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August 10, 1990 | CHARLES HILLINGER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Soviet television is showing a documentary about a relatively little-known episode in California history. The story of Ft. Ross, from 1812 to 1841 Russia's most remote outpost, describes a settlement of soldiers, farmers and fur hunters on a lonely stretch of the rugged Sonoma County coast 100 miles northwest of San Francisco. A Soviet TV crew was here several months ago to film the documentary about the country's California connection at the 19th-Century fort. "The filming of the Ft.
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June 21, 2001 | MONTE MORIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A federal grand jury Wednesday indicted a Russian computer whiz for allegedly hacking into the systems of three Southern California credit card processing firms and then offering to stop his activities if the companies hired him as a "security consultant." The charges cap a yearlong probe by the FBI, which eventually arrested 20-year-old Alexey V. Ivanov in a sting operation in which undercover agents posing as e-commerce tycoons lured him to Seattle for a "job interview" and then arrested him.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 21, 2001 | MONTE MORIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A federal grand jury Wednesday indicted a Russian computer whiz for allegedly hacking into the systems of three Southern California credit card processing firms and then offering to stop his activities if the companies hired him as a "security consultant." The charges cap a yearlong probe by the FBI, which eventually arrested 20-year-old Alexey V. Ivanov in a sting operation in which undercover agents posing as e-commerce tycoons lured him to Seattle for a "job interview" and then arrested him.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 16, 1996 | ALAN ABRAHAMSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
California faces a "new and real threat" from mobsters from the former Soviet Union, Atty. Gen. Dan Lungren said Friday. Describing elaborate fraud schemes, Lungren said mobsters who have arrived in California from the former Soviet Bloc have demonstrated a "level of sophistication that in some ways is startling." And the brutal 1992 murder of two men in West Hollywood, he said, shows "they're very direct about what they would do and what they will do."
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December 17, 1989 | JAMES M. GOMEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Under heavy security, a 10-member delegation of Soviet scientists and arms negotiators broke new ground in East-Wast relations on Saturday by touring a vital component of the United States' "Star Wars" research. The high-level Soviet visit to the 2,770-acre TRW Inc. laser testing facility, nestled in grassy hill country one mile north of San Clemente, capped months of planning between Soviet and American arms reduction negotiators.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 16, 1996 | ALAN ABRAHAMSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
California faces a "new and real threat" from mobsters from the former Soviet Union, Atty. Gen. Dan Lungren said Friday. Describing elaborate fraud schemes, Lungren said mobsters who have arrived in California from the former Soviet Bloc have demonstrated a "level of sophistication that in some ways is startling." And the brutal 1992 murder of two men in West Hollywood, he said, shows "they're very direct about what they would do and what they will do."
BUSINESS
April 27, 2004 | Debora Vrana, Times Staff Writer
Los Angeles boosters have never pretended that the City of Angels could compete head-to-head with the City by the Bay when it comes to cultural attractions. Or downtown nightlife. Or mass transportation.
NEWS
August 10, 1990 | CHARLES HILLINGER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Soviet television is showing a documentary about a relatively little-known episode in California history. The story of Ft. Ross, from 1812 to 1841 Russia's most remote outpost, describes a settlement of soldiers, farmers and fur hunters on a lonely stretch of the rugged Sonoma County coast 100 miles northwest of San Francisco. A Soviet TV crew was here several months ago to film the documentary about the country's California connection at the 19th-Century fort. "The filming of the Ft.
NEWS
December 17, 1989 | JAMES M. GOMEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Under heavy security, a 10-member delegation of Soviet scientists and arms negotiators broke new ground in East-Wast relations on Saturday by touring a vital component of the United States' "Star Wars" research. The high-level Soviet visit to the 2,770-acre TRW Inc. laser testing facility, nestled in grassy hill country one mile north of San Clemente, capped months of planning between Soviet and American arms reduction negotiators.
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