MOSCOW | Bomb injures 3 Russian security officers; attacker dead

MOSCOW — A man set off a bomb at the entrance of the local branch of Russia‘s main intelligence agency in a northern city Wednesday, injuring three security officials and killing himself, authorities said. The man entered the local branch of the FSB intelligence agency in Akhangelsk and removed the improvised explosive device from a … Continue reading MOSCOW | Bomb injures 3 Russian security officers; attacker dead

3 injured in explosion in Russia’s north that kills attacker

MOSCOW — A man set off a bomb at the entrance of the local branch of Russia‘s main intelligence agency in a northern city Wednesday, injuring three security officials and killing himself, authorities said. The man entered the local branch of the FSB intelligence agency in Akhangelsk and removed the improvised explosive device from a … Continue reading 3 injured in explosion in Russia’s north that kills attacker

New Jersey News: NEWARK, Former Bank CEO, Financier, And Business Owner Indicted For Regulatory And Bank Fraud

NEWARK, N.J. – The former CEO of First State Bank, a financier, and a New Jersey business owner were indicted today by a federal grand jury for their roles in an elaborate scheme to deceive the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and to deceive and defraud the now defunct First State Bank (FSB), formerly located … Continue reading New Jersey News: NEWARK, Former Bank CEO, Financier, And Business Owner Indicted For Regulatory And Bank Fraud

MOSCOW | Moscow police arrest least 5 protesters near security office

MOSCOW — A human rights activist says Moscow police have arrested at least five protesters at an unsanctioned rally outside the headquarters of the Federal Security Service (FSB), the successor agency to the KGB. Oleg Yelanchik told the Interfax news agency that five people were arrested outside the building, while another three were arrested after … Continue reading MOSCOW | Moscow police arrest least 5 protesters near security office

MOSCOW | Russia says it busted up an Islamic State group sleeper cell

MOSCOW — Russia’s top domestic security agency says it has busted up a sleeper cell of the Islamic State group that plotted terror attacks in the Russian capital. The Federal Security Service (FSB) says it has arrested six suspected members of the IS cell in the Moscow region. It added that they have received orders … Continue reading MOSCOW | Russia says it busted up an Islamic State group sleeper cell

MOSCOW | Ukraine, Russia tensions soar after Black Sea naval incident

MOSCOW — The Ukrainian Navy said Sunday that Russia’s coast guard opened fire on and seized three Ukrainian vessels and wounded two crew members in the Black Sea following a tense standoff off the coast of the Crimean Peninsula. Ukraine’s navy said that two of its vessels were struck and that Russian coast guard crews … Continue reading MOSCOW | Ukraine, Russia tensions soar after Black Sea naval incident

MOSCOW | Bail sought for ex-Marine held in Moscow for alleged spying

MOSCOW—Jan 03, 2019  —A Russian lawyer representing a former U.S. Marine who was detained in Moscow for alleged spying says his client is enduring custody well but he is trying to get him freed. Paul Whelan, a 48-year-old corporate security director from the Detroit area, was arrested Friday on espionage charges. The Russian Federal Security … Continue reading MOSCOW | Bail sought for ex-Marine held in Moscow for alleged spying

MOSCOW | US citizen arrested in Russian on spying charges

MOSCOW — Russia‘s domestic security agency says it has arrested a U.S. citizen on espionage charges. The Federal Security Service, or FSB, the top KGB successor agency, said that the American man detained in Moscow on Friday. The agency said in Monday’s statement that he was caught “during an espionage operation,” but didn’t give any … Continue reading MOSCOW | US citizen arrested in Russian on spying charges