Alexei Navalny gave his first interview from the colony. He talked about the forced viewing of films about the war for 8 hours a day and shared how he sees Russia without him.
The poisoning of the Skripals in Britain and the Bulgarian arms baron, as well as the attempted coup in Montenegro, could have been the same secret GRU unit, writes The New York Times, citing interlocutors in Western security agencies.
Prosecutors in the US check the financial transactions related to Russian billionaire Gennady Timchenko who had been included into the sanctions list, for possible money laundering, said the American newspaper The Wall Street Journal, citing several unnamed sources.
The Kremlin has invested a lot of money to improve Russia's image abroad.