Top Russian Spy’s Son Dead After ‘Fall’ From Embassy in Berlin

A 35-year-old was reportedly found dead on the sidewalk below the Russian embassy in Berlin, and his body was spirited back to Moscow before anyone could investigate. Either Russians are incredibly clumsy or they should stay away from open upper-floor windows. Another Russian—this time a diplomat in Berlin—was found in a heap on the sidewalk below the Russian embassyContinue reading “Top Russian Spy’s Son Dead After ‘Fall’ From Embassy in Berlin”

Russia labels reporters ‘foreign agents’ after journalist Dmitry Muratov awarded Nobel Peace Prize

Hours after Russian journalist Dmitry Muratov was jointly awarded the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize, Russian authorities have begun labelling other journalists and media organisations “foreign agents” in an effort to sideline critics. Mr Muratov, and fellow journalist Maria Ressa of the Philippines, won the prize for their fight for freedom of expression. Many in Russia had hoped that the prize wouldContinue reading “Russia labels reporters ‘foreign agents’ after journalist Dmitry Muratov awarded Nobel Peace Prize”

The Same Putin Poison Squad Hit a Washington Post Columnist Before Navalny

Years before a Russian poison squad nearly killed Alexei Navalny by allegedly planting a Novichok-like nerve agent in his boxer shorts, the same group was honing its skills on other Russian opposition figures, according to a new report by Bellingcat. The same agents who Bellingcat says stalked, trailed, and spied on Navalny for more than three years, also trailedContinue reading “The Same Putin Poison Squad Hit a Washington Post Columnist Before Navalny”

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