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Russia Behind Litvinenko Murder, European Court Rules

Russia Behind Litvinenko Murder, European Court Rules

Litvinenko, a former Russian spy who became a British citizen, was fatally poisoned with radioactive polonium-210 in London in 2006. A UK public inquiry conducted 10 years later concluded that the killing was “probably approved” by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Russia has always denied any involvement in his murder. Source: Russia behind Litvinenko murder, rules...

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FSB: O Maior Serviço de Segurança da Europa

FSB: O Maior Serviço de Segurança da Europa

FSB in English | FSB in Russian  A FSB, o maior serviço de segurança da Europa, supostamente emprega 66.000 funcionários uniformizados.  Estabelecida em 1994, a FSB evoluiu a partir da KGB da era comunista. É a equivalente russa do FBI americano e da Patrulha de Fronteira juntos. As principais responsabilidades da FSB são controlar as...

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Turkish and Syrian Spymasters Meet in Moscow

Turkish and Syrian Spymasters Meet in Moscow

One of the realities of the 21st century is that spies have replaced diplomats as leading geopolitical players.  A case in point comes from Al-Monitor, a reliable Mideast news site. Under Russian mediation, the Turkish and Syrian intelligence chiefs met face to face in what was the first high-level Turkish-Syrian encounter since 2011, when Turkey’s...

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Yossi Cohen, Mossad Chief, Is Touted as Netanyahu’s Successor

The chiefs of Israel’s intelligence service, Mossad, have long been public figures in Israel. When Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu endorsed President Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal in May 2018, former Mossad chief Tamir Pardo made headlines by saying Israel’s security would be enhanced by some kind of deal. When the Obama and administration...

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‘Wonder Weapons’ and That Explosion in Russia

‘Wonder Weapons’ and That Explosion in Russia

The August 8 explosion in Russia that killed seven people and set up a radioactive plume remains unexplained. The Russian government agencies reporting on radiation levels have gone silent. The explosion took place at a missile testing facility where Russia’s latest weapons are developed. When President Vladimir Putin displayed what have been dubbed his “wonder...

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