Tag Archives: Russian

U.S. officials, Southern Baptist leaders denounce Russian ‘war crimes’ | Baptist Life

WASHINGTON (BP) – President Biden and the U.S. House of Representatives are persuaded Russian President Vladimir Putin and his military have committed war crimes in Ukraine. If those assessments prove correct, justice requires accountability for the perpetrators, a Southern Baptist ethics leader said. The war crimes designations by United States officials intensified after photos recently… Read More »

Data & Security Legal Update: Russian Cyber-Attacks, and More | Williams Mullen

Activity in the cybersecurity and data protection space continues to pick up as new laws and regulations are enacted in the U.S. and overseas. Highlighted below are five recent developments that could impact your business. President Biden Issues Warning of Potential Russian Cyber-Attacks On March 21, 2022, the White House recommended that U.S. businesses take… Read More »

‘Criminal and evil’: White House doubles down on condemning Russian attacks | Joe Biden

The White House has doubled down on its condemnation of Russian targeting of Ukrainian civilians as war crimes, describing recent events including a missile strike on a railway station as “cruel and criminal and evil” – but stopping short of classifying the brutal attacks as genocide. Joe Biden’s national security adviser, Jake Sullivan, took to… Read More »

Justice Department Announces Court-Authorized Disruption of Botnet Controlled by the Russian Federation’s Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU) | OPA

Operation Copied and Removed Malware Known as “Cyclops Blink” from the Botnet’s Command-And-Control Devices, Disrupting the GRU’s Control Over Thousands of Infected Devices Worldwide. Victims Must Take Additional Steps to Remediate the Vulnerability and Prevent Malicious Actors From Further Exploiting Unpatched Devices. The Justice Department today announced a court-authorized operation, conducted in March 2022, to… Read More »

Commercial Real Estate Brokerages in an Uncertain Russian Market | Pillsbury – Gravel2Gavel Construction & Real Estate Law

Several commercial real estate firms have joined the growing list of companies temporarily suspending – or outright terminating – property and facility management operations in Russia amid economic sanctions and mounting international pressure. CBRE is the latest to make such a move, discontinuing its Russian leasing, investment and property management operations and denouncing Russia’s invasion… Read More »

Confiscating a Russian oligarch’s luxury condo requires much more than political bluster

“Tonight I say to the Russian oligarchs and corrupt leaders who have bilked billions of dollars off this violent regime: no more,” President Joe Biden said in his State of the Union Speech earlier this month. “We are joining with our European allies to find and seize your yachts, your luxury apartments, your private jets.… Read More »