Tag archive for ‘Russia’
By admin On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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Russia reportedly bought thousands of politically-charged Facebook ads

The more than 3,000 Russian-bought ads that Facebook will hand over to Congress sought to stir up trouble in the Black Lives Matter movement and Hillary Clinton’s campaign, a new report said on Monday. The Russian More...

By admin On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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House Intelligence Committee hearing set to follow up DOJ, FBI subpoenas in Russia probe

The House Intelligence Committee has set a Thursday hearing on "document production" following the chairman's threat to drag the attorney general and FBI director before the committee if they failed to turn over More...

By admin On Sunday, September 24th, 2017
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Russia general killed in Syria fighting

MOSCOW (AP) - Russia's Defense Ministry says a general has been killed in fighting in Syria. The ministry said Sunday that Lt. Gen. Valery Asapov "was at a command post of Syrian troops, assisting the Syrian commanders More...

By admin On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Trump and Kremlin think political Facebook ads are just a hoax

President Trump on Friday labeled reports about political ads on Facebook bought by Kremlin-linked groups as part of a “Russia hoax” – after the social media giant announced it would cooperate with the feds. More...

By admin On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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World powers rally to defend value of Iran nuke accord

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Top diplomats from Germany, Russia, China and Italy insisted Thursday there can be no turning back on the Iran nuclear deal after President Donald Trump suggested that he may seek a renegotiation More...

By admin On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Mueller wants phone records about Don Jr.’s Russia statement

Special counsel Robert Mueller has asked for phone records related to the statement about Donald Trump Jr.’s meeting with a Kremlin-connected lawyer that was crafted aboard Air Force One, according to a new report. More...

By admin On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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The Latest: Facebook to make political ads more transparent

NEW YORK (AP) - The Latest on Facebook and the Russia investigation (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook will make political advertising more transparent. "When someone buys political ads on More...

By admin On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Facebook will turn over Russian-linked election ads to Congress

Facebook has struck a deal with congressional investigators to turn over ads bought by Russians to sway the 2016 campaign, Politico reported Thursday, citing sources. The social media platform had acknowledged about More...

By admin On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Jim Himes: There is ‘no question’ special counsel is interested in obstruction in Russia case

Rep. Jim Himes said Thursday that there is "no question" the special counsel is interested in possible obstruction charges. "Looking at what has come out in the press, there is no question obviously that the special More...

By admin On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Russia gives warning to US in Syria

MOSCOW – Russia said on Thursday it had warned the United States it would target areas in Syria where U.S. special forces and U.S.-backed militia were operating if its own forces came under fire from them, More...