Russian Defector Found Dead in Spain Amid Wave of Putin Critic Executions

A village in Spain was shaken by tragedy when a former Russian helicopter pilot opposed to the war in Ukraine was found dead from gunshot wounds. This incident adds to a series of deaths of critics and opponents of Russian President Vladimir Putin since the conflict in Ukraine began in 2022. In February, Maxim Kuzmenov, a 28-year-old defector who opposed Russia’s involvement in Ukraine, was discovered with multiple bullet wounds in Villajoyosa, Spain. His identity …

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Louisiana Considers Resuming Death Row Executions After Review

BATON ROUGE, La. – Louisiana may be gearing up to resume carrying out executions on death row after a hiatus of nearly 18 months. The state corrections department has created a new execution protocol that would allow the use of a single drug, pentobarbital, in deadly injections. This move comes as the state faces legal challenges regarding the drugs it previously used in executions. If the new protocol is approved, Louisiana could potentially resume executions …

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