Kovalyov's own commission was stymied in its efforts, when Russian security agents began harassing staff members. Its chief investigator, lawyer Mikhail Trepashkin, was arrested and convicted by a military court for allegedly revealing state secrets. He spent four years in prison. Reporter Yury Shchekochikhin, who also worked for the commission, died after what his relatives believed was a poisoning. … [Read more...] about 2 Decades on, Questions Linger About Putin’s Rise to Power
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“The populace does not trust government agencies when they say, ‘Don’t worry, everything is OK,' ” he said. “And then we’ll have another incident, and we’ll get the same misinformation from the authorities again. That just shows the population doesn’t believe what the officials are saying.” … [Read more...] about What Exactly Happened at Russian Missile Test Site?
Residents of the city of Severodvinsk, a shipbuilding port located around 30 kilometers from the test site, reportedly bought out iodine drops from city pharmacies in the hours after the first reports emerged; iodine is often taken to protect the thyroid gland from some types of radiation. … [Read more...] about Russian Agency Confirms Brief Radiation Spike Near Northern Naval Test Site
“How long am I going to do this?” she told the Orange County Register. “I’m 59, and it’s not like I can find a job somewhere. I’ve been a barber for 30-plus years, so I don’t know ... It’s a pretty frightening outlook.” … [Read more...] about Governor shuts bars, dining as virus hits California hard
While in Baton Rouge, Pence also is planning a discussion at Louisiana State University’s Tiger Stadium focused on fall college reopening plans and the future of university sports programs in the pandemic. LSU’s Tigers won the college football national championship title in January. … [Read more...] about Pence heads to Louisiana amid renewed surge in virus cases