Skripal poisoning suspects linked to Czech blast, as country expels 18 Russians

Axios Updated 12 hours ago - World Czech police on Saturday connected two Russian men suspected of carrying out a poisoning attack in Salisbury, England, with a deadly ammunition depot explosion southeast of the capital, Prague, per Reuters. Driving the news: Czech officials announced Saturday they're expelling 18 Russian diplomats they accuse of being involved in the blast in Vrbětice, AP … Continue reading Skripal poisoning suspects linked to Czech blast, as country expels 18 Russians

Czech Govt Expels 18 Russian Diplomats Over 2014 Blast

23 hours ago The Czech government said Saturday it will expel 18 Russian diplomats identified by local intelligence as secret agents of the Russian SVR and GRU services that are suspected of involvement in a 2014 explosion. "Eighteen employees of the Russian embassy must leave our republic within 48 hours," Foreign Minister Jan Hamacek told … Continue reading Czech Govt Expels 18 Russian Diplomats Over 2014 Blast

Lukashenka Claims He Was Target Of U.S.-Backed Assassination Plot, But Offers No Evidence

By RFE/RL's Belarus Service April 18, 2021 06:22 GMTUPDATED April 18, 2021 11:03 GMT Belarusian strongman Alyaksandr Lukashenka has claimed he was the target of a U.S.-backed assassination plot, and Russian intelligence said that two Belarusians detained in Moscow this week were allegedly linked to the plot. In his announcement on April 17, Lukashenka did not provide … Continue reading Lukashenka Claims He Was Target Of U.S.-Backed Assassination Plot, But Offers No Evidence

Belarus: Lukashenko claims he foiled US-backed ‘coup’ as two people are arrested by Moscow

By Euronews with AFP  •  Updated: 18/04/2021 - 11:24 Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said he had foiled a US-planned "coup" and "assassination" attempt against him and his family. Lukashenko also said that two people have been arrested by Russian security forces in Moscow in relation with the operation: political scientist Alexander Feduta and lawyer Yuri Zenkovich, who also has US citizenship. It … Continue reading Belarus: Lukashenko claims he foiled US-backed ‘coup’ as two people are arrested by Moscow

Poland Expels Three Russian Diplomats In ‘Solidarity’ With U.S.

April 15, 2021 19:33 GMT Poland has ordered three Russian diplomats to leave the embassy in Warsaw in what it said was an act of solidarity with the United States. The Polish Foreign Ministry said April 15 that three staff members at the Russian Embassy were declared personae non gratae for violating their diplomatic status and … Continue reading Poland Expels Three Russian Diplomats In ‘Solidarity’ With U.S.

Russia expels US and Polish diplomats over sanctions

Moscow is ousting 10 US and three Polish diplomats in direct response to the expulsion of Russian diplomats from both countries. Other moves included sanctions on US officials and a crackdown on US NGOs. Date 16.04.2021 Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Friday announced that Russia would expel 10 US and 3 Polish diplomats in retaliation for … Continue reading Russia expels US and Polish diplomats over sanctions

Diplomats confirm detention of Ukraine’s consul in St. Petersburg

Russia may soon declare Sosoniuk persona non grata. 13:50, 17.04.21 POLITICS 1 min. Ukrainian diplomats have confirmed the detention of Ukraine's consul in St. Petersburg, Oleksandr Sosoniuk, by Russia's FSB Federal Security Service for allegedly receiving classified information. Sosoniuk spent the night in the FSB investigative department in St. Petersburg, an UNIAN source said on April … Continue reading Diplomats confirm detention of Ukraine’s consul in St. Petersburg

Russia Shuts Ukraine’s Military Access To Black Sea

BY TYLER DURDENSATURDAY, APR 17, 2021 - 08:45 AM It was announced Thursday that Russia will close off the Kerch Strait to all foreign warships for six months amid rising Ukraine tensions, and after the US threatened to send additional warships to the area. The Kerch Strait is the vital, narrow waterway connecting the Black Sea and the … Continue reading Russia Shuts Ukraine’s Military Access To Black Sea

Ukraine President Makes NUCLEAR THREAT Against Russian Crimea: “. . . Will be like Chernobyl; a Dead Area, WORSE than Chernobyl”

WORLD NEWSDESK 16 APRIL 2021 President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine made an explicit nuclear threat against Russian Crimea today, during an interview with LeFigaro Magazine. Asked by the interviewer what he thought the future would be for the two breakaway oblasts (states) of Luhansk and Donetsk   (collectively referred to as "The Donbas") and of Crimea, Zelensky said Donbass … Continue reading Ukraine President Makes NUCLEAR THREAT Against Russian Crimea: “. . . Will be like Chernobyl; a Dead Area, WORSE than Chernobyl”

Slide To War Continues; Diplomats EXPELLED by Multiple Countries; Coup Plot Foiled in Belarus (US INVOLVEMENT) – US & Turkish Troops Now In Ukraine!

WORLD HAL TURNER 17 APRIL 2021 The slide to WAR is accelerating. Diplomats are being EXPELLED from countries. US Embassy CONFIRMS US Troops are now in Ukraine and Russian Intelligence shows Turkish Troops arrived too. On Thursday, a group of military "instructors" from the United States arrived at the units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) located … Continue reading Slide To War Continues; Diplomats EXPELLED by Multiple Countries; Coup Plot Foiled in Belarus (US INVOLVEMENT) – US & Turkish Troops Now In Ukraine!