Uzbekistan Asks Russia To Freeze Gulnara Karimova’s Property In Moscow

The Uzbek Prosecutor-General’s Office has asked Russian authorities to freeze real estate in Russia that belongs to Gulnara Karimova, the daughter of the late autocratic Uzbek President Islam Karimov. Read more

Kirill Serebrennikov Arrested Over Alleged Fraud

Russian investigators have arrested one of the country’s most prominent theatre directors for fraud, in a case that many in the arts world fear is part of a crackdown on dissenting voices. Read more

Russian Military Spy Jet Flies Over D.C., New Jersey

A Russian military spy jet soared Wednesday over Washington, D.C., and New Jersey, where President Trump is vacationing, according to reports. Read more

Russia Takes Over US Compound In Moscow In Retaliation Over Sanctions

Russian authorities on Wednesday took over a summer-house compound in Moscow leased by the US embassy, five days after the Kremlin ordered Washington to slash its diplomatic presence in Russia. Read more

Instagram Biker Olga Pronina Dies In Crash In Russia

A female biker dubbed Russia’s sexiest motorcyclist has been killed in a horror crash while racing down a motorway. Read more

Wife Murdered Russian Banker Millionaire Husband

A ‘jealous’ wife has been jailed for murdering her Russian banker husband by spiking his mashed potato with rat poison. Read more

US Treasury Fines Exxon $2M For Violating Russia Sanctions

The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday said it was fining global oil company Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM.N) $2 million for violating sanctions on Russia in May 2014. Read more

Russia Threatens Retaliation If Pentagon Bans Kaspersky Software

Russia may retaliate if the U.S. Congress bans the Department of Defense from using Kaspersky Lab’s cybersecurity software, Communications Minister Nikolay Nikiforov said. Read more

Russia: Earrings Worth Half A Million Dollars Confiscated

Russian media reported that customs officers at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport arrested on Thursday an Israeli woman on suspicion of smuggling diamonds worth half a million dollars. Read more

House Dems Ask Deutsche Bank For Info on Trump Accounts

Congressional Democrats investigating alleged ties between President Donald Trump’s political campaign and Russia are seeking information from Deutsche Bank. Read more