Russia backs Bosnia’s integrity amid Serb calls for secession

By Daria Sito-Sucic and Maja Zuvela SARAJEVO/BANJA LUKA, Sept 21 : Russia supports the peace accords that ended Bosnia’s war in the 1990s and the country’s territorial integrity, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday, dismissing allegations about any negative influence by Russia in the Balkans. Lavrov arrived in Bosnia two weeks before Bosnia’s […]

Russian official calls for rare vote re-run over fraud in Far East

By Polina Nikolskaya VLADIVOSTOK, Sept 19 : Russia’s top election official recommended on Wednesday that a regional election be re-run following allegations that it had been rigged to secure victory for the Kremlin’s candidate. Communist Party supporters took to the streets of Vladivostok to protest after the incumbent governor of the far eastern Primorsky region […]

Swiss investigate alleged Russian cyber attack on World Anti-Doping Agency

By John Revill ZURICH, Sept 15 : Swiss prosecutors are investigating whether Russian agents tried to hack the World Anti-Doping Agency, the Office of the Attorney General said on Saturday, broadening the scope of alleged espionage against institutions in Switzerland. Criminal proceedings were launched in March 2017 on suspicion of political espionage, the OAG said […]