Tag: GRU

List of Kremlin-Linked Deaths Since Nemtsov’s Murder Continues to Lengthen

March 2, 2017

US-based Russian journalist Kseniya Kirillova recalls Aleksandr Shchetinin, the Russian-Ukrainian journalist behind the site Novy Region-2 who died in mysterious circumstances the day before Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was killed, and others who have died in the intervening period in what appear to be somewhat mysterious circumstances.

Despite ‘Withdrawal’ Russians Continue To Fight And Die In Syria

March 23, 2016

This month has seen President Vladimir Putin announcing the withdrawal of the “main part” of the Russian military deployment in Syria and confirming the deaths of five servicemen during the campaign that began on September 30, with the death of another reported independently. But while the Kremlin is presenting this as “mission accomplished,” the military operation is […]

Russia Update: Communists in Russian Parliament Want to Ban Relatives of Officials from Business

January 4, 2016

Evidently following the lessons learned from opposition leader Alexey Navalny’s expose of Prosecutor General Yury Chaika and his sons, the Communist faction of the Russian parliament want to ban relatives of officials from running businesses. Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s […]

Ukraine Live Day 624: Captured ‘Spetsnaz Soldiers’ Seek Recognition As Prisoners Of War

November 3, 2015

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Ukraine Live Day 526: SBU And Lawyers Deny Captured Spetsnaz Soldiers Have Been Exchanged

July 28, 2015

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Ukraine Live Day 520: Russia Formally Disowns Captured Spetsnaz Soldiers

July 22, 2015

Yesterday’s live coverage of the Ukraine conflict can be found here. An archive of our liveblogs can be found here. For an overview and analysis of this developing story see our latest podcast. Please help The Interpreter to continue providing this valuable information service by making a donation towards our costs. For links to individual […]