Tag: security

Ukraine Live Day 299: Three Airports Closed Due To ‘Security Threat’

December 14, 2014

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. View Ukraine: April, 2014 […]

Failures of Russian Law Enforcement Leading More Russians To Want To Carry Guns

November 24, 2014

Staunton, November 24 – Russians increasingly want to have the right to carry guns for the same reason many people in the United States say they do – their conviction that police are not willing or able to defend them and their belief that they must therefore be in a position to defend themselves. And […]

Sochi’s Dogs Crossed the Road to the West

February 10, 2014

Pravda, the official paper of the Communist Party, says that the coverage of Sochi has been unfair to Russia, as Western journalists mirror the biases of their countries against the Russian state, the Russian people, and the Russian leader. – Ed. Perhaps never before in history news about the upcoming Olympics had less to do […]

Interpreter Podcast: Is Sochi Ready? Are the Olympics Safe?

February 5, 2014

The Sochi Winter Olympics start in just two days. This week, The Interpreter’s managing editor James Miller speaks to Boston College Professor Dr. Matt Sienkiewicz about whether Russia is ready for the Olympics, what to look out for during the Olympics, and whether or not the games will be safe from terrorism. Also see today’s liveblog of the run-up to the […]

Abdulatipov: “We Have Strengthened Our Control Over Terrorists’ Famlilies”

January 3, 2014

The leader of the Republic of Dagestan, Ramazan Abdulatipov, said in an interview with Izvestia that at its meeting the anti-terrorist commission made a number of decisions in connection with the terrorist attacks in Volgograd. “We’ve just had a meeting of the Anti-Terrorist Commission of the Republic of Dagestan, mourned the victims, and expressed condolences […]