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Operation Ghost Stories: a Russian Spy Ring in the United States

On the 27th of June 2010, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) arrested ten illegal agents of the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR). This operation, the so-called Operation Ghost Stories dubbed the Illegals Program by the FBI, lasted for more…

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Ukaine vs Russia
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Ukraine vs Russia Escalation

Ukraine vs Russia conflict has been taking place since February 2014 due to the annexation of Crimea. Since that time, tensions between the two territories have continued to increase. At present, Russian-backed separatists occupy Crimea and the Donbas region of…

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Eugene Bullard: The First Black Fighter Pilot

Eugene Bullard during his flight training. The Croix de Guerre with Star he received for valour during the Battle of Verdun is visible. On the left, there is the unofficial wings worn by many French pilots. Eugene Bullard: From Columbus,…

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Project Toledo: The Secret Russian Biological Weapons Program

While previous Grey Dynamics articles analysed Russian hybrid warfare via Wagner PMCs and GPS spoofing, a secret Russian biological weapons program provides a new ‘dynamic’. In 2017, the last of Russia’s chemical weapons were allegedly disposed. This article will explore…

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Zaslon: Russia’s Most Secretive Unit

What is Zaslon? Zaslon “Barrier or Screen” is Russia’s most secretive special-purpose unit within the Russian external security service, Sluzhba Vneshney Razvedki (SVR). It roughly resembles the American Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) or the British Secret Intelligence Service (SIS)–also known…

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The Great Game: Russian Influence in the Balkans

The “Great Game” of power competition is once again afoot in the Balkans, where the US, NATO and the EU vie with Russia for influence. There is a good reason for this, however: recent Russian operations to gain influence or…

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Infantry Weapons Recognition in Intelligence Analysis

Infantry weaponry is whatever weapon is carried by forces fighting on foot, and does not need to be platform mounted for use. The weaponry used by infantry is usually specific to the role or regiment, and in the case of…

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Namibia’s Fight Against Poaching

Namibia‘s fight against poaching is on the forefront in southern Africa. The country’s Ministry of Environment and Tourism claims that 32 rhinos, one of the most endangered species in the region, were poached in 2017 compared 61 in 2016. This…

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Wagner in Africa: Russia’s Non-State State Actor’ Part I

This is the first of a series of articles concerning the Russian security company, Wagner in Africa. In 2013, an advertisement for security jobs started appearing on Russian websites with a military content. The advertisement promised $5,000 a month for…

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