Russia to Launch ‘Fake News’ Database

Russia’s media regulation agency Roskomnadzor announced Wednesday that it will create a public database of “fake news,” using new authority granted to the agency by President Vladimir Putin with a controversial Internet law signed at the beginning of the month.

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting to discuss the Ukrainian peace process at the German federal Chancellery on October 19, 2016 in Berlin, Germany.

Putin Warns Pompeo Taliban ‘Getting Stronger’ amid Peace Talks

Russian President Vladimir Putin, in a meeting with America’s top diplomat, urged more cooperation between Moscow and Washington on reaching a peace settlement to end the war in Afghanistan, warning that the Taliban is “getting stronger,” a Kremlin presidential aide revealed Tuesday.

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks Friday in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia. Donald Trump has called Putin "a leader" who has "very strong control over his country." But most Americans aren't on board with Trump's assessment of Putin's leadership skills, a new Associated Press-GfK poll shows. (Mikhail Klimentyev/Sputnik, Kremlin Pool …

Pompeo Battles Chris Wallace: ‘Your Viewers Should Not Be Misled’

On this weekend’s broadcast of “Fox News Sunday,” host Chris Wallace battled Secretary of State Mike Pompeo over President Donald Trump telling reporters that he and Russian President Vladimir Putin did not discuss election interference during their recent phone call. Wallace asked,

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Durbin: Trump ‘Loses It, Gets all Googly Eyed’ over Putin

Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) accused President Donald Trump of getting “totally dazzled”  by Russian leader Vladamir Putin. Partial transcript as follows: MARGARET BRENNAN: We turn now to the number two Democrat in the Senate, Dick Durbin of Illinois.

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Putin Signs ‘Sovereign Internet’ Law, Expands Government Control

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a new law on Wednesday that paves the way for Russia to isolate its Internet from the rest of the world. The so-called “sovereign Internet” law is billed as a means of making the Russian Internet more “independent,” but independence will be in short supply as Putin’s authoritarian government tightens its grip on cyberspace.

A man looks at a computer monitor displaying the main page of Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's election campaign website, Moscow, on January 12, 2012. In his manifesto for March 2012 presidential elections Putin vowed today to end repressive police behaviour in Russia but also warned that Moscow would retaliate …