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Timothy Heritage

George Blake, last in line of Cold War spies who betrayed Britain, dies at 98

Dec 26 2020

LONDON/MOSCOW George Blake, who died in Russia on Saturday at the age of 98, was the last in a line of British spies whose secret work for the Soviet Union humiliated the intelligence establishment when it was discovered at the height of the Cold War.

George Blake was last in line of Cold War spies who betrayed Britain

Dec 26 2020

LONDON/MOSCOW, Dec 26 George Blake, who died in Russia on Saturday at the age of 98, was the last in a line of British spies whose secret work for the Soviet Union humiliated the intelligence establishment when it was discovered at the height of the Cold War.

Independent media battle on in Putin's Russia

Jul 30 2015

MOSCOW Alexei Venediktov, one of Russia's most prominent journalists, does not go out without a bodyguard and does not answer mobile phone calls for fear of being tracked.

Insight - Independent media battle on in Putin's Russia

Jul 30 2015

MOSCOW Alexei Venediktov, one of Russia's most prominent journalists, does not go out without a bodyguard and does not answer mobile phone calls for fear of being tracked.

Independent media battle on in Putin's Russia

Jul 30 2015

MOSCOW Alexei Venediktov, one of Russia's most prominent journalists, does not go out without a bodyguard and does not answer mobile phone calls for fear of being tracked.

Russia seeks gains to ease possible pain from Iran deal

Jul 14 2015

MOSCOW President Vladimir Putin urged the world to celebrate Tuesday's six-power nuclear deal with Iran, but the agreement carries risks for Russia because it could drive down oil prices.

Russia seeks gains to ease possible pain from Iran deal

Jul 14 2015

MOSCOW President Vladimir Putin urged the world to celebrate Tuesday's six-power nuclear deal with Iran, but the agreement carries risks for Russia because it could drive down oil prices.

Kremlin critics say 'climate of fear' grows in Russia

Jul 09 2015

MOSCOW Kremlin critics say a climate of fear is growing in Russia after the upper house of parliament drew up a list of "undesirable" civil rights organisations and two similar groups decided to close.

Kremlin critics say "climate of fear" grows in Russia

Jul 09 2015

MOSCOW Kremlin critics say a climate of fear is growing in Russia after the upper house of parliament drew up a list of "undesirable" civil rights organisations and two similar groups decided to close.

Kremlin critics say 'climate of fear' grows in Russia

Jul 09 2015

MOSCOW Kremlin critics say a climate of fear is growing in Russia after the upper house of parliament drew up a list of "undesirable" civil rights organizations and two similar groups decided to close.

World News

Chad leader Deby, key Western ally, killed in battle -army

N'DJAMENA (Reuters) -Chad's president, Idriss Deby, who ruled his country for more than 30 years and was an important Western ally in the fight against Islamist militants in Africa, was killed on Monday in a battle against rebels in the north, authorities said.