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The Kremlin believes that there is a threat of a new military revolt in Russia following the liquidation of the founder of the private military company Wagner, Evgeny Prigozhin, reports the newspaper the Moscow Times, citing sources close to the administration of the Russian president and a government official who previously served in law enforcement agencies.
According to the newspaper's sources, the Russian special services are already working to prevent similar "performances" to what Wagner …
Russian presidential spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said that providing Ukraine with security guarantees is dangerous for the Russian Federation.
"Providing Ukraine with any security guarantees is extremely erroneous and very dangerous, they encroach on Russia's security. This can lead to negative consequences and make Europe much more dangerous for many years," said Putin’s spokesperson.
Earlier, Peskov said that Ukraine's accession to NATO would be a threat to the Russian Federation.
The U.S. …
The Russian Defense Russian Ministry terminated the contract with Yevgeny Prigozhin's Concord holding, reports the Telegram channel “Caution, news” owned by the Russian journalist, Ksenia Sobchak, citing its own source.
According to the news outlet, the Concord companies have been working intermittently since June 23, destroying documents in anticipation of inspections. It is expected that all the Concord contracts will be transferred to the new owners by July 15. But yesterday the employees …
The Kremlin press service said that on the night of May 3, Ukraine tried to carry out a drone attack on the Kremlin residence of Vladimir Putin.
According to the report, two unmanned aerial vehicles were flying towards the Kremlin. Moscow called the attack a planned terrorist act and an attempt on the president's life.
"As a result of timely actions taken by the military and special services with the use of electronic warfare systems, the devices were disabled," the report reads. Putin …
The decision of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague to issue an arrest warrant for Vladimir Putin was perceived by the Kremlin as the "most unexpected step" taken by the West, reports Meduza, citing sources close to the Russian presidential administration.
According to the interlocutors of the publication, the Russian authorities were not ready for such a situation. In addition, the possibility of Putin's arrest abroad confuses the Kremlin's plans to promote the image of the …
After the annexation of Crimea, a group of political technologists associated with the Russian government began to "restore" Russia's image abroad and ensure recognition of the "annexation" of the peninsula in the EU countries. Tens of thousands of euros were allocated for bribing European officials, according to a joint investigation of the Important Stories Project, the international Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP), the Italian Association of Investigative Journalists …
Countries friendly to Russia, such as China, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates, turned out to be no so loyal to the Russian regime and, contrary to expectations, fully joined the Western sanctions against Russian banks, reports the Russian news agency RBC, citing Vice-President of Rosbank Alexander Rakhmanin.
"Russian companies, especially those involved in foreign economic activity, have a slightly erroneous impression that, roughly speaking, the Chinese banking system and the Chinese …
Access to the websites of the Central Intelligence Agency and the US Federal Bureau of Investigation has been restricted in the territory of Russia, reports TASS, citing the Russian media watchdog Roskomnadzor. According to Roskomnadzor, the sites were blocked for "spreading fake information."
According to the Roskomnadzor, materials "containing inaccurate socially significant information" aimed "at destabilizing the social and political situation in Russia" were found on the websites …
Russia's unprecedented confrontation with the West apparently does not apply to the children of the Russian top officials. While the Kremlin officials "surrounded by enemies" continue to promote among the Russian population the image of the hostile West, their sons and daughters live quietly abroad and hold citizenships of these "hostile countries".
Telegram channel Ateo published a list of former and current Russian politicians, ministers and MPs whose children live abroad.
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The Kremlin has banned government-controlled media outlets from reporting about the mobilization, reports Moscow Times, citing two anonymous sources in the government media.
This decision came from the presidential administration amid rumors about the second wave of conscription and the order to increase the number of the Russian army by 350 thousand people. "Before that, we could write about the current mobilization, and about possible scenarios and forecasts. Now all forecasts are stopped. …