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  • Whistle-Blowing Russian 'Troll' Gets Her Day In Court

    02/19/2018 3:55:46 AM PST · by saywhatagain · 13 replies
    RadioFreeEurope ^ | June 01, 2015 | Viktor Rezunkov
    Exactly who is International Research Agency? A young woman who says she was hired by a Russian company to dissemble and to promote certain political views online has come out of the shadows to shine a light on her purported former employer and the practice, known as "trolling."
  • Bomb explodes at St. Petersburg supermarket

    12/27/2017 12:12:38 PM PST · by Lera · 27 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 12/27/17 | Tal Polon
    Russian officials treating explosion as 'mass homicide attempt,' say explosive was 'filled with projectiles.' At least 10 injured. At least 10 people have been injured to varying degrees of severity as a result of an explosion which took place in a busy St. Petersburg supermarket this evening. Officials have opened an investigation into the incident. According to RT, they are treating the explosion as a “mass homicide attempt.” An official statement said that, "according to the preliminary assessment by explosives experts, an improvised explosive device, equivalent to 200 grams of TNT, exploded in St. Petersburg.” "The device was filled with...
  • Putin phoned Trump to thank him for CIA intel that foiled a planned terrorist attack in Russia

    12/17/2017 9:06:43 AM PST · by NRx · 165 replies
    WaPo ^ | 12-17-2017 | Staff
    <p>Russian President Vladimir Putin phoned President Trump to thank him for information from the CIA that foiled a terrorist attack being planned in St. Petersburg, the Kremlin said.</p> <p>The information helped “find and detain a group of terrorists who were planning explosions” at Kazan Cathedral as well as other centrally located and crowded places in Russia’s second-largest city. This is a developing story. It will be updated.</p>
  • Small plane crashes on St. Pete road, 4 people taken to hospitals

    10/22/2017 5:46:44 AM PDT · by ETL · 22 replies
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) – A small plane crashed on a road and hit multiple cars in St. Petersburg Wednesday afternoon. St. Pete police and fire departments are on scene at 18th Avenue South and 16th Street South. Two people were on the plane. Four people overall were taken to area hospitals and one person was treated at the scene. According to the FAA website, the plane is a 1978 model Cessna 402b, owned by Noble Charter Service out of Opa Locka airport. ..." Tabitha Callihan applauds the pilot for putting the plane down where he did. “Where I looked...
  • Hillsborough leaders vote to go forward with TBX's toll lane successor, Tampa Bay Next

    06/16/2017 4:12:45 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 8 replies
    The Tampa Bay Times ^ | June 13, 2017 | Caitlin Johnston
    TAMPA — Hillsborough County leaders voted Tuesday to move forward with a plan to add 90 miles of toll lanes to Tampa Bay's interstates despite continued opposition from the people whose neighborhoods would be impacted the most by the project. The Hillsborough County Metropolitan Planning Organization — a 16-person board which approves transportation projects — listened to more than 3½- hours of public comment on its Transportation Improvement Program, which lists the county's priorities for the next five years. The TIP includes dozens of projects, from road maintenance to bike paths. But the evening's debate centered around only one project:...
  • VIDEO: Moment FSB detains brother of suspected organizer of St. Petersburg Metro bombing

    04/20/2017 5:13:16 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 8 replies
    YouTube ^ | April 19, 2017 | RT
    Russia’s security services have detained Akram Azimov, the elder brother of the suspected St. Petersburg Metro bombing organizer, saying he transferred money that helped fund the terrorist attack that killed 14 people. VIDEO
  • First Images of St. Petersburg Subway Bomber Released By Russian Authorities

    04/03/2017 12:02:30 PM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 40 replies
    hannity.com ^ | hannity.com staff
    Russian authorities and media outlets have released the first images of the suspect behind the terrorist attack on the St. Petersburg subway Monday afternoon. According to recent updates, the suspect left at least one explosive device concealed in a briefcase on the crowded metro cars. Russian press is reporting that there are eleven confirmed fatalities -other outlets have the number as high as fourteen- and over 35 injured in the latest terror incident. New, alleged photos of the suspect have been released and spread across social media. The photos appear to show a tall man, with a traditional beard and...
  • Two attackers . . . accused of planting a nail bomb . . . on St Petersburg metro (trunc.)

    04/03/2017 12:15:55 PM PDT · by libstripper · 26 replies
    Daily Mail (Uk) ^ | Apr. 3, 2017 | Gareth Davies, Julian Robinson, & others
    Full title: "Two attackers on the run as images emerge of first 'terror suspect' accused of planting a nail bomb which ripped through carriages on St Petersburg metro killing at least ten and injuring 50" Text of Excerpt: Two suspected terrorists are on the run after a nail bomb planted in a St Petersburg train ripped through the carriages - killing at least 10 people and injury 50 today. Several Russian media outlets have released the CCTV picture of the bearded suspect who was wearing a long, black top and a hat blamed for causing the carnage by detonating a...
  • First Videos Reveal Immediate Aftermath of St. Petersburg Blasts

    04/03/2017 9:49:33 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 20 replies
    At least 10 people have been killed and 50 others injured after a blasts rocked a metro station in St. Petersburg, Russia. Footage of the initial panic in the aftermath of the bombing, which occurred between Sennaya and Technology Institute stations, showed travelers commuters running and away from the wrecked metro carriage. News agency Interfax cited a source as saying at least one of the blasts involved a device filled with shrapnel. All metro stations in St. Petersburg have been temporarily closed down.
  • Multiple Injuries After Blast On Underground In Russian City

    04/03/2017 5:28:43 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 34 replies
    mirror.co.uk ^ | Apr 4, 2017
    An explosion has reportedly taken place on the underground system in the Russian city of St Petersburg. Horrific images from the scene show bloodied commuters lay on a platform at Sennaya station. Eyewitnesses say an explosion took place amid reports of bombings. It comes as Russian President Vladimir Putin is in the city holding a meeting with the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko. The blast happened at 2.30pm local time on the blue line of the underground system. Three metro stations have now been closed, local media report. "One eyewitness wrote on Twitter: "I was riding down the escalator and...
  • St Petersburg metro blast leaves many injured - media

    04/03/2017 5:23:35 AM PDT · by navysealdad · 185 replies
    An explosion has hit an underground station in the city of St Petersburg, Russian media report. The Tass and Interfax agencies reported a blast at the Sennaya Ploshchad metro station, which left a number of victims.
  • SUBWAY 'BLAST' St Petersburg underground rocked by ‘explosion’ on train causing injuries

    04/03/2017 5:23:50 AM PDT · by bryan999 · 7 replies
    ST Petersburg underground has reportedly been rocked by an “explosion” leaving several people injured. A shocking picture has emerged appearing to show a train door blown off – with catastrophic damage inside.
  • Kevin James Loibl Shot & Killed Christina Grimmie Because She Was A Christian

    06/11/2016 7:18:54 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 77 replies
    Santa Monica Observer ^ | June 11, 2016 | Kristin Peach
    It is difficult to find motive in the insane ravings of a madman like Kevin James Loibl. But it has become increasingly apparent to police from an examination of Loibl's cell phone and computer records, that singer Christina Grimmie was murdered because of her outspoken Christian faith.
  • Singer Christina Grimmie is dead after being shot at Orlando concert

    06/11/2016 1:31:03 AM PDT · by fella · 52 replies
    orlando sentinel ^ | 11 May 2016 | crystal hayes
    Singer Christina Grimmie died early Saturday after being shot inside the Plaza Live concert venue in Orlando Friday night, police said.  The shooting was reported at the Bumby Avenue venue east of downtown about 10:30 p.m. after a concert by the band Before you Exit and Grimmie, who has appeared on NBC's singing competition, The Voice.
  • [Updated] Ex-Voice contestant and YouTube star Christina Grimmie, 22, shot dead at Orlando concert

    06/10/2016 9:41:14 PM PDT · by NonValueAdded · 107 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 6-11-2016 | Christopher Brennan
    A YouTube star was injured at an Orlando concert by a suspect that was found dead, according to police. Attendees at the city’s Plaza Live first reported a shooter at around 10:30 p.m. on Friday night, when boy band Before You Exit and Christina Grimmie were slated to perform. Police identified the wounded victim as Grimmie, a 22-year-old singer who finished third on The Voice in 2014.
  • Police identify Christina Grimmie's shooter, say he specifically targeted singer

    06/11/2016 2:12:02 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 92 replies
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | 6/11/16 | Caitlin Dineen
    Singer Christina Grimmie did not know the man who shot her, Orlando police say Singer Christina Grimmie, who was shot and killed after her show in Orlando Friday night, did not know the man who shot her, Orlando police said. The 27-year-old man, who police identified as Kevin James Loibl of St. Petersburg, travelled to The Plaza Live theater with two small-caliber handguns Friday night. He walked up to Grimmie, who was signing autographs after the show, and shot her at about 10:30 p.m., Police Chief John Mina said. Her brother immediately tackled the suspect and the man shot himself...
  • Video in St. Petersburg Target goes viral after man confronts employees over bathroom policy

    06/10/2016 11:50:10 AM PDT · by Morgana · 21 replies
    tampabay.com ^ | April 27, 2016 | Sara DiNatale, Times Staff Writer
    ST. PETERSBURG — Andy Park wanted to see if a man could get into the woman's restroom at Target. The retailer's "inclusive" restroom policy — allowing people to use whatever restroom corresponds with their gender identity — has been under fire since last week. It's a small flare-up in a larger firestorm around new laws banning transgender people from bathrooms that don't match the sex on their birth certificate. Park, 57, hid a camera phone in his shirt pocket, went to the Target a quarter mile from his home and asked employees there if he could use the women's restroom....
  • Sheriff: Three teen girls dead after stolen car crashes into cemetery pond (St. Petersburg FL)

    03/31/2016 5:22:13 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 110 replies
    Bay News 9, Tampa Bay ^ | Thursday, March 31, 2016, 4:15 PM | Fallon Silcox
    hree teenage girls died early Thursday when a stolen car they were in crashed into a pond at a cemetery in St. Petersburg. Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri identified the three teenagers who died as Ashaunti N. Butler and Laniya Miller, both 15, and Dominique M. Battle, 16. Gualtieri said all three girls had criminal histories for grand theft auto. He said between the three of them, they had been arrested for grand theft auto seven times in the past year. According to Pinellas Sheriff Bob Gualtieri, the girls stole the 1998 gold Honda Accord from a Walmart in the...
  • Inquiry into Royal Family Killing to Continue as Long as Necessary - Patriarch Kirill

    02/03/2016 5:08:06 PM PST · by marshmallow · 9 replies
    Interfax ^ | 2/2/16
    Moscow, Fabruary 2, Interfax - Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has said the inquiry into the killing of the family of Nicholas II will be completed once the truth is found. "I have received highest-level reassurances that there will be no hurry and no tying down of the end of the inquiry to any particular date. The inquiry will last as long as is necessary in order establish the truth," the patriarch said at the current Bishops' Council in Moscow on Tuesday. Unlike the situation in the 1990s, the state has given representatives of the Church - archbishops,...
  • Mayor of THIS City BANS Donald Trump – Is Immediately DESTROYED!

    12/09/2015 6:17:51 AM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 50 replies
    Political Insider ^ | 12/8/2015 | Kosar
    Rick Kriseman, the liberal Mayor of St. Petersburg, Florida, went on Twitter to announce to the world that conservative presidential candidate Donald Trump is BANNED from entering his city. Just hours after it was Tweeted, it received thousands of angry replies from Trump supporters, upset at the Mayor’s pathetic low-blow at the GOP frontrunner. This is epic!