Russia’s latest air defense system S-400 licensed for export

Russia’s latest air defense system “S-400″ has been issued a license for exports; talks are underway on its exports abroad”, Deputy director general of the “Almaz-Antei”concern said Friday .“It’s export passport has already been received. At present, we are conducting talks on the exports of the defense complex abroad. We have already made considerable progress,” the executive, Vyacheslav Dzirkaln, said at “Rosoboronexport” show in Zhukovsky (Moscow region).


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Homeland Security Warns Ahead Of ‘National Day Of Rage

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has issued a bulletin drawing attention to the hactivist group Anonymous’ plans for nationwide protests against the police shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.The group has called for a “National Day of Rage” on Thursday to span 38 major U.S. cities.The Threat Management Division of the Federal Protective Service issued the bulletin.“Currently there is no indication that protests are expected to become [...]

The Secret Playbook of Internet Trolls

by WashingtonsBlog

Pleased to meet you
Hope you guess my name
What’s confusing you
Is the nature of my game

- The Rolling Stones

What’s Confusing You Is the Nature of Their Game

The reason that Internet trolls are effective is that people still don’t understand their game.

There are 15 commonly-used trolling tactics to disrupt, misdirect and control internet discussions.

As one interesting example, trolls start flame wars because – according to two professors – swearing and name-calling shut down our ability to think [...]


“There is no inflation” …on what planet?

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