Conspiracy Theories

A home-grown conspiracy? The Salisbury attack on ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal

On 4th March 2018, former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were poisoned in Salisbury, England, with a Novichok nerve agent. UK Prime Minister Theresa May has accused Russia of the attempted murder, but could her own government be responsible? Over the last few years, tensions have been rising between Russia and… Continue reading A home-grown conspiracy? The Salisbury attack on ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal

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Conspiracy Theories, Cover-ups

Trump fired Comey to cover up Russia’s involvement in the 2016 election

Donald Trump spent much of his election campaign propagating conspiracy theories. Now he’s right in the middle of one. A big one. Hot off the press, ink still wet, is a theory that Trump fired FBI director James Comey because Comey was on the verge of unveiling a deep well of secrets about how America’s… Continue reading Trump fired Comey to cover up Russia’s involvement in the 2016 election

Conspiracy Theories

Is Russia secretly controlling Hungary’s every move?

Who controls Hungary? Is it the Hungarian government in Budapest? Or is the ‘power behind the throne’ truly wielded by Russia’s controversial president, Vladimir Putin? Ah, Hungary. Your history reads like a series of unfortunate events, which I got to learn about when I visited the capital, Budapest, a few weeks ago. In 1241, Hungary… Continue reading Is Russia secretly controlling Hungary’s every move?

Conspiracy Theories, Proven Conspiracies

Assassination by tea! Putin and the murder of Alexander Litvinenko

Wow. It turns out state-sponsored murder isn’t always just a paranoid conspiracy theory... On 1st November 2006, at the Millennium Hotel in London, ex-Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko – who fled to London in 2000 – took tea with fellow former agents Andrey Lugovoi and Dmitry Kovtun. It’s said that Lugovoi and Kovtun were helping Litvinenko… Continue reading Assassination by tea! Putin and the murder of Alexander Litvinenko