Brace yourself, with the thought "Anything is possible!" If you recall Submarine Matter's Russian "Drone" and Submarine Propaganda - But Whose? be very, very afraid that the Russians may Do Something! The New York Times article below seems like another attempt of the US Navy and industry to boost the sales prospects of US Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUVs). A UUV may become essential for every US submarine mission.
Inspired by the NSA's Operation Ivy Bells intrepid reporters David E. Sanger and Eric Schmitt from the New York Times detail a very dark tale that may happen but not quite yet. The following are snippets with necessary bolding to be scary - almost. This New York Times article is the original that launched all the copycat "Russians May Cut..." articles over the last two days. Here it is http://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/26/world/europe/russian-presence-near-undersea-cables-concerns-us.html
Remember - be very afraid :0
Though scary some Russians are cute!