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FSB holds briefing on Kerch Strait crisis

FSB holds briefing on Kerch Strait crisis A briefing on Kerch Strait crisis held by the First Deputy Head of the Coast Guard Department of the FSB Border Service Aleksey Volsky and Head of the Investigative Department of FSB Mikhail Shishov in Moscow on Saturday dedicated to the Kerch Strait crisis on Saturday, December 8. Tensions rose off Crimea on November 25th as three Ukrainian navy vessels breached Russian territorial

FSB Statement Concerning Illegal Actions of the Ukrainian Navy Ships Within the Territorial Sea of Russia

Translated by Scott Humor http://www.fsb.ru/fsb/press/message/single.htm!id%3D10438316%40fsbMessage.html 27.11.2018 At 07.10 AM on 25th of November this year, notwithstanding the warnings on the closure of the area of territorial waters of the Russian Federation approaching the Kerch Strait from the direction of the Black Sea, the vessels of the Ukrainian Navy (small armored artillery river boats  “Berdyansk” and “Nikopol” and the tug boat “Yana Kapu”) crossed the state border of the Russian Federation

Vladimir Putin’s statement at the annual meeting of the FSB

Vladimir Putin took part in an annual expanded meeting of the Federal Security Service (FSB) Board to discuss the FSB’s results for 2016 and the priority tasks for ensuring Russia’s national security. President of Russia Vladimir Putin: Good afternoon. These annual FSB Board meetings give us a chance to meet and not only thoroughly analyse and review the results of the agency’s work over the period, but also to discuss at length all important national security issues in general and outline the priorities for the immediate future and the longer-term. The FSB plays a key part in protecting our constitutional order

The Ukrainian Defense Ministry’s main intelligence directorate terror plot foiled in Crimea August 2016 SITREP, by Scott

The Ukrainian Defense Ministry’s main intelligence directorate terror plot foiled in Crimea August 2016 SITREP I will keep updating this post over the next couple of days. I have a large amount of information mostly in Russian, that’s why it takes me long time to translate. Please, keep checking back for updates. How it’s all started A shootout took place on Crimean border early on Saturday August 7th The shooting

Vladimir Putin addresses the Federal Security Service Board Meeting

Vladimir Putin took part in a Federal Security Service board meeting. Meeting participants summed up the results of the Federal Security Service operations in 2014 and set priority targets for 2015. PRESIDENT OF RUSSIA VLADIMIR PUTIN: Good afternoon, colleagues. We always attach great importance to the work of the key power agencies pertaining to national security. Today, within the framework of this expanded board meeting we will summarise the results

Putin’s legacy and the new Russia

Following Putin’s investiture as Russia’s next President after Boris Eltsin Russia underwent a dramatic transformation proving wrong those who had assumed that since Putin ‘had been picked by Eltsin’ the country would continue on its previous course. It is now obvious that the drunken Eltsin had not ‘picked’ anyone, but that powerful forces had imposed Putin as the successor to Elstin who was forced to announce his resignation on live

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