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With a pair of national crises before him -- another deadly shooting and another wave of evidence that Russia interfered in an American election -- Trump demonstrated Sunday morning which was occupying more of his attention: Rather than outlining steps to protect the nation against more shootings or ...
Wagner has not been tied to reports of Russian meddling in U.S. elections, but investigative journalists at the St. Petersburg, Russia-based Fontanka news website have reported that one of Wagner's sponsors is Yevgeny Prigozhin, a Kremlin-connected entrepreneur. Known as "Putin's chef," Prigozhin ...
Five women were killed Sunday when a gunman opened fire at a Russian Orthodox church in the restive Northern Caucasus region of Dagestan. Russian news sources quoted a priest from the church in Kizlyar in western Dagestan as saying the attacker, described as a local man in his 20s, began firing on ...
As the political fallout continues over the indictment of a group of Russians accused of meddling in the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump fired off several tweets rejecting accusations his campaign colluded with Moscow. by Rosiland Jordan. 8 hours ago ...

Lieu said his takeaway from Mueller's indictment of 13 Russian nationals and Russia groups is that Russia interfered in the 2016 election, and that the best way to respond would be for Trump to impose the bipartisan sanctions against the country that Congress passed last year. "Instead he's launched a ...
This week, facebook looks like it's trying to give Russia the benefit of the doubt. Rob Goldman, vice president of ads at Facebook, used twitter on Friday to applaud Special Counsel Robert Mueller's indictments of multiple Russian people and companies for their interference in the 2016 election. Goldman ...
Washington (CNN) Here are the stories our D.C. insiders are talking about in this week's "Inside politics" forecast, where you get a glimpse of tomorrow's headlines today. 1) Russia probe document dump coming? The 37-page indictment of 13 Russian nationals shed light on the size and scope of how ...
West Palm Beach, Fla. -- President Trump began the weekend believing that something good had just happened to him. An indictment leveled against 13 Russians for interfering with the 2016 election had not accused him or anyone around him of wrongdoing. "No collusion" was his refrain. But once ...
As for the Russia investigation, Mr. Trump and Republicans have long sought to discredit the FBI's handling of it. On Friday, Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced the indictment of 13 Russian nationals for trying to influence the 2016 election. Mr. Trump indicated Friday the indictment vindicated him, ...
(Moscow) -- Russian media are reporting that a gunman opened fire with a hunting rifle on churchgoers leaving a service in the Dagestan region, killing five people and wounding four others. police then killed the assailant. The shooting took place Sunday evening in Kizlyar, a town of about 50,000 ...
It now, to a large extent, comprises 20-year-olds and teens, who have never seen a Russia without Putin in the entire lives and who are upset by the prospect of this status quo being preserved. This generation is out of reach for the Kremlin's TV propaganda and the regime is struggling to rally them through ...
President Donald Trump railed against the investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election Saturday night into Sunday, sending off a stream of tweets attacking the FBI, CNN, the Democratic party, his own national security adviser, former President Barack Obama and the top Democrat on the ...
"If it was the GOAL of Russia to create discord, disruption and chaos within the U.S. then, with all of the Committee Hearings, Investigations and Party hatred, they have succeeded beyond their wildest dreams. They are laughing their asses off in Moscow. Get smart America!" Trump tweeted Sunday morning ...
Munich -- Top Russian and American officials exchanged barbs Saturday in Germany over the U.S. indictment of 13 Russians accused of an elaborate plot to disrupt the 2016 presidential election. H.R. McMaster, U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser, said at the Munich Security ...
Officially, this team isn't playing for the Russian Federation, thanks to that country's doping sanctions. They are Olympic Athletes From Russia. The Russians wore generic red uniforms with OLYMPIC ATHLETE FROM RUSSIA on them, which had to be embarrassing for everybody involved. They looked like ...

On Tuesday, American intelligence chiefs warned the Senate Intelligence Committee that Russia appears to be preparing to repeat in the 2018 midterm elections the same full-on chicanery it unleashed in 2016: hacking, leaking, social media manipulation and possibly more. Then on Friday, Robert Mueller ...
Tensions between Russia and the US over Moscow's alleged meddling in the 2016 US presidential election were on full display during the second day of a high-profile security conference in Germany featuring world leaders and top diplomats. At the conference, British Prime Minister Theresa May gave a ...
Speaking from the Munich Security Conference in Germany, Kirill Dmitriev, the chief executive of the Russian Direct investment fund (RDIF), lamented the current political impasse between Russia and the U.S. and called on the latter to "separate business from politics." "I think we've got to think about the ...
Next to it lay heavy bundles of steel rods that seemed alien in the courtyard of the seemingly weightless, palatial complex out-of-a-fairy-tale, built for Crimean Khans. The dynasty of Genghis Khan's descendants was dethroned after tsarist Russia's annexation of the Black Sea peninsula in 1783.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller released a bombshell indictment Friday, implicating 13 Russian nationals and detailing a multi-year, costly, and widespread effort to influence the 2016 presidential election. At the center of that effort were facebook and its subsidiary Instagram, which the Russian Internet ...
In this Monday, Sept. 20, 2010 file photo, Yevgeny Prigozhin, left, shows Russian prime minister Vladimir Putin, second left, around his factory which produces school meals, outside St. Petersburg, Russia. Progozhin is known as "Putin's chef" _ a wealthy Russian businessman and restaurateur who gained ...
For American Athletes at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics Games, facing off against Russia in any sport is, well, complicated. hockey, the sport in which the United States achieved its greatest Olympic moment as a nation -- the 1980 Miracle on Ice victory in Lake Placid against the Soviet Union -- offers ...
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announces that this country won't stand for poorly used indefinite articles. (Actually, the indictment of Russian nationals and organizations for interfering in the 2016 election.) Win McNamee/Getty Images. The FBI special counsel's Friday indictments against 13 ...
Thirteen Russian nationals and three entities have been indicted for allegedly breaking U.S. laws to interfere with the 2016 presidential election, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced Friday. CBS justice reporter Paula Reid says there probably won't be any arrests soon -- because it's ...
Florida, Russia, Turkey: Your Friday Evening Briefing. By KAREN ... It's the first time that Robert Mueller, the special counsel in the Russia investigation, has filed charges for meddling. Above left, Yevgeny Prigozhin, one of Russia's richest men and a close associate of Vladimir Putin. He's among the ...
The Bolshevik Revolution turned 100 last October. As Friday's indictment of Russia's Internet Research Agency reminds us, it's been 100 years of tyrannical and murderous Russian regimes working to subvert democracy wherever they can and distort American Public opinion by any means they can devise.
David Pepper recently had to block someone on twitter for the first time in his life, because he was tired of being accused, repeatedly, of hiding his real identity as a Russian spy. "If I were a Russian spy, would I really release my plot in novel form in advance?" the 46-year-old Cincinnatian asks me, ...
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has dismissed as "blather" the charges levelled by FBI special counsel against 13 Russians for election meddling. Speaking at a major security conference in Germany, Mr Lavrov said he would not comment further until he saw "facts". The charges brought by Special Counsel Robert ...
This week in the Russia investigations: A major new indictment from the special counsel's office that charges thirteen individuals and three companies and shakes up the political rhetoric as new facts are revealed in the sprawling imbroglio. Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller prefers to let ...
A day after the White House officially blamed Russia for the NotPetya cyberattack that roiled networks across 64 countries in 2017, the administration's cybersecurity czar on Friday announced that the U.S. will pursue countermeasures. Rob Joyce, White House cybersecurity coordinator and special ...
There is a range of views among Brookings scholars on what specific steps to take to counter Russia and move toward engagement. The director's view, however, is that a little steel is needed now to deter future aggression. That should be an opening gambit and part of a wider set of measures, including diplomacy and ...
Joseph Stalin. 'The consequences of being conquered by Stalin were rather gruesome, much worse [for Finns] than being an ally of Hitler, so they chose the lesser evil,' writes Zofia Nowinska. Photograph: Hulton Getty. Antony Beevor's larger argument about the politicisation of history writing (Review, ...
facebook-owned Instagram has taken down posts related to bribery allegations made by Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny against prominent figures in a YouTube video. Navalny's video alleged Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Prikhodko took a bribe from oligarch Oleg Deripaska. The video ...
Some defendants "communicated with unwitting individuals associated with the Trump campaign" without revealing their association with Russia. The indictment also says the defendants posted negative information about a number of candidates during the last general election. The individuals operated ...
The U.S. and U.K. have taken the unusual step of attributing last year's massive "NotPetya" cyberattack to Russia. the White House warned of "international consequences" and the British Foreign Office said we have "entered a new era of warfare." Here's what you need to know to get up to speed with the ...
He clearly believes that to make more than a grudging acknowledgment that it even occurred would undermine the legitimacy of his election and validate the investigation into possible collusion between his campaign and Russia that he has denounced as a "witch hunt." As with so many other matters, ...
"The Russian Constitution demands for each Russian citizen to be under Russia's protection regardless of where they are," Grigory Yavlinsky, the leader of the liberal Yabloko party who is challenging Putin in the presidential vote, told The Associated Press on Thursday. "And if some officials in this country ...
U.S. law enforcement agencies and Congress are investigating links between Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russia, as part of a broader probe into Moscow's meddling in the 2016 election. At least eight Trump associates had contacts with Russian government officials or business people ...
Coats, who was testifying along with other top national security officials, said he expects "Russia to continue using propaganda, social media, false-flag personas, sympathetic spokesmen and other means to influence, to try to build on its wide range of operations and exacerbate social and political fissures ...
Yet it's been widely reported that Wagner and other shadowy private military groups operating out of Russia have sent soldiers to fight abroad in several conflicts. Simakovsky said he's certain the Russians diplomatically and politically behind the scenes have been "screaming at the United States to be ...
Some of the facebook and Instagram ads linked to a Russian effort to disrupt the American political process and stir up tensions around divisive social issues, released by members of the U.S. House Intelligence Committee, are photographed in Washington, on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017. The ads, dozens of ...
Instagram has blocked posts in Russia relating to corruption claims made by the country's most prominent opposition leader. It follows a demand by the country's internet censor that the facebook-owned service restrict access to posts on its platform connected to allegations made by Alexei Navalny.
The June malware attack, known as NotPetya, "was part of the Kremlin's ongoing effort to destabilize Ukraine and demonstrates ever more clearly Russia's involvement in the ongoing conflict," White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement. "This was also a reckless and ...
The secretary has come under repeated fire by Democrats for the administration's failure to implement an overwhelmingly bipartisan measure that gives Treasury new authorities to impose sanctions on Russia. "I can assure you those sanctions are coming," Mnuchin said. "We are working on them as we ...
Mr. Trump isn't completely oblivious about Russia, of course. He fired Mr. Wray's predecessor, James Comey, to derail the F.B.I.'s investigation of possible Trump campaign involvement with the election hacking, and reportedly asked Mr. Coats and Mr. Pompeo to help end the investigation of his former ...
London -- British officials blamed Russia for last June's massive "Petya" cyberattack, which crippled computer networks at multinational firms including FedEx Corp. FDX, +0.21% , container-ship giant A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S MAERSKB, +0.43% and pharmaceutical firm Merck & Co. MRK, +0.00%.
Russia and China are developing "destructive counterspace weapons" which could be ready to use in "the next few years", according to a US intelligence report. New "anti-satellite" (ASAT) weapons could be used in future potential wars against the US, the report warns. It says they would be used "as a ...
Now, scientists at the French Institute of Radioprotection and Nuclear Security (IRSN) in Paris say the isotope may have been released from the Mayak nuclear facility near Ozyorsk in southern Russia. IRSN argues that the leak could have taken place when Mayak technicians botched the fabrication of a ...


 

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