Tag Archives: Moscow

THE HIGH LIFE IN RUSSIA, THE WANTED MAN IN AMERICA

June 1, 2013 Oksana Yushko for The New York Times WANTED Mr. Tokhtakhounov’s Interpol wanted poster accuses him of “bribery in sport contests,” along with fraud and other malfeasance. The waiters hovered as Alimzhan T. Tokhtakhounov worked through a platter … Continue reading

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MELBOURNE JANITOR TO DEFEND HIMSELF ON CHARGE HE CONSPIRED WITH ARMS DEALER – Saturday August 10 2013

– A man extradited from Australia to the US will represent himself on charges he conspired with a notorious Russian arms dealer to buy planes to move weapons. At a pre-trial conference in New York on Thursday, Syrian-born Richard Chichakli … Continue reading

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CONFIDANTS KEY TO ASSANGE CAMPAIGN – Tuesday June 25 2013

– Sarah Harrison isn’t a person who seeks publicity. However, the WikiLeaks staff member may get more than 15 minutes of fame after she accompanied US intelligence whistleblower Edward Snowden on an Aeroflot flight from Hong Kong to Moscow on … Continue reading

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GOOGLE PUSH TO EASE SECURITY GAG – Thursday June 13 2013

– Google led a charge by internet and social media firms demanding that the Obama administration allow them to reveal details of their cooperation with government surveillance schemes – as angry members of Congress urged tighter controls on the mass … Continue reading

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QUERY OVER BOSTON MARATHON FBI SHOOTING – Saturday June 1 2013

– A man killed by FBI agents while being questioned over the Boston Marathon bombings had knocked an agent to the ground with a table and ran at him with a metal pole before being shot, according to a senior … Continue reading

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GRAVE FIGHT – Friday May 10 2013

– The dispute over where to bury suspected Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev has escalated as a police chief urged someone to step forward with a cemetery plot, saying: “We are not barbarians. We bury the dead.” The plea from … Continue reading

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BOMBER’S KEY BOXING CONNECTION – Tuesday April 30 2013

– A Canadian boxer who was killed while fighting with jihadists in Russia has emerged as a key contact who may have set the elder Boston bomber on his path to violent extremism. In what could be a breakthrough in … Continue reading

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ONE MARATHON KILLER DEAD AS NET CLOSES ON FUGITIVE BROTHER – Saturday April 20 2013

– The Boston bombing suspects – one of whom was shot dead by police yesterday – are brothers from the Russian Republic of Chechnya, it was reported last night. The survivor, who was still on the run last night, was … Continue reading

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CIA AGENT WHO HELPED CATCH MOLE – Monday January 28 2013

Jeanne Vertefeuille CIA Officer 23/12/1932 – 29/12/2012 – Jeanne Vertefeuille joined the Central Intelligence Agency as a typist in 1954 and then began inching up through the ranks, obtaining postings overseas. By 1986 she had become a mid-level expert on … Continue reading

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FUGITIVE MAY HAVE USED FALSE ID – Saturday January 12 2013

– A fugitive associate of the world’s most infamous arms trafficker arrested in Melbourne this week apparently entered Australia on a false passport. The Department of Immigration said it was likely that Richard Chichakli – who was arrested after applying … Continue reading

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