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April 19, 2018

Putin flexes muscles with plans for new African base – with chilling echoes of Suez

Moscow is reported to be in discussions with leaders in the East African country with a view to building a 1,500 man-base which would offer support to warships and submarines patrolling the volatile stretch of sea, which is used to …

Posted in News Coverage, Russia

Power-mad Putin ‘plotting to build naval base in east Africa near key Suez trade route in muscle flexing with West’

RUSSIA is plotting a game-changing naval base in a breakaway east African state in bid to dramatically expand his military might in the Middle East, according to reports.
Talks are reportedly underway between Moscow and leaders in Somaliland for a 1,500 …

Posted in News Coverage, Russia
April 11, 2018

Russia claims Syria chemical attack is FAKE NEWS – so how do you explain THIS?

Russia has repeatedly claimed there is no evidence of a chemical attack on the town of Douma in Syria but this disturbing footage appears to show otherwise.

But Dr Andrew Foxall, director of the Russia and Eurasia Studies Centre, said: “In …

Posted in News Coverage, Russia
March 20, 2018

Ex-Kremlin adviser MOCKS ‘laughable’ UK reaction to Russian spy poisoning in Sky News SPAT

Kay Burley was refereeing a discussion between the former Kremlin advisor and a Director of the Russia Studies Centre when the fiery clash erupted.
The Sky News presenter quickly snapped at the former Russian advisor as she tried to get Dr Andrew Foxall’s …

Posted in News Coverage, Russia

Dr Andrew Foxall speaks to LBC Radio about UK sanctions against Russia

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Russia
March 19, 2018

Dr Andrew Foxall talks to Sky News about the case of Sergei Skripal

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Russia

‘We will never tolerate attacks on our soil’ Theresa May stands up to Putin

She said: “We will never tolerate a threat to the life of British citizens and others on British soil from the Russian government.”
Her comments come as Moscow announced tit-for-tat expulsions of 23 British diplomats, the closure of the British consulate …

Posted in News Coverage, Russia

Dr Alan Mendoza appears on Fox News to discuss the Russian Presidential Election

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Russia
March 17, 2018

Post-mortem on Nikolay Glushkov shows Russian exile was dead before body was strung up in his home

RUSSIAN exile Nikolay Glushkov was murdered then strung up to make it appear he hanged himself, The Sun can reveal.
A murder investigation was launched on Friday after the conclusion of a post-mortem into the 68-year-old businessman’s death.

Think tank the Henry Jackson …

Posted in News Coverage, Russia
March 16, 2018

The U.K.’s Connection To Russian Money

British Prime Minister Theresa May has retaliated after the poisoning of a former Russian spy in the U.K. Critics say her response has been constrained by financial links between Russia and the U.K.

ANDREW FOXALL: BP, British Petroleum, owns almost a …

Posted in News Coverage, Russia

With ‘new mandate,’ emboldened Putin to expand Russia’s adventurism abroad

There’s little suspense about Sunday’s Russian presidential election, but a lot of questions — and concerns — over what Vladimir Putin might do next with another six-year term in his pocket and a string of unresolved confrontations with the West.
Across nine time …

Posted in News Coverage, Russia
March 14, 2018

Dr Alan Mendoza discusses UK sanctions on Russia on Sky News

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Russia
March 13, 2018

How Russia Today divided Westminster

For a television channel whose weekly reach is less than that of ITVBe +1, the profile of RT (formerly Russia Today) in the UK is conspicuously high.
The £310,000 it spent on an advertising campaign on London’s transport network – posters …

Posted in Opinion Editorial, Russia

Dr Andrew Foxall on Sky News Sunrise discussing UK-Russia relations

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Russia

How the UK could hit back at Russia over spy poisoning

Economic sanctions. Asset and property seizures. A crackdown on money laundering.
The British government has a range of tools it can use to strike back at Moscow after the Kremlin was linked with the attempted murder of former Russian double agent …

Posted in News Coverage, Russia
March 12, 2018

Russia will launch ‘major cyber attack’ if UK applies new sanctions, experts warn

Relations between London and Moscow are at their lowest for 40 years following the targeting of the former spy and his daughter with a nerve agent.
“We cannot be agents of Russia by allowing them to view the UK as a …

Posted in News Coverage, Russia
March 9, 2018

How should Britain respond to the poisoning of Sergei Skripal?

It seems to have happened again. While Downing Street has stressed that this is still an ongoing investigation, it’s increasingly clear that the government believes a former Russian spy living in the UK has been poisoned in a Russian state-sponsored …

Posted in Opinion Editorial, Russia
March 8, 2018

Tory MP urges Theresa May to hit back at Vladimir Putin and ‘get tough on his oligarch pals in London’

THERESA May must hit back at Vladimir Putin by targeting his oligarch pals in London as well as their kids’ elite schooling, a senior Tory has demanded.
Hundreds of multi-millionaire Russians with strong Kremlin links are living in luxury in Britain’s …

Posted in News Coverage, Russia

‘Treat Russian oligarchs like CROOKS!’ Tory MP DEMANDS crackdown after spy poison attack

Tory MP Tom Tugendhat called on the Prime Minister to be bold in her approach to Russia following a nerve agent attack on an ex-Kremlin spy that Putin’s Government have been accused offing responsible for.
Hundreds of Russian millionaires own property …

Posted in News Coverage, Russia
March 7, 2018

Britain Threatens ‘Robust’ Response If Russia Behind Spy Poisoning

LONDON — Britain has threatened a “robust” response if it is proven that Russia is behind the apparent attempted killing of a former double agent.
Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found collapsed in their home town in southern England Sunday, showing …

Posted in News Coverage, Russia
March 6, 2018

Dr Andrew Foxall on Channel 5 News discussing the suspected poisoning Sergei Skripal

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Russia

Sergei Skripal: ‘UK authorities would be foolish if they didn’t investigate Russian connections’

UK authorities would be foolish not to investigate connections with Russia in the investigation of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal, The Henry Jackson Society has said.
Skripal and a women believed to be his daughter are in a critical condition in …

Posted in News Coverage, Russia

Dr Andrew Foxall speaks to BBC Radio 5Live about the suspected poisoning of Sergei Skripal

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Russia

Dr Andrew Foxall appears on talkRadio to discuss the suspected poisoning of Sergei Skripal

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Russia

Everything We Know About Sergei Skripal, the “Poisoned” Russian Double Agent

A former colonel in the Russian military, who passed state secrets to the British, was found slumped on a bench in the U.K. town of Salisbury Sunday after “suspected exposure to a hazardous substance.”
Echoing the 2006 poisoning of former KGB …

Posted in News Coverage, Russia
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