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4 things to know about Telegram messenger

Apr 06, 2018 - 7:47 PM

Here are four things to know about the company, which says it has 200 million active users

ENCRYPTED. This illustration picture taken on April 6, 2018 in Moscow shows the Telegram messenger application displayed on the screen of a smartphone. Photo by Alexander Nemenov /AFP

Ukraine on high alert over Crimea tensions with Russia

Aug 12, 2016 - 8:30 AM

Ukraine s pro Western President Petro Poroshenko has earlier met his top brass and has ordered forces along the frontier with Crimea and across the conflict wracked east onto high alert level

HIGH ALERT. This handout picture taken and released by Ukrainian Presidential press service in Kiev on August 11, 2016 shows Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko (2L) speaking to the country's high-ranking military officials during their meeting. Photo by AFP/Mykola Lazarenko/Ukrainian Presidential Press Service

EU hits Russian intelligence chiefs with sanctions

Jul 26, 2014 - 7:16 PM

The director of the FSB security service Alexander Bortnikov and the head of the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service Mikhail Fradkov are on the new list of 15 people and 18 entities targeted by an asset freeze and visa bans

SANCTIONS. A file photograph showing Russian Head of Russian Federal Security Service, Alexander Bortnikov attending a meeting with the Federal Security Service (FSB) in Mocow, Russia, on January 2011. The EU is increasing sanctions after Russia has allegedly failed to stop the 'flow of arms, equipment and militants across the border into Ukraine following the shooting down of the Malaysian Airlines flight MH17. Photo by Vladimir Rodionov/ RIA Novosti/ EPA