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Erik Prince Sues The Intercept for Defamation

A lawyer for Erik Prince, the founder of private military contractor Blackwater, announced Tuesday that Prince will sue The Intercept over an article published in April that accused him of making attempts to offer military services to a Russian military contractor that has connections to the Russian government.

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Schumer: Republicans ‘Using Russian Propaganda’ Against Biden

During a speech on the Senate floor on Wednesday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) stated that by holding a hearing to subpoena a firm linked to Burisma, the Senate Homeland Security Committee is “promoting conspiracy theories that have already been discredited” and “using Russian propaganda” to slander “the family of the president’s political opponent.”

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., speaks to reporters in advance of President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Russia Planning to Open Consulate in Wuhan

Russia is planning to open a consulate general in Wuhan, the capital of China’s Hubei province and the city where the coronavirus pandemic originated, the country’s Ambassador to Beijing Andrei Denisov announced on Wednesday.

Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) and Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) toast before the fifth regular foreign ministers' meeting of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Dushanbe on June 15, 2019. (Photo by Alexei Druzhinin / Sputnik / AFP) …

China Wants International Probe into U.S. ‘Biological Weapons’

The Chinese state newspaper Global Times cited “Chinese military experts” on Thursday urging Beijing to join hands with the government of Russia and demand an international probe into American biological laboratories, an effort to fuel the Communist Party conspiracy theory that the U.S. Army caused the Chinese coronavirus pandemic.

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