Russia

Friday, May 26, 2017

Friday, May 26, 2017

'It was unwise for Donald Trump's campaign to meet with Russia, but we've all done unwise things', says former Republicans Overseas vice president

Trump supporter on Russia campaign meetings: 'Everyone makes mistakes'

Trump supporter on Russia campaign meetings: 'Everyone makes mistakes'

Former Republicans Overseas worldwide vice-president tells Julia Hartley-Brewer she's willing to forgive mistakes made by the Trump campaign

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

House intelligence committee will subpoena former national security advisor Michael Flynn

House intelligence committee to subpoena former Trump advisor Michael Flynn

House intelligence committee to subpoena former Trump advisor Michael Flynn

Michael Flynn previously refused to appear before the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee to discuss whether Russia was involved in the US election

Donald Trump 'asked top intelligence officials to publicly deny links to Russia in his campaign'

Donald Trump 'asked top intelligence officials to publicly deny links to Russia in his campaign'

Donald Trump 'asked top intelligence officials to publicly deny links to Russia'

Reports claim Donald Trump asked DNI Daniel Coats and NSA Chief Michael Rogers to deny certain allegations

Donald Trump reported to have hired toughest lawyer on Wall Street to counsel on Russia probe

Donald Trump 'hires toughest lawyer on Wall Street' for Russia probe

Donald Trump 'hires toughest lawyer on Wall Street' for Russia probe

Various news reports have said the US president has hired Marc Kasowitz to represent him as the investigation moves forward

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Al Green made headlines by demanding Trump's impeachment on Wednesday

Black congressman threatened with lynching for demanding Trump impeachment

Black congressman threatened with lynching for demanding Trump impeachment

Texas lawmaker Al Green reveals string of 'n****r' hate messages

Friday, May 19, 2017

Friday, May 19, 2017

'It would take a lot of nerve for Republicans to vote for Donald Trump's impeachment', says US politics academic

It would take a lot of nerve for Republicans to vote to impeach Donald Trump, says academic

'It would take nerve for Republicans to vote for Donald Trump's impeachment'

US politics academic Simon Radford believes we should be sceptical about the possibility of Trump's impeachment

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Thursday, May 18, 2017

European Parliament calls on Moscow to investigate torture of LGBT people in Chechnya

US denied visas to 40 gay Chechen refugees - report

US denied visas to 40 gay Chechen refugees - report

New report suggests LGBT individuals wishing to flee Russia rejected by US authorities

'Robert Mueller leading the Russia investigation is good news for Donald Trump', says former advisor

'Robert Mueller leading Russia probe is good news for Donald Trump', says former advisor

Robert Mueller leading Russia probe is good news for Trump, says former advisor

Ted Malloch tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that both Republicans and Democrats will respect Robert Mueller's investigation

Former FBI head Robert Mueller appointed as special counsel to Trump-Russia investigation

9/11 FBI boss Robert Mueller appointed as special counsel to Trump-Russia investigation

9/11 FBI boss Robert Mueller appointed as special counsel to Trump-Russia probe

The former director of the FBI, who guided the FBI through the horror 9/11, has been authorised to conduct an investigation into the US president's campaign links to Russia

Trump has admitted sharing intel with Russia

Trump gave Russia intel from Jordan, not Israel - Al-Jazeera

Trump gave Russia intel from Jordan, not Israel - Al-Jazeera

New report citing Jordanian sources suggests Israel wasn't source after all

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Donald Trump believes he is unfairly treated

Donald Trump blasts media after Russia furore: 'No politician in history has been treated worse than me'

Trump says 'no politician has ever been treated worse than me'

US President hits back after reports of Russia ties

'The press need to let Donald Trump get on with his job', says Charlie Wolf

Donald Trump supporter says Russia furore is all just a media conspiracy

Donald Trump supporter says Russia furore is all just a media conspiracy

Former communications director for Republicans Abroad Charlie Wolf tells Julia Hartley-Brewer the press must understand that Donald Trump works differently

Donald Trump reportedly asked James Comey to drop the FBI inquiry into Michael Flynn.   US media is reporting this allegation based off a memo which was supposedly written by the former FBI director himself.   The memo is believed to have been written immediately after a meeting in which the US president urged Comey to drop the inquiry into the former national security advisor's links to Russia.   The meeting supposedly took place one day after Flynn had resigned from his position after it emerged he had mi

Donald Trump asked James Comey to drop FBI probe into Russia ties - reports

Donald Trump asked James Comey to drop FBI probe into Russia ties - reports

US media is reporting the former FBI director was asked to leave the inquiry into the former national security adviser's links to Russia

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

'If Donald Trump shared information on Isis with Russia, it's probably appropriate', says Republicans Overseas

'If Donald Trump shared information on Isis with Russia, it was probably appropriate', says Republicans Overseas

'If Donald Trump shared information on Isis with Russia, it was appropriate'

Reports claim Donald Trump gave Russia's foreign minister information about Isis, but the President has claimed this is fake news

Donald Trump reportedly shared 'highly classified' Isis intelligence with Russian officials

Donald Trump admits sharing Isis intel with Russia: 'I have every right to do it'

Donald Trump admits sharing Isis intel with Russia: 'I have every right to do it

The information was supposedly shared when the US president met Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov with the ambassador last week

Monday, May 15, 2017

Monday, May 15, 2017

Donald Trump reportedly considering 'purge' of high-ranking White House staff

Donald Trump reportedly considering 'purge' of high-ranking White House staff

Donald Trump reportedly considering 'purge' of high-ranking White House staff

The US President is still dealing with the fallout surrounding his dismissal of FBI director James Comey

Friday, May 12, 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017

Donald Trump admits 'made up' Russia story played a part in his decision to fire James Comey

Donald Trump admits 'made up' Russia story played a part in James Comey sacking

Donald Trump admits 'made up' Russia story played a part in James Comey sacking

Democrats have accused the US president of firing Comey to try to dampen the FBI inquiry into Russian conduct during US election

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Russian blogger given suspended sentence for playing Pokemon Go in church

Russian blogger given suspended sentence for playing Pokemon Go in church

Russian blogger given suspended sentence for playing Pokemon Go in church

Ruslan Sokolovsky has been given a suspended sentence for inciting religious hatred by posting a video of himself playing Pokemon Go in a church

Donald Trump and Rex Tillerson meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov amid James Comey controversy

Donald Trump and Rex Tillerson meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov amid James Comey controversy

Trump and Tillerson meet Sergey Lavrov amid James Comey controversy

The meeting came at a sensitive time after the US president fired the FBI director earlier in the week

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

'Donald Trump was stupid to fire James Comey now as it looks suspicious', says US political commentator

'Donald Trump was stupid to fire James Comey now as it looks suspicious', says US political commentator

'Donald Trump was stupid to fire James Comey now as it looks suspicious'

US political commentator Michael Graham tells Sam Delaney that he thinks Donald Trump is too stupid to have come up with a well thought out plot alongside the Russians

Vladimir Putin's spokesman says Russia is not concerned about sacking of James Comey

Vladimir Putin's spokesman says Russia is not concerned about sacking of James Comey

Vladimir Putin's spokesman says Russia is not concerned over James Comey sacking

Dmitry Peskov has said Russia hopes the fact James Comey has been fired will not affect links between the US and Russia in any way

James Comey: 'The decision is sensible, legitimate and a benefit to Donald Trump', says Republicans Overseas

James Comey decision 'is sensible, legitimate and a benefit to Donald Trump', say Republicans Overseas

Julia accuses Trump voter of peddling 'fake news' in James Comey discussion

Donald Trump has fired FBI director James Comey over the investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Isis has released numerous executions in a gruesome form of propaganda

Isis jihadist beheads 'Russian spy' in gruesome new video

Isis jihadist beheads 'Russian spy' in gruesome new video

Video appears to show beheading of Russian soldier Petrinko Aghene

Friday, May 5, 2017

Friday, May 5, 2017

Russian planes intercepted by US air force near Alaska

Russian planes intercepted by US air force near Alaska

Russian planes intercepted by US air force near Alaska

Russia Today is claiming the planes were on a routine training mission over neutral airspace in the Pacific

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Navalny will be barred from running for office for a decade

Putin opponent Alexei Navalny blocked from running for president as court upholds ban

Putin opponent blocked from running for president as court upholds ban

Court uphelds earlier guilty verdict against Navalny for imprisonment

Friday, April 28, 2017

Friday, April 28, 2017

Facebook says fake profiles were created to influence US election

Facebook says fake news was posted to influence US election

Facebook admits fake news was posted to influence US election

Facebook has released a report which discusses how foreign governments use the platform

Pokemon Go player could face years in jail for playing in a church

Russian Pokemon Go player could face years in jail for playing in a church

Russian Pokemon Go player could face years in jail for playing in a church

A video was posted online of a blogger playing Pokemon Go in a church. One month later he was arrested and charged

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Victims of torture in Chechnya speak out about their experiences

'Gay torture victims' in Chechnya say many people are being killed in secret prisons

'Gay torture victims' in Chechnya say many people are being killed

Victims allege that several methods of torture are used, including electrocution

Monday, April 24, 2017

Monday, April 24, 2017

Re-enactment of Reichstag storming takes place at 'military Disneyland' in Russia

Russia's 'military Disneyland' stages reenactment of Nazi defeat in 1945

Russia's 'military Disneyland' reenacts Nazi defeat in 1945

Almost 2,000 people took part in a re-enactment of the storming of the Reichstag which was watched by 5,000 people

Friday, April 21, 2017

Friday, April 21, 2017

BREAKING Gunman kills police officer in Russia

Gunman opens fire on police in Russia

Gunman fires on office of Russia's FSB Security Service in far eastern city of Khabarovsk

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Russia has denied it influenced the US election

Putin thinktank masterminded pro-Trump propaganda campaign - report

Putin thinktank 'masterminded pro-Trump propaganda campaign'

Reuters claims thinktank led by the Russian President mapped out a detailed propaganda campaign to swing US election

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Russian state TV claims Donald Trump is more dangerous than North Korea's Kim Jong-un, says world is 'hair's breadth' from nuclear war

Russian state TV claims Donald Trump more dangerous than North Korea's Kim Jong-un

Russian state TV claims Donald Trump more dangerous than Kim Jong-un

A pro-Kremlin news presenter has claimed the world is 'a hair's breadth' away from a nuclear war

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Trump denies any ties with Russia

Donald Trump borrowed money from Russia during 2008 crash, says former UK spy chief

Trump borrowed money from Russia during 2008 crash, says former UK spy chief

Richard Dearlove says Mr Trump needed the money to prop up his property empire

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Donald Trump reassures us there'll be no World War III: 'Russia and US will work out fine'

Donald Trump: 'Russia and the US will work out fine'

The US president has

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

MP report suggest foreign hackers could have crashed EU referendum registration website crash

MPs' report suggest Russian, Chinese hackers could have crashed Brexit website

MPs' report suggest Russian, Chinese hackers could have crashed Brexit website

The Public Administration Committee released a report which suggested hackers might have been responsible for the website crash just before the registration deadline

French government left furious after Syrian official attends Paris conference

French government left furious after Syrian official attends Paris conference days after being banned from Brussels meeting

French government left furious after Syrian official attends Paris conference

Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Ayman Soussan was invited to a meeting to discuss the conflict at the Russian cultural centre in a move which angered French ministers

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

US official claims Russia knew Syria would conduct chemical attack

US believes Russia knew about Syria chemical attack: official

US believes Russia knew about Syria chemical attack: official

A US official claims there is no proof that Russia knew about the chemical attack in Syria, but it is likely that it did

The Chechen regime has previously claimed there is not a single gay person in the semi-autonomous republic

'Nazi-style concentration camps for gays' opened in Chechyna, claims local media

'Nazi-style concentration camps for gays' opened in Chechyna, claims local media

Noveta Gazeta claims Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov is dedicated to the 'final solution' for gay people

'If President Assad is removed from Syria, it could empower Isis', says professor

'If we remove Assad, Isis could fill the void' says professor

'If we remove Assad, Isis could fill the void' says professor

Inderjeet Parmar tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that military generals are calling the shots in America rather than Donald Trump

Russian security services confirm arrests of eight people in connection to St Petersburg bombing

Russian security services confirm eight arrests over St Petersburg bombing

Russian security services confirm eight arrests over St Petersburg bombing

The chief of Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB), Alexander Bortnikov, made the announcement on Tuesday morning in a National Antiterrorism Committee meeting

Eric Trump defends his father over the Syria airstrike, says it shows Donald Trump isn't Vladimir Putin's ally

Syria airstrike shows Donald Trump isn't Putin's puppet, says his son Eric

Syria airstrike shows Donald Trump isn't Putin's puppet, says his son Eric

The second son of Donald Trump has defended his father's action to strike a Syrian airfield, says it shows he won't be 'pushed around

Monday, April 10, 2017

Monday, April 10, 2017

Syria: 'Vladimir Putin knows his forces are no match for the Americans', says former soldier

Former Nato chief plays down World War Three talk: 'Putin knows his force is no match for Trump's'

Former Nato commander plays down talk of World War Three

Russia and Iran have pledged to 'respond with force' if their own 'red lines' are crossed in Syria, but Hamish de Bretton-Gordon believes Vladimir Putin knows his army can't take on America's

Russia and Iran give ultimatum of military force following US airstrike on Syria base

Russia and Iran give military ultimatum following US airstrike on Syria base

Russia and Iran give military ultimatum following US airstrike on Syria base

Tensions between Russia and the West are rising after the US assault and Boris Johnson cancelled his trip to Moscow

Friday, April 7, 2017

Friday, April 7, 2017

Labour split as Jeremy Corbyn and Tom Watson take opposing sides about US Syria airstrike

Labour split on Syria strikes as Jeremy Corbyn and Tom Watson take opposing sides

Labour split on Syria strikes as Corbyn and Watson take opposing sides

The leader and deputy leader of the Labour Party have taken opposite sides of the debate

Russia suspends military communications with US over Syria

Russia suspends military communications with US over Syria

Russia suspends military communications with US over Syria

Russia has said that a communication channel, originally set up to avoid midair collisions between the US and Russia, will be suspended

One of the images published by Evgeny Podubny (Instagram: evgeny.poddubny)

Syria airstrikes: Images of ruined Russian base published by journalist

Syria airstrikes: Images of ruined Russian base published by journalist

Podubni says at up to nine planes were wrecked but several hangars survived intact

'Donald Trump is genuinely emotive about the situation in Syria, so there may be more air strikes', says politics professor

'Donald Trump is genuinely emotive about the situation in Syria, so there may be more airstrikes'

'Donald Trump is genuinely emotive about the situation in Syria'

The US launched an airstrike on a Syrian air base, after a suspected chemical attack in Idlib which killed at least 80 people

West backs US airstrike on Syrian airbase as Russia condemns 'American aggression'

Syria airstrikes: Assad regime blames US action on false propaganda

Syria airstrikes: Assad regime blames US action on false propaganda

France and the UK have supported the airstrike on the base from which the chemical attacks on Khan Sheikhun were launched

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Thursday, April 6, 2017

BREAKING: Authorities find bomb in St. Petersburg raid - reports

BREAKING: Authorities find new bomb in St. Petersburg raid - reports

BREAKING: Authorities find new bomb in St. Petersburg raid - reports

The device was discovered mere days after the city suffered a bombing on its metro system

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Russia bans image which suggests Vladimir Putin is gay

'Gay Putin' photo banned as extremist propaganda by Russian state

'Gay Putin' photo banned as extremist propaganda by Russian state

Creator of image showing Putin with red lips and long eyelashes placed in psychiatric care

At least 72 people have died in Idlib

Idlib massacre: Russia claims Syrian planes blew up warehouse containing toxic substances

Idlib massacre: Russia claims Syrian planes blew up toxic weapon warehouse

Kremlin appears to distance itself from reported chemical attack in Khan Sheikhoun

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

At least 35 die in suspected chemical attack on Syria province

Dozens dead in suspected chemical attack on Syrian province of Idlib

Dozens dead in suspected chemical attack on Syrian province of Idlib

The town of Khan Sheikhun in the Idlib province - which is held by rebels - came under attack on Tuesday

St. Petersburg bombings: former Kremlin advisor gives details on main suspect

St. Petersburg bombings: Suspect named as Kyrgyzstan man Akbarzhon Jalilov

Former Kremlin advisor: Akbarzhon Jalilov isn't only St Petersburg suspect

Alexander Nekrassov spoke to Paul Ross about the suspected perpetrator of the attack

Monday, April 3, 2017

Monday, April 3, 2017

BREAKING: At least ten killed in St Petersburg metro explosion - reports

At least 10 killed in St Petersburg metro explosions

At least 10 killed in St Petersburg metro explosions

Many people have been injured in a series of explosions at Sennaya Ploshchad station

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