Tag Archives: Russia

Three Years Ago — President Obama Announces Sanctions Against Russia For Elections Interference (December 29 2016)

“I have issued an executive order that provides additional authority for responding to certain cyber activity that seeks to interfere with or undermine our election processes and institutions, or those of our allies or partners. Using this new authority, I … Continue reading

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On This Day — Former FSB Officer Alexander Litvinenko Dies (November 23 2006) [2019]

“The evidence suggests that the only credible explanation is, in one way or another, that the Russian state is involved in Litvinenko’s murder.” Scotland Yard lawyer — Court hearing in London (2015) On November 1st 2006, Litvinenko suddenly fell ill and … Continue reading

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Norway & Russia — Former Border Inspector Behind Bars in Moscow on Charges of Espionage [UPDATE XV : Frode Berg Is Released In Spy Swap]

“Frode must come home, and Norwegian authorities must do what they can to get him out. It is not a good signal when such a positive and distinguished bridge-builder like Frode is arrested, it is not a good sign.” Kirkenes … Continue reading

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Norway & Russia — Former Border Inspector Behind Bars in Moscow on Charges of Espionage [UPDATE XIV : Lithuania President Pardons 2 Russian Spies]

“Frode must come home, and Norwegian authorities must do what they can to get him out. It is not a good signal when such a positive and distinguished bridge-builder like Frode is arrested, it is not a good sign.” Kirkenes … Continue reading

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Norway & Russia — Former Border Inspector Behind Bars in Moscow on Charges of Espionage [UPDATE XIII : President of Lithuania signs Law to Allow for Possible Spy Swap]

“Frode must come home, and Norwegian authorities must do what they can to get him out. It is not a good signal when such a positive and distinguished bridge-builder like Frode is arrested, it is not a good sign.” Kirkenes … Continue reading

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Three Years Ago — Why the CIA & MI6 Love to Hate Putin

“With the majority vote for Brexit against the strong preference of Scotland and Northern Ireland for remain, we have shown ourselves quite capable of inflicting potentially fatal harm to our national stability all by ourselves. Why would we need Russia … Continue reading

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Norway & Russia — Former Border Inspector Behind Bars in Moscow on Charges of Espionage [UPDATE XII : Official Commission Recommends Pardon]

“Frode must come home, and Norwegian authorities must do what they can to get him out. It is not a good signal when such a positive and distinguished bridge-builder like Frode is arrested, it is not a good sign.” Kirkenes … Continue reading

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Norway & Russia — Former Border Inspector Behind Bars in Moscow on Charges of Espionage [UPDATE XI : Rumours of spies swap]

“Frode must come home, and Norwegian authorities must do what they can to get him out. It is not a good signal when such a positive and distinguished bridge-builder like Frode is arrested, it is not a good sign.” Kirkenes … Continue reading

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Remembering KGB General Yuri Ivanovich Drozdov (September 19 1925 – June 21 2017)

“The death of Yuri Ivanovich is a great, irreplaceable loss for his relatives, colleagues, friends, for all who knew and appreciated this remarkable man and a true patriot.” President Vladimir Putin On June 21 2017, Legendary KGB General Yuri Ivanovich … Continue reading

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Norway & Russia — Former Border Inspector Behind Bars in Moscow on Charges of Espionage [UPDATE XI : Lawyers have not submitted a pardon application]

“Frode must come home, and Norwegian authorities must do what they can to get him out. It is not a good signal when such a positive and distinguished bridge-builder like Frode is arrested, it is not a good sign.” Kirkenes … Continue reading

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