Category Archives: Russia

US Show of Force in Black Sea a Message to Russia

A U.S. show of force in the Black Seas is meant to send Russia the message that the United States plans to have a presence in the area, with one unnamed American official suggesting the Russians were being overly sensitive. Advertisements

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Trump says Russians ‘laughing their asses off’ over US collusion probes

Sunday President Trump  launched a tweet storm over the investigations by the Justice Department and others into Russia election meddling — writing that “they are laughing their a—s off in Moscow.”

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The Trump-Russia collusion narrative is dead

Friday’s grand jury indictment in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election destroys Democratic claims that the Trump presidential campaign colluded with Russia to win the race, and that the Russian interference cost Hillary Clinton the election. It is now time for Mueller to look into real election interference and collusion with the …

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McMaster: FBI indictments prove Russia meddled in US elections

Saturday the  national security adviser to President Trump said that the new FBI indictments show indisputably that Russians meddled in U.S. elections. During the Munich Security Conference in Germany, H.R. McMaster said “with the FBI indictment, the evidence is now incontrovertible” that Moscow meddled in the 2016 campaign.

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US jets bomb ‘pro-regime’ forces in Syria, killing 100

U.S. air strikes late Wednesday into early Thursday killed more than 100 fighters aligned with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime, American military officials said.  The U.S. jets and artillery were called in when Syrian “pro-regime forces” moved tanks and artillery and fired mortars about 5 miles east of the Euphrates River in Khusham, Syria.

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Pentagon announces plan to expand nuclear arsenal in face of Russian threat

The Pentagon says it plans to develop two “low-yield” nuclear warheads to be launched from ballistic-missile submarines and warships, to send a message to Moscow — which the Trump administration accuses of amassing a stockpile of tactical nuclear weapons.

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Russia Putin: Kremlin accuses US of meddling in election

An expected US report that could sanction Kremlin-linked oligarchs is an attempt to influence Russia’s March presidential election, Moscow has said. The US treasury report is expected to detail the closeness of senior Russian political figures and oligarchs to President Vladimir Putin, who is standing for re-election.

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Grim dossier claim spurs speculation about possible Russian rubout

Tuesday a bombshell revelation made public that “somebody’s already been killed” as a result of the publication of an unconfirmed anti-Trump dossier has sparked speculation that it was a reference to an ex-KGB agent mysteriously found dead in his car a year ago in Moscow.

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South Korea seizes second ship suspected of selling oil to North Korea

Sunday South Korea said that it has seized another ship suspected of violating U.N. sanctions by selling oil to North Korea at sea – this time a Panama-flagged one.

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Russia Upgrades Missiles 80 Miles From North Korea

Russia is arming an outpost about 80 miles from the North Korean border with an upgraded surface-to-air missile defense system amid ongoing tensions over Pyongyang’s nuclear missile buildup, Russia-backed news agency RT reported.

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