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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
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
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
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
Is Moscow meddling in the presidential election?
Rep. Adam Schiff, top Democrat on House Intelligence Committee, calls for retaliation against Russia.         
-1 points by Arizona Republic | Vladimir Putin Democratic National Committee Russia Election Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Debbie Wasserman Schultz Prime Minister of Russia Democratic Party
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
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
Voronenkov death latest in string of harm to prominent Russians
Denis Voronenkov’s killing came only two days after Nikolai Gorokhov, the lawyer representing the family of the late Sergei Magnitsky.
-1 points by Daily News | Alexander Litvinenko KGB Vladimir Putin Russia Death Boris Nemtsov Prime Minister of Russia Second Chechen War
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
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
Putin plays down wave of governor resignations as ‘natural process’
Russian President Vladimir Putin has assured governors who have recently resigned that he will personally help them to apply their experience and skills for Russia’s benefit, and asked them to help their successors to settle in as soon as possible. Read Full Article at RT.com
3 points by Russia Today | Russia Nizhny Novgorod President of Russia Government occupations Vladimir Putin Federation Council of Russia Prime Minister of Russia President
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
Republicans used to fear Russians. Here's what they think now.
Self-described Republicans' views about the U.S.-Russia relationship are closer to views in Russia than to those of their fellow Americans.
618 points by The Washington Post | United States Vladimir Putin Russia President of the United States Democratic Party George W. Bush United States House of Representatives 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 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
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
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
‘Evidence I never worked for Russia’: Snowden on NBC report claiming he’s to be ‘gifted’ to Trump
While there may be little credibility to the latest US media report claiming Moscow will present President Donald Trump with former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, the whistleblower pointed to it as “irrefutable evidence” of his lack of any ties with Russian intelligence. Read Full Article at RT.com
1502 points by Russia Today | George W. Bush Central Intelligence Agency Michael Hayden Russia United States Prime Minister of Russia Barack Obama Director of National Intelligence
Russian activist Navalny guilty of embezzlement in retrial
Ed AdamczykFeb. 8 (UPI) -- A Russian court found opposition leader Alexei Navalny guilty Wednesday in a retrial of his embezzlement case, barring a 2018 presidential run.
1 points by UPI | Vladimir Putin United Press International Jury Russia Boris Yeltsin Prime Minister of Russia Judge Human rights
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
U.S., Russian heavyweight boxers square off in doping case
Two heavyweight boxers squared off without throwing a punch Tuesday, as an American champion accused a Russian fighter of using a performance-enhancing substance implicated in his country's larger doping scandal and the ban on tennis star Maria Sharapova.
2 points by The Denver Post | Vladimir Putin Sochi Drugs in sport Boris Yeltsin World Anti-Doping Agency Rio de Janeiro Prime Minister of Russia Russia
Americans can't let Trump go down Putin's autocratic path
For reasons still mysterious to me, President Donald Trump continues to praise and defend Russian President Vladimir Putin. In a recent interview with Bill O'Reilly on Fox, President Trump affirmed his respect for Putin. When O'Reilly challenged Trump by calling the Russian president a "killer,"...
176 points by Chicago Tribune | Vladimir Putin Russia Prime Minister of Russia Boris Yeltsin United States Barack Obama Democracy Boris Berezovsky
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
Does Trump know Putin?: A chronology.
Trump's relationship with Putin has varied with its utility.
-2 points by The Washington Post | Miss Universe Russia Prime Minister of Russia Bill Clinton Donald Trump Vladimir Putin Boris Yeltsin George W. Bush
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
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
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
Robert Kraft hopes Trump can get Super Bowl ring back from Putin
Robert Kraft is hoping his buddy in the Oval Office can help recover his allegedly stolen 2005 Super Bowl ring from Vladimir Putin.
914 points by Daily News | George W. Bush Super Bowl New England Patriots Vladimir Putin Boris Yeltsin Prime Minister of Russia Super Bowl XXXI White House
‘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
Lavrov: Undoing Obama-inflicted damage to Russia-US ties will take great effort
Serious efforts are required to overcome the severe damage done to US-Russia relations under Barack Obama, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told Austrian magazine Profil, adding that the need for dialogue, voiced by Donald Trump, gives hope for improving ties. Read Full Article at RT.com
1646 points by Russia Today | Vladimir Putin Russia United States Barack Obama George W. Bush Boris Yeltsin Prime Minister of Russia President of the United States
Tens of thousands of Russians claim free land in Far East
Over 48,000 requests have been received this week from Russian citizens responding to a state-backed program giving away a free hectare of land in the Far East. Read Full Article at RT.com
7544 points by Russia Today | Russia Vladimir Putin Moscow Boris Yeltsin Prime Minister of Russia Russian language Federal subjects of Russia President of Russia
Has Putin outplayed his rivals at home and abroad?
Former Kremlin adviser Alexander Nekrassov and former Duma member Ilya Ponomarev debate Putin and Russia.
49 points by Al Jazeera English | Russia Boris Yeltsin Nazi Germany United Russia Prime Minister of Russia Boris Gryzlov Boris Berezovsky Vladimir Putin
Is Trump's Muslim ban a gift to ISIL?
We talk to counter-terrorism expert and former FBI agent Ali Soufan, and debate Putin's role on the world stage.
1789 points by Al Jazeera English | Russia Vladimir Putin Nuclear weapon Boris Yeltsin Prime Minister of Russia United Russia Nuclear proliferation United States
Trump's UN ambassador Haley hits Russia over Crimea
The US ambassador to the United Nations offered a strong condemnation of Russia in her first appearance at the UN Security Council on Thursday, calling on Moscow to de-escalate violence in eastern Ukraine and saying that US sanctions against Moscow would remain in place until it withdraws from Crimea.
17241 points by CNN | Vladimir Putin Russia Ukraine Prime Minister of Russia President of the United States Donald Trump Boris Yeltsin Kiev
'This is the new reality': Panelists speak for Pitt cyber security institute
The precise identity and motivations of the hackers who leaked sensitive Democratic emails during last year’s presidential election may never be known. But they left fingerprints that were familiar to Andrei Soldatov, a journalist who has written about Russia’s security state for the past 20 years.
90 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Russia Hillary Rodham Clinton George W. Bush Boris Yeltsin Vladimir Putin Barack Obama Moscow Prime Minister of Russia
Haley 'condemns' Russia in first U.N. Security Council appearance
Doug G. WareFeb. 2 (UPI) -- U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley made her first appearance at the U.N. Security Council Thursday, where she condemned Russia for ongoing fighting in eastern Ukraine.
13 points by UPI | Vladimir Putin United States Russia United Nations Security Council World War II Prime Minister of Russia NATO United Press International
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
Germany calls for ‘complete ban’ on all military flights over Syria to save ceasefire
Germany’s foreign minister is calling for a temporary ban on all military aircraft flying over Syria to try and preserve the current ceasefire. Earlier US Secretary of State John Kerry demanded that only Russian and Syrian planes should be grounded. Read Full Article at RT.com
1122 points by Russia Today | Vladimir Putin Syria Russia Boris Yeltsin Foreign minister Angela Merkel Prime Minister of Russia Franz Müntefering
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
Putin & Theresa May meet for first time, hope to 'resume dialogue'
Russian President Vladimir Putin has met with the new UK Prime Minister Theresa May for the first time. The meeting came on the sidelines of the G20 summit in China. Read Full Article at RT.com
1942 points by Russia Today | Fighter aircraft 10 Downing Street Russia Tony Blair Margaret Thatcher Prime Minister of Russia United Kingdom 1998 Russian financial crisis
Mediator: Moscow Joins the Partisan Media Landscape With Familiar American Faces
The presence of the cable talk show hosts Larry King and Ed Schultz on the United States feed of Russia Today, the satellite media organization funded by the Russian government, has raised eyebrows.
10 points by The New York Times | Russia United States Vladimir Putin Donald Trump Concentration of media ownership Prime Minister of Russia Ed Schultz RT