Russia: outcry over widespread voter fraud in governor election

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Russia Elections commissioner makes extraordinary call to annul result of gubernatorial vote Suspicion was aroused when a number of precincts suddenly delivered 100% of their votes to the acting governor, Andrei Tarasenko. Photograph: Yuri Maltsev/Reuters Russian election officials have called for the result of Läs mer…

'Fort Trump': Donald Trump proposes US military base in Poland

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Poland President suggested the base as a bulwark against Russia at a joint press conference on Tuesday with Andrzej Duda President Trump Holds Joint Press Conference with Polish President DudaWASHINGTON, DC – SEPTEMBER 18: U.S. President Donald Trump (R) waves as Polish President Andrzej Läs mer…

Citizens remain wary of Russia but Idlib truce better than bombing

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Syria Surprise initiative welcome respite for Syrian opposition and people of the province Demonstrators in Idlib protest against a possible attack by government forces. Photograph: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Relieved locals and rebel groups in Idlib have been trying to unpick details of an eleventh-hour Läs mer…

Sajid Javid lodges secrecy application at Russian whistleblower inquest

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Espionage Disclosures in Perepilichnyy case ‘would raise risk of harm to one or more public interests’ The coroner has been examining whether Alexander Perepilichnyy was murdered or died of natural causes. Sensitive material that could reveal if a Russian millionaire was working with British Läs mer…

'Highly probable' Pussy Riot member was poisoned, say German doctors

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Pussy Riot Pyotr Verzilov being treated in Germany after falling ill last week following a court hearing in Russia Pyotr Verzilov arriving on a special medical transport plane at Schoenefeld airport in Berlin, on 15 September. Photograph: Reuters German doctors treating a member of Läs mer…

Russia loses contact with military aircraft over Syria

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Russia Defence ministry say the aircraft was carrying 14 servicemen A Russian Sukhoi Su-35S fighter jet performs a test flight ahead of 2018 Eastern Economic Forum. Photograph: Yuri Smityuk/TASS Russia’s defence ministry said it had lost contact with an IL-20 aircraft with 14 servicemen Läs mer…

Alexander Povetkin has Russian government behind him, warns Hearn

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Anthony Joshua • Anthony Joshua’s promoter says fight is important for Russia • ‘This is a major, major thing if he could stick one on a Brit’ Alexander Povetkin presents a greater threat than many think, according to Eddie Hearn. Photograph: Gero Breloer/AP Alexander Läs mer…

US accuses Russia of covering up North Korea sanctions violations

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; United Nations Nikki Haley said Russia sought to evade sanctions on North Korea and then cover it up by suppressing an official UN report Nikki Haley at UN headquarters in New York City on 17 September. Photograph: Drew Angerer/Getty Images The US has accused Läs mer…

Russia and Turkey to set up Idlib buffer zone to protect civilians

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Syria Plan lessens risk of humanitarian disaster affecting 3 million people in last major Syrian rebel enclave Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Vladimir Putin after a joint press conference following their meeting in Sochi. Photograph: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images The immediate risk of a humanitarian disaster Läs mer…

Pussy Riot member flown to Berlin after suspected poisoning in Moscow

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Pussy Riot Pyotr Verzilov, whose symptoms have subsided and has since regained consciousness, is expected to undergo tests Anti-Kremlin activist Pyotr Verzilov has been transferred to Berlin to establish the cause of his illness. Photograph: Cinemaforpeace/Reuters Pussy Riot activist Pyotr Verzilov has been flown Läs mer…

Russia is mocking us. First the Salisbury attack, then information warfare. Time to wake up | Carole Cadwalldr

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Opinion Novichok poisonings Russia is mocking us. First the Salisbury attack, then information warfare. Time to wake up Carole Cadwalladr Its ambitions are to disrupt Britain’s politics, so why are the government and security services seemingly in denial about the threat? Ruslan Boshirov and Läs mer…

Facebook removes 652 fake accounts and pages meant to influence world politics

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook Firm announces removal of pages, groups, and accounts linked to Russia and Iran, citing ‘coordinated inauthentic behavior’ The pages and accounts targeted politics in the US, UK, Middle East and Latin America. Photograph: Benoit Tessier/Reuters Facebook has removed 652 fake accounts and pages Läs mer…