Trump, Putin Set to Meet as Russia Uses Hybrid Warfare Against Ukraine

President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin’s first meeting later this week comes against the backdrop of a cyberattack thought to be linked to Russia that largely wreaked havoc in Ukraine. This latest cyberattack, which spread globally, offers yet another potent example of the way the Kremlin has treated its neighbor as a testing ground for elements of Russian national power, according to experts.

“It’s very clear that the Russians are using and have used Ukraine to find, to test, to fine-tune, to see what works,” Doug Wise, former Deputy Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, said.

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