NGO Transparency Venezuela denounced through a follow-up that the Carnet de la Patria (homeland card), identity document devised by the government of Nicolás Maduro, is a tool of social control that seeks, among other purposes, the loyalty to the ruling party at the polls.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is overwhelmingly likely to have ordered the nerve agent attack on an ex-spy and his daughter, Boris Johnson has said. The foreign secretary underlined that our quarrel is with Putin's Kremlin, and with his decision over the Salisbury incident.
British police launched a murder investigation Friday after an autopsy revealed that a Russian exile who was critical of Vladimir Putin was strangled in his home. Nikolay Glushkov, whose body was found on Monday, died as a result of “compression to the neck,” London's Metropolitan Police said in a statement.