Stories tagged: Russian
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 6, 2019, 9:31 p.m.
Records reveal Russian asylum-seeker who died in Tacoma claimed to be a shaman fleeing prison torture
Records obtained through the Freedom of Immigration Act reveal new details about a man who died after trying to hang himself in the Northwest Detention Center. A source of mystery …
Mon., Nov. 26, 2018, 9:26 a.m.
A Russian asylum seeker who was previously held at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma has died, the Pierce County Medical Examiner confirmed Sunday.
Tue., June 19, 2018, 8:01 a.m.
The World Cup features stars from around the world, but the most valuable player off the field has been Google Translate. The app has helped fans to leap over the …
Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 9:13 a.m.
A Prague appeals court on Friday upheld a lower court ruling that a Russian man who faces charges of hacking computers at American companies can be extradited to the United …
Mon., Oct. 23, 2017, 5:33 p.m.
Moscow-based cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab, battered by suspicion of Russian government influence, wants to reassure customers by opening up its software’s underlying code for outside review. But security experts and …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 27, 2017, 6:53 p.m.
While Donald Trump was running for president in late 2015 and early 2016, his company was pursuing a plan to develop a massive Trump Tower in Moscow, according to several …
UPDATED: Thu., July 13, 2017, 10:54 a.m.
Uber is ceding control of the Russian market by agreeing to merge its ride-sharing business in the country with Yandex, the Russian search-engine leader that also runs a popular taxi-booking …
Fri., May 19, 2017
Who knows where this saga will lead today, but Rod Rosenstein made the right move in turning this over to an independent prosecutor.
Sun., April 30, 2017, 2:18 p.m.
Last summer, Ruslan Sokolovsky entered the imposing Church of All Saints in Yekaterinburg, a city about 1,000 miles east of Moscow. The Russian Orthodox church holds special meaning for some, …
UPDATED: Mon., April 24, 2017, 6:51 p.m.
A woman who was found shot in the Oregon woods arrived in the United States last month from Russia and was having a relationship with the man arrested in her …
Wed., April 19, 2017
The White House embrace of conspiratorial websites that promote outrageous lies feeds into Moscow’s efforts to sow confusion in Western democracies.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 10:15 a.m.
Even the most optimistic foodie would have trouble calling Spokane a food destination. That’s not to say we don’t have great restaurants, but for someone accustomed to the dizzying array …
Wed., Feb. 15, 2017
Yet Trump’s moral equivalence between Russian and American behavior should not be quickly dismissed, because it has scary implications for Trump’s policymaking at home and abroad.
Sat., Sept. 10, 2016
No surprise. China’s ostentatious rudeness was perfectly reflective of the world’s general disdain for President Obama.
Wed., July 20, 2016, 11:54 a.m.
Nairo Quintana was expected to celebrate Colombia’s national holiday Wednesday with a major offensive in the Alps that would see him close in on Tour de France leader Chris Froome. …
Thu., June 23, 2016, 3:24 p.m.
A federal judge has refused to throw out evidence collected from the laptop owned by a Russian man accused of hacking into U.S. businesses to steal credit card information.
Tue., March 24, 2015
Earlier this month about 20 people from Spokane’s Russian-speaking community gathered to talk – in Russian – about the fear and reluctance to vaccinate their children for diseases such as …
Fri., July 19, 1996
Chechen Field Commander Claims He’s Not Dead Also Says Rebel Leader Reported Killed Is Alive, In Hiding
A man stepped forward Thursday and claimed to be a Chechen guerrilla commander reported dead by the Russian government. He also said rebel leader Dzhokhar Dudayev - reported killed in …