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Russia says Gulag records are ‘kept forever’ amid reports of secretly evaporating archives

Gulag documents are “kept forever” in accordance with strict regulations, the Russian deputy minister of internal affairs said. The statement comes amid reports that prisoner records are being destroyed under a secret order. A Russian museum studying the history of the infamous Gulag prison camps, which existed in the Soviet Union until 1960, has learned that prisoner data is being ...

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Skripals may be kept in UK against their will – Russian Foreign Ministry

Moscow isn’t ruling out the possibility that the British authorities are keeping Sergei Skripal and his daughter against their will, the Russian Foreign Ministry said. Sergei Skripal, 66, was discharged from a British hospital last week after being poisoned in Salisbury on March 4. The recovery of his daughter Yulia, 33, was much quicker. She has been out of the ...

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The art of disaster: 5 times Trump kept election promises, but probably shouldn’t have (VIDEO)

Donald Trump has been hailed as a leader who keeps his promises. But the horrific violence and diplomatic rows in the wake of the US embassy’s move to Jerusalem illustrate how not all campaign pledges are created equal. Fox News host Sean Hannity claimed that the decision to move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem was “yet another example ...

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Tales from the crypt: Russian granny kept relatives’ mummified bodies in her apartment for years

An elderly woman in the Moscow Region turned her apartment into a crypt. Police found the mummified bodies of two of her relatives lying on the floor covered with a blanket. The chilling discovery was made in the town of Podolsk on Wednesday, the Investigative Committee said. The 77-year-old woman told officers the mummies were the bodies of her brother ...

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Pentagon knew Afghan forces committed child abuse, but kept funding them – declassified report

The Pentagon funded Afghan military and security forces despite knowing that some of them were involved in numerous human rights abuses, including sexual assaults on children, a government watchdog says. Read more The stunning revelation came in the form of a declassified report by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), a US government agency tasked with delivering independent ...

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‘Like owning a dog’: Cougar kept as pet in Russian apartment (VIDEO)

Published time: 5 Jan, 2018 23:36 A Russian couple who adopted a wild cougar as a pet has thousands of followers who watch their feline’s daily frolics on the cat’s dedicated social media accounts. Like most house pets, Messi likes to cuddle and play around, but it’s a wild animal that lives in an apartment in the Russian city of ...

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‘US wants phony Russiagate probe kept alive’: NY comedian summoned over Assange interview tells RT

The US is seemingly living in the past and again eyeing a ‘cold war’ with Russia, while also pursuing its “phony Russiagate” inquiry, an American comedian asked to attend a Congress hearing over his interview with Julian Assange, told RT. Randy Credico, a comedian, radio host and civil rights activist, received a letter earlier in November requesting him to “participate ...

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Chained, tortured & raped: Italian abuser kept woman as slave, made her bear 2 children in cellar

Published time: 24 Nov, 2017 10:51 Italian police rescued a woman who had been held in an underground cellar and repeatedly raped and tortured for 10 years. She gave birth to two children from her abuser, who chained her to a bed and even forced her son to attack her. Police found the victim, along with her two children, a ...

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Hundreds of ISIS corpses kept in Libya’s makeshift morgue since 2016 – report

Hundreds of corpses of slain Islamic State militants have been kept in refrigerated containers in an improvised morgue in Misrata, Libya since December of last year, still awaiting a decision on their fate. Around 700 bodies have been kept inside multiple containers in Misrata at temperatures low enough to prevent decomposition, AFP reveals. The improvised morgue has housed slain jihadists ...

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‘Cashed-up’ Mother Teresa kept Vatican Bank afloat – journalist

Published time: 9 Nov, 2017 18:01 Edited time: 9 Nov, 2017 18:04 Mother Teresa had such huge savings in the Vatican Bank that if she had withdrawn her funds the institution could have defaulted, according to an Italian journalist. Gianluigi Nuzzi’s newly-released book, ‘The Original Sin,’ digs into the Vatican’s darkest secrets and details how, when American archbishop Paul Marcinkus ...

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