11 Apr '15, 2pm
#Russia sees #military use of IT technologies as national #security threat
© AP Photo/ Czarek Sokolowski Ukraine Crisis Nullified All Progress in Russia-NATO Relations - Official MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russia equals inappropriate use of IT technologies to a threat to the national security, Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov said. "Inappropriate use of such technologies is classified in the new military doctrine as a threat to the national security," Antonov told RIA Novosti. Antonov said that "color" revolutions, the conflict in Ukraine, as well as the advance of the Islamic State extremist group are all happening under the conditions of growing influence of information and communication technologies. © Photo: Rex Features Int'l Forces in Afghanistan Failed to Fulfil UN Mandate, ISIL Rises A new Russian military doctrine was signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin in December 2014. The previous doctrine was signed back in 2010. The new doctri...