Latest Sabotage News

Court upholds 'terrorism' sentencing of pipeline saboteur

Jun. 06, 2022 18:43 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A federal appeals court on Monday upheld an eight-year prison sentence for an environmental activist who tried to sabotage the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. Jessica Reznicek pleaded guilty in June 2021 to a charge of conspiracy to damage an...

Live updates | Mayor: Some 1,500 killed in Sievierodonetsk

May. 26, 2022 22:29 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine — The Ukrainian city of Sievierodonetsk is the center of fierce fighting in the east. Mayor Oleksandr Stryuk says it’s holding out even though a Russian reconnaissance and sabotage group went into a city hotel. Stryuk said at least 1,500 people have been killed in...

Russians repair bridge blown up near Ukraine in 'sabotage'

May. 02, 2022 13:48 PM EDT

Teams of workers strove Monday to repair a bridge in southwestern Russia near the border with Ukraine that was damaged in what a local governor described as an act of sabotage. The regional administration said it expects the repair work will be completed Wednesday. ...

Live updates l Commander glad for steel mill evacuations

May. 01, 2022 23:00 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine — Sviastoslav Palamar, deputy commander of the Azov Regiment, which is helping defend the last section of Mariupol not occupied by the Russians, said he was glad evacuations had begun. Palamar hoped the evacuations from the Azovstal steel mill continue until everyone...

French investigate who is behind fiber optic cables sabotage

Apr. 27, 2022 15:01 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The Paris prosecutor’s office opened a preliminary investigation Wednesday into the suspected sabotage of fiber optic cables, which disrupted the internet in several regions around France, and said the country's domestic intelligence agency would help with the probe. ...

Iran confirms centrifuge workshop moved to underground site

Apr. 17, 2022 03:18 AM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has confirmed it relocated a centrifuge facility to its underground Natanz nuclear site, state media reported, days after the U.N. atomic watchdog said it installed surveillance cameras to monitor the new workshop at Tehran's request. The late Saturday...