Telegram moderators blocked hundreds of calls for violence during unrest in US
Moderators of Telegram Messenger blocked hundreds of public calls for violence during unrest in the US early in January, its founder Pavel Durov said on his official channel on Monday.
"Early in …
Snowden applies for dual US-Russian citizenship
Former National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower Edward Snowden has applied for dual US-Russian citizenship, he wrote on his Twitter account on Monday.
"After years of separation from our parents, …
Espionage convict Paul Whelan not to appeal his sentence
Paul Whelan, convicted for espionage in Russia decided not to appeal his sentence, his lawyer Olga Karlova told TASS.
"We have just visited Paul in the Lefortovo detention facility, where he made his …
Snowden says Moscow winters help him remain anonymous
In his memoir "Permanent Record," former US National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden, who received asylum in Russia, says that Moscow winters make it easier for him to remain …
Russia asked Interpol if Smolenkov is in US
Russia has addressed Interpol with a query if a former Kremlin staff employee, Oleg Smolenkov, was in the territory of the United States following media rumors he is a CIA agent, Foreign Ministry …
Kremlin confirms Smolenkov worked in Presidential Administration but was sacked
Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov has confirmed that Oleg Smolenkov worked in the Russian Presidential Administration a few years ago but was fired under an internal directive.
“It is true, …
Putin calls on London to turn the page in relations with Moscow
There is a need to turn the page in relations between Moscow and London because they are more important than the games intelligence agencies play, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting …
Sweden reopens sexual misconduct case against Assange
Sweden’s Prosecution Authority has re-opened the 2010 rape and sexual misconduct case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, Eva-Marie Persson, a deputy director of public prosecutions, said …
Russian embassy blasts Lithuania’s new sentence as spy hysteria
Russia’s Embassy in Lithuania views a sentence to Lithuanian citizen Roman Sesel accused of spying for Russia as part of Vilnius’ course on whipping up spy hysteria, the diplomatic mission …
Whelan charged with spying for US in Russia, attorney says
Investigators of the Russian Federal Security Service believe that citizen of the United States and multiple other countries Paul Whelan, charged with espionage in Russia, gathered secret information …