Category Archives: Russia

Russia: American soldier, we’re coming after you

Hacks. Trolls. Fake news. Those are the ingredients Russia uses to target the U.S. military. Politico has the details. Thus far, congressional committees, law enforcement investigations and press scrutiny have focused on Kremlin leader Vladimir Putin’s successful efforts to disrupt … Continue reading

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He’s willing to call Putin a thug, and to pay the price for it

The Times profiles a man who is refusing to back down to Russian president Vladimir Putin. And he’d like to see at least one Western nation get in line and support what he’s doing. Putin, he believes, gives out “signals” … Continue reading

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WHAT?!?! NBC’s Megan Kelly at state dinner in Russia

This is unforgivable: At state dinner party at Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg with Russian President Putin and Indian PM Modi. More tonight @NBCNightlyNews — Megyn Kelly (@megynkelly) June 1, 2017 How can Megyn Kelly claim any kind of … Continue reading

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French president, to Russian counterpart: Quit calling RT and Sputnik news organizations

The Hill reports that French president Emmanuel Macron addressed his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, today and told him that two prominent Russian news agencies are, in reality, government propaganda organs. Macron, standing alongside Russian President Vladimir Putin, said RT and … Continue reading

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Russia went to Jared (Kushner)?

The Dallas Morning News reports that President Trump’s son-in-law might have been eager to talk to the Russians during the 2016 election. Ambassador Sergei Kislyak reported to his superiors in Moscow that Kushner, then President-elect Trump’s son-in-law and confidant, made … Continue reading

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Another Russian journalist fatally shot

The details from the Committee to Protect Journalists. Popkov’s body was found with five bullet wounds in his backyard late last night in the city of Minusinsk in the Siberian region of Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russian and international media reported. Popkov … Continue reading

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CNN: Russians bragged they had Flynn ready to influence Trump

CNN’s report caps off an unbelievable week in Donald Trump’s presidency. “This was a five-alarm fire from early on,” one former Obama administration official said, “the way the Russians were talking about him.” Another former administration official said Flynn was … Continue reading

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