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Russia seizes 2.5 tonnes of opium drugs on their illegal way to Russia

In April 2014, the service’s director described the drug production developing on planetary scale as “fostered by the US and NATO” and “the legacy Russia and the world will have to deal with”

This was a 50% year-on-year increase, he added, in particular a 30% rise in the amount of heroin (1.7 tonnes) and a 150% increase in synthetic narcotics seized (3 tonnes). The drug police prevented 82% of crimes (10,790 of a total of 12,771) in illicit organized drug trafficking. A total of 746 drug syndicates were eliminated.

One of the major Afghan heroin supply channels was detected in late June - the drugs flowing to Siberia through Kazakhstan. The police seized 36 kilograms and ended operations of the transnational group of traffickers.

Drug production is expanding at a high pace. According to the Russian drug service, it has grown 400% over the last 10 years. The country produced up to 90% of global opium a year, or 150 billion single doses. A surge in drug production occurred after the intern…

US intelligence: Militias shoot down Boeing over Ukraine by mistake

Meanwhile, the representatives of the intelligence say they have no evidence of Russia's direct complicity to the occurred tragedy

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Video allegedly showing Buk system transfer from Ukraine to Russia fakeWASHINGTON, July 23. /Dmitry Kirsanov for ITAR-TASS/. American intelligence services believe that Malaysia Airlines’ passenger plane was shot down July 17 by militias as a result of a mistake, since they apparently took it to be a military jet. Representatives of the US intelligence reported this to journalists at a special briefing arranged by the US Administration on Tuesday.



They recognized that Washington doesn’t have any information on Russia’s direct implication in the occurred tragedy. At the same time, the briefing’s speakers stated that Russia "created the conditions" that resulted in the air crash in eastern Ukraine. In addition, they blamed Moscow for continuing supplying Ukrainian rebels with weapons, including air defense syste…

Kiev’s evidence of militia’s responsibility for airliner crash faked - expert

A group of experts studied the tape and came to the conclusion that it was made up of numerous unrelated recordings

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MOSCOW, uly 20 /ITAR-TASS/. A tape posted by Ukrainian security services in the Internet and allegedly recording a talk between self-defense fighters about the destruction of a Malaysian airliner is a fake, experts said on Sunday.

A group of experts studied the tape and came to the conclusion that it was made up of numerous unrelated recordings.

“This audio recording is not an integral file and is made up of several fragments,” said Nikolai Popov, a reputable expert in sound and voice analysis.



196 people found dead at Malaysian airliner crash site in Ukraine



Specifically, the first of the three audio fragments, in which Gorlovka self-defense militia commander Igor Bezler talks about a plane shot down by the fighters, does not say anything about the type of the plane, the expert said.

At the same time, the name of the town of Yenakiyevo is clearly heard in the tape.…