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“Arctic Sea” intercepted by Israel over missiles cargo?
The story about the hijacked Russian-crewed cargo ship grows ever more mysterious. Time magazine is alleging that the “Arctic Sea” was intercepted by Israel as it carried weapons to the Middle East.

March 18, 2010 03:24

Hijacked ship’s crew desperate for aid
The Ukrainian crew of the Greek bulk carrier “Ariana” that was seized in May by Somali pirates is calling for help. They are being kept in poor conditions and some are in dire need of medical help.

September 02, 2009 19:53

Abkhazia threatens to sink Georgian navy in its waters
The Abkhazian President has issued an order for the Navy to destroy Georgian ships illegally entering the Republic’s waters.

September 02, 2009 12:29

Arctic Sea sailors return home following interrogation
Nine Russian sailors from the freighter "Arctic Sea" have finally left Moscow and returned safely to their home city of Archangelsk, according to the on-line edition

August 30, 2009 05:15

Suspected ship hijackers charged with piracy, kidnapping
The suspected hijackers of the Arctic Sea cargo ship have been officially charged with piracy and kidnapping. Russian investigators say the eight men had been planning for a long time to seize the freighter.

August 27, 2009 18:01

Hijacked vessel’s mysterious cargo in spotlight
As the freighter Arctic Sea, having been freed by the Russian navy, travels to the port of Novorossiysk, investigators are eager to start a thorough search to establish what was onboard except timber, if anything.

August 26, 2009 22:28

“‘Arctic Sea’ not N. Korean” – DPRK
The captain of the cargo ship “Arctic Sea” claimed the vessel belonged to North Korea. But, DPRK denied this, Russia’s Foreign Ministry says. It also says no suspicious cargo was found on board.

August 25, 2009 22:45

Arctic Sea hijack suspects questioned in Moscow
The eight suspected hijackers of the ‘Arctic Sea’ cargo ship have been arrested and questioned by investigators in a high-security prison in Moscow this week.

August 23, 2009 11:39

Russia arrests suspected ship hijackers
The Russian frigate Ladny has freed the “Arctic Sea” cargo ship in the Atlantic without firing a shot and arrested eight alleged hijackers, according to the country’s Defense Ministry.

August 18, 2009 16:07

“Arctic Sea” as means to deliver Sweden and Finland to NATO
An investigative journalist, Wayne Madsen, suggests that NATO Secretary General Rasmussen wants to bring Finland and Sweden into the organization, and the “Arctic Sea” scandal may be a way of achieving this.

August 17, 2009 23:35

Missing ship found on African coast
The cargo vessel the “Arctic Sea”, which had been missing for almost three weeks, has been found off the west coast of Africa.

August 17, 2009 18:06

Ransom demand received for missing Arctic Sea
Police in Finland say the owner of the missing freighter "Arctic Sea” has received a demand for a ransom, suggesting the involvement of pirates. Meanwhile, the ship's location is still unknown.

August 16, 2009 08:20