Bill Browder: Dutch Parliament to vote next week on motion calling on Dutch government to impose Magnitsky Act in the Netherlands. Motion proposed by @PieterOmtzigt a long time Magnitsky advocate in the Dutch parliament.

Map. History of Europe conflict

26 April 2018
4 week ago
"It's time to stop it. We long for peace" civilians tell OSCE SMM patrol together with Principal Deputy Chief Monitor Alexander Hug traveling by train from Luhansk to Yasynuvata. "It's time for dialogue and negotiations," say people living in eastern Ukraine
4 week ago
Serbian president Vucic phoned with Putin (and Lukashenko..?) about recent events in Kosovo, the conversation was "long and rich in content" and he feels the "highest degree of support" from Russia.
4 week ago
May welcomes U.S. expulsions over spy attack in call with Trump
Ecuador cutting off WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's communications outside London embassy
The Irish government has announced it will hold the referendum on whether to liberalise abortion laws on Friday 25 May
4 week ago
Austrian far right comes off worse after coalition's first 100 days
4 week ago
Former leader of the English Defence League Tommy Robinson has been suspended from Twitter after his account was taken down for violating the platform's policies on "hateful conduct"
4 week ago
Prime Minister's spokesman says Theresa May has spoken to President Trump to welcome the decision of the United States to expel 60 Russian diplomats over the Salisbury nerve agent attack
Small kiosk on fire at Livoberezhna station in Kyiv4 week ago
Small kiosk on fire at Livoberezhna station in Kyiv
Britain, France, and Germany held further discussions on possible new Iran sanctions today, hope to have a final decision by next month
4 week ago
President Putin says social media is being used to "sow panic and mistrust" regarding the deadly fire in Kemerovo.
Kyiv: fire near Livoberezhna station4 week ago
Kyiv: fire near Livoberezhna station
FM Erjavec says Slovenia unlikely to take action against Russia as circumstances of Salisbury attack "unclear"
Two people were killed in an explosion at the Italian port of Livorno
4 week ago
Suspended CEO of Cambridge Analytica Alexander Nix will appear before UK parliamentary committee - likely to take place April 17
Bill Browder: Dutch Parliament to vote next week on motion calling on Dutch government to impose Magnitsky Act in the Netherlands. Motion proposed by @PieterOmtzigt a long time Magnitsky advocate in the Dutch parliament.
4 week ago
The Russian defense minister says Russia has carried out the first Arctic airlift to North America since the Soviet era
4 week ago
Malta withdraws ambassador from Russia for consultations
St.Petersburg dealership fire got the highest rank
Poland signs a $4.75 billion contract to purchase a US-made Patriot anti-missile system
Days after the horrific murder of French Holocaust survivor Mireille Knoll, the Union of Jewish Students of France office at @SorbonneParis1 University is vandalized in this violent Antisemitic attack.
Human rights activist attacked in southern Russia
Fire at Hyundai dealership in St. Petersburg
Clara Ponsati hands herself in to Scottish police and raises over £130,000 for legal fees in five hours
Montenegro to Expel Russian Diplomat Over UK Nerve Gas Attack
4 week ago
UK PM Theresa May announces that the MOD will get access to £600m this year for the Dreadnought nuclear sub programme
Poland, United States sign $4.75 billion deal on Patriot missiles
Guardian: Catalan academic will resist extradition from Scotland to Spain
4 week ago
Russia has said the UK most prove British intelligence services did not poison former spy Sergei Skripal
4 week ago
Scotland Yard has said detectives investigating the Hatton Garden safety deposit raid in April 2015 have arrested a 57-year-old man on suspicion of burglary
@USEmbassyWarsaw: We welcome today's announcement of an agreement between the U.S. Government and Poland to move forward with Phase I of the PATRIOT missile defense system including the brand new, state of the art, command and control system for its air and missile defense
Slovakia recalls envoy to Russia over Skripal Case – Foreign Ministry
UK PM Theresa May comment on appointment of General Carter as next Head of the Armed Forces4 week ago
UK PM Theresa May comment on appointment of General Carter as next Head of the Armed Forces
Former Catalan education minister Clara Ponsati has handed herself in to police in Edinburgh after she was made the subject of a European Arrest Warrant
4 week ago
MoD spokesperson: The situation stabilizes in eastern Ukraine. Russian proxies committed 32 ceasefire violations in 19 locations yesterday. Ukrainian servicemen had to return fire in 13 cases. Fortunately, Ukrainian troops suffered no casualties.
4 week ago
The Kremlin has said Russia is still open to the possibility of a meeting between President Trump and his Russian counterpart Putin
4 week ago
Downing Street has announced General Sir Nicholas Carter has been appointed the new Chief of the Defence Staff
4 week ago
General Sir Nick Carter (@ArmyCGS ) has been appointed new UK Chief of the Defence Staff (Head of the UK military)
4 week ago
Britain will deploy all capabilities to defeat enemies - May
Australian Trade Minister calls for "a high quality and ambitious" trade deal with the UK
4 week ago
Boris Johnson: Expulsions of Russian diplomats are a "very good omen" for UK's post-Brexit relationships
4 week ago
Britain to propose new solution to avoid hard border in Ireland, The Times says
4 week ago
Germany pushing tariff deal with US to prevent trade war
4 week ago
Russian FM tells Ghani Moscow wants to help stabilize region
4 week ago
Russia's Lavrov to hold Syria talks with U.N. envoy in Moscow on Thursday: RIA
Nordstream 2: "Permits from Sweden, Finland and Denmark expected in coming months." 'Victory for Kremlin' as Germany approves gas pipeline
4 week ago
KCNA: "Kim Il Sung Praised by Foreign Media: A special write-up was posted on the Russian internet homepage Patrioti Moskva with a portrait of smiling President. It said: Human history knows many famous men but there is no such a great man as President Kim Il Sung."
Luxembourg recalling ambassador to Moscow over UK spy poisoning: statement
4 week ago
Britain to introduce new counter-terrorism legislation soon, security minister says
4 week ago
Britain's Corbyn under fire over Russia, anti-Semitism and Brexit
This morning, @poliziadistato arrested in Torino Elmahdi Halili, a 23 years old Italo-Moroccan man. He had already been arrested in 2015 for terrorism, when he translated in Italian some Isis messages: that's why he is considered the Italian Isis ideologue.
Australian government says not planning to boycott World Cup
Abdel Rahman, the 58 years old Egypt|ian man arrested in Foggia yesterday, taught children to cut the throat of the kuffar [infidels]. Then, he showed them some Isis videos.4 week ago
Abdel Rahman, the 58 years old Egypt|ian man arrested in Foggia yesterday, taught children "to cut the throat of the kuffar [infidels]". Then, he showed them some Isis videos.
Russia’s Ambassador to Australia said on Wednesday the world will enter into a “Cold War situation” should the West continue its bias against Moscow in response to the nerve agent attack against a former Soviet spy in Britain
4 week ago
32 attacks on Ukrainian positions yesterday at Donbas, no casualties
Near collision between 2 planes in Israel's Ben Gurion airport: The wing of a Germania plane crashed into an El Al Plane - No one was injured4 week ago
Near collision between 2 planes in Israel's Ben Gurion airport: The wing of a Germania plane crashed into an El Al Plane - No one was injured
NATO joins dozens of governments expelling Russian officials in reaction to the Skripal poisoning in Britain @AFP
Mueller prosecutors allege that ex-Trump chair Paul Manafort deputy Rick Gates acknowledged to London attorney Alex van der Zwaan that Konstantin Kilimnik, the longtime head of their Ukraine office was a Russian intelligence officer with the GRU.
Police helicopter out In Chatham
Chinese Foreign Minister's Russia Visit Postponed Amid Nerve Agent Accusations
4 week ago
Svitlodarsk: From the direction of Holmivskyi, shots and explosions of barrel artillery (not a mortar)
Clashes near Horlivka this evening4 week ago
Clashes near Horlivka this evening
4 week ago
British spies to launch a counter-propaganda war against Russia, use social media to "disrupt misinformation" - UK's Telegraph
Russian MFA claims that it's seen pics, in @kommersant, of the notorious classified files on which the diplomatic expulsions were based.1 month ago
Russian MFA claims that it's seen pics, in @kommersant, of the "notorious classified files" on which the diplomatic expulsions were based.
1 month ago
Rally in Moscow chanted "Putin must resign, Putin must resign!"
Rally in Moscow chanted Putin must resign, Putin must resign!
US State Department spokeswoman says door to dialogue is open to Russia but must acknowledge responsibility for poisoning former Russian spy
1 month ago
[email protected]: "We're certainly applying pressure on Russia."
1 month ago
Georgian defense ministry announced that it would host NATO-led yearly military exercises #NoblePartner2018 in the first half of August. This is 4th time that Georgia is hosting these drills.
1 month ago
[email protected]: "The United States is open to building a better relationship with Russia, but the Russian government must understand that there are serious consequences for its destabilizing actions."
More than 25 countries have expelled "150 Russia|n intelligence officers hiding under diplomatic cover in their countries," per @PressSec "The Russian government must understand there are serious consequences for its destabilizing actions"
1 month ago
Ukrainian security service has banned 23 Russians, expelled from U.K, from entering Ukraine
Slovakia's president has asked the foreign ministry to explain why his country has not joined two dozen other countries in expelling Russian diplomats
Crowd in Kazan' for Kemerovo
1 month ago
Georgia's PM @KvirikashviliGi on the killing of Archil Tatunashvili: Russia can in no way avoid responsibility for what happened The occupying power is responsible for the HumanRights violations in occup.regions
Belgium to expel one Russian diplomat over UK spy poisoning, says PM
Belgian media reports Belgium is to expel one Russian diplomat from the country
Vigil in Voronezh
Catalan separatist protestors sing Els Segadors at riot police at a road block near Lérida. @CDRsLleida
1 month ago
UK PM Theresa May: Leaving the EU is a good chance for UK food manufacturers which can trade with new markets around the liaisoncommittee
1 month ago
Britain's May calls for 'long-term response' to Russia after spy poisoning
Rally in St.Petersburg on Kemerovo
Readout of Trump's call with Merkel
Acc to White House readout of the phone call with French Pres Macron, U.S. Pres Trump "stressed the need to intensify cooperation with Turkey with respect to shared strategic challenges in Syria."
Pushkinskaya sq in central Moscow filled with people marching in solidarity with Kemerovo following Sunday's tragic fire1 month ago
Pushkinskaya sq in central Moscow filled with people marching in solidarity with Kemerovo following Sunday's tragic fire
Lots of people here already for Moscow vigil for the Kemerovo mall fire, many still arriving.1 month ago
Lots of people here already for Moscow vigil for the Kemerovo mall fire, many still arriving.
1 month ago
UK PM May: People want to ensure their data is being used properly, that they can have confidence in the use being made of their data Obviously I can see why the committee wants to look into this. I hope that Facebook, Cambridge Analytica etc will co-operate furhter
1 month ago
UK PM May: Suggestions that Russia interferes in democratic elections in any country is a matter of concern we have not to date seen evidence of successful interference in UK democratic process
"They (Russians) take insignia off soldiers' uniforms and they go into Crimea" says Mattis "They say they have nothing to do with what's going on with the deceptiveness in eastern Ukraine. I'm not sure how they can say that with a straight face"
Berlin, Germany: Incendiary Sabotage Action Against Military and Corporate Communications Infrastructure in Solidarity with Afrin by far-left groups1 month ago
Berlin, Germany: Incendiary Sabotage Action Against Military and Corporate Communications Infrastructure in Solidarity with Afrin by far-left groups
1 month ago
Prime Minister Theresa May says the Home Office is undertaking a review of previous tier one visas issued to Russians
US @DeptofDefense Secretary Jim Mattis describes Russia's actions as "attempted murder of a man and his daughter"
1 month ago
UK PM May: Between 2008-15 there were some changes into the visa government but the Home Secretary is undertaking a review into these tier 1 visa... it is right to look generally to see if this being used properly
1 month ago
UK PM May on Russia: We have taken action in recent years to enhance our ability to tackle financing and money laundering
1 month ago
UK PM May: Up to 25 countries have expelled diplomats I welcome the international support. It is in the national security interests of those concerned. The sanctions regime is not a complete blanket ban on financial transaction
Russian Ambassador in Ireland says expulsion decision is unwarranted, uncalled for, senseless and regrettable
1 month ago
Theresa May says 25 countries have expelled Russian diplomats in the aftermath of the Sergei and Yulia Skripal nerve agent attack
OPEC, Russia consider 10-20 year oil alliance - Saudi Crown Prince
"There were other Russian elements like this moving across the deconfliction line These were forces moving into more advanced positions, too close" says US Defence Secretary Mattis "Those elements fell back. We have also drawn off slightlywithin the last week" says Mattis, after talks
"We believe the Russian officers who tried to deconflict it and told us they weren't their forces, we think they were frankly being honest with us" says Mattis "To this day I have no evidence they were being dishonest and that they knew in fact these forces were there"
@DeptofDefense Secretary Jim Mattis says he still cannot answer why Russian mercenaries moved against US/coalition forces at Deir Ezzor, Syria
1 month ago
Mattis: 'Pretty obvious' Russia behind killing of ex-Russian spy and daughter in UK with nerve agent.
1 month ago
Self-styled teacher Umar Haque has been sentenced to life in prison with a minimum term of 25 years for training an "army of children" for terrorist attacks in London
"Russia has the potential to be a partner with Europe," says US US Defence Secretary Mattis "Right we have to recognize that they've chosen to seek a different relationship with the @NATO nations." "It is what it is" adds Mattis
"Russia has chosen to be a strategic competitor even to the point of reckless acts, and that's the only thing it can be called, to the innocent people in Salisbury who were exposed possibly to the potential of being murdered by this stuff" says US Secretary Defence Mattis
US @DeptofDefense Secretary Jim Mattis criticizes "pretty obvious Russian use of a weapon of mass destruction, a chemical agent for the first time in Europe since World War II"
Moldova President @dodon_igor throws a hissy fit, condemns his own Foreign Minister @Tudor_Moldova for expelling 3 Russia diplomats, calls it an "anti-Russian provocation" stressing his country has NO obligations to Britain to follow suit "out of solidarity"
"It follows Russia's lack of constructive response to what happened in Salisbury" per @jensstoltenberg "Our actions reflect a serious security concern expressed by all allies"
"This is a broad, strong and coordinated international response" per @jensstoltenberg, announcing @NATO is reducing the size of the Russian diplomatic delegation by 10
Dossier author Christopher Steele's *other* report: Putin's media czar Mikhail Lesin was murdered in Washington
NATO chief says decision to reduce staff number at Russian mission to the bloc means that Russia will have reduced capability to do intelligence work in NATO countries
The Governor of the Russian region where dozens died in a shopping mall fire (including his own niece), apologizes to Putin "the Great" and asks for HIS forgiveness. Doesn't extend the same to the families of those killed.
Today's decision doesn't change NATO's policy towards Russia: we remain committed to our dual-track approach of strong defence and dialogue - @jensstoltenberg
This sends a clear message to Russia: there are costs and consequences for its dangerous pattern of behaviour and follows the lack of constructive response after SalisburyAttack - @jensstoltenberg
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has withdrawn accreditation of 7 staff at the Russian Mission to @NATO. Accreditation requests for 3 others will be denied. Max size of the Russian Mission has been cut by one-third, to 20 personnel
Moldova's foreign ministry says three Russian diplomats are to be expelled from the country in solidarity with the UK over the nerve agent attack
Police in Moscow block entry to Manezh Square with metal detectors, letting people through in groups of about 50. Putin knows he is blamed for the Kemerovo fire.1 month ago
Police in Moscow block entry to Manezh Square with metal detectors, letting people through in groups of about 50. Putin knows he is blamed for the Kemerovo fire.
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