The Russian journalist Yevgeny (Zhaksybay) Ilyubaev, who became a mercenary for the Wagner Private Military Company (PMC), has been killed in combat in Libya, Znak.com reports, citing its own sources.
One of the sources said that in recent years Ilyubaev had entered the armed conflict zones, including Syria, on several occasions. Around a year ago he was even awarded a medal for bravery, which was presented to him by Russian President Vladimir Putin.
“When the reports came in that our own …
Russia is continuing the Soviet practice of providing cash injections to regimes in African, Latin American and Central Asian countries that are loyal to the Kremlin.
After writing off debt to Cuba, Kyrgyzstan, Tanzania and Mozambique, and providing mass assistance to Venezuela, which according to Reuters is in the region of $17 billion, Russia is preparing to forgive the debt of yet another African country.
Moscow is close to resolving the matter of Ethiopia’s remaining debt, Russian …
A group of Russian hackers working for Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) has been uncovered in the Czech Republic, said Michal Koudelka, director of the country’s Security and Information Service, in a special address to parliament.
He noted that the operation to uncover the agent network was conducted in conjunction with the National Center for Combating Organized Crime, the Czech news agency EuroZpravy reports.
Koudelka pointed out that the financing of the group of cyber criminals …
Russia’s Grom (“Thunder”) 2019 exercise conducted in the Arctic between October 15 and 17 to rehearse the outbreak of nuclear war has exposed problems in Russia’s strategic nuclear forces.
During the maneuvers, which involved more than 12,000 troops and which were led by Russian President Vladimir Putin himself during the final stage, there was an incident on the nuclear submarine K-44 “Ryazan”.
As reported by Vedomosti , citing sources close to the Defense Ministry, the submarine, which …
The Ecuadorian Interior Minister María Paula Romo said in an interview with El Comercio publication that Ecuador's Prosecutor General's Office determined that IP addresses from Russia were used to spread statements against the government in social networks.
"I hope that in the coming days, the investigation conducted by the Prosecutor General's Office will give us confidence about the level of coherence between the various social strata, local and federal authorities, and forces that are …