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Russian ‘mafia’ group and MP Reznik acquitted in Spain

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Russian MP Vladislav Reznik (L) was among the suspects Spanish judges have acquitted 17 Russians over alleged large-scale money-laundering for the Russian mafia. A Russian MP, Vladislav Reznik, was among those acquitted. Nine other suspects remain at large, including alleged gang boss Gennady Petrov. The National Criminal Court found […]

Jamal Khashoggi case: Turkish police ‘search forest’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Turkish forensic investigators have already searched the Saudi consulate and consul’s residence Police in Turkey investigating the alleged killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi have expanded their search, reports say. Unnamed Turkish officials say his body may have been disposed of in the nearby Belgrad forest or on farmland. Mr […]

Jessikka Aro: Finn jailed over pro-Russia hate campaign against journalist

Jessikka Aro: Finn jailed over pro-Russia hate campaign against journalist

Image copyright Jessikka Aro Image caption When Jessikka Aro started investigating pro-Kremlin Twitter accounts, she was targeted by trolls both online and in real life A Finnish court has sentenced the founder of a pro-Russian website to 22 months in prison on charges of defamation and negligence. The court said MV-Lehti published offensive content about […]

Jamal Khashoggi case: Turkish police ‘search forest’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Turkish forensic investigators have already searched the Saudi consulate and consul’s residence Police in Turkey investigating the alleged killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi have expanded their search, reports say. Unnamed Turkish officials say his body may have been disposed of in the nearby Belgrad forest or on farmland. Mr […]

Jamal Khashoggi case: Turkish police ‘search forest’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Turkish forensic investigators have already searched the Saudi consulate and consul’s residence Police in Turkey investigating the alleged killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi have expanded their search, reports say. Unnamed Turkish officials say his body may have been disposed of in a nearby forest or on farmland. Mr Khashoggi […]

Crimea attack: College shooting is ‘globalisation’ result

Image copyright AFP Image caption Shocked mourners gathered at a makeshift shrine at the college The deadly gun and bomb attack on a college in Crimea “appears to be a result of globalisation”, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said. “On social media, on the internet, we see the creation of entire communities. Everything started with […]

Crimea attack: College shooting is ‘globalisation’ result

Image copyright AFP Image caption Shocked mourners gathered at a makeshift shrine at the college The deadly gun and bomb attack on a college in Crimea “appears to be a result of globalisation”, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said. “On social media, on the internet, we see the creation of entire communities. Everything started with […]

Crimea attack: Teenage girl becomes 20th college victim

Image copyright AFP Image caption Shocked mourners gathered at a makeshift shrine at the college Students have been left with horrific injuries after a nail bomb went off at a college in Crimea and a gunman opened fire with a rifle. The death toll rose to 20 on Thursday when a teenage girl died of […]

Crimea attack: Gun attack at Kerch college kills 19

Image copyright PA Image caption Russia has said the attack was an act of “mass murder” At least 19 people have been killed and dozens more wounded in a shooting at a college in Russian-annexed Crimea. An 18-year-old student ran through the technical college in Kerch firing at fellow pupils before killing himself, Russian investigators […]

Crimea attack: College shooting kills 19

Image copyright PA Image caption Russia has said the attack was an act of “mass murder” At least 19 people have been killed and dozens more wounded in a shooting at a college in Russian-annexed Crimea. An 18-year-old student ran through the technical college in Kerch firing at fellow pupils before killing himself, Russian investigators […]