Tag: Russia

Exclusive – Rohrabacher: I Would Have ‘Physical Proof’ Russia Is Not Assange’s Source of DNC Emails if Not for Mueller

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) joined SiriusXM hosts Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak on Monday’s Breitbart News Tonight, saying WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was previously prepared to provide him with “physical proof” that WikiLeaks’ source for Democratic National Committee (DNC) emails was not the Russian government.

If Vladimir Putin wins a fourth term in Sunday's Russian presidential election, that would take him to nearly quarter a century in power

Russia Vows Response to Sanctions Will Be ‘Precise’ and ‘Painful’

Valentina Matviyenko, speaker for the Russian Federation Council (i.e. the upper house of the Russian parliament) declared at a press conference on Wednesday that Russia’s response to the latest round of sanctions will be “precise, painful, and without question sensitive for exactly those countries that imposed them on Russia.”

In this picture taken on Thursday, March 29, 2018, U.S. troop's humvee passes vehicles of fighters from the U.S-backed Syrian Manbij Military Council on a road leading to the tense front line with Turkish-backed fighters, at Halawanji village, north of Manbij town, Syria. The front line has grown more tense in recent days as Turkey threatens to advance on the town to clear it of the U.S-backed fighters. U.S troops have increased their patrols in the area, local commanders say, to prevent an outbreak of fighting and to prevent Turkey from advancing on Manbij. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

Report: Trump Seeking Arab Force to Replace U.S. Troops in Syria

U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration is trying to assemble an Arab force “to replace” the U.S. military presence in Syria and help bring stability to the war-ravaged country and the region, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) learned from unnamed American officials.

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Dem Rep Speier: ‘Very Feasible’ that Russia Has Dirt on Trump

On Monday’s broadcast of CNN’s “OutFront,” Representative Jackie Speier (D-CA) said that it is “very plausible” that Russia has compromising information on President Trump. Anchor Erin Burnett asked, “Do you have any reason to believe the Russians actually have material

Syrians rally in Damascus' Umayyad square on April 16, 2018 in support of President Bashar al-Assad following Western air strikes against the regime over an alleged chemical attack

Assad Stages Independence Day Rally Claiming Victory over U.S. Strikes

Dictator Bashar al-Assad’s government claims that “tens of thousands of Syrians” took to the streets in Damascus on Monday to celebrate Syrian Independence Day and mark the regime’s “victory” over this weekend’s airstrikes launched by the U.S. and its allies, suggesting the attack failed to dent the country’s chemical weapons program.

Turkish Army tanks drive to the Syrian Turkish border town of Jarabulus on August 25, 2016

Reports: Russia Ships More Military Hardware to Syria

The UK Daily Mail reports that two Russian warships filled with military equipment – including BTR-80 tanks, high-speed patrol boats, and a Pelena-1 bomb radar system – have been sighted en route to Syria following Friday’s airstrikes on Syrian targets by the United States and its allies.

Telegram's free instant messaging app has attracted about 100 million users since its launch in 2013

Russia Bans Telegram After Company Refuses to Surrender Encryption Keys

After a hearing on Friday that lasted only 18 minutes, a court in Moscow gave Russia’s Roskomnadzor agency the authority to ban the popular secure messaging platform Telegram. The company had refused to surrender its encryption keys to Russia’s FSB security service, as demanded by a 2016 counterterrorism law.

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Mike Pompeo: ‘Soft Policy’ Towards Russian ‘Aggression’ Is ‘Now Over’

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration has abandoned the “soft policy” that has allowed Russia to “act aggressively” towards the United States, Mike Pompeo, the nominee for Secretary of State, declared during his Senate confirmation hearing on Thursday, suggesting that the former commander-in-chief treated the Kremlin with leniency.

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World View: World Awaits Trump’s Promised Retaliation for Assad’s Chemical Weapons Attack

This morning’s key headlines from GenerationalDynamics.com: The world awaits Trump’s promised retaliation for al-Assad’s chemical weapons attack; Israel braces for attack from Iran in retaliation for Sunday’s airstrike; Turkey to open a new border crossing to Syria’s Afrin; Yemen war escalates as Iran-backed Houthis launch missiles at Saudi targets.