Contents tagged with Spain

  • Spain to deploy 300 soldiers to Latvia as part of NATO mission

    Three hundred Spanish soldiers will be deployed to Latvia as part of NATO’s rotational battalion in the Baltic States, as stated by Latvian Defense Minister Raimonds Bergmanis.

    According to him, preparations for the Canadian-led battalion are currently under way, and a meeting will be held in Ottawa at the end of January to discuss the logistics of the deployment.

    "Spain will also join the battalion, sending a large group of soldiers in the amount of 300 people. In total, the battalion will …

  • Spain puts Ukrainian businessman Dmytro Firtash on wanted list

    The Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office of Spain has put Ukrainian tycoon and head of the Board of Directors of the DF Group, Dmytro Firtash, who is suspected of money laundering in large amounts, on the international wanted list, Deutsche Welle reported citing a representative of the Prosecutor’s Office.

    According to the edition, Firtash was declared wanted along with two accomplices, also citizens of Ukraine, whose surnames were not disclosed in the interest of the investigation. The …

  • Drone presented to Medvedev provoked discord between Spain and Israel

    Spain’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs demanded that Israel explain why Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev was presented with a Spanish drone.

    According to El País, on November 10, the Russian prime minister visited the Agricultural Exhibition in Tel Aviv. In addition to fruits and vegetables, a Sniper drone produced in Spain was demonstrated to him.

    It was noted that Medvedev was so interested in the drone that the head of the Israeli Ministry of Agriculture, Uri Ariel, decided to give it …

  • Spain terminates contract with Russian satellite company

    Spanish company, Hisdesat, is terminating their contract with the Russian Kosmotras on the launch of the first Spanish satellite, Paz. One of the reasons for the termination of the contract, which was signed in 2013, is that Russia has not fulfilled their required obligations. This, according to DW, was said on the 20th of July by a spokesman for the Spanish Defense Ministry, which runs Hisdesat. According to him, “the Spanish satellite was ready to launch in late 2013 but has, since then, been …

  • Spain issues arrest warrant for Russian politicians with ties to Putin

    Spain has issued an international arrest warrant for Russian politicians and former officials who are closely associated with Russian President Vladimir Putin. These individuals are suspected of being involved in two organized crime groups.

    A list of these suspects was made public by Judge José de la Mata. It includes high-ranking officials who have worked, or who are still working for, Russian law enforcement agencies. It also includes individuals working in the judiciary, business, banking …

  • Spain places United Russia MP on international wanted list

    A Deputy of the United Russia Party, Vladislav Reznik, and his spouse Diana Gindin, were declared internationally wanted by Spain, as reported by RBC on March 12th. The MP’s lawyer, Alexander Gofshtein, has confirmed this information. There is no information about the search for him in the Interpol database yet.

    Earlier, Rosbalt reported the transfer of documents to the international search organization by Spain to the Interpol General Secretariat.

    According to the edition, the Spanish Court …