US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov discussed possible cooperation on Syria in a telephone call. Mothers of children killed by terrorists and journalists detained at memorial ceremony in Beslan.
Russia This Week: Justice Ministry Launches Lawsuit Against Memorial Society (October 6-12)
Updated Daily. This week’s issue: – Belarusian Dictator Challenges Putin’s ‘Russian World’ With Support of Ukrainian Integrity – Dozens of Ukrainian Soccer Fans Detained in Belarus for Anti-Putin Song – Russian Justice Ministry Files Lawsuit to Liquidate Russian Memorial Society – What’s Going On With Major-General Igor Bezler of the ‘Donetsk People’s Republic’? – Russian […]
Russian Security Expert: FSB Not Equipped to Fight Terrorism
A massive security operation has been launched in Volgograd following the December 29th and 30th bombings in the city that have claimed at least 34 lives. Hundreds have been detained, mostly migrants from North Caucasus. With the Sochi Olympics only 5 weeks away, a Russian security expert warns that the FSB, The Federal Security Service […]
Sochi 2014: The Terrorist Threat
There’s been no shortage of political controversy surrounding the upcoming Sochi Winter Olympic Games. But the tensions are obscuring a potentially vitally important security issue: Could the Sochi 2014 Games become another Olympics where terrorists exploit it to propagate their political views? In 1972, the Olympic spirit of peace and international cooperation was shattered with […]