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A Russian businessman indicted last week for his alleged role in meddling in the 2016 election has ties to a military contractor connected to a recent attack on U.S. forces in Syria, ABC News reported Wednesday. Yevgeny Prigozhin, was charged last week with using his businesses to fund a Russian "troll ...
Kremlin Rejects Allegations Russia Behind Civilian Deaths in Syria's Ghouta ... Moscow (Reuters) - The Kremlin said on Wednesday that Western allegations the Russian Air Force was responsible for civilian deaths in the rebel-held district of eastern Ghouta outside the Syrian capital Damascus were ...

"First, as before, we do not see any significant evidence that someone interferes in the internal affairs of the U.S. Second, we are talking about Russian citizens, but we heard from Washington accusations about the involvement of the Russian state, the Kremlin, and the Russian government. There are no ...
The Ministry of Defense and the Kremlin do not officially associate with the private military companies, but media reports and researchers say they have pieced together enough evidence to suggest that the mercenaries are being employed, or at least directed, by the Russian military. The Kremlin denies ...
The Russian government is backing pro-Moscow political factions who, at a minimum, will drop Riga's efforts to linguistically integrate the ethnic-Russian minority into the Latvian nation and work to improve relations between Latvia and the Russian Federation. This, in turn, will facilitate attempts by Russian ...
Moscow: The Kremlin on Thursday rejected accusations by the British Foreign Office that the Russian government was behind the "NotPetya" cyber ... In a statement on Thursday, British Foreign Office Minister Lord Ahmad attributed the NotPetya cyber attack to the Russian government and the Kremlin, ...
"Of course it's bad when Russians die from American weapons and we can't say it will have a good impact on our relations," said Vitaly Naumkin, a senior adviser to the Russian government on Syria. "We're dealing with an unusual situation," though it shouldn't be blown out of proportion, he said.
FILE PICTURE: A man holds a laptop computer as cyber code is projected on him in this illustration picture taken on May 13, 2017. Reuters/Kacper Pempel/Illustration Reuters. Moscow (Reuters) - Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday he denies Russia was responsible for the 'NotPetya' ...
Combat was not Ruslan Gavrilov's primary motivation in signing up to go to Syria with a shadowy private military company. But the 34-year-old Russian also wasn't "going to Syria to build houses," he told relatives. Rather, his mother says, Gavrilov was simply down on his luck and "wanted to earn some ...
Russian president Vladimir Putin's top critic has accused him of stealing his smartphone ahead of next month's election. Web-savvy lawyer and anti-corruption blogger Alexei Navalny has become Putin's most significant critic in years, publishing numerous investigations of alleged corruption among state ...
Even as the NRA has attacked the American news media with incendiary videos stoking hostility, the news media has been reporting on apparent links between the NRA and the Kremlin -- most recently revealing a Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into whether a Kremlin-linked banker used the gun ...
The chief Kremlin spokesman has suggested that if any Russians were killed by U.S. air strikes in Syria last week, they were not regular soldiers, continuing to distance President Vladimir Putin's government from reports that several Russian mercenaries -- and possibly dozens -- died after staging an attack on U.S. forces ...
This is not a story about fake news. Rather, it's one about how journalism can be used as propaganda to promote a regime's interests at home and internationally, silently and powerfully with the help of social media. In a The Daily Beast story titled "'Grassroots' Media Startup Is Supported by the Kremlin," a ...

Vladimir Putin unveils new anti-missile system built to protect the Kremlin with spectacular test launch footage. Russia's latest ... The successfully tested anti-missile system is designed to protect the Kremlin and key Moscow installations - which could effectively render some NATO missiles useless.
The Kremlin says U.S. President Donald Trump has offered his condolences to Russian president Vladimir Putin for the plane crash outside Moscow that killed 71 people. The Kremlin said the two leaders spoke by telephone. It said they also discussed some aspects of the Mideast peace process before ...
Jordan's King Abdullah speaks during a news conference at the Presidential Palace in Nicosia, Cyprus January 16, 2018. Reuters/Yiannis Kourtoglou Reuters. Moscow (Reuters) - Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Sunday preparations were under way for King Abdullah of Jordan to visit ...
A video published online by Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny alleging that an influential Russian deputy prime minister enjoyed lavish hospitality from a billionaire tycoon went viral on Friday, receiving more than 2 million views. The video includes footage that Navalny said was shot by a woman who has ...
"We have suspended all known Vine accounts we were able to connect with twitter accounts previously suspended and linked to the [Kremlin-linked Internet Research Agency]," a Twitter spokesman told Newsweek. The Vine accounts, which had the same names as Twitter accounts with known links to ...
twitter may be getting better at removing Russian propaganda bots from its service, but that doesn't mean it's still not a little bit careless. CNN believes that the company may have purged some offending Twitter accounts, but forgot to check if any of them had Vine profiles as well. Consequently, it took until ...
When Alexei Navalny greeted viewers on his YouTube channel, broadcast this week, the Russian anti-corruption crusader and staunch Kremlin foe joked - not for the first time - that it was remarkable he was not in jail. Widely considered as the only opposition activist charismatic enough to present a ...
Kremlin critic and prominent Russian journalist Yulia Latynina wrote an article, titled "The Mountain Begat A Rat," for the independent Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta, criticizing the "Kremlin list" compiled by the U.S. Treasury Department.[1]. In her article, Latynina noted that the list mentions people, ...
President Trump may dismiss Russian interference in the U.S. election as "fake news," but top officials in his own administration are not so sanguine. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson already sees signs that Russia is trying to interfere in the 2018 midterms, he told Fox News this week. Tillerson's disclosure ...
But the Russian press and public have been skeptical about the importance of this relationship--largely because there was no proof that Deripaska, among all the oligarchs who have close relationships with the Kremlin, had actually acted as a go-between for the Russian government or had any special ...
On 5 February, Vladimir Vasilyev, the acting head of Dagestan republic in southern Russia, dismissed the regional government following the arrests of Dagestan's Prime Minister Abdusamad Gamidov and two of his deputies the previous day. These individuals and their accomplices were charged with ...
The Kremlin has received a list of exiled oligarchs who have expressed a willingness to return to Russia in exchange for amnesty. Last month, President Vladimir Putin urged Russian businessmen to buy special foreign-currency bonds in an attempt to return $1 trillion of their overseas assets back home.
Atwood Magazine is proud to be premiering "Rocket to the Kremlin," the fuzzy new single from emerging rock act Jane Church. The solo recording project of Queens, NY-based singer/songwriter Jackson Church, Jane Church's music is vaguely reminiscent of Julian Casablancas' work with The Voidz in its ...
Moscow, February 6. /TASS/. The deployment of Russia's armaments on its soil should not be a cause for other countries' alarm because Russia does not threaten anyone, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Tuesday. "I want to remind you that placing particular armaments and deploying specific ...
An activist in Russia's Tatarstan region who spent three years in prison for criticizing the Russian occupation of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula says he has fled from Russia. Rafis Kashapov told RFE/RL on February 5 that he is currently in Kyiv and plans to ask for asylum either in Ukraine or another country.
Last fall, Page admitted that the topic of Russia "may have come up" in emails with campaign foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos, who pleaded guilty to charges of making a false statement to the FBI about his contact with Russian government officials. Page, who told the Senate intelligence ...
Russian president Vladimir Putin attends a wreath laying ceremony during an event to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the battle of Stalingrad in World War Two, at the Mamayev Kurgan memorial complex in the city of Volgograd, Russia February 2, 2018. Sputnik/Alexei Druzhinin/Kremlin via ...
But Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov sought to reassure the media on Tuesday. "The deployment of one weapon or another, the deployment of military units and so forth on Russian territory, is exclusively a sovereign issue for the Russian Federation," Peskov told reporters. "Russia has never ...
A tip sheet on Russia's March 18 presidential election. We'll bring you our own news, videos, and analysis as well as links to what our Russia team is watching. Compiled by RFE/RL correspondents and editors, and Power Vertical blogger Brian Whitmore.
wealthy Russian oligarchs have written to the Kremlin asking if they can return home without fear of arrest after the government vowed to use its "full force" to tackle corruption in the UK, it was reported last night. The country's business ombudsman Boris Titov said a list of ten businessman had been passed ...
The Russian government has been widely accused of using the internet to interfere in elections in the West. Now, with President Vladimir Putin's own re-election looming in March, a new report spells out how far the Kremlin has gone to make sure Putin won't face the same kind of online vulnerability.
The "Kremlin list" is Washington's attempt to deprive Putin of the support of the top ECHELON of government and business leaders. The list is a bullet aimed at Putin's heart. The Russian government, media, and public don't know what to make of the US Treasury's "Kremlin list." The Treasury list contains the ...
Former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page bragged that he was an adviser to the Kremlin in a letter obtained by TIME that raises new questions about the extent of Page's contacts with the Russian government over the years. The letter, dated Aug. 25, 2013, was sent by Page to an academic press during ...
Carter Page, the Russia-linked former Trump campaign adviser at the center of a controversial memo which was declassified on Friday, apparently bragged in a 2013 letter that he was "an informal advisor" to the Kremlin, according to TIME. The letter was sent to an academic press amid a dispute over a ...
Butina has bragged that she helped connect the Trump campaign with the Kremlin. Butina and Torshin are both longtime NRA members. Torshin requested that Trump meet with him on the sidelines of the National Rifle Association's convention in May 2016. He never met with then-candidate Trump, but he ...
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has apologized after the head of Russia's Central election Commission (CEC) reprimanded him for public statements that could be interpreted as electioneering for President Vladimir Putin. Peskov said on February 2 that he accepts the CEC's warning and said he would ...
Posting photos of your luxury cars on social media is probably not the best idea if you are a hacker committing cybercrime. Yet that's exactly what Karim Baratov did. It is therefore not surprising that the 22-year-old Canadian got caught and pleaded guilty in November to being involved in the Yahoo hack, ...
Keen commentators noted that the selection closely matched publicly available lists on the English-language version of the Kremlin website. Konstantin Kosachev, the head of the foreign-affairs committee of the upper house of parliament, said that the administration appeared to have "copied the Kremlin's ...
According to Soner, the Kremlin Report will not have a negative impact on Russia's economic and political cooperation with its West Asian and other Eurasian partners, just like the case of deputy director general of the Turkish bank Halkbank Mehmet Hakan Atilla, who was accused of violating anti-Iran ...
When Washington publicized its so-called "Kremlin List" earlier this week, the Russian leadership preferred to laugh it off. However, it is becoming increasingly more obvious that it is no joke, and the consequences could be grave indeed, Nezavisimaya Gazeta writes. It's not improbable that some joint ...
And Russian-government media have come under close scrutiny and/or have faced censure in many Western countries, including the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom, and France. More countries are speaking openly of a threat from Russian disinformation tactics and the need to counter them, ...
When the White House finally published a list of Russians tapped for possible sanctions - dubbed the Kremlin report - the document dumbfounded everyone. This was not a list of key politicians and businessmen from Russian president Putin's inner circle; instead, the report detailed 210 names selected, ...
Mr. Putin said Moscow had pondered virtually breaking ties with Washington over what is known in Russia as the "Kremlin report," but decided against it. ... The Treasury list, released just before midnight in Washington, included almost the entire roster of senior Russian government officials as well as 96 ...


 

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