A secretive Russian intelligence unit

A secretive Russian intelligence unit has been offering the Taliban bounties to kill British and American soldiers in Afghanistan. The Times understands that American intelligence officials informed their British security counterparts that the Russian group at the centre of the claims is believed to be Unit 29155. This is the elite subversion and assassination wing of the GRU, Russia’s military intelligence arm, whose agents were charged with the attempted murder of Sergei and Yulia Skripal in Salisbury in 2018. The men – from a terror group called the Balochistan Liberation Army – threw grenades at a security post near the … Continue reading A secretive Russian intelligence unit

One of Wuhan’s most senior doctors has died after contracting the coronavirus

One of Wuhan’s most senior doctors has died after contracting the coronavirus as authorities began a sweeping campaign inside the city to seek out patients infected with the virus. Liu Zhiming had taken part in the battle against the virus from the start and had made important contributions in fighting and controlling Covid-19, the Wuhan municipal health commission said. During that process, “unfortunately he became infected and passed away at 10:54 Tuesday morning at the age of 51 after all-out efforts to save him failed”, the commission said. The Federal Judges Association is meanwhile holding an emergency meeting on Tuesday … Continue reading One of Wuhan’s most senior doctors has died after contracting the coronavirus