A new Internet law forbids disrespect, a potential nuclear arms crisis and Russia rounds up undercover agents

– On March 4th, Russian ambassador to the US Anatoly Antonov warned that arms control was “in crisis” and claimed that “some politicians and generals in Washington” were beginning to think about nuclear war. Both countries have suspended observation of … Continue reading A new Internet law forbids disrespect, a potential nuclear arms crisis and Russia rounds up undercover agents

Kremlin-aide front runner denied Interpol top job and Putin visits France for World War I Armistice

– 1st November – A teen boy, identified as Mikhail Zhlobitsky, has died after detonating explosive devices in the FSB’s headquarters in Arkhangelsk. Three officers were also hurt in the blast, but there were no other fatalities. The teen identified … Continue reading Kremlin-aide front runner denied Interpol top job and Putin visits France for World War I Armistice