Russia may mediate nuke talks between the two Koreas – top MP

Russia may mediate nuke talks between the two Koreas – top MP

Published time: 9 Jan, 2018 13:57 Moscow may act as mediator in the denuclearization talks between the two Koreas, as the nuclear issue affects Russia’s national interests, Leonid Slutsky, head of the State Duma’s International Affairs Committee, said. “It highly likely that efforts by international mediators will be required to promote the issue of denuclearization […]

Trump Now Arming Ukrainian Neo-Nazi Regime—Expect Russia to Retaliate & Escalate

Trump Now Arming Ukrainian Neo-Nazi Regime—Expect Russia to Retaliate & Escalate

Washington, D.C. – Last week, the Trump administration, reversed its previous position and announced they had agreed to supply advanced lethal defensive weapons to the Ukrainian government — including the likely delivery of Javelin anti-tank weapons — which could decimate Russian armor. This is a move sure to be seen in Moscow as a drastic […]

Russia flags reciprocal ban on US monitors at next year’s elections

Russia flags reciprocal ban on US monitors at next year’s elections

Published time: 15 Dec, 2017 14:59 Russia may bar US monitors from its presidential election next year, in response to Washington’s decision not to allow Russian monitors at the US presidential poll last year, a senior Russian diplomat has warned. “Some time ago we sent an official note to our American colleagues notifying them that, […]

Marcy Wheeler: Mike Flynn’s Guilty Plea to FBI Will Shape How GOP Handles Russia Investigation

Just before news broke that President Trump’s former national security adviser Mike Flynn will plead guilty this morning to lying to the FBI, we spoke with national security reporter Marcy Wheeler, who anticipated the news and said it could “dramatically change how Republicans face the Russian investigation.” TRANSCRIPT AMY GOODMAN: On Thursday, The New York Times reported President Trump pressured […]

Jeff Sessions’ Russia Testimony Cited in Defense of Cop Who Killed Walter Scott

In a pre-sentencing memo obtained by CBS News on Monday, lawyers for Michael Slager—the former South Carolina police officer who pleaded guilty in May to federal charges of using excessive force and violating the civil rights of the late Walter Scott—invoke the testimony of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who told congressional investigators he had poor […]

US is Doing to Hungary, What it Says Russia Did to America and Media is Completely Silent

US is Doing to Hungary, What it Says Russia Did to America and Media is Completely Silent

The alleged Russian meddling in the United States 2016 election spawned an ongoing investigation led by Robert Mueller into the Trump Administration’s ties to Russia. Yet deafening silence exists within the mainstream media amid recent revelations that the U.S. has spent nearly $ 1 million to defeat conservatives in Eastern Europe, using alternative media outlets […]

Russia confirms ‘extremely high’ radiation levels in toxic cloud

Russia confirms ‘extremely high’ radiation levels in toxic cloud

France’s Institute for Radioprotection and Nuclear Safety (IRSN) produced this graphic to show where the radiation could have come fromIRSN By New Scientist staff and Press Association Russian authorities have confirmed reports of a spike in radioactivity in the air over the Ural Mountains. The Russian Meteorological Service said it recorded the release of Ruthenium-106 […]

The Catalan Scenario for Russia

The Catalan Scenario for Russia

In the fifty-fourth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers: Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Kommersant, Moskovskiy Komsomolets, and Vedomosti. He discusses the emerging proxy conflict between the U.S./NATO and Russia in Afghanistan and the Russian leadership’s intentions regarding the military intervention in Syria. He also examines the current, […]

Facebook profit soars, no sign of impact from Russia issue

Facebook profit soars, no sign of impact from Russia issue

(Reuters) – Facebook Inc (FB.O) reported better-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue on Wednesday as it pushed further into video advertising, showing no sign of financial damage from the controversy over how Russia used the social network in an attempt to sway voters in the 2016 U.S. election. A 3D-printed Facebook like button is seen in […]