Bellingcat Names Russian Diplomat as Bulgarian Poisoning Suspect

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One of three Russian men charged with poisoning a Bulgarian arms dealer was an accredited diplomat, according to a joint investigation by Russia’s The Insider news website, the investigative outlet Bellingcat and Swiss media. Bulgarian prosecutors charged three Russians including Georgy Gorshkov last month with the attempted murder of arms factory owner Emilian Gebrev and… Read More

MH17 Investigators Have an Eyewitness, Dutch Prosecutor Says

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Dutch prosecutors have at least one eyewitness in the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine, lead prosecutor Fred Westerbeke said two weeks ahead of the first court hearing into the tragedy. A Dutch court will on March 9 hear the case against three Russian suspects and one Ukrainian over the downing of… Read More

PRESS DIGEST-British Business – Feb 24

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Feb 24 (Reuters) – The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. The Times – Meininger Hotels is planning a 330 million pound initial public offering towards the end of March. – UK Finance Minister Rishi… Read More

Russia Denies Backing Trump's Re-Election as Critics Blast Reported Interference

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The Kremlin on Friday denied it was interfering in the 2020 U.S. presidential campaign to boost Republican President Donald Trump’s re-election chances following reports that American intelligence officials warned Congress about the election threat last week. U.S. intelligence officials told members of the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee in a classified briefing last week that… Read More