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Russian Blogger Faces 8-year Prison in Moldova

Posted October 12th, 2011 at 9:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Russian writer and blogger Eduard Bagirov is facing eight years in prison in Moldova for participating in a political protest there in 2009. The Prosecutor General’s Office in Moldova said Wednesday that the criminal prosecution in Bagirov’s case is completed and that he has been charged. The statement said the defendant and his lawyer were […]

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Moldova Arrests Six Suspected of Uranium Smuggling

Posted June 29th, 2011 at 1:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Moldovan authorities say they have arrested six men suspected of smuggling uranium from Russia and trying to sell it to an unidentified buyer in a Muslim country in Africa. Senior police investigator Vitalie Briceag said Wednesday the suspects were trying to sell a “few kilograms” of Uranium-235 that can be used to make nuclear weapons […]

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