Category Archives: Drugs

U.S. adds Russian chemical research facilities to sanctions list

22:20, 26 August 2020 – UNIAN The entities are involved in Russia’s chemical and biowarfare programs, U.S. officials note. A number of Russian entities – scientific and research  facilities – “have been determined by the U.S. Government to be acting contrary to the national security or foreign policy interests of the United States.” That’s according to a report released on

Read more

Police arrest four assassins detained for trying to kill leader of intl drug syndicate

Employees of the National Police of Ukraine detained four foreign citizens in Odesa involved in the shooting in Kyiv on May 26, as a result of which a man was injured, the press service of the police said. According to law enforcement authorities, the victim turned out to be a citizen of Montenegro, who is placed on the international wanted

Read more

US charges Maduro with narco-terrorism

The US has charged Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro and other senior officials in the country with drug trafficking crimes. The move, which will increase tensions between the two nations, was announced by Attorney General William Barr. The US also offered a $15m (£12.5m) reward for any information leading to Mr Maduro’s arrest. It has long accused him of leading a

Read more

Russia Turns Crimea Into “Small Afghanistan” – Now Legalized Cannabis Production!

The Russian Federation has legalized poppy and cannabis production across the country with the new regulation coming into force. The Moscow administration took a resolution to implement the biotechnology complex on the peninsula to be used in the so-called medical drug production in occupied-Crimea. Scandal Resolution Mihail Sergeyev, Deputy Rector of Foreign Relations at the so-called Crimean Federal University (named

Read more

Largest drug bust in Aruba history, ship crew arrested, Russian trace

Aruba, Caribbean, made probably, the biggest narcotics bust in island’s history, seizing general cargo ship ARESSA in the morning Feb 25, and taking her to Oranjestad. The ship was en route from Guaranao Port, Venezuela, to Thessaloniki Greece, it is said that at least one ton of narcotics, most probably cocaine, was found. She sailed from Suriname early February, called

Read more

Putin Says WADA 4-Year Doping Ban Not Justified

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) four-year ban for Russia from international sporting competition over doping was not justified. He said bans should be handed out on an individual, not collective, basis. Speaking at an annual press conference, Putin said the decision was political and not fair. “If the vast majority of our athletes are clean,

Read more

Russian Hockey Star Kuznetsov Gets 4-Year Ban for Cocaine

The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) said on Friday it had suspended Russian national team player Evgeny Kuznetsov for four years for testing positive for cocaine. Kuznetsov, who plays for the Washington Capitals in North America’s National Hockey League (NHL), said he accepted his suspension. “Representing my country has always been so close to my heart and something I take so

Read more