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World: Trump aide spoke during campaign to associate tied to Russian intelligence
Mar28

World: Trump aide spoke during campaign to associate tied to Russian intelligence

WASHINGTON — A top Trump campaign official had repeated communications during the final weeks of the 2016 presidential race with a business associate tied to Russian intelligence… The campaign official, Rick Gates, had frequent phone calls in September and October 2016 with a person the FBI believes had active links to Russian spy services...

Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ accused of plotting coup in Kiev
Mar28

Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ accused of plotting coup in Kiev

Kiev – Two years ago, Nadia Savchenko, a Ukrainian helicopter pilot who had been taken prisoner by pro-Russian forces in the country’s east, returned from captivity to a tumultuous hero’s welcome.Today she is once again behind bars – only this time she’s been put there by Ukrainian authorities.Savchenko was arrested...

Politics: Mueller’s office just drew the closest link yet between a Trump campaign aide and a mysterious former Russian intelligence officer
Mar28

Politics: Mueller’s office just drew the closest link yet between a Trump campaign aide and a mysterious former Russian intelligence officer

New court documents directly connect former Trump campaign deputy chairman Rick Gates to an operative with ties to Russia's military intelligence unit. New court documents filed Tuesday night directly connect former Trump campaign deputy chairman Rick Gates to an operative with ties to Russia’s military intelligence unit. Gates was...

Ukrainian Phone Prankster Spreads Fake News About Deadly Siberia Mall Fire
Mar28

Ukrainian Phone Prankster Spreads Fake News About Deadly Siberia Mall Fire

A Russian Investigative Committee spokeswoman told journalists that the agency managed to “identify a foreign national who deliberately spread false information about the number of victims of the fire in Kemerovo in an attempt to destabilize the situation in the region.” Earlier a Ukrainian phone prankster known as Evgeny Volnov posted an audio...

Spy attack: Russia blames US pressure for int’l isolation
Mar28

Spy attack: Russia blames US pressure for int’l isolation

Moscow on Tuesday charged Washington had put “colossal pressure” on allies to expel scores of Russian diplomats, and vowed to retaliate. “This is the result of colossal pressure, colossal blackmail which is the main instrument of Washington on the international arena,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in Uzbekistan. “We’ll...

Politics: Defense secretary Jim Mattis serves up a strong condemnation of Russia’s aggression
Mar28

Politics: Defense secretary Jim Mattis serves up a strong condemnation of Russia’s aggression

Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis offered sharp words about Russia's escalating global provocations during a press conference with reporters on Tuesday. US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis condemned Russia’s escalating global provocations in a press conference with reporters on Tuesday. Among other things, Mattis referenced a nerve-agent...

Russia Vows Adequate Response to US, EU over Diplomats’ Expulsion
Mar28

Russia Vows Adequate Response to US, EU over Diplomats’ Expulsion

Moscow will give an adequate response to the decision by Washington and a number of Western countries to expel Russian diplomats, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told reporters on Tuesday. Moscow.- “An adequate response will be given to all steps of the United States and the European Union, which we see,”...

Politics: Why a future fight between China and Taiwan might open with a devastating blow to a US city
Mar28

Politics: Why a future fight between China and Taiwan might open with a devastating blow to a US city

A cyberwarfare expert told Business Insider that China would likely kick off a fight to take Taiwan by attacking the US with a devastating cyber attack. China has lived with Taiwan just miles off its shores as an existential threat to the ruling communist party for years, but lately rhetoric has heated up and China’s military has become...

Skripal Case Has Sparked New Cold War – Russian Media
Mar27

Skripal Case Has Sparked New Cold War – Russian Media

FILE PHOTO Police don protective coveralls with breathing equipment on the grounds of a cement plant in the village of Durrington, near Salisbury, southern England as investigations in connection with an apparent nerve agent attack in the city continue. Ben STANSALL / AFP Russian media on Tuesday shared the view that Western countries’...

NATO to announce measures over UK poisoning
Mar27

NATO to announce measures over UK poisoning

NATO Chief, Jens Stoltenberg, will on Tuesday unveil “measures” in response to the poisoning of a former Russian spy in Britain, the alliance said, as international pressure mounts on Moscow. NATO has warned that the nerve agent attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter must have “consequences” and Stoltenberg will hold a news conference in...

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