Posts tagged as jails

Estonian court jails former ISS employee for spying for Russia

Friday, October 4, 2019

A court in Estonia jailed Vladimir Kulikov, former employee of the Internal Security Service (ISS) arrested in March, for a period of five years for spying for Russia. The Tallinn-based Harju County Court issued the ruling in September and it has entered into force, the Office of the Prosecutor General told the Russian-language news portal of public broadcaster ERR. Kulikov was accused of engaging in relations against the Republic of Estonia…

Turkey jails 24 Istanbul airport workers pending trial after protests

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

A Turkish court has jailed pending trial 24 people involved in protests over work conditions at Istanbul’s new airport last week, broadcaster CNN Turk said on Wednesday. The airport is a centerpiece of a 15-year construction boom under President Tayyip Erdogan. It has an initial planned capacity of 90 million passengers a year, making it one of the world’s biggest airports. Istanbul’s governor said on Sunday more than 400 people…