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By adamg - 4/14/23 - 11:48 am

A 21-year-old Massachusetts Air National Guardsman's job gave him access to a steady stream of classified intelligence documents, which he allegedly copied and posted in a closed online discussion forum to show off to his fellow racists and antisemites - one of whom then began posting them on the wider Internet, according to an affidavit by an FBI agent on the case. Read more.

By adamg - 2/27/23 - 1:59 pm

The Dig has photos from yesterday's rally.

By adamg - 2/24/23 - 1:09 pm

GBH talks to Ukrainian refugees here - there are roughly 2,000 - who wonder what happens after their allotted one year in the US ends.

By adamg - 6/14/22 - 9:44 am

The Harvard Gazette reports a global shortage of helium, caused in large part by sanctions on Russia, which ships much of the world's supply, is beginning to affect research in physics, engineering, chemistry, biology and medical research, all of which use the gas to cool things down to temperatures way, way below freezing. Read more.

By adamg - 4/6/22 - 8:02 pm

The BAA announced today it's banning Russian and Belarusian runners from this year's Marathon because of Ukraine. In a statement, BAA President Tom Grilk said: Read more.

By adamg - 3/6/22 - 12:45 pm
Ukraine supporters on the Common

Mark Smith is at a rally for Ukraine at the Parkman Bandstand on the Common today. Read more.

By adamg - 2/27/22 - 5:26 pm
A Sunseeker 76 yacht

Sunseeker 76, of the type a detained Russian exec bought in 2020.

At just 77 feet long, Moscow resident Vladimir Klyushin's Seven K yacht is just slightly below the lower limit of a "superyacht," which starts around 82 feet, but it would still cut quite the figure in all but the most jaded of ports. Read more.

By adamg - 2/27/22 - 2:09 pm
Ukraine supporters in Boston

Boylston and Newbury streets and the Public Garden were awash in blue and yellow this afternoon as people marched to show their support for Ukraine. Read more.

By adamg - 2/26/22 - 10:08 pm

Starts at 1 p.m. on Sunday at the Newbury Street entrance to the Public Garden.

By adamg - 2/26/22 - 2:41 pm

New Hampshire's governor today ordered the state's liquor stores (all owned by the state, of course) to stop selling Russian spirits.

By adamg - 2/26/22 - 12:31 am

GBH reports MIT decided Russian blood money just wasn't worth it.

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