Confidential

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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Operation Denver
Confidential

Disinformation Campaigns in Russia: How COVID-19 is Mirroring Operation Denver

One of the most famous disinformation campaigns popularly known as Operation INFEKTION, and originally named Operation DENVER. It targeted the CIA and the US at large as being the origin of the AIDS disease. Active measures achieved that through the…

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Confidential

Space Programme: the UK, USA and Russia’s Cases

Space Programme: a perspective by Mark Sedwill, Cabinet Secretary and National Security Adviser for the United Kingdom. “If the UK and US can foster even deeper cooperation security forces can work together They can withstand the threats of today and…

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Confidential

Russia and North Korea Relations: A Future Analysis

Key Judgements KJ-1. It is likely the political aspect of Russia and North Korea (NK) relations is performative and unproductive. KJ-2. It is likely Russia and NK’s economic relations will remain stagnant over the next two years, unless there is…

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Ukaine vs Russia
Confidential

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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Confidential

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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Confidential

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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Confidential

Troll-on-Troll: Russian-French Cyber Information War in Africa

This Grey Dynamics African intelligence article analyses the misinformation war between Russian and French troll-on-troll actors. It is important to assess the differences in Russian and French information campaigns, but to note the similarity when engaging with one another.  Key…

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Confidential

Wagner in CAR: Russia’s ‘Non-State State Actor’ Part VI

Wagner in CAR is an essential weapon in the hybrid warfare arsenal of the Kremlin. By utilizing Wagner and other private military companies (PMCs), the Russian state enforces its existing spheres of influence.With a focus not only on existing spheres…

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Confidential

GPS Spoofing: Pioneered in Russia

GPS Spoofing, by its nature, mimics global positioning signals to provide false positives. Key Judgements KJ–1. Russia is almost certainly at the forefront of developing large-scale GNSS spoofing capabilities. Over 9,000 spoofing incidents were recording within Russian waters between 2016 and…

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