Russia

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is without a UK visa

2 days ago kakp2 0
Roman Abramovich’s UK visa has expired and British authorities have not yet issued him with a new one, according to Russian media reports and people who know the businessman. The Russian oligarch and owner of Chelsea football club, who is the 13th richest person in Britain with a net worth of £9.3bn, according to the Read More

Sergei Skripal discharged from Salisbury hospital

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Moscow has demanded a meeting with Sergei Skripal, the Russian former spy poisoned by a nerve agent in Salisbury, following his discharge from hospital. Vladimir Putin said he was pleased Skripal had been released from hospital on Friday, more than 10 weeks after the poisoning, and wished him well. “God grant him good health,” the Read More

‘Deny, distract and blame’: how Russia fights propaganda war

3 weeks ago kakp2 Comments Off on ‘Deny, distract and blame’: how Russia fights propaganda war
The Twitter account of the Russian embassy in London has been busy over the past two months, offering numerous explanations for the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal in Salisbury. All hint at a dark and sprawling British conspiracy. Since the Skripals were found stricken on a park bench, Downing Street has stuck to one Read More

Russia investigation: leaked questions reveal what Mueller wants to ask Trump

3 weeks ago kakp2 Comments Off on Russia investigation: leaked questions reveal what Mueller wants to ask Trump
Robert Mueller, the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the US election, wants to ask Donald Trump about contact between his former election campaign manager Paul Manafort and Russia, the New York Times reported on Monday. The paper said it had obtained a list of nearly 50 questions that Mueller, investigating Russian meddling in the Read More

Syria: western nations seek to bypass Russian veto at UN

4 weeks ago kakp2 Comments Off on Syria: western nations seek to bypass Russian veto at UN
Western nations want to end the months-long paralysis at the United Nations over Syria by referring the issue of chemical weapons use to the entire UN general assembly, where Russia’s security council veto would not apply. The idea is to draw on a rarely used route first established in the cold war to transfer responsibility Read More

Satoshi Nakamoto Prize Awarded To Venezuela’s Cryptocurrency – Petro

1 month ago kakp2 Comments Off on Satoshi Nakamoto Prize Awarded To Venezuela’s Cryptocurrency – Petro
The RACIB has awarded Venezuela’s Petro with the Satoshi Nakamoto prize, due to its large contribution in developing the blockchain industry. Back in February, Venezuela launched its own cryptocurrency called Petro. In Petro’s whitepaper, they stated that each Petro coin represents one barrel of oil belonging to this country, clinching them the nomination from the Read More

Telegram: From Record-Breaking ICO to Russia’s Ban

1 month ago kakp2 Comments Off on Telegram: From Record-Breaking ICO to Russia’s Ban
Telegram has been making headlines for quite some time now. The instant messaging app developed by the Durov brothers, Pavel and Nikolai, has built a deep connection to the cryptocurrency universe and has become a favorite messaging app for many in the industry. Its connection to the crypto community was made even deeper when they Read More

‘A political volcano just erupted’: is the US on the brink of the next Watergate?

1 month ago kakp2 Comments Off on ‘A political volcano just erupted’: is the US on the brink of the next Watergate?
Ever since the Watergate scandal of the 1970s, the golden rule for presidents under investigation by a special prosecutor or special counsel has been that the president shall not fire the person conducting the investigation. For there – as medieval maps sometimes warned travelers – “be dragons”. Donald Trump has been lectured repeatedly on this Read More