A model from Belarus who claimed to have evidence of Russian interference in U.S. President Donald Trump’s election was detained in an airport in Moscow on Thursday after being deported from Thailand, Interfax cited the police as saying.
Anastasia Vashukevich, 27, and three others were detained upon arrival at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport and have been transferred to a police station, Interfax cited the Interior Ministry as saying.
They were deported by Thai authorities after their arrest during a “sex training seminar” in Thailand and pleading guilty to charges including conspiracy and soliciting. Continue reading Belarusian model who claimed Donald Trump secrets detained in Moscow: Ifax
MOSCOW/NEW YORK: The brother of ex-US Marine Paul Whelan, who is being held in Moscow on suspicion of spying, denied on Tuesday a Russian media report that said his family planned to visit Russia in an effort to free him.
“Those reports are false,” David Whelan, the ex-Marine’s twin brother, said in an email to Reuters. “Neither his parents nor his siblings are flying to Russia, and we have no plans to fly to Russia.” Continue reading Former US marine held by Russia denies reports of Russia visit
The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Saturday the United States had detained a Russian citizen, a day after Moscow arrested the former U.S. Marine Paul Whelan on suspicion of spying. Continue reading Moscow says FBI arrested Russian a day after it detained ex-U.S. Marine
AIWA! NO!//Russia will transfer two to four S-300 air defense missile systems to Syria within the next two weeks, the Russian news website Kommersant reported Tuesday, citing a source familiar with the details.
The Assad regime will use the systems to defend Syria’s coastline and its borders with Israel, Jordan, Lebanon and Iraq, the report said. According to the official, the amount of systems Russia will transfer to Syria may increase, depending on the circumstances, to anywhere between six and eight. Continue reading Russia to Provide Assad With Up to Eight S-300 Systems to Defend All of Syria, Report Says