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|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
|Putin replaces children’s rights ombudsman|
Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed the head of the association for the protection of family, Anna Kuznetsova, as his plenipotentiary for children’s rights, replacing lawyer Pavel Astakhov. Read Full Article at RT.com
130 points by Russia Today | Russia Rights Moscow Kremlin Penza Oblast President Penza Dmitry Medvedev Vladimir Putin
|Republicans Lawrence, Flanagan spar in 2nd Congressional District debate|
The two Republican candidates vying to take on U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster in New Hampshire’s 2nd Congressional District made one thing very clear from the beginning to the end of – and even after – their debate Thursday in Manchester: District 2 needs a Republican in Washington.State Rep. Jack Flanagan...
4 points by Concord Monitor | Vladimir Putin United States President of the United States George W. Bush Dmitry Medvedev Barack Obama Donald Trump President of Russia
|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
|’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
|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
|Russia-US deal on Syrian reconciliation ‘not yet finalized,’ talks to continue – Kremlin|
Russia-US talks on Syrian reconciliation have not continued yet, as the agreement is “not finalized,” the Kremlin spokesman said, dismissing a Washington Post report on the White House’s “final proposal” to Moscow as “not fully relevant.” Read Full Article at RT.com
65 points by Russia Today | Vladimir Putin Russia George W. Bush President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev Sergey Lavrov Barack Obama Moscow
|Russia's Putin offers support to new Uzbekistan leadership|
ALMATY (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin pledged his support to the man emerging as the likely next leader of Uzbekistan on Tuesday, during a visit that put a stamp on Moscow's claim to be the ex-Soviet republic's closest ally.
49 points by Reuters | Uzbekistan Central Asia Russia Tashkent Afghanistan Reuters Dmitry Medvedev Thomson Reuters
|Donald Trump's answer on Russia and Vladimir Putin at the Commander in Chief Forum was bananas|
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
|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
|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
|French elections: Hollande rejects claim he orchestrated media leaks to derail Fillon’s campaign|
French President Francois Hollande has rebuked accusations by conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon, who accused him of ordering leaks of compromising materials about Fillon’s wife getting a “fictitious” job as a parliamentary aide. Read Full Article at RT.com
-1 points by Russia Today | Vladimir Putin President of the United States Nicolas Sarkozy National Front Dmitry Medvedev President Allegation 1954 births
|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
|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
|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
|‘Did you hack Pentagon, FBI or CIA?’ Arrested Russian programmer kept clueless about charges|
A Russian programmer who was taken into custody at the behest of US authorities in Spain last month has told RT he still hasn’t been told of the exact nature of his alleged crimes, while his wife claims his detention is “almost certainly politically-motivated.” Read Full Article at RT.com
280 points by Russia Today | Russia Vladimir Putin Arrest Human rights September 11 attacks Dmitry Medvedev Moscow Kremlin Organized crime
|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
|Nic Robertson: What could Trump learn from Queen?|
This week, Queen Elizabeth II quietly slipped past another extraordinary milestone of her reign. Without fanfare, she celebrated her Sapphire Jubilee: 65 years on the throne.
3638 points by CNN | President of the United States George W. Bush Vladimir Putin Russia Boris Yeltsin Franklin D. Roosevelt Dmitry Medvedev Prime Minister of Russia
|Putin floats a summit with Trump in Slovenia, the first lady's birthplace|
Russian leader says a meeting could help repair ties that have deteriorated over the last 5 years.
72 points by USA Today | George W. Bush Vladimir Putin Moscow Russia Dmitry Medvedev Slovenia President of the United States President of Russia
|Hypocrisy isn’t the problem. Nihilism is|
With every change of administration come charges of hypocrisy. Those who governed by executive order suddenly learn the dangers of unilateral presidential power, and those who thought executive orders were an impeachable violation of the separation of powers start using them without missing a step....
3861 points by Los Angeles Times | Vladimir Putin Sociology Political philosophy President of the United States Political science Dmitry Medvedev Boris Yeltsin President
|Vladimir Putin signs law decriminalizing domestic violence|
The new law makes the first offense of violence against “close persons” such as relatives or children an administrative offense.
4192 points by Daily News | Vladimir Putin Prime Minister of Russia Domestic violence Boris Yeltsin Russia Crime Husband Dmitry Medvedev
|Bill O'Reilly spars with Russia over 'Putin's a killer' comment: May apologize 'around 2023'|
Fox News host Bill O'Reilly balked at Moscow on Monday after the Kremlin insisted he apologize for calling Russian President Vladimir Putin a "killer" during a recent White House interview. "The Putin administration in Moscow is demanding that I, your humble correspondent, apologize for saying Old Vlad is a killer," ...
135 points by The Washington Times | Vladimir Putin Russia Moscow President of Russia Boris Yeltsin Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev Moscow Kremlin
|Donald Trump: I don't know Putin, have no deals in Russia, and 'the haters are going crazy'|
President Trump said Tuesday that "the haters are going crazy" even though he doesn't know Russian President Vladimir Putin and has no deals in Russia, while the Obama administration's nuclear deal with Iran happened with "no problem." "I don't know Putin, have no deals in Russia, and the haters are ...
588 points by The Washington Times | Vladimir Putin Russia Boris Yeltsin George W. Bush Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev United States President of Russia
|Kremlin wants apology from Fox News after Bill O'Reilly calls Putin a 'killer'|
The Kremlin says it would like an apology from Fox News after an interview between President Donald Trump and Bill O'Reilly, in which the Fox host described Russian President Vladimir Putin as a "killer." "We consider such words by the Fox News company correspondent to be unacceptable and insulting,"...
223 points by Chicago Tribune | Vladimir Putin Russia President of Russia Moscow Dmitry Medvedev Fox News Channel The O'Reilly Factor Moscow Kremlin
|Bill O'Reilly vs. Russia: Putin will have to wait for apology|
12428 points by CNN | Vladimir Putin Fox News Channel The O'Reilly Factor President of the United States Dmitry Medvedev President of Russia Hannity Russia
|Bill O’Reilly Responds to Vladimir Putin’s Apology Demand: ‘I’m Working on That’|
Bill O’Reilly’s going to get right on that apology to Vladimir Putin. The Fox News host responded Monday on “The O’Reilly Factor” to a demand from a Russian government official that O’Reilly apologize for calling Russia’s President Putin “a killer” during an interview with President Donald Trump. “Apparently the Putin administration in Moscow demanding that... Read more »
701 points by Variety | Russia Vladimir Putin Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev President of Russia Viktor Zubkov United Russia Boris Yeltsin
|Eastern Ukraine city in crosshairs of renewed fighting|
A 'forgotten war' has ravaged the area for nearly three years of on-and-off shelling.
310 points by USA Today | Vladimir Putin Ukraine Russia Military Belarus Ukrainians Kiev Dmitry Medvedev
|Kremlin Demands Apology From Fox News After Bill O’Reilly Calls Vladimir Putin ‘A Killer’|
The Kremlin wants an apology from Fox News. Vladimir Putin’s press secretary has demanded an apology from the cable news network after Bill O’Reilly called the Russian president “a killer” during an interview with President Donald Trump that aired before Sunday’s Super Bowl. “We believe that such a statement by the Fox News host was insulting... Read more »
1014 points by Variety | Russia Vladimir Putin President of Russia News agency Dmitry Medvedev Moscow Fox Broadcasting Company RIA Novosti
|Kremlin demands Fox News apology for O’Reilly's Putin comments|
Bill O’Reilly hurt Vladimir Putin’s feelings.
2254 points by Daily News | Bashar al-Assad Russia Vladimir Putin MSNBC Dmitry Medvedev President of Russia Moscow Syria
|Russia produced $4bn worth of food since banning Western imports|
The introduction of a limited Western food embargo three years ago has increased domestic production, said the deputy head of the Russian Agriculture Ministry Yevgeny Gromyko. Read Full Article at RT.com
10667 points by Russia Today | Vladimir Putin Russia Dmitry Medvedev President of Russia International trade Boris Yeltsin Belarus Gazprom
|Kremlin wants an apology for Bill O’Reilly’s ‘killer’ comments|
The Kremlin said on Monday it wanted an apology from Fox News over what it said were “unacceptable” comments one of the channel’s presenters made about Russian President Vladimir Putin in an interview with U.S. counterpart Donald Trump. Fox News host Bill O’Reilly described Putin as “a killer” in the interview with Trump as he...
158 points by New York Post | Vladimir Putin Russia United States Alexander Litvinenko Moscow President of Russia President of the United States Dmitry Medvedev
|Russia wants apology after Fox’s O’Reilly calls Putin ‘a killer’|
The Kremlin is indignant over the comments by Bill O’Reilly of Fox News, who called Russian President Vladimir Putin a “killer” in an interview with President Donald Trump.
6 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Vladimir Putin President of Russia Russia Moscow Moscow Kremlin Dmitry Medvedev Boris Yeltsin Prime Minister of Russia
|Trump's first 100 days: After a big weekend for the entry ban, here’s what’s next|
President Trump is tweeting, lawsuits are multiplying, and escalation to the Supreme Court seems imminent.
104 points by The Washington Post | Vladimir Putin United States Senate President of the United States Mitch McConnell Voting George W. Bush Party leaders of the United States Senate Dmitry Medvedev
|Is Pamela Anderson dating Julian Assange?|
The Canadian-born blonde has visited Assange four times in the past three months at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London.
907 points by New York Post | Russia Moscow Vladimir Putin Sergei Ivanov President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev Anatoliy Serdyukov Viktor Zubkov
|‘You think our country is so innocent?’ – Trump asks after O’Reilly calls Putin ‘a killer’|
The US is not as innocent as it may seem, according to President Donald Trump. When Fox News host Bill O’Reilly called Vladimir Putin “a killer,” Trump responded: “We’ve got a lot of killers.” Read Full Article at RT.com
17660 points by Russia Today | Vladimir Putin Russia President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev Boris Yeltsin Prime Minister of Russia Moscow Kremlin Viktor Zubkov
|‘Not a single tank’? Kiev rep draws own picture of E. Ukraine town despite OSCE, BBC evidence|
A Ukrainian official has denied that Kiev has tanks in the eastern Ukrainian community of Avdeevka as the OSCE claims the opposite and a BBC reporter provides video of the hardware there. Read Full Article at RT.com
1123 points by Russia Today | Vladimir Putin Ukraine Kiev Belarus Russia RIA Novosti Dmitry Medvedev Army
|Foreign agent: Leading Russian independent pollster Levada Center loses court bid |
A district court in Moscow has rejected a lawsuit by NGO the Levada Center, which had sought to cancel its inclusion in the register of ‘foreign agents’ – groups engaged in politics that receive sponsorship from foreign organizations and individuals. Read Full Article at RT.com
17 points by Russia Today | Vladimir Putin Levada Center Law Opinion poll Russia Dmitry Medvedev Boris Yeltsin United Russia
|Minister's arrest doesn’t mean U-turn in Russian economic policy – Kremlin|
The arrest of Russia's Economy Minister Aleksey Ulyukayev will not affect the country’s development plans, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Thursday. Read Full Article at RT.com
15 points by Russia Today | Vladimir Putin Dmitry Medvedev Gazprom Russia Viktor Zubkov Sergei Ivanov United Russia Russian presidential election 2008
|Putin withdraws Russia from the International Criminal Court|
Russia on Wednesday withdrew support for the International Criminal Court, a largely symbolic but defiant gesture rendered more highly charged by uncertainty over President-elect Donald Trump’s stance toward Moscow.
-1 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Bashar al-Assad Vladimir Putin International Criminal Court Syria Russia Dmitry Medvedev United Nations United Nations Security Council
|Patch Adams on Trump, Putin and why he loves Russia|
The comedian, activist and political radical is on a clown tour of Russia.
-1 points by Arizona Republic | Vladimir Putin Russia Democracy Boris Yeltsin President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev United States President of the United States
|US curious why Israeli minister gave $50K dual-usage drone to Russia despite sanctions – report|
Washington is asking Israel to explain why its agriculture minister gave a drone to Russia’s prime minister that may contain sensitive US technology and information – and apparently wasn’t his to give away in the first place, Haaretz reported. Read Full Article at RT.com
940 points by Russia Today | Israel Defense Forces Defense Minister of Israel Ariel Sharon Remote control Russia Dmitry Medvedev Unmanned aerial vehicle Unmanned vehicles
|FSB mulls total real-time decoding of Russian web traffic - report|
Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) intends to implement a technical system that would allow decoding all Russian internet traffic in real time and scanning it for keywords indicating potential threats, a popular business daily reports. Read Full Article at RT.com
116 points by Russia Today | Vladimir Putin National security Security United Russia Dmitry Medvedev Boris Yeltsin Boris Berezovsky Russia
|Clinton: Putin, Trump have a 'bromance'|
Hillary Clinton described Donald Trump's relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin as a "bromance" during an interview on NBC's "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon."
62 points by CNN | Vladimir Putin Boris Yeltsin George W. Bush Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev Donald Trump Hillary Rodham Clinton President of Russia