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Oversight Committee Finds No Evidence Flynn Reported Foreign Payments

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 1:00pm 4/25/2017 at 1:00pm
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House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) and top Democrat Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) have announced that the committee could not find evidence that President Donald Trump’s former National Security adviser Michael Flymm reported payments for his foreign work.

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ExxonMobil Denied Sanctions Waiver to Drill in Russia

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 21, 2017 at 7:00pm 4/21/2017 at 7:00pm

The Treasury Department has rejected a request from ExxonMobil to waive Russian sanctions in order for the oil company to drill with PAO Rosneft.

The department received sanctions years ago after Russia invaded Ukraine and annexed Crimea. ExxonMobil, which Secretary of State Rex Tillerson headed, had made plans with Rosneft to drill...

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House Intelligence Committee Requests Sally Yates to Testify Over Russia

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 21, 2017 at 4:00pm 4/21/2017 at 4:00pm
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The House Intelligence Committee has invited some former President Barack Obama’s administration officials to testify in a closed hearing over the panel’s investigation into possible Russian interference in our presidential election.

The committee included former acting Attorney General Sally Yates who President Donald Trump fired when she instructed Department of Justice “lawyers...

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Gunman Kills Two at Russian Intelligence Agency Office

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 21, 2017 at 12:00pm 4/21/2017 at 12:00pm
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A gunman killed two people at the Russian FSB intelligence office in the Far East. From Fox News:

The FSB, the main successor to the KGB, said in a statement that the man passed by metal detectors, entered the reception area of its office in the regional capital of Khabarovsk and...

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Russia Objects UN Statement That Condemns North Korea

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 4:30pm 4/20/2017 at 4:30pm

Last week I blogged about how Kremlin TV declared President Donald Trump is more dangerous than North Korea. Well, on Wednesday, Russia showed more support for North Korea, but this time at the UN while China supported the statement. CBS News reported:

“Russia is slowing this down, and it is not clear...

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Kremlin TV Declares Trump More Dangerous Than North Korea

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 17, 2017 at 6:00pm 4/17/2017 at 6:00pm
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As tension rise between America and North Korea, it appears that Russian state TV has decided to side with dictator Kim Jong Un. According to Bloomberg, the Kremlin’s top TV guy Dmitry Kiselyov made this proclamation after calling President Donald Trump “just the kind of leader the world needed” a few...

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Chechens Reveal Beatings, Electric Shocks During Anti-Gay Campaign

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 6:30pm 4/15/2017 at 6:30pm
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Earlier this month, Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta reported that at least 100 gay men disappeared in Chechnya due to “their non-traditional sexual orientation, or suspicion of such.”

Chechnya and Russia immediately denied these claims, but outlets have started to reach out to those who had been detained, thus giving support to the...

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Tillerson Meets With Lavrov & Putin, Media Loses Its Mind

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 2:30pm 4/12/2017 at 2:30pm
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The best part of President Donald Trump’s presidency? The way it makes the media go crazy. This time the media has gone insane because Secretary of State Rex Tillerson dropped his press pool for an unscheduled meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on his trip to Moscow.

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Tomahawk Missile Strike on Syria Damage Assessment

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 7, 2017 at 2:30pm 4/7/2017 at 2:30pm
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On Thursday night, President Donald Trump ordered an airstrike against Syria near an airfield where President Bashar al-Assad’s regime allegedly launched a chemical attack that killed over 60 people.

The U.S. military attacked the Shayrat air base near Homs with 59 Tomahawk missiles from the Mediterranean Sea, which caused immense damage “to...

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In surprise move, Russia states that “West Jerusalem” is Israel’s Capital

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 12:11pm 4/6/2017 at 12:11pm

The United States does not recognize any part of Jerusalem as being Israel’s capital.

But Russia now does, though whether it’s a formal recognition or just a statement of policy remains unclear..

The Jerusalem Post reports, Moscow Surprisingly Says West Jerusalem Is Israel’s Capital:

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Russian Officials Identify Suicide Bomber Who Killed 14 on Subway

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 2:30pm 4/4/2017 at 2:30pm
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Yesterday, an explosion on a subway train in St. Petersburg, Russia, killed 14 people and hospitalized 49 more.

Russian officials today have identified the suicide bomber as Akbarjon Jalilov, 22, from Kyrgyzstan using “genetic traces” left on a bomb that authorities defused at another subway station.

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Explosion at Russian Train Station Kills at Least Ten

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 3, 2017 at 8:30am 4/3/2017 at 8:30am
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Sources now say that only one explosion occurred between two stations at a St. Petersburg, Russia, underground train station. Ten people have died:

“There was one blast in one site in between (stations) as the train arrived at the Technology Institute station from Sennaya (Ploshchad) station,” the source told Reuters.

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Russian Poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko dies: “Today, I am as old. As the entire Jewish People itself”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 6:30pm 4/1/2017 at 6:30pm
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Russian Poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko has died at age 84. He was resident at the University of Tulsa, and died in a hospital in Oklahoma City.

I think it’s hard for Americans to understand the celebrated role that poets occupy in Russian history, including the dissident movement that began to develop in the...

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Senate Intelligence Committee Won’t Accept Flynn’s Immunity Offer Right Now

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 31, 2017 at 5:30pm 3/31/2017 at 5:30pm

On Thursday, President Donald Trump’s former national security advisor Michael Flynn offered his testimony over possible Russian ties to Trump’s campaign in exchange for immunity.

The Senate Intelligence Committee has reportedly stated that the members will not accept his off “at this time.”

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Scarborough: MSM Ignoring Unmasking Of Trump Aides by Obama Admin

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 31, 2017 at 10:00am 3/31/2017 at 10:00am

On today’s Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough argued that the MSM is failing to cover the story of the Obama admin “unmasking”and leaking the names of Trump campaign people caught up in the intercepts of Russians.

According to Scarborough, 95% of the story is the attempt by the Russians to influence the election....

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Senate Russia Hearing: Hackers Targeted Rubio, Tried to Foment Angst Against Paul Ryan

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 6:45pm 3/30/2017 at 6:45pm

The Senate Intelligence Committee held its first hearing on possible Russian interference during the 2016 presidential election and its “information warfare.”

It was revealed that hackers targeted Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) during his presidential campaign:

“Former members of my presidential campaign team who had access to the internal information of my presidential campaign were...

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CrowdStrike Revises Russian Hack Into Ukrainian Artillery

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 10:00am 3/29/2017 at 10:00am

Cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike recently revised a report from December that insisted that the group “Fancy Bear,” which has ties to Russian intelligence, used malware to hack into Ukrainian artillery. In the same report, the firm said “Fancy Bear” used the same malware to “hack” into the American election.

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