Britain Reportedly Identifies Suspects in Skripal Poisoning

British authorities claim to have identified suspects in the poisoning case of an ex-Russian intelligence officer and his daughter. The suspects are reportedly in Russia. Sixty-six-year-old former Russian spy Sergey Skripal and his 33-year-old daughter Yulia were found slumped, unconscious on a bench in Salisbury, a cathedral city in Wilshire, England, about ninety miles southwest […]

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Putin: World Chaos if Syria is Struck Again

In a phone conversation with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, Russian President Vladimir Putin warned that further interference by the U.S. and its allies would lead to chaos in world affairs. The two also agreed that the western strikes damaged chances of reaching a resolution in the seven-year Syrian Civil War, likely meaning U.S. troops will […]

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Vladimir Putin Responds to Facebook Shutting Down 270 Russian Accounts Involved in Scandal

Social media giant Facebook has announced the deletion of more than 270 accounts reportedly operated by the Internet Research Agency, a Russian disinformation operation. All in all, 138 pages, seventy-five accounts and sixty-five Instagram accounts to tide the IRA were removed. “The IRA has repeatedly used complex networks of inauthentic accounts to deceive and manipulate […]

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Trump Extends White House Invitation to Putin

President Donald Trump has invited Russian President Vladimir Putin to the White House according to the Russian Kremlin. The invitation was extended during a phone call last month in which the President congratulated Putin on his reelection victory. The Kremlin, however, in light of a recent diplomatic row between that country and nearly two dozen […]

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Russian Citizen Accused of Hacking LinkedIn, Other Firms, Extradited to U.S.

A Russian hacker accused of stealing 117 million passwords from online professional networking site LinkedIn has been extradited to the United States, according to officials from the Czech Republican. Thirty-year-old Yevgeniy Nikulin is accused of breaking into LinkedIn’s computer systems in March 2012, after stealing the log-in credentials of an employee who worked at the […]

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Russia Expels 60 U.S. Diplomats, Says Will Expel Others in Response to Expulsions from EU Nations as Well

Russia has announced the expulsion of sixty American diplomats in response to a similar measure announced by the U.S. earlier this week. The Russian Foreign Ministry also announced the closing of the U.S. consulate in St. Petersburg, Russia. “US Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman has been summoned to our ministry, where my deputy Sergei Ryabkov […]

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Second Steele Report Alleges Foul Play in Death of Russian Media Mogul in Washington D.C.

The FBI is in possession of an additional Steele report that casts doubt on the findings of a Washington D.C. Police Department investigation into the mysterious death of a Russian media mogul in 2015. Mikhail Lesin, the founder of Russia Today, Russia’s state-owned news outlet, was found dead in a hotel room in Washington D.C. […]

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U.S., 14 EU Nations Announce Coordinated Expulsion of Russian Diplomats

The Trump administration announced that it is expelling sixty Russian diplomats from the U.S. for that government’s alleged role in the poisoning of a Russian ex-patriot living in Britain earlier this month. The announcement is expected to coincide with similar announcements from other European Union countries, many of them also NATO members. Donald Tusk, President […]

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