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News Argentina » Security: Argentina: Drug seizure at Russian embassy leads to arrests

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/argentina-arrests-cocaine-seized-russian-embassy-53279456
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

The investigation began after Victor Koronelli, the Russian ambassador to Argentina, and three members of the Russian federal security service reported to Bullrich that they had suspicions about the diplomatic luggage found at a school that is annexed to ...

News Argentina » Security: Argentina and Washington: United On Security, Divided On Trade

News channel or source: http://www.coha.org/argentina-and-washington-united-on-security-divided-on-trade/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

To download a PDF of this article, please click here. Today, Argentina suddenly ranks among the United States’ top allies in Latin America, united by cooperation on security and defense initiatives. Since Argentine president Mauricio Macri took office in ...

News Argentina » Security: Argentina foils diplomatic luggage cocaine plot

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-43165706
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Argentina's security ministry says it has foiled a plot to use the Russian embassy's diplomatic courier service to smuggle cocaine to Europe. Police seized nearly 400kg of the drug from diplomatic luggage in an embassy annex after being told about it by ...

News Argentina » Security: Argentina: Five Arrests In Russian Embassy Cocaine Probe

News channel or source: https://www.rferl.org/a/argentina-five-arrests-russian-embassy-cocaine-probe/29058028.html
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

"This has been one of the most complex and extravagant drug-dealing operations that Argentina has faced," Bullrich said. She said Russian security service agents had also traveled to Argentina to assist in the probe.

News Argentina » Security: Diplomatic drug bust: Argentina seizes cocaine at Russian embassy

News channel or source: http://www.euronews.com/2018/02/23/diplomatic-drug-bust-argentina-seizes-cocaine-at-russian-embassy
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Argentina's Security Minister Patricia Bullrich said the probe saw tracking devices put in the bags, apparently bound for a diplomatic flight. At least five people have been detained in connection with the investigation.

News Argentina » Security: Argentina foils major cocaine ring operating from the Russian embassy in Buenos Aires

News channel or source: http://en.mercopress.com/2018/02/23/argentina-foils-major-cocaine-ring-operating-from-the-russian-embassy-in-buenos-aires
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Argentine Security Minister Patricia Bullrich said the arrests mark ... Two dual citizens of Russia and Argentina -- Ivan Blizniouk and Alexander Chikalo -- were also arrested, according to Argentine newspaper, Clarín. Blizniouk is a Buenos Aires police ...

News Argentina » Security: 400 kilograms of cocaine seized at Russian embassy in Argentina

News channel or source: http://www.panarmenian.net/eng/news/252383/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Argentina’s minister of security, said in a televised news conference. She said the seizure of 389 kilograms of cocaine, more than 850 pounds, was made at a school on the grounds of the embassy in December 2016, leading to an investigation by Argentine ...

News Argentina » Security: 400 kilos of cocaine found in Russian embassy in Argentina

News channel or source: http://m.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/400_kilos_of_cocaine_found_in_Russian_embassy_in_Argentina?profile=1228
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Argentina's security minister announced Thursday. Patricia Bullrich told a press conference that the drugs discovered in an annex of the embassy had a street value of around 50 million euros (about US$62 million). "A gang of narco-criminals was trying to ...

News Argentina » Security: Police bust cocaine trafficking ring operating out of Russian Embassy in Argentina

News channel or source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2018/02/23/Police-bust-cocaine-trafficking-ring-operating-out-of-Russian-Embassy-in-Argentina/2601519362237/?spt=rrs&or=2
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Argentine Security Minister Patricia Bullrich said the arrests mark ... Two dual citizens of Russia and Argentina -- Ivan Blizniouk and Alexander Chikalo -- were also arrested, according to Argentine newspaper, Clarín. Blizniouk is a Buens Aires police ...

News Argentina » Security: Argentina: Government, Media try to Suppress Workers, Activists Protest Against Austerity

News channel or source: https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Argentina-Government-Media-try-to-Suppress-Workers-Activists-Protest-Against-Austerity-20180221-0011.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Social media on Tuesday was a showcase of denunciations against Argentina’s media “attempt to change the ... and lowering contributions to the social security system. Pablo Micheli, Secretary General of the Argentine Workers’ Central Union vowed ...