Russia

Special counsel Robert Mueller submitted his final report to Attorney General William Barr Friday, signaling the end of his 22-month investigation into Russia and Trump’s campaign. Mueller did not recommend new indictments, crushing the predictions of many anti-Trump advocates who claimed Trump’s closest allies, like Donald Trump Jr. and son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner,
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Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) loves to cite Sweden as an example of the socialism he advocates for, but he likely didn’t appreciate the slap down he received from former Swedish prime minister over his love of communist Russia. Carl Bildt tweeted a scathing sarcastic remark with a video of the Socialist Democrat from “Bernie Sanders
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Madeleine Albright, the secretary of state under Bill Clinton, formally apologized Tuesday to Utah Sen. Mitt Romney for mocking his comments during a 2012 presidential debate about the threat posed by Russia. “I personally owe an apology to now Senator Romney, because I think that we underestimated what was going on in Russia,” Albright
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Sen. Rand Paul’s (R-Ky.) foreign policy beliefs have been ruffling feathers on the left and the right since he took office in 2011. 
Like his father before him, Rand is no stranger to criticism from both sides of the aisle when it comes to his cautious and conservative foreign policy views. For decades, politicians in
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President Donald Trump has gone to “extraordinary lengths” to conceal details of his meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Washington Post reported in a bombshell story late Saturday. What are the details? In one instance, following a meeting with Putin in Hamburg in 2017, Trump took personal possession of notes from an interpreter and
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Before special counsel Robert Mueller began his investigation into the Trump campaign, the FBI opened a counterintelligence inquiry to determine whether Trump was working against America’s interests on Russia’s behalf, according to The New York Times. The investigation was reportedly spurred by Trump’s May 2017 firing of former FBI Director James Comey, and subsequent comments
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Israel reportedly conducted airstrikes on Tuesday against a Syrian weapons depot. The strikes have also reportedly struck a weapons storage facility under the control of Iranian forces. Here’s what we know According to the Washington Post, a British-based monitor of the war in Syria reported that the airstrikes on Syrian posts also hit a weapons
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Today, the Departments of State and the Treasury took joint action against Russia’s continued and blatant disregard for international norms. “We will not tolerate attempts to interfere in our democratic process, and we will side with our allies and partners against Russian subversion and destabilization,” administration officials said in a joint statement. “We will
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What is the focus of the Mueller investigations? Russian collusion. What is missing? Russian collusion. (Article Continues Below Advertisement) The Mueller investigation’s biggest accomplishments so far are: Flynn. Manafort. (Article Continues Below Advertisement) Cohen. I listened to a recent Jimmy Dore podcast on YouTube. Naturally, I disagree with his progressive politics, but he’s one
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France is investigating Russia’s alleged role in promoting the so-called Yellow Vest movement after recent reports suggest Moscow-linked news outlets spread false information about the protests. French security services are looking into whether Russian outlets boosted hashtags promoting the protests, Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said in a Sunday local radio interview. His comments come
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Defense Secretary James N. Mattis shared the thinking behind the new National Defense Strategy during a discussion at the United States Institute of Peace in Washington yesterday. Defense Secretary James N. Mattis speaks at the United States Institute of Peace, in a discussion moderated by Stephen J. Hadley, the chair of the institute’s board
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  by Tim Pearce President Donald Trump is preparing to scrap the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty with Russia that has hindered the U.S. response to the Chinese military producing and stockpiling weapons in the Pacific, American officials and foreign diplomats told The New York Times. (Article Continues Below Advertisement) President Ronald Reagan
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  by Steve Birr The Trump administration is preparing new sanctions against Russia following its use of a nerve agent in the U.K. in “violation of international law.” Heather Nauert, the spokeswoman for the U.S. Department of State, said Wednesday it notified the Kremlin about the impending sanctions, which will likely be imposed on Aug.
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Posted by: Brady Kenyon in Trending Commentary July 14, 2018 “This indictment proves that we never needed a special counsel,” said former Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz on Friday night. Appearing on Fox New’s “The Story With Martha MacCallum” Dershowitz defended President Trump and further attacked special counsel Robert Meuller following the announcement of 12
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  by Chuck Ross Former President Barack Obama’s cybersecurity czar confirmed Wednesday that former national security adviser Susan Rice told him to “stand down” in response to Russian cyber attacks during the 2016 presidential campaign. Michael Daniel, whose official title was “cybersecurity coordinator,” confirmed the stand-down order during a Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
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Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated five Russian entities and three Russian individuals under Executive Order (E.O.) 13694, “Blocking the Property of Certain Persons Engaging in Significant Malicious Cyber-Enabled Activities,” as amended, and Section 224 of the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA).  One of
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  by Kyle Perisic The FBI issued a warning Friday to Americans with internet routers in their homes or offices to reboot their routers immediately after the agency discover hundreds of thousands of routers had been compromised by foreign actors. “The FBI recommends any owner of small office and home office routers power cycle
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  by Chuck Ross The top Democrat on the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence acknowledged in a recent interview that contacts between Trump campaign associates and Russians could be “a set of coincidences” rather than collusion. “I’m reserving my final judgement until we’ve seen all the witnesses we need to see, and we’ve gotten
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ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP/Getty Images by Kristina Wong23 Apr 20180 23 Apr, 201823 Apr, 2018 James Comey alleged in his recently-released memos that President Trump denied spending a night in Russia during the 2013 Miss Universe pageant, but Bloomberg is reporting that flight records show otherwise. Flight records obtained by Bloomberg say that Trump’s jet shows him
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The Democratic National Committee (DNC) filed a federal lawsuit Friday against the Russian government, Russian army general staff, Wikileaks, Guccifer 2.0, Donald Trump and many others over emails and documents hacked during the 2016 presidential race. The multi-million dollar lawsuit lists statutes covering everything from trespassing to RICO conspiracy as the DNC looks to
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Andrew Harrer-Pool/Getty Images by Charlie Spiering19 Apr 20180 19 Apr, 201819 Apr, 2018 In his private meeting with President Donald Trump, FBI Director James Comey told him that CNN was ready to publish unproven allegations from the Steele dossier about him interacting with Russian prostitutes. “I said media like CNN had them and were looking
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