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On Russia-backed TV network, Donald Trump doubts Russian influence
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump told a Russia-funded television network that "it's probably unlikely" that Russia is trying to influence the U.S. election.
1 points by The Denver Post | Vladimir Putin Russia George W. Bush Alexander Litvinenko United States Boris Yeltsin Prime Minister of Russia Beslan school hostage crisis
Why it's weirdly fitting that a Donald Trump interview aired on RT
Trump keeps stumbling into being helpful to Vladimir Putin.
373 points by The Washington Post | Vladimir Putin Russia Prime Minister of Russia George W. Bush President of Russia Boris Yeltsin Moscow Moscow Kremlin
Texas Take: September 9, 2016
Texas Take for Friday, Sept. 9, 2016
-1 points by The Houston Chronicle | Vladimir Putin Donald Trump Hillary Rodham Clinton Columbine High School massacre George W. Bush Bill Clinton Boris Yeltsin Ivana Trump
Trump campaign: Comments on Putin are an indication that we'll 'work with people'
Donald Trump's campaign manager on Friday qualified Mr. Trump's recently praises of Russian President Vladimir Putin by saying the GOP presidential nominee is demonstrating a willingness to work with others and that Mr. Trump doesn't agree with Russia's political system. "He's not praising him so much as saying that we'll ...
10 points by The Washington Times | Vladimir Putin Russia George W. Bush Boris Yeltsin Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev Hillary Rodham Clinton President of Russia
Donald Trump defends Putin - on Russian TV
Campaign 2016 updates: With Trump's resilience, Clinton can't afford to coast Sept. 9, 2016, 5:14 a.m. After his stop in Washington, D.C., Donald Trump heads to Florida on Friday. Hillary Clinton can't coast in this election against Donald Trump's resilienceTrump plans another visit to Capitol...
8034 points by Los Angeles Times | Vladimir Putin Russia George W. Bush President of Russia Boris Yeltsin Moscow Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev
Donald Trump: I'd rather face Hillary Clinton alone on the debate stage
Donald Trump says he'd prefer to face Hillary Clinton one-on-one in the upcoming presidential debate. "No, I'd rather [it] be Hillary and myself because we're the only two with a chance of winning," Mr. Trump told RT's Larry King when asked about the debate lineup. Libertarian Party presidential nominee Gary ...
15 points by The Washington Times | Vladimir Putin Donald Trump Boris Yeltsin George W. Bush Ivana Trump Fred Trump Dmitry Medvedev Hillary Rodham Clinton
On Russia-backed TV network, Trump doubts Russian influence
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump told a Russia-funded television network that "it's probably unlikely" that Russia is trying to influence the U.S. election ...
2 points by Las Vegas Sun | Vladimir Putin Russia George W. Bush Alexander Litvinenko Boris Yeltsin United States Prime Minister of Russia Beslan school hostage crisis
Airstrike kills top Nusra commander outside Aleppo, as Syrian Army retakes new neighborhood
Senior Al-Nusra Front commander, known under the alias Abu Omar Saraqeb, was reportedly killed in a targeted airstrike on the village of Kafr Naha, 15 km north of Aleppo. In the city, Syrian government forces regained control over Ramousah district. Read Full Article at RT.com
660 points by Russia Today | Vladimir Putin Russia Syria Dmitry Medvedev Military Damascus Boris Yeltsin Military of Syria
‘Loss of reputation’: Lawmaker hints at Clinton ‘phobia’ after Russian threat statements
State Duma MP Irina Yarovaya said that Hillary Clinton’s latest allegations that Russia could somehow interfere with US presidential polls could be a publicity stunt or a real phobia, but either way, they severely damage her reputation as a politician. Read Full Article at RT.com
407 points by Russia Today | Vladimir Putin Democratic National Committee George W. Bush Democratic Party President of the United States Debbie Wasserman Schultz Boris Yeltsin Election
Not Smiling Enough? Hillary Clinton Says She Will Stay Serious on Vital Issues
After a top Republican accused Mrs. Clinton of insufficient smiling at a national security forum, she suggested that it was a subject about women in politics that should be pondered.
9820 points by The New York Times | Vladimir Putin George W. Bush Hillary Rodham Clinton Barack Obama Boris Yeltsin Bill Clinton Democratic Party United Russia
Paul Ryan's Russia position is closer to Hillary Clinton's than Donald Trump's
Donald Trump can't help but praise Vladimir Putin. Paul Ryan can't help but disagree with Trump.
40 points by The Washington Post | George W. Bush Russia Donald Trump United States presidential election 2008 Hillary Rodham Clinton Boris Yeltsin President of the United States Vladimir Putin
Paul Ryan is tired of Trump questions
“I’m not going to sit up here and do the tit-for-tat on what Donald said last night."       
-1 points by USA Today | Vladimir Putin President of the United States Russia George W. Bush United States Donald Trump Democratic Party Boris Yeltsin
Hillary Clinton Rips Donald Trump for Lauding Vladimir Putin
Mrs. Clinton asked, “What would Ronald Reagan say about a Republican nominee who attacks American generals and heaps praise on Russia’s president?”
16975 points by The New York Times | George W. Bush United States Barack Obama Democratic Party President of the United States Vladimir Putin Bill Clinton Boris Yeltsin
’Scary’ Trump & friendly media: Clinton’s first press event
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton held her first press conference in 278 days, blasting her Republican rival Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, while taking friendly questions from the assembled reporters. Read Full Article at RT.com
374 points by Russia Today | Vladimir Putin George W. Bush Boris Yeltsin Public relations NBC News MSNBC Today Dmitry Medvedev
Clinton fires back at criticism she was too ‘angry’ during forum
A grinning Hillary Clinton fired back at Republicans Thursday after she was criticized for not smiling enough during a televised forum the night before. The Democrat was reacting to Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus, who tweeted: [email protected] was angry + defensive the entire time – no smile and uncomfortable – upset that she was...
19 points by New York Post | George W. Bush Republican National Committee Barack Obama Democratic Party George H. W. Bush John McCain Hillary Rodham Clinton Boris Yeltsin
Clinton to convene experts on fighting terror, vows to bring ISIS leader ‘to justice’
Clinton said Trump 'failed again' as a possible commander in chief in a forum Wednesday night.
21 points by The Washington Post | George W. Bush President of the United States Vladimir Putin Osama bin Laden Bill Clinton Boris Yeltsin President of Russia United States
The lesson of Vladimir Putin's popularity isn't the one Donald Trump seems to be taking
Putin is popular in part because he crushes dissent -- which Trump doesn't shy away from endorsing.
173 points by The Washington Post | Vladimir Putin Boris Yeltsin Mass media Prime Minister of Russia Russia Dmitry Medvedev President of Russia Journalism
Donald Trump's answer on Russia and Vladimir Putin at the Commander in Chief Forum was bananas
B-A-N-A-N-A-S
1674 points by The Washington Post | George W. Bush President of the United States Vladimir Putin Barack Obama Republican Party Boris Yeltsin Dmitry Medvedev Prime Minister of Russia
UK spies murdered runaway tycoon Berezovsky over Prince Philip ‘porn pics’ - Russian intel expert
Russian business tycoon Boris Berezovsky was assassinated by British spies after threatening to hand over scandalous photos of Prince Philip to Moscow, a Russian intelligence expert and author has said. Read Full Article at RT.com
137 points by Russia Today | Vladimir Putin United Kingdom Boris Yeltsin Espionage Russia Alexander Litvinenko Soviet Union Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh
7 things to know now: Trump, Clinton at forum; 9/11 flag; Lochte suspended

-1 points by Atlanta Journal Constitution | World Trade Center Barack Obama Vladimir Putin Hillary Rodham Clinton Fighter aircraft Democratic Party Boris Yeltsin Russia
Punchlines: Obama's G-20 summit trip didn't go off without a hitch
The late-night comics on the president's trip to China for the G-20 summit.         
9 points by Arizona Republic | Vladimir Putin George W. Bush President of the United States Barack Obama Democratic Party G8 Illinois Boris Yeltsin
Trump, Putin or Duterte: Who said it?
It's been a good year for blunt, fiercely macho leadership around the world.
9325 points by CNN | Vladimir Putin President of the United States Boris Yeltsin George W. Bush Russia Prime Minister of Russia White House Dmitry Medvedev
Putin meets Le Pen, denies French election interference
Russian President Vladimir Putin made his preferences in the French presidential election clear Friday by hosting far-right candidate Marine Le Pen at the Kremlin, but analysts are skeptical about Russia’s ability to sway the outcome of the vote.Embracing Le Pen is part of Russia’s efforts to reach...
-1 points by Concord Monitor | Vladimir Putin Russia Boris Yeltsin Jean-Marie Le Pen Moscow United States President of the United States National Front
Le Pen Calls For Anti-Terrorism Intelligence Sharing With Moscow
French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen told Russian President Vladimir Putin during a trip to Moscow their two countries should exchange intelligence in the fight against terror, days after four people were killed in an attack in London.
-1 points by The Wall Street Journal | Vladimir Putin Russia Boris Yeltsin Prime Minister of Russia George W. Bush President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev President of the United States
Killing of Putin critic: Ukraine seeks clues
Ukrainian authorities searched for leads Friday in the killing of a Kremlin critic, shot dead the day before outside a hotel in broad daylight, an act Ukraine's President labeled a "Russian state terrorist act."
113 points by CNN | Russia Vladimir Putin Viktor Yanukovych Boris Yeltsin Ukraine Crimea Viktor Yushchenko Yulia Tymoshenko
‘No reason for Cold War, both Russia & US are great powers’ – Le Pen (RT EXCLUSIVE)
There is no good reason for France to engage in a Cold War-style policy against Russia, National Front leader Marine Le Pen said in an exclusive interview with RT, adding that if elected French president, she would seek balanced relations both with Russia and the US. Read Full Article at RT.com
1664 points by Russia Today | Russia NATO Donald Trump Joseph Stalin Vladimir Putin Boris Yeltsin World War II United Russia
Putin critic gunned down in Kiev had feared for his life
A former Russian member of parliament who defected to Ukraine and began sharply criticizing Russian President Vladimir Putin was gunned down Thursday in downtown Kiev in an apparent contract killing.Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called the murder of Denis Voronenkov, a former member of Russia...
-1 points by Concord Monitor | Russia Vladimir Putin Ukraine Moscow Boris Yeltsin Member of Parliament Viktor Yanukovych Prime Minister of Russia
Here's what we know about the Russian billionaire at the center of a U.S. political scandal
He is an aluminum tycoon, one of Russia’s wealthiest businessmen, and is tight with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Now Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska finds himself at the center of a heated American political scandal. Earlier this week, the Associated Press reported that Paul Manafort, President...
1 points by Los Angeles Times | Boris Yeltsin Vladimir Putin Russia Moscow Soviet Union Oleg Deripaska President of Russia Prime Minister of Russia
Is the Trump-Russia story an octopus or spaghetti?
How do you tell a plausible charge from a fevered fantasy? As allegations drip, drip about President Trump’s purported ties with Russia, most news consumers will want to keep an open mind about potential wrongdoing. But they won’t want to get lost in some eternal connect-the-dots game that never...
-1 points by Los Angeles Times | Vladimir Putin Russia Boris Yeltsin Prime Minister of Russia Election Conspiracy theory Dmitry Medvedev Alexander Litvinenko
Democracy tops list of political systems preferred by Russians
The latest poll conducted by state-run VTSIOM shows most Russian citizens currently prefer to live in a republic and strongly oppose the very idea of restoring the monarchy. Read Full Article at RT.com
-1 points by Russia Today | Russia Russian Empire Vladimir Putin Nicholas II of Russia Emperor Nicholas I of Russia Boris Yeltsin Dmitry Medvedev
Russia's banking system has SWIFT alternative ready
If the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT) is shut down in Russia, the country’s banking system will not crash, according to Central Bank Governor Elvira Nabiullina. Russia has a substitute. Read Full Article at RT.com
-1 points by Russia Today | Vladimir Putin Russia Bank Boris Yeltsin Russia–Ukraine gas disputes 2016 Beslan school hostage crisis MasterCard
Ukraine: Putin critic killing is 'Russian state terrorist attack'
A former Russian lawmaker and Kremlin critic who fled to Ukraine last year was shot dead Thursday in Ukraine's capital, and a suspect is custody, officials said.
-1 points by CNN | Alexander Litvinenko Russia Second Chechen War Vladimir Putin Boris Yeltsin Viktor Yanukovych Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko
Putin critic slain in Ukraine feared for his safety: 'It's hard to imagine we will be forgiven'
A former Russian member of parliament who defected to Ukraine and began sharply criticizing Russian President Vladimir Putin was gunned down Thursday in downtown Kiev in an apparent contract killing. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called the murder of Denis Voronenkov, a former member of...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Vladimir Putin Russia United Russia Moscow Ukraine Boris Yeltsin Member of Parliament Prime Minister of Russia
Russian activist leaves Russia for treatment after suspected poisoning
Allen ConeFeb. 19 (UPI) -- Russian activist Vladimir Kara-Murza, who fell into a coma after suspected poisoning, has left the country for further treatment, his lawyer said Sunday.
2 points by UPI | Vladimir Putin Boris Nemtsov Russia United Press International Human rights Law Boris Yeltsin Rights
Putin critic leaves hospital after 'poisoning'
A critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, who was hospitalized this month after suspected poisoning, has left the country to seek further treatment, the man's lawyer said Sunday.
25 points by CNN | Boris Nemtsov Russia Vladimir Putin Poison Hospital Boris Yeltsin Moscow Moscow theater hostage crisis
Russian biathletes sing anthem a cappella after blooper at world cup (VIDEO)
Russian athletes, who won gold at the biathlon world championships in Hochfilzen, Austria, had mixed feelings when the wrong version of the Russian anthem started playing. Taking matters into their own hands, they sang the right version a cappella. Read Full Article at RT.com
466 points by Russia Today | Vladimir Putin Russia World War II National Anthem of Russia Germany Boris Yeltsin Dmitry Medvedev Nazi Germany
Eastern Ukraine ceasefire starts Monday, Russia says
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told reporters on Saturday that a ceasefire will go into effect for eastern Ukraine on Monday.
85 points by CNN | Vladimir Putin Russia Belarus Boris Yeltsin Ukraine Prime Minister of Russia Ukrainians Russian language
Dear Vladimir Putin, quit 'Stalin' and use Twitter already
Take a break from trying to take over Ukraine to focus on the Twittersphere.
1 points by Daily News | Russia Second Chechen War Vladimir Putin Cold War Donald Trump Twitter Boris Yeltsin Alexander Litvinenko
Is latest Russian provocation bluster, or genuine peril?
There's a Russian spy ship off the coast of Connecticut. Crammed with eavesdropping equipment, the Viktor Leonov has loitered in these waters before, but its current visit is the latest in a string of provocations.
284 points by CNN | Vladimir Putin Russia NATO Boris Yeltsin Nuclear weapon Moscow President of Russia Ukraine
Russian foreign minister meets with Tillerson, denies interfering
BONN, Germany (Reuters) - Russia does not interfere in other countries' interior affairs, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday at the start of his first meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
-2 points by Reuters | Vladimir Putin ExxonMobil Reuters Russia Thomson Reuters Boris Yeltsin Mobil Prime Minister of Russia
Panama Papers: Men at the center of scandal arrested
The two founders of the law firm at the center of 2016's explosive Panama Papers scandal are claiming innocence after they were arrested.
137 points by CNN | Vladimir Putin Boris Yeltsin Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev Money laundering Corruption President of Russia Presidential system
Russia: The problem Trump can't escape
The first month of a US presidency is usually one of optimism -- a fresh face with a clean slate appoints a cabinet and maps out a vision for the next four years.
4213 points by CNN | Russia Vladimir Putin Ukraine Moscow United States Black Sea Moscow Kremlin Boris Yeltsin
Russia defiant: 'We're not returning our territory' to Ukraine
Russia's Foreign Ministry has indicated that it intends to keep Crimea and not return it to Ukraine because it considers it to be part of Russia.
6948 points by CNN | Russia Vladimir Putin United States World War II United Nations Security Council Ukraine Boris Yeltsin Soviet Union
Russia accuses U.S. of `paranoia' over ties after Flynn's ouster
Russian lawmakers reacted with dismay and anger to U.S. National Security Adviser Michael Flynn’s resignation, calling it a sign that Donald Trump’s White House is driven by the same “paranoia” toward the Kremlin as previous presidencies.
-2 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Russia Vladimir Putin Moscow Boris Yeltsin Federation Council of Russia United Russia Prime Minister of Russia President of the United States
Real target? What resignation means for Russia
The abrupt resignation of Michael Flynn, US President Donald Trump's national security adviser, has sent shockwaves through American politics.
845 points by CNN | Vladimir Putin Russia United States NATO Ukraine Boris Yeltsin Nuclear weapon 2014 Winter Olympics
Russia denies targeting French presidential contender
Party chief of frontrunner Emmanuel Macron accuses Russia of targeting the campaign of the centrist politician.
132 points by Al Jazeera English | Vladimir Putin Russia Dmitry Medvedev Boris Yeltsin Moscow Prime Minister of Russia President of Russia Moscow Kremlin
Michael Flynn’s resignation ‘karma’ for Clinton accusations, says Twitter
General Michael Flynn’s resignation as national security advisor has sparked heated reaction online, where many see it as “karma” for harshly criticizing Hillary Clinton. Read Full Article at RT.com
94 points by Russia Today | George W. Bush Vladimir Putin President of the United States Russia Boris Yeltsin United States National Security Council Dmitry Medvedev Hillary Rodham Clinton
Gen. Michael Flynn resigns as National Security Advisor over contacts with Russia
National Security Advisor to President Donald Trump, Michael Flynn, has resigned, following a scandal over a conversation with a Russian ambassador. Read Full Article at RT.com
3747 points by Russia Today | Vladimir Putin Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev George W. Bush Boris Yeltsin President of the United States United States National Security Council Moscow
'SNL': Baldwin's Trump heads to court
President Donald Trump said "see you in court" -- and "Saturday Night Live" obliged.
18087 points by CNN | Vladimir Putin White House Press Secretary Saturday Night Live Dmitry Medvedev Boris Yeltsin Prime Minister of Russia President of the United States Alec Baldwin
Berlin Film Review: ‘The Trial: The State of Russia vs Oleg Sentsov’
It has to rank as one of Donald Trump’s most shocking statements — which is really saying something. Asked by the Fox News host Bill O’Reilly how he could respect Russian President Vladimir Putin, whom O’Reilly characterized as a “killer,” Trump replied, “There are a lot of killers. Boy, you think our country’s so innocent?”... Read more »
857 points by Variety | Vladimir Putin Russia Boris Yeltsin Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev United Russia Prison Boris Berezovsky