Monday, 28 May, 2018

Ukraine raids Kyiv office of Russian news agency

Kirill Vyshinsky  Facebook Kirill Vyshinsky Facebook
Sammy Stanley | 16 May, 2018, 16:53

RIA Novosti stated on Tuesday that Ukrainian intelligence officers stormed its workplace in Kiev and that it has been unable to get in contact with its correspondents there since. Kiev has banned multiple Russian television news channels since 2014, accusing them of disseminating propaganda, and it has deported several journalists, according to CPJ research.

The OSCE representative on freedom of the media, Harlem Desir on may 15 expressed concern about the RAID by Ukrainian special services in the office of the Russian state news Agency RIA Novosti-Ukraine.

"Russia will do everything to ensure its citizen is freed, and to prevent other journalists finding themselves in similar situations, whether they are Russian citizens or work for Russian media" foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said in a briefing.

"The aggressor country used [these media] in the context of a hybrid information warfare against Ukraine", she said.

Relations between Kiev and Moscow have been tense since Russian Federation annexed Crimea from Ukraine in 2014 and supported Ukrainian separatists in the region. He has been accused of traveling to Crimea in 2014 to do "subversive" reporting to justify the peninsula's annexation and collaborating with separatist groups in eastern Ukraine.

Crude oil stable as OECD inventories fall
This is why the sanctions against Iran is going to impact Brent much more than it is going to impact WTI crude oil. As a result, crude oil is likely to undergo a short-term correction.

"Today we can say that he received €53,000 ($62,000) a month for such activities", SBU deputy chief Viktor Kononenko said.

"The Security Service of Ukraine reports that the head of the anti-Ukrainian propaganda information outlet RIA Novosti Ukraine, Kyrylo Vyshynsky, has been declared a suspect in a crime and detained in accordance with Article 208 of the Criminal Procedure Code of Ukraine", the statement reads.

The Kremlin called the raid "scandalous".

Each evening at 1830 UTC, DW's editors send out a selection of the day's hard news and quality feature journalism.

Recommended

  • Stan Lee files lawsuit against former business partner, claims forgery

    Stan Lee files lawsuit against former business partner, claims forgery

    "Lee has yet to provide anyone with the exclusive right to use his identity, image, name and likeness". The suit notes that Olivarez is "a person Lee once trusted but who is being sued by Lee now for fraud".
    OnePlus 6 launch tonight

    OnePlus 6 launch tonight

    In terms of design, the smartphone will bring back glass build for the rear, first seen on the OnePlus X. From the leaks it is clear that the OnePlus 6 is going to look very different from the OnePlus 5T .
    Palestine withdraws high-ranking official in U.S.  over embassy move

    Palestine withdraws high-ranking official in U.S. over embassy move

    He also hit out at Israel's prime minister on Twitter in response to Mr Netanyahu lashing out at his criticism of Israel. Palestinian envoy Riyad Mansour said negotiations would then begin to try to get the resolution adopted.
  • Second Official Trailer for McQuarrie's 'Mission: Impossible - Fallout'

    Second Official Trailer for McQuarrie's 'Mission: Impossible - Fallout'

    The 26th July 2018 can't come soon enough, when Mission: Impossible - Fallout will debut in cinemas around the globe. The film also stars Ving Rhames , Vanessa Kirby , Alec Baldwin , Wes Bentley , and Frederick Schmidt .
    The Nokia X6 Has Been Officially Announced

    The Nokia X6 Has Been Officially Announced

    In addition, HMD Global , the licensee of Nokia has implemented a dual rear camera module on the Nokia X6 for the first time. Just hours after the launch , rumors about the next Nokia-branded X-series devices have started surfacing on the internet.
    TV3 wins rights to broadcast the majority of Champions League

    TV3 wins rights to broadcast the majority of Champions League

    RTÉ has retained a Tuesday slot, but TV3 will also be showing a live game that night due to a new schedule. For the third year running, the Champions League and Europa League finals will be free to watch online.
  • Cannes 2018: Sonam Kapoor is raising the fashion bar for everyone

    Cannes 2018: Sonam Kapoor is raising the fashion bar for everyone

    In the female buddy comedy film , the actress will be seen alongside Kareena Kapoor Khan, Swara Bhasker and Shikha Talsania. Sonam Kapoor headed to Cannes after a grand, private wedding with long-time boyfriend Anand Ahuja on May 8.
    Saudi Arabia announces Thursday start for Ramadan

    Saudi Arabia announces Thursday start for Ramadan

    In Ramadan , Muslims' souls will be freed. "That's obviously challenging this time of year", Hasan says. They also offer more prayers, contribute more money to the poor and regularly study the Quran.
    Fortnite Adding New Weapon Tomorrow

    Fortnite Adding New Weapon Tomorrow

    On the Fortnite Reddit page Epic Games revealed that patch notes for Fortnite update 4.2 will be released once downtime begins. In other Fortnite news, the way the Battle Royale genre was taken over the world was highlighted by a recent stat.
  • New Volvo S60 sedan will not have a diesel engine option

    New Volvo S60 sedan will not have a diesel engine option

    Kicking-off the move, the firm's new Volvo S60 saloon will be available with petrol and petrol hybrid power only. Volvo's transition away from the internal combustion engine may be starting now, but it won't happen quickly.
    Teacher 'Suspended For Relationship With Teen' Shot Dead Outside Mum's House

    Teacher 'Suspended For Relationship With Teen' Shot Dead Outside Mum's House

    Reports say that the police report remained confidential until October, when the informant sent the email to DelTondo's school. According to the report , DelTondo and the 17-year-old were found in a parked auto near the Aliquippa hospital around 2 a.m.
    Mahathir says he'll stay in office for 1-2 years

    Mahathir says he'll stay in office for 1-2 years

    Mahathir also said he will find a replacement for the head of the anti-corruption authority, after the resignation of former one. Anwar, 70, serving a five-year sentence for sodomy, has been recovering from a shoulder injury in hospital under police guard.

#MeToo is 'here to stay', says 'Game Of Thrones' star Emilia Clarke #MeToo is 'here to stay', says 'Game Of Thrones' star Emilia Clarke The 31-year-old actress stars as Daenerys Targaryen in the hit HBO fantasy drama, and has said she has never experienced gender inequality when it comes to her pay on the show.

Sony to cease Vita physical game production Sony to cease Vita physical game production Note that the announcement specifically calls out America and Europe as halting production of physical Vita games. During the handheld consoles first week of sales, Sony shifted 500,000 units in Japan and the U.S. combined.

Samsung introduces two new Galaxy S9 colors Samsung introduces two new Galaxy S9 colors It has actually released the Burgundy Red hue for the Galaxy S9 earlier than it did for the Galaxy S8 a year ago . There's also a Burgundy Red version launching this month, but that's now exclusive to China and Korea.

CMS teachers prepare for rally in Raleigh CMS teachers prepare for rally in Raleigh More than 15,000 teachers signed up to attend the rally, but it's unclear how many will take the day off and come to the march. But a recent snapshot of teacher pay put the state in 37th place nationally, and 39th place for per-pupil spending.

Europa League final preview: Greizmann goes home Europa League final preview: Greizmann goes home Atletico have had plenty of heartbreak in European finals down the years, as have Marseille . Here are some of the key duels in which the French club must seek to gain an edge.

Cavs go down 0-2 in Boston despite LeBron triple-double Cavs go down 0-2 in Boston despite LeBron triple-double Love said he thought the Cavs were a "little soft" in the first half in Game 1. "You've got to be ready for that next game". His 9 consecutive points again kept the Celtics in the game when it looked like the Cavaliers were separating themselves.

Iranian foreign minister visits Beijing amid nuclear deal crisis Iranian foreign minister visits Beijing amid nuclear deal crisis Zarif was in Moscow to meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday, a day after visiting Beijing. On May 8, President Donald Trump violated the terms of the JCPOA by withdrawing from the accord.

BSF Personnel Martyred in Ceasefire Violation Along International Border in Jammu BSF Personnel Martyred in Ceasefire Violation Along International Border in Jammu The DG BSF noted there is large number of terrorists waiting on the launching pads across to sneak into J&K. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit Jammu and Kashmir on May 19.

Amazon cuts Whole Foods prices for Prime members Amazon cuts Whole Foods prices for Prime members In addition, the company said Prime members will get an additional 10 percent off hundreds of sale items at Whole Foods Stores. The company said, however, that the integration of Whole Foods was among the fastest startups of a new Prime program.

Honor 10 First Look: Design, Camera, and More Honor 10 First Look: Design, Camera, and More Also, Honor 10 new Aurora design makes the phone looks shiny and the colors on the back case are astonishing, without any doubt. According to George Zhao, President of Honor, "Before 2016, most phones came in just three colours: black, white and gold".

SpaceX plans first Falcon 9 "Block 5" launch SpaceX plans first Falcon 9 By now, SpaceX landing one of its Falcon 9 rockets (or even landing two, for that matter) is barely worthy of a headline. The octaweb is created with bolted rather than aluminum and has higher thermal protection to avoid melting, " he said.

Watch Ronda Rousey In New Trailer for Her Upcoming Movie 'Mile 22' Watch Ronda Rousey In New Trailer for Her Upcoming Movie 'Mile 22' Mile 22 sees Mark Wahlberg leading a team of elite fighters who work for an organization known as Overwatch. Mark Wahlberg and director Pete Berg sure like one another.

Markle to spend wedding eve at hotel tied to Profumo scandal Markle to spend wedding eve at hotel tied to Profumo scandal For what it's worth, Harry's older brother Prince William and Kate Middleton had a sit down lunch for their 650 wedding guests. Other members of the royal family will also be arriving in style in state cars including Bentleys, Rolls-Royces and Daimlers.

Chelsea must show ambition with new signings, says Hazard Chelsea must show ambition with new signings, says Hazard But the Blues finished fifth this term and have failed to qualify for next season's Champions League. 'Trophies are important. So, yes, it was a bad season. "We will give everything". "This season was not good, but, you know, this is Chelsea ".

STALKER 2 announced, could arrive sometime in 2021 STALKER 2 announced, could arrive sometime in 2021 GSC Game World has announced S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2, the latest entry in the first-person shooter survival horror series S.T.A.L.K.E.R. A website cropped up (http://stalker2.com) and the official GSC Game World website states that the game is now in the works.