McClatchy reports today that the FBI is investigating whether the National Rifle Association received money from the Russians during the 2016 presidential campaign. The NRA, of course, backed Donald Trump heavily. I’m going to work through the article in some detail, because it’s hard to get at the bottom line. The news is that there […]
The FBI has lost all credibility. The Mueller witch hunt is now focusing on the NRA and whether Russia gave them money to support Donald Trump during the 2016 election. Mueller’s team leaked this new angle to the liberal media today....Show More Summary
(Paul Mirengoff) Today, the Washington Post’s David Ignatius served up the establishment’s version of the GPS Fusion-FBI story. His column is called “The truth about the FBI’s Russia probe.” I present the column because I think it’s important to know how the other side is portraying the matter. Show More Summary
Kiev, January 16, 2018--Russia's State Duma should drop a bill that would require some bloggers and journalists to register as foreign agents, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. The Duma on January 12 voted overwhelmingly to approve the bill, the state news agency RIA Novosti reported....
Today we're learning about the drop of a rather large shoe in Robert Mueller's investigation of the Trump campaign's Russia connections: Stephen Bannon has been subpoenaed to testify before a grand jury. This comes on the heels of Donald Trump's reckless, vicious attacks on Bannon, which makes it especially interesting. WASHINGTON — Stephen K. Show More Summary
It took a lot of time, hard work and treasure but they did it! Today the US mainstream liberal media is considered more biased than any other country — including the historic Pravda news agency! They beat out Russia’s Pravda, China News...Show More Summary
In a new Quinnipiac poll released today, 59% of voters believe Mueller's investigation into Trump campaign and Russia is "fair." The poll question states: As you may know, Special Counsel Robert Mueller was appointed to oversee the criminal investigation into any links or coordination between President Trump's campaign and the Russian government. Show More Summary
On Sunday, CBS’s 60 Minutes ran a segment on the propaganda role of Russian news network RT, or Russia Today. When asked about meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, RT ’s editor-in-chief Margarita Simonyan responded, “There’s nothing illegal that we did…nothing...
While there were some tentative signs of a diplomatic detente and mending of relations between North and South Korea after today's summit between the two nations, the first in more than two years, it appears any attempts to ameliorate tensions hit a sudden hurdle when the United States is brought into the equation. Show More Summary
Interesting thoughts here from Zack Roth (Prime access) on the anti-democratic authoritarianism of today’s GOP right and how the issues involved in the Trump/Russia probe and various strategies of voter suppression both stem from the same ideological source.
Huawei today debuted a new red variant of the Honor 7X smartphone. Huawei is only making 20,000 units with the red color, and calls it a limited edition. It will be made available in the U.S., the U.K., Russia, India, France, Germany, Italy, and Spain before February 14. Show More Summary
A deck crane collapsed when putting afloat the Project 1496M1 (Lamantin) coast guard patrol boat on December 14 in the Black Sea, a well-informed insider told Mil.Today. The boat was built by the Vympel shipyard in Rybinsk, Russia, for FSB?s Coast Guard Service.
Donald Trump blasted former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon in a statement released today by White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. READ THIS NEXT: Steve Bannon on ‘Treasonous’ Trump/Russia Meeting: ‘They’re Going...Show More Summary
As a small organization we go to a skeleton staff over the two end of year long weekends. But here we are. It’s the second day of the year. And we are back. I am going to share some thoughts later today on the state of the Russia investigation, which seems to me to be at the end of the beginning. Show More Summary
CNN's Fareed Zakaria sat down with Russia historian Simon Sebag Montefiore to discuss the history of tensions between the United States and Russia and what it could tell us about the relationship today with Donald Trump at the helm. Zakaria...Show More Summary
On Thursday, December 28, the Project 667BDRM nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine Tula left Severodvinsk, Russia, an insider in the industry told Mil.Today. Thus, Zvezdochka Ship-Repair Center has completed the sub?s overhaul in time, added the interviewee.
(John Hinderaker) As Scott noted earlier today, Andy McCarthy has written a definitive summary of what we know now about the collusion among the Hillary Clinton campaign, the DNC, Fusion GPS, Steele and the Putin regime to 1) prevent Donald Trump from winning the presidential election, and 2) undermine his administration post-election. Show More Summary
Fifty years ago, the world was a very different place. PCs and smartphones were the stuff of Sci-Fi and numerous nations found themselves at crucial crossroads in their evolution. While Russia and US could arguably be back in another...Show More Summary
New York, December 21, 2017--Russian authorities should investigate today's violent attack on independent journalist Vyacheslav Prudnikov, and bring those responsible to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said. Prudnikov, who contributes to the independent regional news website Kavkazsky Uzel from the town of Krasny Sulin in Russia's southern Rostov region,...
Authored by Alex Gorka via The Strategic Culture Foundation, Boris Johnson arrives in Moscow today to hold talks with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov the next day – the first visit to Russia by a British foreign minister in five years. Show More Summary