House intel panel taps Russian mob prosecutor to lead Trump probe

Washington: The US House of Representatives Intelligence Committee said on Tuesday it has hired a former federal prosecutor in Manhattan with experience investigating Russian mobsters and white-collar crime to lead its probe into the Trump administration. The announcement came as the judge overseeing Trump's ex-adviser Roger Stone's obstruction case questioned whether he may be violating a gag order. Daniel Goldman.Credit:Twitter The intelligence […]

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Russian model faces charges after ‘letting youths fondle her breasts’

Russian model faces charges after letting ‘youths’ fondle her breasts’ during topless protest over treatment by police who ‘declined offer of threesome to let her off traffic offence’ Russian model jailed over traffic offence faces fresh charges over naked protest  Kira Mayer is accused of letting the ‘underage’ boys fondle her breast in public She was filmed dressed in police […]

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Russian spy Maria Butina admits conspiracy to infiltrate National Rifle Association

Maria Butina’s plea comes as part of a deal reached with prosecutors after she indicated her willingness to co-operate with them. The 30-year-old previously denied trying to infiltrate the National Rifle Association and relaying intelligence on US politicians to a Russian government official. But when asked by US District Judge Tanya Chutkan if her mind was clear as she prepared […]

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Russian rights activist Lyudmila Alexeyeva dies at the age of 91

Russian human rights activist and Putin critic who has fought against the Kremlin for decades dies aged 91 Lyudmila Alexeyeva died in Moscow hospital yesterday after battling long illness Her passing was described as ‘a huge loss for the entire human rights movement’ Began campaigning in Soviet era in ’50s and challenged Putin’s modern Russia Soviet-era dissident Lyudmila Alexeyeva, who became a […]

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‘Shy’ Russian beauty queen who married Malaysian King ‘found fame having sex in swimming on tacky reality TV show watched by millions

Russian model Oksana Voevodina, 25, had a screen name Nikol on the programme five years ago, according to the country's biggest newspaper. The new first lady – who last week married monarch Muhammad V of Kelantan, 49 – has not commented on the claims highlighted by pro-Kremlin Komsomolskaya Pravda (KP). “Previously she was not shy at all,” said a report today […]

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Race to stop Russian becoming Interpol head

London: Two of the Kremlin's most prominent critics have joined forces to try to stop a Russian becoming the next president of international police organisation Interpol, saying they feared Moscow would abuse the post to hunt down its detractors. Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky, right, and financier William Browder attend a joint press conference in London.Credit:AP Interpol's general assembly is due to […]

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