Tag archive for ‘Russia’
By admin On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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2 suspected IS adherents killed in Russia

MOSCOW (AP) - Russia's National Anti-Terrorism Committee says the leader of an Islamic State "sleeper cell" and one of the cell's members have been killed in a shootout with police. The committee said in a statement More...

By admin On Friday, April 21st, 2017
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Trump administration denies Exxon request to drill in Russia

The Trump administration shot down a request from Exxon­Mobil to waive US sanctions against Russia so it could resume drilling for oil around the Black Sea. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Friday that the More...

By admin On Friday, April 21st, 2017
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Treasury blocks Exxon Mobil bid to skirt Russia sanctions

The Treasury Department announced Friday that it had denied Exxon Mobil's request for a waiver of sanctions on Moscow that prevent U.S. companies from oil drilling in Russia. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said More...

By admin On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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Russia denies think tank plotted to sway US presidential election

Russia shot down reports that a think tank controlled by President Vladimir Putin plotted to sway the 2016 presidential election in favor of Donald Trump and shake voters confidence in the electoral system, it was More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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Louis Marinelli, Yes California leader, plans move to Russia

The Calexit movement was thrown into turmoil this week after the leader of the secession referendum effort to split California from the U.S. himself split — to Russia. But to others, the dream of an independent More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
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Louis Marinelli, Calexit leader, abandons movement to live in Russia permanently

The man at the forefront of the California secessionist movement announced Monday that he is seeking permanent residency in Russia and has withdrawn the petition for a "Calexit" referendum. "I have found in Russia More...

By admin On Monday, April 17th, 2017
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US to hold UN human rights meeting _ after deal with Russia

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley was determined to hold a Security Council meeting on the importance of human rights to international peace and security and it will happen on Tuesday - but only More...

By admin On Monday, April 17th, 2017
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Russia’s INF Treaty violations void U.S. obligations

"Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice " We're all familiar with that old saying. But what do they say about fool me thrice? That's exactly what Russia has done: violating the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces More...

By admin On Sunday, April 16th, 2017
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Carter Page rebuts Democrats on Russia dossier

Carter Page, the Trump campaign's onetime volunteer adviser on Russia, views with amazement how much a Democratic opposition research dossier has been increasingly embraced by the liberal power structure in Washington. More...

By admin On Saturday, April 15th, 2017
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Russia undermining U.S. in Afghanistan by supporting Taliban

ANALYSIS/OPINION: While the United States has been distracted by the 2016 election and the political upheaval that followed, Russia has been quietly aiding and abetting America's enemy in her longest war, the Taliban More...