Documents uncovered this week suggest that the Orbán government’s motivation for handing back to Azerbaijan Ramil Safarov, the Azeri axe murder convicted of killing an Armenian army lieutenant in Hungary, may have been financial gain. In 2012, Hungary earned global scorn for transferring the murderer to a country where he was welcomed as a hero.
At the time, Hungary tried to explain away its actions by claiming that it fully expected the murderer to continue serving his prison sentence, considering that he had been sentenced to life by a Hungarian court. Of course, this did not happen–Ramil Safarov was not only pardoned, but was also promoted to the rank of major in Azerbaijan’s military immediately after his release from Hungary. The government of Viktor Orbán claimed in 2012 that it had been misled and expressed “disappointment.”
Continue reading Hungary appears to have sold Azeri axe murderer for $7 million
According to SBU, the detained held the sabotage and reconnaissance activity in Ukraine
The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) detained big station of the Russian intelligence in Kharkiv on August 17. The Head of SBU Vasyl Grytsak reported this at the airing of Pryamy TV Channel.
Continue reading 18 masters spy of Russian intelligence detained in Kharkiv
Aug. 25 (UPI) — North Korea may have hired more than 10 former KGB agents as military advisers as concerns grew that leader Kim Jong Un could become the target of an assassination, according to a Japanese newspaper.
The Asahi Shimbun reported Friday concerns about Kim’s safety prompted the regime to bring in Russian spies, many of who had been active in the former Soviet Union.
Continue reading North Korea hired KGB spies to protect Kim Jong Un
LONDON — The global cryptocurrency market underwent a correction of around 11% over the weekend, after a riotous start to the year.
Things could get worse, with China on Monday announcing a ban “initial coin offerings”, the digital coin issuing craze that has helped fuel the market’s rapid rise in 2017.
The total value of the 866 digital currencies tracked by CoinMarketCap.com declined from close to $180 billion on Saturday to $160 billion on Monday morning.
Continue reading There was a $20 billion cryptocurrency price correction over the weekend
One of Italy’s most-wanted mob bosses has been arrested in Uruguay after 23 years on the run from convictions for mafia association, drug trafficking and other serious crimes, the Italian interior ministry has said.
Continue reading ‘Cocaine king of Milan’ arrested in Uruguay after 23 years on the run
The US Treasury sanctioned an alleged mid-level Mexican drug-cartel operator and his organization on Wednesday, naming them as significant foreign narcotics traffickers.
The Office of Foreign Assets Control designed Raul Flores Hernandez and the Flores drug-trafficking organization under the Kingpin Act, naming 21 Mexican citizens and 42 entities — including bars, restaurants, a soccer club, and a casino — for allegedly providing support to the organization or for being owned by people involved it.
Continue reading The US sanctioned a ‘smooth as butter’ cartel operator and a Mexican soccer star allegedly working with him
Italian police have detained 15 volunteer firefighters in southern Sicily accused of starting fires in order to get paid to put them out.
In the alleged fraud, the volunteers rang the emergency 115 number themselves or got friends or relatives to do it. Their commander allegedly skipped shifts in order to start fires.
Continue reading Sicily fire crew ’caused fires for cash’