Bulgaria to investigate 3rd suspect in UK ex-spy poisoning

World 02/10/19, 09:45

Bulgaria plans to investigate reports that a third suspect in the nerve agent poisoning of a Russian ex-spy in England allegedly was involved in a 2015 poisoning in Bulgaria, a Bulgarian party official said Sunday.Tsvetan Tsvetanov of the ruling GERB ...

Trainee kills Utah mayor, guard member in Afghanistan

U.S. 11/05/18, 06:07

A Utah mayor who was also a Utah Army National Guard major training commandos in Afghanistan was fatally shot by one of his Afghan trainees, officials said Sunday.Brent Taylor, 39, had taken a yearlong leave of absence as mayor of ...

Putin praises Russian GRU military intelligence

Europe 11/02/18, 11:42

President Vladimir Putin has congratulated Russia's military intelligence, GRU, on its centenary, hailing the agency that has been accused of meddling and violence by the West.Putin specifically praised the GRU for its action in Syria, saying it strongly contributed to ...

EU leaders order sanctions mechanism against cyber-attacks

Tech 10/18/18, 11:51

European Union leaders have commissioned work on a new system for slapping sanctions on the perpetrators of cyberattacks, in the wake of the attack on the world chemical weapons watchdog.EU Council President Donald Tusk said Thursday that the leaders want ...

Little-known UK site Bellingcat hunts online for scoops

Europe 10/09/18, 13:56

A little-known website that fingered two Russians with military intelligence backgrounds in the poisoning of an ex-spy derived its name from an old fable about mice discussing how best to deal with a hungry cat.The mice decide that hanging a ...

A look at suspected Russian plots abroad _ and the plotters

Europe 10/09/18, 09:45

Hacking computer networks, poisoning, election meddling: It's hard to keep track of all the Russian spies and agents suspected of committing crimes abroad lately on the Kremlin's behalf.The latest development: Investigative group Bellingcat has revealed new information about a Russian ...

Update: Kremlin refuses to comment on Bellingcat report

Europe 10/09/18, 08:34

The Latest on the Russian suspects in ex-spy's poisoning (all times local):1:15 p.m.The Kremlin has refused to comment on the claim by investigative group Bellingcat that one of the two suspects in the poisoning of an ex-spy in England is ...

Russian intel agency GRU accused of ‘brazen’ cybercrimes

Europe 10/04/18, 09:12

Western nations accused Russia's secretive military intelligence unit of new cybercrimes on Thursday, with Dutch and British officials labeling the GRU "brazen" for allegedly targeting the international chemical weapons watchdog and the investigation into the 2014 downing of a Malaysian ...

Update: Russia dismisses hacking claims as ‘fantasies’

Europe 10/04/18, 06:05

The Latest on a new wave of global cyberattacks blamed on Russia (all times local):10:30 a.m.Russia's foreign ministry has denied allegations by British and Australian authorities that the Russian military intelligence agency GRU was behind a fresh wave of global ...

Russia claims US running secret bio weapons lab in Georgia

Europe 10/04/18, 05:46

Russia's Defense Ministry said Thursday that the United States appeared to be running a clandestine biological weapons lab in the country of Georgia, allegedly flouting international conventions and posing a direct security threat to Russia — allegations the Pentagon angrily ...

UK and Australia blame Russian unit GRU for cyberattacks

Business 10/03/18, 20:32

British and Australian officials said on Thursday the Russian military intelligence unit GRU is behind a wave of global cyberattacks.Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said Thursday the GRU is responsible for "indiscriminate and reckless" attacks against political institutions, businesses, media and ...

Russian paper: Villagers ID Russian suspect in UK poisoning

Europe 09/27/18, 12:34

Russia's respected Kommersant daily has interviewed residents in a small village in the Far East who have identified one of the suspects in the poisoning of an ex-Russian spy in Britain as a senior Russian intelligence agent.On Wednesday, an investigative ...

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