EU imposes sanctions on four Russians, GRU military intel unit over cyberattacks The restrictions include travel bans and asset freeze.
20:15, 30 July 2020
EU ambassadors agree on sanctions against Russia, China for cyberattacks – journalist This is about asset freezes against Russia's GRU military intel and the intelligence services of China and North Korea.
16:40, 22 July 2020
MH17 case: Russia-controlled supervisor of 'DPR' terrorists detained in Kyiv Ukraine's SBU service has recordings of phone calls where the detainee elaborates on a feud between the Russian intelligence service and the FSB over control of illegal armed formations' leaders in Donbas.
09:20, 08 July 2020
SBU presses charges against Russian GRU operative who handled senior asset in Ukrainian gov't The asset, former chief of protocol in Ukraine's Cabinet, had earlier pleaded guilty and sentenced before being handed over to Russia in a major swap effort in September 2019.
12:00, 27 May 2020
Russian diplomats in Norway tied to spy agency – media Norwegians cultivated as sources of information "don't realize" that the diplomats are also basically spies, counterintelligence chief notes.
23:50, 06 May 2020
Journalists identify FSB's elusive operative "Elbrus": From MH17 to assassinations in Europe Despite the fact that Col. Igor Egorov played a crucial role in the annexation of Crimea and in Russia's incursion into Eastern Ukraine, he has crisscrossed the EU and traveled to the Middle East and Asia on almost a monthly basis.
22:40, 24 April 2020
MH17 trial: Russia's GRU tried to hinder, influence probe on multiple fronts, Dutch report says This included meddling, hacking, theft, and other spycraft efforts.
14:00, 06 March 2020
Diplomat from Russian mission to WTO oversaw secret hit squad – media President Vladimir Putin, who previously headed Russia's main intelligence agency, has made the country's military and spy agencies a priority during his tenure in office.
19:10, 25 February 2020
Russian agents plunge to new ocean depths in Ireland to crack transatlantic cables – The Times Irish security officials suspect that Russia might be considering their country as a regional base for intelligence operations.
09:00, 17 February 2020
Terrorist leader Girkin says not to testify in MH17 trial The Russian national says he doesn't recognize charges pressed against him.
16:00, 04 February 2020
RFE/RL: Bulgaria charges three Russians in absentia over attempted murders in 2015 Open-source and online sleuth Bellingcat has identified Sergeyev as a member of an "elite overseas clandestine-operations" team that is part of GRU unit 29155.
21:59, 23 January 2020
Three suspected Russian spies traveled to Barcelona in 2016 and 2017 – media According to information obtained by EL PAÍS, the members of the elite military group Unit 29155 made a total of four trips to the Catalan capital.
19:32, 28 December 2019
Russia reviving ISIS threat in Europe – OSINT group The recent exposure of a group of ISIS-affiliated Chechen in Austria once again speaks of Russia's interest in destabilizing Europe and their effective tools for influencing European politics.
18:00, 19 December 2019
Elite Russian spy unit used French Alps region as logistical base – media The unit is believed to be responsible for the attempt on Sergei Skripal's life.
15:36, 05 December 2019
Spain opens investigation into Russian spies working to destabilize Catalonia – media The court is probing whether an elite military group known as Unit 29155 carried out actions aimed at destabilizing the region during the separatist push.
20:30, 21 November 2019
Trump allegedly got his Ukraine conspiracy theory from the Russia-tied criminals on his campaign – Washington Post The conspiracy theory also was apparently fertilized by Manafort associate Konstantin Kilimnik.
21:50, 04 November 2019
Bulgaria asks Russia to recall diplomat over spying allegation – Reuters A Russian diplomat who Bulgarian prosecutors suspect was involved in espionage has left Bulgaria, the Bulgarian foreign ministry said on Monday.
10:40, 29 October 2019
Investigative journos find Russian wedding photos highlighting novichok suspect's security ties The man who walked his daughter down the aisle is Major General Andrei Averyanov, the secretive commander of a Russian military unit that Western intelligence officials have reportedly linked to a range of malfeasance in Europe.
09:50, 15 October 2019
Top secret Russian unit seeks to destabilize Europe, security officials say – NYT This is a unit of the G.R.U. that has been active over the years across Europe.
00:32, 09 October 2019