresses were taken, the New York-based bank said today in a regulatory filing.

The Great Unraveling

It was the time of unraveling. Long afterward, in the ruins, people asked: How could it happen? It was a time of beheadings.