Russia

UConn reacts to Mueller report, Barr’s summary

UConn reacts to Mueller report, Barr’s summary

University of Connecticut College Democrats and College Republicans are taking away different key points from United States Attorney General William Barr’s summary of the Special Counsel’s investigation into possible collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign during the 2016 election, but they both agree that as much of the full report should be released as possible. 

Editorial: Connecticut cybersecurity plan is alarmingly lacking

Editorial: Connecticut cybersecurity plan is alarmingly lacking

In response to reports that Russian agents scanned Connecticut’s voting registration system in 2016 (along with many other states), Connecticut has worked to form a task force dedicated to securing Connecticut’s elections from foreign influence.

From Russia with love

From Russia with love

The year was 1989. The Berlin Wall fell, Communism gasped its last breath, and hundreds of demonstrators poured into the streets of East Germany. In Dresden, crowds stormed the stronghold of the Stasi and the KGB. One man stepped out to face the mob: Vladimir Putin. Requesting backup, he was told, “Moscow is silent.” Helpless, Putin watched the Soviet Union dissolve before his very eyes.

Protesting Putin: Future elections bring turmoil

Protesting Putin: Future elections bring turmoil

Protests have been an integral part of Russian life ever since the rise of communism, receiving most attention starting in 50s. Often sentenced to prison or mysteriously disappearing, citizens continue to risk their lives in an effort to change the government they view as corrupt.