Russia http://kplu.org en Washington companies hope U.S. passes Russian trade bill http://kplu.org/post/washington-companies-hope-us-passes-russian-trade-bill <p></p><p>Everyone from Boeing to fish processors and apple growers stands to benefit if the U.S. normalizes trade relations with Russia. That’s coming up for a vote Friday in the House of Representatives.</p><p>Russia joined the World Trade Organization in August and lowered a whole bunch of tariffs on things like airplanes and fish.</p> Thu, 15 Nov 2012 23:48:21 +0000 Ashley Gross 7137 at http://kplu.org Washington companies hope U.S. passes Russian trade bill Countering the cyber espionage threat from China and Russia http://kplu.org/post/countering-cyber-espionage-threat-china-and-russia <p>It&#39;s official: China and Russia are the two biggest sources of cyber espionage attacks against the United States.</p><p><a href="http://www.ncix.gov/">The Office of the National Counterintelligence Executive</a> singled out those two nations in a recent <a href="http://www.ncix.gov/publications/reports/fecie_all/Foreign_Economic_Collection_2011.pdf">report to Congress</a>&nbsp;(coincidentally, it&#39;s been difficult to reach the counterintelligence website since the report came out and those links may not work).</p><p> Tue, 29 Nov 2011 12:30:00 +0000 Dave Meyer & Mark Anderson 3282 at http://kplu.org Countering the cyber espionage threat from China and Russia No World Cup for Seattle and U.S. in 2022 http://kplu.org/post/no-world-cup-seattle-and-us-2022 <p>Seattle will not be hosting World Cup matches in 2022. &nbsp;The United States was up against four other countries to host the World Cup. But the bid has gone to the Middle Eastern country Qatar. &nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 02 Dec 2010 15:58:47 +0000 Keith Seinfeld & Kirsten Kendrick 266 at http://kplu.org No World Cup for Seattle and U.S. in 2022