Russia says it is currently considering “retaliatory measures” against Britain, which has threatened to take punitive measures against Moscow over accusations that the Russian state was behind an alleged nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in southern England.
Does social media coverage of fatal police-citizen incidents act as a virtual contagion? If a member of the public is killed by police, does it lead to future violence against law enforcement? Conversely, if an officer is killed in the line of duty, does it lead to future violence against citizens?
Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has ordered his government to draw up retaliatory economic measures against Turkey amid ongoing tensions between the two sides over Ankara’s downing of Russian military aircraft over Syrian skies.