Russian Government Arrests Thousands During Alexei Navalny Protests

Authorities in Russia have detained more than 5,000 people across 85 cities in the country on Sunday, as reported by CNN. According to the independent monitoring group OVD-Info, this is the most arrested since 2011, as the Russian government clamps down on protests demanding the release of politician Alexei Navalny, the jailed critic of Vladimir […]

Tom Cotton Claims Joe Biden Gave Vladimir Putin ‘Exactly What He Wanted’ On His First Day In Office

In an interview with Fox News on Friday, Republican Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas slammed President Joe Biden for reversing the previous administration’s policies on Russia. Biden announced that he will seek a five-year extension to the START (Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty) agreement between the United States and Russia. “This is a very bad decision,” […]

Donald Trump Is A ‘Vehicle’ For Vladimir Putin’s Plan To Destroy America, Journalist Says

On Saturday, journalist Luke Zaleski claimed Donald Trump’s accusations of election fraud and fight against the results of the 2020 election show that he is beneficial for Russian President Vladimir Putin and his purported plan to destroy America. “Trump’s willing to treat his fellow citizens like mortal enemies,” Zaleski tweeted. “He is the most divisive […]

Donald Trump Won’t Decry Russian Cyberattack Because He’s ‘Creepily Submissive’ To Vladimir Putin, Pundit Says

According to a pundit, Donald Trump failed to speak out against an alleged Russian cyberattack because he is “subservient” to Vladimir Putin — and has even shown to be unnaturally submissive to the world leader in the past. Trump has come under criticism after failing to publicly speak out after reports of a widespread digital […]

Vladimir Putin, Who Congratulated Donald Trump Hours After 2016 Win, Has Still Not Reached Out To Joe Biden

Vladimir Putin was one of the first world leaders to reach out to Donald Trump in 2016, calling to offer his congratulations within hours of the real estate mogul’s surprising win. Putin has not been so fast to reach out to president-elect Joe Biden this time around. As CBS News reported, the Russian leader has […]

Russian President Vladimir Putin Could Receive Immunity From Prosecution After Presidency

A draft bill submitted by Russian lawmakers could give Vladimir Putin immunity from criminal prosecution when he decides to step down as president. According to CNN, presidents in the country cannot be prosecuted for crimes while in office, but they can after leaving the position as the head of state. Under the new legislation, any […]

Vladimir Putin Plans To Resign Early Next Year Amid Fears He Has Parkinson’s Disease, Report Claims

Vladimir Putin is planning to step down early next year amid fears that he may be suffering from Parkinson’s disease, a new report claims. The U.K.’s Sun reported on Thursday that the Russian president has been showing possible symptoms of the progressive brain disorder, which can lead to difficulty walking and talking as it reaches […]

Poll Finds Barack Obama Is Most Admired Man In The World, Donald Trump Ranked No. 15 Behind Vladimir Putin

Barack Obama is the most admired man in the world, found a poll released this week. His presidential successor is not so highly ranked. As The Huffington Post reported, a survey from the polling firm YouGov asked respondents for the man and woman they admired most in the world. The former first couple topped the […]

Donald Trump’s 2020 Election Comments Reportedly Echoed Russian State Media

President Donald Trump’s comments earlier this week echoed claims made by Russian state media, according to a new report from The Daily Beast. During a press conference on Wednesday, Trump refused to commit to a peaceful transition of power, sending shockwaves throughout Washington. Later that day, during a meeting with Republican attorneys general, he predicted […]

Hillary Clinton Says Donald Trump ‘Models Himself After Vladimir Putin’

In an interview with MSNBC broadcast on Friday, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton slammed President Donald Trump, The Hill reported. “Donald Trump, unfortunately, models himself after Vladimir Putin,” Clinton said on Morning Joe. Clinton commented on a report released earlier this week by the Senate Intelligence Committee, suggesting that it shows members of the […]

Donald Trump’s 2007 ‘Fan Letter’ To Vladimir Putin Revealed In Senate Intelligence Report

The Senate Intelligence Committee report released on Tuesday revealed a “fan letter” that Donald Trump wrote to Vladimir Putin in 2007, Raw Story reported. “Dear President Putin,” the letter read. “Congratulations on being named Time magazine’s ‘Man of the Year’ — you definitely deserve it. As you probably have heard, I am a big fan […]

Donald Trump Wants In-Person Meeting With Vladimir Putin Before November Election, Report Claims

Donald Trump is looking to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin once more before the presidential election in November, a new report claims. The report from NBC News said that Trump has told aides that he would like to meet with Russia’s leader once more in the coming weeks. The report, citing four people familiar […]

Donald Trump Is Putin’s ‘Ideal American President,’ Says Adam Schiff

Donald Trump faced serious allegations regarding Russian interference in the United States elections from Rep. Adam Schiff, a Democrat from California. The congressman appeared on MSNBC and leveled some serious accusations at the president, and he noted that Trump is Vladimir Putin’s choice. Schiff said that the president is not attempting to deter the Russians […]

Christopher Steele Reportedly Didn’t Want His Donald Trump-Russia Dossier To Go Public

A new report from Agence France-Presse claimed that Christopher Steele, the former British intelligence officer behind the dossier that drove the investigation into alleged links between Donald Trump and Russia, did not want the document to be released to the public. As cited by Raw Story, Steele is currently being sued for defamation by tech […]

Joe Biden Says He’s Started To Receive Intelligence Briefings, Warns About Russia Interfering In Election

Joe Biden said that he has started to receive intelligence briefings, warning that Russia is still trying to interfere in the election as it reportedly did in 2016. As Bloomberg reported, Biden spoke about his briefings during a fundraiser organized by a group of corporate lawyers. In speaking to the group, Biden said that he […]

Donald Trump Has Done More To Help Roger Stone Evade Justice Than To Protect Troops From Russia, Democrat Says

Donald Trump is coming under fire for his decision to commute the prison sentence of former campaign aide Roger Stone, with one Democratic operative saying that Trump has now done more to help his friend evade justice than to protect American troops from Russia’s reported bounties. As NBC News reported, the White House on Friday […]

Susan Rice: Donald Trump ‘Picks’ Vladimir Putin ‘Over Our Troops’

In an interview broadcast on Sunday, former United States Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice said that President Donald Trump “picks” his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin “over our troops,” The Hill reported. Rice told NBC that she believes Trump was briefed on the allegations that Russia is offering bounties to Islamist militants for killing […]

Republican Group Slams ‘Comrade’ Donald Trump In Russian-Language Ad

On Thursday, conservative super PAC The Lincoln Project released an advertisement accusing President Donald Trump of being controlled by Russia, The Hill reported. Entitled “Fellow Traveler,” the Russian-language ad suggests that Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has, once again, “endorsed” Trump. “The most important endorsement Donald Trump received in 2016 was not from your Senate Leader […]

‘Psychopath’ Donald Trump Will ‘Destroy Democracy’ Before Being Voted Out, Claims Harvard Psychiatrist

Respected psychiatrist and retired professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School Dr. Lance Dodes warned that President Donald Trump was a “psychopath” who would only become more dangerous in the months leading up to the election. He claimed that the president was easily manipulated and only cared about adulation and control, which could lead to […]

Donald Trump And Other White House Officials Reportedly Briefed About Russian Bounties In 2019

Donald Trump and other top White House officials were reportedly briefed about the Russian bounty scheme in 2019. If the reports are to be believed, it means there were senior members of the Trump administration, as well as the president, who knew about the issue more than a year longer than previously thought. U.S. officials […]

Donald Trump Bragged About ‘Very Good Call’ With Vladimir Putin Weeks After First Briefing On Russian Bounties

Donald Trump was personally briefed on intelligence that Russia was secretly offering bounties to Taliban-linked militants for killing U.S. troops in March 2019, a new report claims. In the weeks after first learning about the bounties, Trump said nothing publicly about the assessment and even went on to brag about a “very good call” he […]

Donald Trump & Vladimir Putin Had ‘Unusual Amount Of Communication’ Recently, Former Intelligence Officer Says

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin have had what a foreign affairs expert called an “unusual amount of communication” recently, speaking by phone five times over the course of three weeks around the time that the U.S. president was reportedly told about a Russian effort to offer bounties for militants who kill American service members. There […]

Military Leaders Were Reportedly ‘Pounding On The Door’ To Get Donald Trump To Address Russian Bounties

The Washington Post‘s David Ignatius said he did his own research into the explosive story that President Donald Trump knew about the Russian bounty on American soldiers for months. He claimed his research found that military leaders at the Pentagon were “pounding on the door” to get Trump to address the situation — with no […]

Russian Bounties Offered To Afghan Militants Led To Deaths Of Several American Service Members, Report Says

Russian bounties offered to Afghan militants for killing U.S. forces ultimately led to the deaths of several American service members, a new report claims. A report from The New York Times on Friday claimed that Russia had been secretly offering bounties to Afghan militants to kill coalition forces, attacks that took place during peace talks […]

Joe Biden Slams Donald Trump Over Reports That Russia Offered Bounties On US Troops In Afghanistan

During a virtual town hall on Saturday, former Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden slammed President Donald Trump for reportedly ignoring the fact that a Russian intelligence agency had offered bounties to extremists in Afghanistan to kill U.S. troops in the country. Biden opened the town hall by addressing the allegations made against […]

John Bolton Says Vladimir Putin Thinks He Can Play Donald Trump ‘Like A Fiddle’

Former White House National Security Adviser John Bolton recently sat down with ABC News Chief of Global Affairs Correspondent Martha Raddatz for an interview that will be aired on June 21. As reported by ABC News, a clip from the appearance shows Bolton claiming that Russian President Vladimir Putin is confident in his ability to […]

Russian President Vladimir Putin Declares State of Emergency After Enormous Fuel Spill In Arctic Circle

Russian president Vladimir Putin declared a state of emergency after a huge fuel spill swamped a river in the Arctic Circle, The Guardian has reported. The oil spill occurred on Friday, May 29, in Norilsk and was caused by the collapse of a fuel reservoir at a power plant. The owner of the plant, Nornickel, […]

Donald Trump Could Be Prosecuted For Aiding Vladimir Putin After Leaving Office, Legal Analyst Says

In a Thursday interview with The Intercept’s Medhi Hasan, MSNBC legal analyst Glenn Kirschner said that Donald Trump could be prosecuted after leaving office for his actions toward Russian President Vladimir Putin at the 2018 Russia–United States summit in Helsinki, Finland. “He has been an accessory after the fact to, of all people, Vladimir Putin […]

Vladimir Putin Is Pushing A New Law That Could Help Him Be President For Life

Russian President Vladimir Putin recently endorsed a new proposal to reset the nation’s constitutional term-limit, sounding off alarm bells in the international community that he might be preparing to remain president for at least the next 16 years, if not for life. According to The New York Times, the proposal passed through the lower house […]

Robert Mueller Case Against ‘Putin’s Chef’ To Hear ‘Mystery Witness’ In Trial Of Russian Trolls, Report Says

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference to help Donald Trump win the 2016 presidential election has produced another case that will go to trial next month. This time, the Russian internet “troll farm” that waged a massive, online “fake news” and propaganda campaign faces charges. According to a report Wednesday by Politico, prosecutors […]

Russia Views Bernie Sanders As ‘Soft Pro-Putinist’ Over Anti-Sanctions Vote, Ex-Adviser To Vladimir Putin Says

Inside the Russian political establishment, current Democratic front-runner Bernie Sanders is seen as “a soft pro-Putinist,” according to Gleb Pavlovsky, a former adviser to Vladimir Putin. He was quoted in a new report by Russia expert Julia Ioffe in GQ Magazine. The Russian support is largely due to Sanders’ 2012 vote against a crucial sanctions […]

Bernie Sanders Knew Russia Was Helping His Campaign A Month Ago, Said Nothing Until Press Leak, Report Says

New Democratic presidential 2020 frontrunner Bernie Sanders said on Friday that he knew one month ago that the government of Russia was attempting to help his campaign with a new election interference effort. Sanders was responding to a Washington Post report revealing the Russian interference efforts. But though the Post story said that the specific […]

Russian Anti-Semitic Political Leader Praises Donald Trump As ‘Strongest President’ In U.S. History

The ultranationalist and anti-Semitic leader of Russia’s opposition Liberal Democratic Party, Vladimir Zhirinovsky, has offered to fly every member of his party from Moscow to Miami to “raise glass” to Donald Trump, in celebration of his acquittal on two articles of impeachment by the United States senate. The senate voted on Wednesday to acquit Trump […]

After Impeachment Vote, Donald Trump Snubs Meet With Recognized Venezuela President, Raising New Scandal Fears

The Trump administration has officially recognized Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaidó as the legitimate president of that country, since the results of the 2018 election that kept socialist strongman Nicolás Maduro in power have been widely called into question. On Saturday, Trump refused to meet with Guaidó in Miami, despite that fact that the man […]

Donald Trump Was Told Ukraine Cannot Fight Russia Without U.S. Aid, Then He Cut Off Aid, Secret Tape Shows

Donald Trump wondered in April 2018, how long Ukraine could survive its ongoing war with Russia. He was told that without the United States aid, Ukraine would not last “very long.” About 14 months later — after a months-long, unsuccessful attempt to pressure Ukraine into announcing a bogus investigation of Democrat Joe Biden — Trump […]

Deutsche Bank Got Millions From Russian Bank While Also Loaning Huge Sums To Donald Trump, Per ‘Forensic News’

At a time when the German multinational financial institution Deutsche Bank was loaning more than $350 million to Donald Trump, one of the largest banks in Russia was depositing about half-a-billion dollars into the bank’s subsidiary, Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas (DBTCA), the same subsidiary that made the loans to Trump at a time when […]

U.S. Accuses Russia Of Causing South American Unrest, As Riots Sweep Through The Continent

The U.S. is accusing the Russian Federation for the increase of riots that have been sweeping through South America. According to The New York Times, the State Department found that a high number of tweets inciting protests came from Twitter accounts based in Moscow. The findings come after Russia has been accused of trying to […]

Vladimir Putin Caught On Video Laughing About Donald Trump With Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad At Summit

For the second time in six weeks, fellow world leaders have been caught on video appearing to laugh and joke at the expense of President Donald Trump. This time, however, one of those leaders was Vladimir Putin, the Russian president about whom Trump has frequently spoken in glowing terms of admiration. Per the Kremlin, Putin […]

Vladimir Putin Is More Trusted Across The World Than Donald Trump According To New Poll

When it comes to handling international affairs, more people trust Russian leader Vladimir Putin to do the right thing than U.S. President Donald Trump. According to NBC News, a new Pew poll reveals that Trump falls to fourth place behind Germany’s Angela Merkel and France’s Emmanuel Macron when it comes to confidence. As news of […]

Russia May Be Secretly Smearing Joe Biden, Report Says

Democratic 2020 presidential frontrunner Joe Biden has come under attack from President Donald Trump, who allegedly attempted to persuade the government of Ukraine to investigate the business dealings of the former vice president and his son, Hunter Biden. But, according to a new report on Friday, Biden may now be under attack from another political […]

Mystery Deepens Over Why Kremlin Bank CEO’s Plane Remains In Florida, 50 Miles From Donald Trump’s Mar-A-Lago

Almost 24 hours after landing at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) in Florida early on Saturday morning, as The Inquisitr reported, a private jet frequently used by the CEO of Russia’s largest state-owned-bank remained on the ground there — about 50 miles south of Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach where Donald Trump is vacationing until […]

Kremlin Bank CEO May Have Flown To Florida 6 Days After Vladimir Putin Phoned Donald Trump, Records Suggest

On Sunday, December 29, Russian President Vladimir Putin placed a phone call to Donald Trump, as Trump vacationed at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida. Six days later, a private jet reportedly used by German Gref (pictured above), the CEO of Russia’s biggest Kremlin-run bank, landed in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, less than an hour’s […]

Donald Trump Berated His Staff For Not Telling Him Vladimir Putin Was Trying To Call Him, New Book Claims

Donald Trump berated his White House staff for not telling him that Russian President Vladimir Putin was trying to set up a phone call with him in the early days of his presidency, a new book claims. The book, Trump and His Generals: The Cost of Chaos, delves into the often fraught relationship that Trump […]

Vladimir Putin Phoned Donald Trump To Discuss ‘Mutual Interests’ On Sunday, Kremlin Reveals

Donald Trump spent Sunday playing golf and dining at a country club that he owns in West Palm Beach, Florida, as he vacations at his nearby Mar-a-Lago estate. But shortly before 11 a.m., Trump found time to take a phone call from Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to a Politico report. But neither Trump nor […]

Donald Trump Is Worse Threat To World Peace Than Kim Jong Un & Vladimir Putin, German Public Says In New Poll

Apparently, the greatest threat to peace in the world is not Kim Jong Un of North Korea, Russia’s Vladimir Putin, or even Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. According to a recent YouGov survey in Germany, Donald Trump is the world’s most dangerous leader, as reported by DW, the English-language news service of German broadcaster […]

Vladimir Putin Sees ‘Embrace’ Of Donald Trump As ‘Most Successful’ Russian Operation Ever, Source Tells NBC

Donald Trump has been publicly praising Russian President Vladimir Putin since at least 2013, when he wondered if Putin would become “my new best friend” during the Miss Universe Pageant in Moscow. The latest example came on Thursday, when Trump took to Twitter citing Putin for support of his claim that the impeachment vote against […]

Retired Lieutenant Colonel Says Vladimir Putin Knows ‘Exactly How To Play’ Donald Trump’s ‘Eggshell Ego’

In an interview with CNN broadcast on Friday, Retired Lieutenant Colonel Ralph Peters weighed in on President Donald Trump‘s relationship with Russia’s Vladimir Putin, reports Mediaite. According to Peters, the Russian president “knows what he’s doing,” and successfully exploits Trump’s “vulnerabilities” to advance his own agenda. “Putin undoubtedly has been able to work him just […]

Donald Trump Cites Vladimir Putin To Back Up ‘Witch Hunt’ Impeachment Defense In 34th Tweet Of 48-Tweet Friday

On a Friday when Donald Trump posted to his Twitter account 48 times, continuing his prolific pace of tweeting throughout the month of December, it was the 34th of those tweets — posted at 10:30 p.m. in the evening EST — that drew perhaps the closest scrutiny. In that Twitter message, Trump appeared to cite […]

Report Vladimir Putin Fed Donald Trump Ukraine Meddling Theory Is Impeachment Game-Changer, Columnist Says

House Democrats could pursue evidence to bolster the impeachment case against Donald Trump after a blockbuster Washington Post report this week. The piece alleges that Russian President Vladimir Putin himself may have convinced Trump into thinking Ukraine interfered in the 2016 presidential election. According to Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin, the sources for the above […]

Vladimir Putin Rushes To Donald Trump’s Defense After ‘Trumped Up’ Impeachment

Donald Trump became the third president in U.S. history to be impeached on Wednesday after the House voted on two articles of impeachment against him. But while Democrats largely aligned against the president, Trump had an unlikely supporter in Russian President Vladimir Putin. The Eastern European leader said that Democrats had “fabricated” their impeachment against […]