Russia

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen admits lying to US Congress

Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen admits lying to US Congress about Russian project

Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen admits lying to US Congress

Michael Cohen, US President Donald Trump’s former lawyer, has appeared before a federal judge to plead guilty to lying to Congress about work he did on an aborted project to build a Trump Tower in Russia.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Facebook denies MP’s claim that ‘Russian activity’ was on the site in 2014

Facebook denies MP’s claim that ‘Russian activity’ was on the site as early as 2014

Facebook denies MP’s claim that ‘Russian activity’ was on site as early as 2014

An MP has claimed that Facebook knew about a possible cyber attack on the platform linked to Russia years before they were made public.

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Russian Military Intelligence Chief dies after ‘serious illness’

Russian Military Intelligence Chief dies after ‘serious illness’

Russian Military Intelligence Chief dies after ‘serious illness’

The head of Russian military intelligence, which has been accused in connection with the Salisbury Novichok attack, has died, the Kremlin has announced.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Brexit poster

Russia-themed Brexit posters put up 'illegally', say Clear Channel

Russia-themed Brexit posters put up 'illegally'

A series of Russia-themed Brexit posters that appeared across London today have been "flyposted illegally", outdoor advertising company Clear Channel have said.

Russian Posters

Billboards appear across London celebrating 'Brexit collaboration' between Russia and UK

Billboards appear across London celebrating UK-Russia 'Brexit collaboration'

A series of posters have appeared across London in "celebration" of a "Brexit collaboration" between Russia and the UK.

Monday, November 5, 2018

Monday, November 5, 2018

Putin

Dr Andrew Foxall: London is a 'key battleground' for the Kremlin

Dr Andrew Foxall: London is a 'key battleground' for the Kremlin

The author of a new report which claims there are 75,000 Russian informants in London has claimed the capital city is a "key battleground" for the Kremlin.

Friday, October 26, 2018

Friday, October 26, 2018

Marina Litvinenko calls for public inquiry into Skripal poisonings

Marina Litvinenko calls for public inquiry into Skripal poisonings

Marina Litvinenko calls for public inquiry into Skripal poisonings

The window of Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko says a public inquiry into the Skripal poisonings should be held

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Ukrainian filmmaker jailed for terrorism wins EU human rights prize

Ukrainian filmmaker jailed for conspiring to commit terrorism wins EU human rights prize

Ukrainian filmmaker jailed on terrorism charges wins EU human rights prize

The European Union has awarded its human rights prize to a Ukrainian filmmaker imprisoned in Russia for terrorism charges.

Friday, October 19, 2018

Friday, October 19, 2018

Russia picked on ‘weak’ Britain in Salisbury attack, says ex-MI6 chief

Russia picked on ‘weak’ Britain in Salisbury attack, says ex-MI6 chief

Russia picked on ‘weak’ Britain in Salisbury attack, says ex-MI6 chief

The Salisbury Novichok attack was done by Russia because it believed Britain was “weak and isolated” after the EU referendum, a former MI6 chief has said.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Astronauts make emergency landing after booster rocket fails

Astronauts make emergency landing after booster rocket fails

Astronauts make emergency landing after booster rocket fails

Two astronauts from the US and Russia have made an emergency landing after a booster rocket carrying them to the International Space Station failed after launch.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Former British Ambassador to Russia: Vladimir Putin is on ‘a search for past glory’

Former British Ambassador to Russia: Vladimir Putin is on ‘a search for past glory’

Former British Ambassador to Russia: Putin is on ‘a search for past glory'

Sir Andrew Wood, the former British Ambassador to Russia has said that Russian leader Vladimir Putin is on “a search for past glory” following the attempted assassination of ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal.

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Saturday, October 6, 2018

British teenagers targeted by Russian trolls

British teenagers targeted by Russian trolls

British teenagers targeted by Russian trolls

The Kremlin has been targeting British teenagers as part of a covert campaign to cause hostility among young Britons, The Times has revealed.

Friday, October 5, 2018

Friday, October 5, 2018

Russia with Love

Salisbury church promoting 'From Russia With Love' event

Salisbury church promoting 'From Russia With Love' event

A church in the city of Salisbury - which is still reeling from the Novichok poisoning - is promoting a concert entitled From Russia With Love.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Thursday, October 4, 2018

US charges seven Russian intelligence officers over cyber attacks

US charges seven Russian intelligence officers over cyber attacks

US charges seven Russian intelligence officers over cyber attacks

US authorities have charged seven Russian military intelligence officers for hacking the organisation investigating the poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal and anti-doping agencies.

Hacking

Sir Andrew Wood: Putin's 'paranoia' the motivation behind global cyber attacks

Sir Andrew Wood: Putin's 'paranoia' the motivation behind global cyber attacks

A former British ambassador to Russia has claimed cyber attacks believed to have been carried out by GRU, the Russian military intelligence service, were born out of Putin's "paranoia".

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Russian leader Vladimir Putin calls ex-spy Sergei Skripal ‘scum’

Russian leader Vladimir Putin calls ex-spy Sergei Skripal ‘scum’

Russian leader Vladimir Putin calls Sergei Skripal ‘scum’

Russian President Vladimir Putin has denounced ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal as a “traitor” and “scum”.

Friday, September 28, 2018

Friday, September 28, 2018

Special Recognition Officer to James Whale: Bellingcat ‘did a great job’ identifying Salisbury Novichok suspect

Special Recognition Officer to James Whale: Bellingcat ‘did a great job’ identifying Salisbury Novichok suspect

Special Recognition Officer to James Whale: Bellingcat ‘did a great job’

Mike Neville, Managing Director of the Super Recogniser Unit, has said that Bellingcat, the organisation responsible for revealing the supposed identity of one of the Salisbury suspects, did “a great job”.

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Thursday, September 27, 2018

'The smile has got to be wiped off Russia's face' says professor at Centre for Security and Intelligence Services

'The smile has got to be wiped off Russia's face' says professor Anthony Glees

A professor from the Centre for Security and Intelligence Services has said trade has "died" in Salisbury since the Novichok poisonings.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Salisbury Novichok suspect’s ‘real identity’ revealed

Salisbury Novichok suspect’s ‘real identity’ revealed

Salisbury Novichok suspect’s ‘real identity’ revealed

An online investigations group has published what it says is the real identity of one of the prime suspects in the Salisbury nerve agent attack.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Thursday, September 20, 2018

UK fighter jet intercepts two Russian bombers

UK fighter jet intercepts two Russian bombers

UK fighter jet intercepts two Russian bombers

RAF Typhoon fighter aircraft were scrambled to monitor two Russian planes approaching UK airspace, the Ministry of Defence has said.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Putin blames 'a chain of tragic circumstances' for downed military aircraft

Putin blames 'a chain of tragic circumstances' for downed military aircraft

The aircraft was down over Syria where all 15 people onboard reportedly died.

Monday, September 17, 2018

Monday, September 17, 2018

The Salisbury suspects’ explanations for their visit could be true, says former British Ambassador

The Salisbury suspects’ explanations for their visit could be true, says former British Ambassador

Salisbury suspects’ explanations could be true, says former British Ambassador

Former British Ambassador Craig Murray has said that the Novichok suspects’ explanations for being in Salisbury could be true.

News round-up: The week's top stories

News round-up: The week's top stories

News round-up: The week's top stories

In case you missed it, here's our guide to the top news stories over the last week.

Friday, September 14, 2018

Friday, September 14, 2018

Dan Wootton and former Kremlin adviser clash over bizarre speculation that novichok suspects are gay

Dan Wootton and former Kremlin adviser clash over bizarre speculation that novichok suspects are gay

Dan Wootton and former Kremlin adviser clash over novichok suspects

Dan Wootton and former Kremlin adviser Alexander Nekrassov have a heated discussion about the interview the Novichok poisoning suspects gave to Russia Today

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Thursday, September 13, 2018

UK government accuses a TV interview with Salisbury suspects of ‘lies and fabrication’

UK government accuses a TV interview with Salisbury suspects of ‘lies and fabrication’

UK government accuses a TV interview with Salisbury suspects of ‘lies'

Downing Street has accused Russia of “lies and blatant fabrications” in the television interview with the two suspects in the Salisbury poisoning.

Novichok suspects appear on Russia Today: 'We visited Salisbury as tourists'

Novichok suspects appear on Russia Today: 'We visited Salisbury as tourists'

Novichok suspects appear on Russia Today: 'We visited Salisbury as tourists'

Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov said they did not have novichok in their suitcase, and said their visit to Salisbury was to see the cathedral and Stonehenge

Poisoning fears after Pussy Riot member hospitalised in Russia

Poisoning fears as Pussy Riot member hospitalised

A member of the Russian protest group Pussy Riot has been taken to hospital for what could be a possible poisoning, reports say

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

China and Russia to conduct regular war games together, says Russian minister

China and Russia to conduct regular war games together, says Russian minister

China and Russia to conduct regular war games together, says Russian minister

Moscow and Beijing plan to conduct regular joint war games similar to those being held this week, Russia’s defence minister said.

Airport baggage checks ‘weren’t as good as they could have been’ for novichok suspects, says security minister

Airport baggage checks ‘weren’t as good as they could have been’ for novichok suspects, says security minister

Airport bag checks ‘weren’t as good as they could have been’, says minister

Security minister Ben Wallace has admitted that airport baggage checks “weren’t probably as good as they might be” and contributed to two Russian nationals being able to bring Novichok into the UK.

Vladimir Putin has had 'a bit of a hair transplant', says Lizzie Cundy

Vladimir Putin has had 'a bit of a hair transplant', says personality star Lizzie Cundy

Vladimir Putin has had 'a bit of a hair transplant', says Lizzie Cundy

Lizzie Cundy has said that Russian President Vladimir Putin had “a strange face” and looked like he had “a hair transplant" when she met the Russian leader.

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Putin says Russia has identified novichok suspects and denied they work for the military

Putin says Russia has identified novichok suspects

Russian president Vladimir Putin said the two men suspected of poisoning former spy Sergei Skripal have been identified and are not 'criminals'

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Putin’s ex-bodyguard challenges opposition leader to a duel

Putin’s ex-bodyguard challenges opposition leader to a duel

Putin’s ex-bodyguard challenges opposition leader to a duel

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s former bodyguard and Chief of the National Guard has challenged opposition leader Alexei Navalny to a duel.

Friday, September 7, 2018

Friday, September 7, 2018

Russia only has ‘a negative agenda’ after Novichok attack, says UK’s representative to the UN

Russia only has ‘a negative agenda’ after Novichok attack, says UK’s representative to the UN

Russia only has ‘a negative agenda’ after Novichok attack

Russia is an irresponsible “disruptor” on the world stage which often has only a “negative agenda”, the UK’s representative to the United Nations has said.

Former British Ambassador to Russia: ‘We will never know if Putin personally ordered the attack’

Former British Ambassador to Russia: ‘We will never know if Putin personally ordered the attack’

Former Ambassador to Russia: ‘We will never know if Putin ordered the attack'

Sir Andrew Wood, a former British ambassador to Russia has said that it is not possible to know whether President Vladimir Putin “personally ordered, rather than gave a general authorisation” but “there is no doubt that he is overall responsible”.

US warns world should be “chilled to the bone” after Novichok attack

US warns world should be 'chilled to the bone' after Novichok attack

US warns world should be 'chilled to the bone' after Novichok attack

The US warned the world should be “chilled to the bone” by the conclusion of the investigations into the Salisbury attack, which identified two Russian nationals as suspects in the Novichok attack.

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Thursday, September 6, 2018

UK novichok allegations backed by allies

UK novichok allegations backed by allies

US President Donald Trump, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron and Canadian PM Justin Trudeau issued a joint statement with Mrs May.

Novichok attack debate could risk ‘trial in Parliament’, warns MP

Novichok attack debate could risk ‘trial in Parliament’, warns MP

Novichok attack debate could risk ‘trial in Parliament’, warns MP

The House of Commons should get rid of plans to debate the Salisbury Novichok attack now two men have been identified as suspects, a Labour MP warned.

Labour demand investigation into Russian interference in the EU referendum

Labour demand investigation into Russian interference in the EU referendum

Labour demand investigation into Russian interference in the EU referendum

The Labour Party has demanded a US-style investigation involving the security services should examine Russian interference in the 2016 EU referendum.

Tom Tugendhat: Salisbury attack ‘is a threat to the world order’

Tom Tugendhat: Salisbury attack ‘is a threat to the world order’

Tom Tugendhat: Salisbury attack ‘is a threat to the world order’

Tom Tugendhat, the chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee has said that the UK needs to “hit Putin where it hurts” and that the Salisbury attack “is a threat to the world order”, despite Theresa May not explicitly implicating the Kremlin for the attack.

Russia will not expel the Salisbury suspects, says former Head of Counter Terrorism

Russia will not expel the Salisbury suspects, says former Head of Counter Terrorism

Russia will not expel the Salisbury suspects, says former Counter Terrorism Head

Chris Phillips has said that “countries around the world will come together” but that “forcing Russia to expel the people back to the UK is not going to happen”.

UK to face Russia at UN hours after spies revealed as Salisbury Novichok assassins

UK to face Russia at UN hours after spies revealed as Salisbury Novichok assassins

UK faces Russia at UN hours after spies revealed as Salisbury Novichok assassins

British and Russian officials will come face-to-face as the UN Security Council discusses the Salisbury Novichok attack hours after Prime Minister Theresa May said GRU agents were behind the deadly poisoning.

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Former Kremlin advisor claims Novichok suspects could be ‘rogue agents’

Former Kremlin advisor claims Novichok suspects could be ‘rogue agents’

Former Kremlin advisor claims Novichok suspects could be ‘rogue agents’

Former Kremlin advisor Alexander Nekrassov has claimed that the two Novichok suspects could be “rogue agents or could be working for some very influential rich person”, despite Theresa May telling MPs the investigation concluded the two suspects are members of the GRU, Russia's military intelligence service.

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Jeremy Hunt urges EU allies to stand 'shoulder-to-shoulder' with US against 'malign' Russia

Hunt urges EU allies to stand 'shoulder-to-shoulder' against 'malign' Russia

The Foreign Secretary will make his first trip to Washington where he's expected to give a speech on Tuesday.

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Thursday, August 9, 2018

US to pose sanctions on Russia in response to Skripal poisoning

US to pose sanctions on Russia in response to Skripal poisoning

The US State Department issued a formal determination that Russia violated international law by poisoning Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia with Novichok.

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Saturday, July 21, 2018

The right side of the pond: What the liberal UK media won't tell You about Trump and Russia

The right side of the pond: What liberals won't tell you about Trump and Russia

In his column, talkRADIO presenter Michael Graham gives the US conservative viewpoint on current issues.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Republicans Overseas to Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'Trump has a habit of misspeaking'

Republicans Overseas to Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'Trump has a habit of misspeaking'

The US President now accepts that Russia had involvement in the 2016 election.

Monday, July 16, 2018

Monday, July 16, 2018

Trump and Putin deny allegations of Russian interference in 2016 US election

Trump and Putin deny allegations of Russian interference in 2016 US election

Trump and Putin deny allegations of Russian interference in 2016 US election

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin presented a united front to deny allegations of Russian collusion in the 2016 US election

Trump and Putin meet to discuss 'trade, missiles and China'

Trump and Putin meet to discuss 'trade, missiles and China'

Trump and Putin meet to discuss 'trade, missiles and China'

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin's meeting in Helsinki is expected to cover multiple issues - except the allegations of Russian interference in the US election

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Thursday, July 12, 2018

England fans express pride in the team despite Croatia defeat

England fans express pride in the team despite Croatia defeat

England fans express pride in the team despite Croatia defeat

England lost the semi-final match 2-1 to Croatia, but football fans are rallying behind their team

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Amesbury poisoning: What is Novichok?

Amesbury poisoning: What is Novichok

Amesbury poisoning: What is Novichok

Dawn Sturgess and Charlie Rowley are in a critical condition after being exposed to the Russian nerve agent

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Trump-Putin summit confirmed for July 16

Trump-Putin summit confirmed for July 16

The summit between the two powers will take place in the Finnish capital city Helsinki.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Gay rights campaigner detained in Russia after protest

Gay rights campaigner detained in Russia after protest

Peter Tatchell has been arrested in Moscow after staging a one-man protest near the Kremlin.

Monday, June 11, 2018

Monday, June 11, 2018

Arron Banks to be quizzed on links to Russia after leaked emails show secret meetings with Putin envoy

Leave.EU's Arron Banks to be quizzed on links to Russia

The leaked emails show previously undisclosed meetings with Russian officials and possible business deals. Banks is set to face a parliamentary committee tomorrow

Friday, June 8, 2018

Friday, June 8, 2018

Russia should be allowed back into G7, says Donald Trump

Russia should be allowed back into G7, says Donald Trump

Russia was ousted from the elite group - then known as the G8 - in 2014 as punishment for Russian president Vladimir Putin's annexation of Crimea

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Babchenko faked death could boost Russia's denial of fake news, says expert

Babchenko faked death could boost Russia's denial of fake news, says expert

Babchenko faked death could boost Russia's denial of fake news, says expert

Arkady Babchenko, the Russian journalist who appeared alive after being reported dead, could have played into Russia's hands by giving them an opportunity to deny fabricating the news

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