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    The successor of the KGB is reportedly stalling a huge deal involving US oil giant Schlumberger
    Aug25

    The successor of the KGB is reportedly stalling a huge deal involving US oil giant Schlumberger

    The FSB is stalling the US oil-services giant Schlumberger’s latest deal. Back in January, Schlumberger announced that it agreed to acquire a minority stake in Russia’s Eurasia Drilling Company, the largest provider of onshore drilling services in Russia, for $1.7 billion. But the FSB — the successor of the KGB — is reportedly holding...

    Ukrainian Defendants Sentenced In Russia, Sing National Anthem
    Aug25

    Ukrainian Defendants Sentenced In Russia, Sing National Anthem

    A Russian court on August 25 sentenced Ukrainian film director Oleh Sentsov and his co-defendant Oleksandr Kolchenko, to long prison terms on terrorism-related charges. The two men, who say the charges are politically motivated, sang the Ukrainian national anthem at the court hearing in Rostov-on-Don. (RFE/RL’s Russian Service) …read...

    Ukrainian filmmaker sentenced to 20 years by Russian court
    Aug25

    Ukrainian filmmaker sentenced to 20 years by Russian court

    ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia (AP) — A Russian military court convicted a prominent Ukrainian filmmaker on Tuesday of conspiring to commit terror attacks and sentenced him to 20 years in prison in what critics called a politically motivated show trial. The court in the southern city of Rostov-on-Don said Oleg Sentsov had set up a terror cell in the...

    Russia Sentences Ukrainian Filmmaker to 20 Years
    Aug25

    Russia Sentences Ukrainian Filmmaker to 20 Years

    A Russian military court in Rostov-on-Don Tuesday sentenced acclaimed Ukrainian film director Oleh Sentsov to 20 years in prison on charges of leading a terrorist group and plotting attacks in Russia-annexed Crimea. The court ruled Sentsov led members of the “Right Sector,” a right-wing Ukrainian nationalist group, in attacks on pro-Russia...

    Ukraine filmmaker sings national anthem after Russia sentences him to 20 years in prison
    Aug25

    Ukraine filmmaker sings national anthem after Russia sentences him to 20 years in prison

    A Russian court on Tuesday found Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov guilty of plotting terrorist acts in Crimea Inside the regional courthouse in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don, three judges took just 20 minutes to hand down the 20-year sentence, which the 39-year-old director will serve in a maximum security prison See also: Why...

    Russian Court Sentences Ukrainian Film Director To 20 Years In Jail
    Aug25

    Russian Court Sentences Ukrainian Film Director To 20 Years In Jail

    MOSCOW, Aug 25 (Reuters) – A Russian court on Tuesday sentenced Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov to 20 years in a high-security penal colony for “terrorist attacks” in Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula that Moscow annexed from Ukraine in April 2014, RIA news agency said.The Crimea-born Sentsov pleaded not guilty and denounced...

    A look at recent politically tainted trials in Russia
    Aug25

    A look at recent politically tainted trials in Russia

    MOSCOW (AP) — The guilty verdict Tuesday for Crimean filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, who was convicted and sentenced to 20 years in a Russian maximum-security prison for an alleged terror conspiracy, follows a plethora of recent Russian trials that are widely seen as warnings to society not to question its Kremlin rulers. …read more Source: U.S....

    A look at recent politically tainted trials in Russia
    Aug25

    A look at recent politically tainted trials in Russia

    MOSCOW (AP) — The guilty verdict Tuesday for Crimean filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, who was convicted and sentenced to 20 years in a Russian maximum-security prison for an alleged terror conspiracy, follows a plethora of recent Russian trials that are widely seen as warnings to society not to question its Kremlin rulers. …read more Source: CNS...

    A look at recent politically tainted trials in Russia
    Aug25

    A look at recent politically tainted trials in Russia

    MOSCOW (AP) — The guilty verdict Tuesday for Crimean filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, who was convicted and sentenced to 20 years in a Russian maximum-security prison for an alleged terror conspiracy, follows a plethora of recent Russian trials that are widely seen as warnings to society not to question its Kremlin rulers…. …read more...

    A Look at Recent Politically Tainted Trials in Russia
    Aug25

    A Look at Recent Politically Tainted Trials in Russia

    20-year sentence for Crimean filmmaker comes after other politically tainted trials in Russia …read more Source: ABC...