Snowden Reveals America and Britain Spied On G20 Members

By: Monday June 17, 2013 6:40 am

Something tells me the State Department staff are not Edward Snowden fans. The first set of Guardian leaks came right before the Sino-American summit on cybersecurity where the United States was preparing to take a firm line with China regarding alleged cyber-attacks. Now the Guardian is reporting that documents disclosed by Snowden reveal that British and American intelligence services spied on other countries at the G20 summit in London in 2009 which comes as Britain hosts the 39th G8 summit beginning today.


Protests in Russia Lead to Challenge for Putin in Presidential Elections

By: Monday December 12, 2011 8:15 am

Protests in Russia over the weekend, after a rigged Parliamentary election that still saw Vladimir Putin’s party lose ground, has led to an additional challenge for Putin in next year’s Presidential race. The near-term ramifications for this open dissent is that it offers an opportunity to potentially challenge Putin in the elections, and one Russian billionaire will take up that effort.

Breaking: Blast at Moscow Airport Kills Dozens; Bomb Suspected

By: Monday January 24, 2011 7:11 am

An explosion has been reported at Moscow’s busiest airport. The death toll reports continue to grow; over a hundred are believed injured. The blast is reported to have occurred in the bagage claim area of the international terminal.

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