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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
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
Ukraine: Russian agent killed Kremlin critic Voronenkov
MOSCOW — A Ukrainian official said Friday that the killer of renegade Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov, who was gunned down in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev, was a Russian agent, a claim quickly rejected by the Kremlin.
-1 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Vladimir Putin Russia Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych Moscow Yulia Tymoshenko Crimea Moscow Kremlin
Priebus says Flynn did nothing wrong in talks with Russia
Priebus also denied allegations that the Trump team had cultivated cozy ties with Moscow.
146 points by Daily News | Moscow CBS President of the United States Russia Moscow Kremlin Barack Obama United States Kremlin
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
Kremlin: Don’t believe media reports about contact with Trump campaign
The Kremlin on Wednesday denied claims that Russian intelligence officers were in contact with members of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, calling the allegations “absolutely groundless.” “Let us not believe in what media say, for nowadays it is very difficult to tell actual news from fake ones,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, according to the Russia...
1381 points by New York Post | Russia Diplomacy Donald Trump Moscow Kremlin Political campaign Diplomatic mission Moscow Kremlin
‘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
Amazing snow sculptures straight from Russian prison (PHOTOS)
They may be in jail, but none shall bar their creativity. Inmates incarcerated in Russia’s prisons have created stunning snow sculptures as part of an annual competition. Read Full Article at RT.com
54 points by Russia Today | Russia Moscow Ivan III of Russia Moscow Kremlin French invasion of Russia Siberia Ice sculpture Vehicle
Russian airstrike which killed Turkish troops in Syria followed Ankara data – Kremlin
The Russian Air Force strike which killed Turkish soldiers in Syria was guided by positioning data provided by Turkey, and there should not have been any Turkish troops in the area, the Kremlin spokesman has said. Read Full Article at RT.com
974 points by Russia Today | Russia Turkey Moscow Moscow Kremlin Ottoman Empire Staff Red Square Turkish Armed Forces
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
Kremlin to check if Fox News host who called Putin ‘killer’ apologizes by 2023
The remarks of Fox News host Bill O’Reilly who called Vladimir Putin “a killer” have put the news channel in an awkward situation, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, adding that Russia is very patient and can wait till 2023 for an apology. Read Full Article at RT.com
1242 points by Russia Today | Vladimir Putin Russia Moscow George W. Bush President of Russia Moscow Kremlin Fox Broadcasting Company Fox News
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
Kremlin says it disagrees with Trump's assessment of Iran
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin said on Monday it did not agree with U.S. President Donald Trump's assessment of Iran as "the number one terrorist state" and wanted to deepen what it described as already good ties with Tehran.
3377 points by Reuters | Russia Reuters News agency Thomson Reuters United States Moscow Kremlin Moscow News
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
Russia Open to Pragmatic Relationship With U.S.
Differences between Russia and the U.S. over Iran and other international issues shouldn't harm efforts to improve relations between the two countries, the Kremlin said.
341 points by The Wall Street Journal | Russia Moscow Kremlin Moscow Red Square Time of Troubles Saint Basil's Cathedral Russian ruble President of Russia
‘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
Russian activist suffers symptoms of poisoning for 2nd time in 2 years
Vladimir Kara-Murza fell ill while in Moscow to honor opposition figure Boris Nemtsov who was assassinated in 2015.       
12039 points by USA Today | Russia Vladimir Putin Moscow Boris Nemtsov Boris Yeltsin President of Russia Moscow Kremlin Sochi
Russian activist felled in 2015 by suspected poisoning hospitalized with similar symptoms
Vladimir Kara-Murza fell ill while in Moscow to honor opposition figure Boris Nemtsov who was assassinated in 2015.       
12039 points by USA Today | Russia Vladimir Putin Moscow Boris Nemtsov Boris Yeltsin President of Russia Moscow Kremlin Sochi
US eases some restrictions on dealing with Russian Intel, but says 'no shift of policy'
The US is partially easing restrictions on the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) imposed under the previous US administration over Moscow’s alleged meddling in American elections, but notes it does not represent a shift in its policy. Read Full Article at RT.com
158 points by Russia Today | Vladimir Putin Russia Moscow Moscow Kremlin Saint Petersburg Boris Yeltsin Beslan school hostage crisis Washington D.C.
LinkedIn reviews options to stay in Russia, insists it complies with local law
LinkedIn, the business and networking social media site, said it is reviewing options to stay in Russia and is ready to discuss all conditions with the Russia’s communications regulator Roskomnadzor. Read Full Article at RT.com
15 points by Russia Today | Vladimir Putin Russia Moscow Boris Yeltsin Moscow Kremlin Prime Minister of Russia Law Sochi
Putin & Trump discussed post-inauguration meeting, but no date set – Kremlin
Russia's President Vladimir Putin has discussed a future meeting with the US President-elect Donald Trump, but no exact date was appointed, the Kremlin said, rebutting media reports the two are already set for a tête-à-tête in January. Read Full Article at RT.com
1723 points by Russia Today | Russia President of Russia Moscow Kremlin United States Abraham Lincoln President of the United States George W. Bush Democratic Party
Moscow to launch drills to prevent extremists & drones from breaking into Kremlin
Russia’s Federal Protection Service (FPS) is to kick off large-scale exercises aimed at working on tactics of dealing with illegal break-ins into government buildings in Moscow’s Kremlin, including those that may be carried out by drones. Read Full Article at RT.com
886 points by Russia Today | Vladimir Putin Russia Moscow Moscow Kremlin Red Square President of Russia Security Prevention
US intel head suggests Russia behind DNC hacks, says Moscow tried to affect elections in past
The US director of national intelligence has suggested Russia is behind the recent hack that saw Democratic National Committee (DNC) records dumped online. The leak undermined the Democrats’ reputation ahead of November’s presidential election. Read Full Article at RT.com
772 points by Russia Today | Vladimir Putin Russia Federal Bureau of Investigation Debbie Wasserman Schultz Boris Yeltsin Moscow .hack Moscow Kremlin
Kremlin warns of retaliation after US expands sanctions list
The US move to expand its sanctions list to target Russian companies is not in line with proposed cooperation in sensitive areas, which the leaders of the two nations discussed at the G20 summit in China, the Kremlin said, warning of possible retaliation. Read Full Article at RT.com
1158 points by Russia Today | Vladimir Putin Russia Moscow Ukraine President of Russia Belarus Boris Yeltsin Moscow Kremlin