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September 27, 2018 4:49 AM British Investigative Group Claims Spy Poisoning Suspect Is a Russian Intelligence Officer

(MOSCOW) — An investigative group in Britain said Wednesday that it has identified one of the two suspects in the poisoning of an ex-Russian spy in the U.K. as a highly decorated colonel in the Russian military intelligence agency GRU. The group, Bellingcat, said the suspect, whose passport name was Ruslan Boshirov, is in fact Col. Anatoliy Chepiga 60

September 26, 2018 5:18 PM Salisbury poisoning suspect named as a Russian colonel by UK media

LONDON (Reuters) - The real identity of one of the men wanted by Britain for the Salisbury nerve agent attack on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter is Anatoliy Vladimirovich Chepiga, according to media reports on Wednesday which said he was a decorated Russian colonel. Earlier this month, British prosecutors charged two Russians - Alexander 79

July 17, 2018 1:13 PM Russia Criticized for Handling of Anna Politkovskaya Probe

The judges sided with Politkovskaya’s relatives in accusing the Russian government of bungling the investigation MOSCOW—The European Court of Human Rights ruled Tuesday that Russia failed to properly investigate the murder of investigative journalist Anna Politkovskaya, whose stories exposed the corruption and brutality of security forces in the breakaway 87

June 24, 2018 4:57 PM Mohamed Salah considering quitting Egypt team over Ramzan Kadyrov row

Mohamed Salah is considering his international future with Egypt, a source has confirmed to ESPN FC, because of his unhappiness at being drawn into a political row during his stay in Chechnya with his national team during the World Cup. CNN first reported on Sunday that the Liverpool forward was deciding whether to return to the Egypt team after the World 61

June 13, 2018 2:44 PM How Far Will Your Favorite World Cup Team Have to Travel?

There’s a consequence to holding the World Cup in the largest country on earth: the travel isn’t exactly light. This year’s World Cup in Russia will take place in 11 cities, from Kaliningrad in the west to Ekaterinburg, which is east of the Ural Mountains. If your knowledge of Russian geography is based on the board game Risk, none of the host cities 45

May 29, 2018 9:12 PM Anti-Kremlin Russian journalist shot and killed in Ukraine

Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko was fatally shot at his apartment in Kiev, Ukrainian police said Tuesday. (Arkady Babchenko) Arkady Babchenko, a Russian and fierce anti-Kremlin journalist, was fatally shot in Kiev on Tuesday, Ukrainian police said. Babchenko, 41, was shot and killed in his apartment, according to police, who said he suffered multiple 204

May 29, 2018 7:27 PM Russian journalist shot and killed in Ukrainian capital

MOSCOW – Police in the capital of Ukraine say a Russian journalist has been shot and killed at his Kiev apartment. Ukrainian police said Arkady Babchenko's wife found him bleeding at the apartment on Tuesday and called an ambulance, but Babchenko died on the way to a hospital. The 41-year-old Babchenko served in the Russian army during the first separatist 73

February 19, 2018 12:42 PM IS claims responsibility for church shooting in Russia

The Islamic State group on Monday claimed responsibility for a deadly attack on churchgoers in Russia's predominantly Muslim Dagestan region. At least five people were killed and four wounded when a gunman opened fire with a hunting rifles on people leaving a Sunday service at a Russian Orthodox church in the Dagestan city of Kizlyar. Authorities say the gunman 62

February 15, 2018 2:39 PM Russian officer, militant, die in shootout in Caucasus

MOSCOW – Russia's National Anti-Terrorism Committee says a special forces officer has been killed in a shootout with a militant that also left the fighter dead. The clash occurred Thursday in a rural area of Dagestan, a republic in the Russian Caucasus where insurgent violence is frequent. The committee said in a statement that the militant was cornered 37

February 10, 2018 2:15 PM Russian forces kill 2 suspected militants in the Caucasus

MOSCOW – Russia's National Anti-terrorism Committee says two militants have been killed in a gun battle in Ingushetia, one of whom was being sought for having fought with the Islamic State group. Ingushetia, a southern Russian region that borders Chechnya, is one of several predominantly Muslim regions in Russia's volatile Caucasus, where concerns about 39