Tag archive for ‘Russian’
By admin On Tuesday, June 30th, 2020

‘Russian bounty’ story shifts: New York Times now claims Afghan CRIMINALS & not Taliban were paid, cites anonymous sources again

The New York Times is doubling down on claims that Russia offered bounties for the killing of US troops in Afghanistan, but now says local criminals and not the Taliban were the recipients, again offering no actual More...

By admin On Monday, June 29th, 2020

‘Russian bounties for Taliban’ story clearly meant to derail US pullout, says Moscow’s special envoy to Afghanistan

The bombshell story claiming Russia paid Afghan militants to kill US soldiers is fake news targeting the Trump administration and its attempts to withdraw troops from the country, Russia’s top Afghanistan diplomat More...

By admin On Monday, June 29th, 2020

Finnish PM Embroiled in ‘Russian Influence’ Scandal Over Fake Tweet About John Bolton’s Book

In his behind-the-scenes book about his tenure at the White House, former National Security Adviser John Bolton has painted Donald Trump’s administration in an unfavourable light. Among other things, the book More...

By admin On Sunday, June 28th, 2020

Trump & Pence never briefed on ‘Russian bounties for Taliban’, NYT story ‘inaccurate’ – US intelligence chief

The US director of national intelligence has distanced himself from an NYT report claiming Russia paid money to the Taliban for killing US soldiers in Afghanistan. He said the White House was never briefed on the More...

By admin On Saturday, June 27th, 2020

Russian IT specialist sentenced to 9 years in US after being ‘hijacked’ & extradited by Israel

Aleksey Burkov, an IT freelancer from St. Petersburg, has been handed down a nine-year sentence in the US on charges of cyber fraud. The man spent more than four years in Israeli prisons after an arrest on Washington’s More...

By admin On Friday, June 26th, 2020

Russian mercenaries enter Libya’s largest oil field as Sirte battle looms

Russian mercenaries enter Libya’s largest oil field as Sirte battle looms Libya’s National Oil Corporation says fighters entered the Sharara oil field on Thursday in an attempt to block production  More...

By admin On Thursday, June 25th, 2020

Russian Arctic river play

In this photo taken last Sunday provided by Olga Burtseva, children play in the Krugloe lake outside Verkhoyansk, the Sakha Republic, about 2,900 miles north-east of Moscow, Russia. A record-breaking temperature More...

By admin On Saturday, June 20th, 2020

‘No place for Lenin?’ Monument to Russian revolutionary erected in German town despite vehement opposition from city authorities

A small German party has installed a monument to the first Soviet leader, Vladimir Lenin, in the western city of Gelsenkirchen. City authorities sought to block the initiative but ended up launching an online educational More...

By admin On Friday, June 19th, 2020

‘Destructive course’: US seeks space superiority by making up threats – Russian Foreign Ministry

Washington’s Defense Space Strategy is provoking an arms race in outer space and threatening international security while trying to blame a nonexistent Moscow threat, the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) More...

By admin On Thursday, June 18th, 2020

German prosecutor charges Russian man in Berlin with contract hit on former leader of Chechen insurgency, links affair to Moscow

A German prosecutor has accused an official Russian entity of hiring an assassin to kill a former Chechen insurgent leader in Berlin. Moscow denies any ties to the murder, saying the victim was a terrorist who had More...