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    UK judge: Putin probably approved plan to poison ex-spy
    Jan21

    UK judge: Putin probably approved plan to poison ex-spy

    President Vladimir Putin probably approved a plan by Russia’s FSB security service to kill a former agent-turned-Kremlin critic who died after drinking tea laced with radioactive poison. This was revealed by a British judge said Thursday in a strongly worded report that led Moscow to accuse Britain of a politically motivated attack. Judge...

    Russia dismisses UK inquiry into Litvinenko murder
    Jan21

    Russia dismisses UK inquiry into Litvinenko murder

    Russia’s Foreign Ministry has strongly rejected as politicized the conclusion of a British inquiry into the 2006 killing of ex-KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko in London. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova in a statement on Thursday slammed the results of Britain’s inquiry into the death of Litvinenko, as biased and vague. She,...

    Ukraine investigates Coca-Cola and Pepsico over Crimea map row: MP
    Jan21

    Ukraine investigates Coca-Cola and Pepsico over Crimea map row: MP

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian prosecutors have launched a criminal investigation into the online publication by U.S. drinks companies Coca-Cola and Pepsico of a map that showed Crimea as a part of Russia, a Ukrainian lawmaker said on Thursday. …read more Source:...

    Russian President Vladimir Putin ‘Probably’ Approved Killing of Former Agent
    Jan21

    Russian President Vladimir Putin ‘Probably’ Approved Killing of Former Agent

    LONDON —President Vladimir Putin probably approved a plan by Russia’s FSB security service to kill a former agent-turned-Kremlin critic who died after drinking tea laced with radioactive poison, a British judge said Thursday in a strongly worded report that led Moscow to accuse Britain of souring bilateral relations. Judge Robert Owen, who...

    Russia’s Putin ‘probably’ approved London murder of ex-KGB agent Litvinenko: UK inquiry
    Jan21

    Russia’s Putin ‘probably’ approved London murder of ex-KGB agent Litvinenko: UK inquiry

    President Vladimir Putin probably approved a 2006 Russian intelligence operation to murder ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko with radioactive polonium-210 in London, a British inquiry concluded on Thursday, prompting a row with Moscow. Russia, which had declined to cooperate in the inquiry, described Britain’s handling of the case as opaque...

    Davos Forum: Azerbaijan May Lose Economic Achievements under Such Scenario
    Jan21

    Davos Forum: Azerbaijan May Lose Economic Achievements under Such Scenario

    BAKU / 21.01.16 / TURAN: The US News & World Report in cooperation with the consulting company BAV Consulting and the University of Pennsylvania rated 60 “best countries of the world.” Azerbaijan took the 53rd place there. In the first five positions are Germany, Canada, United Kingdom, USA and Sweden. In the last three are Iran,...

    US official in talks with Warsaw on Russia, Ukraine
    Jan21

    US official in talks with Warsaw on Russia, Ukraine

    A senior US official has held talks in Warsaw on the West’s policy towards Russia and the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    UK inquiry: Putin ‘probably approved’ Litvinenko killing
    Jan21

    UK inquiry: Putin ‘probably approved’ Litvinenko killing

    LONDON: Russian President Vladimir Putin “probably approved” the killing of ex-spy Alexander Litvinenko in London, a British inquiry into his agonising death by radiation poisoning found Thursday. Litvinenko, a prominent Kremlin critic, died three weeks after drinking tea laced with radioactive polonium at an upmarket London hotel in 2006. Two...

    Silk Road Renewed With Launch of New Commercial Transit Route
    Jan21

    Silk Road Renewed With Launch of New Commercial Transit Route

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – The first trial run of a container train following the Ukraine – Georgia – Azerbaijan – Kazakhstan – China route left the Odessa region in Ukraine on Jan. 15, reported Tengrinews, citing the Ukrainian Ministry of Infrastructure. Photo credit: Facebook...

    President Putin ‘probably’ responsible for Litvinenko murder
    Jan21

    President Putin ‘probably’ responsible for Litvinenko murder

    The murder of ex-Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko in 2006 in the UK was “probably” approved by President Vladimir Putin, a public inquiry finds. The chairman of the inquiry, Sir Robert Owen, said President Vladimir Putin “probably” signed off the poisoning of Mr. Litvinenko adding that Litvinenko’s cooperation with the British intelligence...