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Leftist activist Udaltsov goes on hunger strike protesting alleged unlawful detention

Leftist activist Udaltsov goes on hunger strike protesting alleged unlawful detention

Leftist activist Udaltsov goes on hunger strike protesting alleged unlawful detention The head of the Russian “Leftist Front” movement, Sergei Udaltsov, has been placed in hospital after going on hunger strike in protest over civil custodial sentence he received for violating the law on protest rallies. Interfax news agency quoted Udaltsov’s spouse, Anastasiya Udaltsova, as saying that she visited her […]

Russia will deliver first batch of S-400s to Turkey in 2019 – arms export company

Russia will deliver first batch of S-400s to Turkey in 2019 – arms export company

Russia will deliver first batch of S-400s to Turkey in 2019 – arms export company Turkey will receive its first batch of S-400 air defense systems next year under a deal with Russia, arms exporter Rosoboronexport said. Washington pressured Ankara to drop the purchase amid tensions between the two NATO allies. “The contract [on the S-400 supplies to Turkey] will […]

US sanctions 6 Russia-flagged vessels, 4 companies & 2 individuals

US sanctions 6 Russia-flagged vessels, 4 companies & 2 individuals

US sanctions 6 Russia-flagged vessels, 4 companies & 2 individuals The US Treasury Department has imposed sanctions on two Russian individuals, three companies and six Russian-flagged ships over alleged business ties with North Korea – in violation of international sanctions. The US government also tied the measure to Russia’s alleged activity in global cyberspace, according to a release published on […]

IAEA finds no indication N. Korea stopped nuclear activities

IAEA finds no indication N. Korea stopped nuclear activities

IAEA finds no indication N. Korea stopped nuclear activities The UN nuclear watchdog said it did not find any indication that North Korea had stopped its nuclear activities. “The continuation and further development of the DPRK’s nuclear program and related statements by the DPRK are a cause for grave concern,” the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said in a report […]

UFC Moscow fighter involved in fatal 5 vehicle crash which left 2 dead

UFC Moscow fighter involved in fatal 5 vehicle crash which left 2 dead

UFC Moscow fighter involved in fatal 5 vehicle crash which left 2 dead One of the participants of the first ever UFC event in Russia, lightweight Desmond Green was involved in a five-vehicle car crash, which left three injured and two dead on Saturday. Green, 28, who has a 3-1 record inside the UFC octagon was scheduled to face knockout […]