Russia

Iran May Send Ukraine Flight Black Boxes to Russia

The head of plane crash investigations in Iran told reporters Friday that the black boxes the nation retrieved from Ukrainian International Airlines (UIA) Flight 752, which burst into flames and crashed early Wednesday in Iran, may end up in Russia.

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Russian Security Officer Killed in Gun Attack on Moscow Security Headquarters

An unidentified gunman opened fire outside the Moscow headquarters of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) on Thursday night, killing a security officer and injuring five other people. Few details of the incident have been released to the press as of Friday morning beyond an FSB statement that the gunman was “neutralized” at the scene and was not able to enter the headquarters building.

Russian Federal Security Service officer patrols a street next to the FSB security service's office in Moscow on December 19, 2019. - A member of the Russian FSB security service was killed on December 19, in a shootout with a gunman in central Moscow, state media said, quoting the FSB. …