UK's Magnitsky law does little to stem flow of dirty money from Russia

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Russia Sanctions target mid- or low-level officials and will have little impact on the wealthiest Alexander Bastrykin stands between the Russian security council deputy chairman, Dmitry Medvedev (L), and Läs mer…

Top US general vows response if military confirms reports of Russian bounties

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US military Gen Mark Milley tells lawmakers Pentagon is investigating reports Russia paid for attacks on US soldiers in Afghanistan The defense secretary, Mark Esper, left, listens as Gen Läs mer…

Syrian food and vaccines at risk as Russia uses UN veto to scupper aid plan

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Syria Frantic talks after Moscow blocks draft security council resolution and agrees to only one border crossing point A Syrian girl sells liquorice juice at the roadside near the Läs mer…

Russia says it will reciprocate after UK ‘Magnitsky’ sanctions

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Russia Vladimir Putin’s spokesman says Moscow will respond to Britain’s human rights move A spokesperson for Vladimir Putin, above, said: ‘We can only regret such unfriendly measures … obviously Läs mer…

Russian space official accused of passing state secrets to west

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Russia Former journalist Ivan Safronov could face up to 20 years in prison in treason case Ivan Safronov at work at Kommersant in Moscow in 2016. Photograph: Peter Kassin/AP Läs mer…