Not internationally recognized Libyan authorities have seized a Russia-flagged oil tanker.
As Twafik Alskir, a senior official with Tripoli-allied naval forces, claimed Wednesday "a Russian-flagged oil tanker was captured this afternoon when it tried to smuggle oil off Zawara. 11 crew members were detained."
Libya has been in a state of utter chaos since the murder of the country's leader Muammar Gaddafi. The country has two governments at the moment: an elected Parliament in the city of Tobruk, headed by the PM Abdullah al-Thani, and Islamist General National Congress in Tripoli, headed by their PM Khalifa al-Ghawi.
At the same time, a number of regions are under control of the "Islamic State".
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The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation put the head of the contractor company of Russia's space corporation Roskosmos, Sergei Slastikhin, on international wanted list
"Washington operators of the sanctions machine ought to get acquainted with the history of Russia, to stop the unnecessary fussing," spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry said