Category Archives: Russia
Saturday Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, ripped President Trump for suggesting he accepted Russian President Vladimir Putin’s denial that Russia did not interfere in the 2016 election. Advertisements
Reuters and the Kremlin both say President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin issued a joint statement on Saturday vowing to continue the fight against ISIS in Syria until the militants are completely defeated.
Of course not, Assange said Putin and Russia weren’t involved. Saturday Trump told reporters that Putin and Russia didn’t meddle in the 2016 presidential election.
Tuesday Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said no proof has been revealed that ties Russia to any claims of interference in elections around the world.
Friday the State Department moved belatedly to implement a sanctions law President Donald Trump had resisted, publishing a list of toxic Russian companies and warning third parties they’re at risk of tough U.S. financial penalties should they do business with any of them.
A new report says that Russia has become the top exporter of fighters who join the ranks of ISIS. The assessment from D.C.-based security intelligence consultancy Soufan Group has revised the count of ISIS militants from Tunisia from 6,000 in 2015 to the current number of 2,920. By comparison, Russian nationals who have joined the ranks of the terror group …
After months of accusing Trump of Russian collusion, Republicans say Democrats are the ones who now have “some explaining to do” as fresh developments raise questions about their own Russia connections.
Tony Podesta, a powerful Democratic lobbyist and the brother of Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman, reportedly has entered Robert Mueller’s investigative crosshairs as the special counsel’s office probes whether his firm violated federal law.
Sunday Syria’s largest oil field was seized from the Islamic State terror group by the U.S.-led coalition, dealing another blow to the extremist group after the loss of its de-facto capital last week.