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Jun 27 2013
President Obama said Thursday he hasn’t spoken to Russian President Vladimir Putin about extraditing confessed NSA leaker Edward Snowden, even though he’s concerned that the fugitive might reveal more top-secret information about U.S. surveillance programs.Washington Times
May 28 2021
The same Russian hackers who carried out the SolarWinds attack and other malicious campaigns have now attacked groups involved in international development, human rights and other issues, according to Microsoft. The company says the breach began with a takeover of an email marketing account used by the U.S. Agency for International Development.
Hackers sent malicious emails from theNPR (Online News)
Oct 31 2016
If, Hashem forbid, one week from tomorrow, Donald Trump is elected the next President of the United States, it will not be because the election was rigged. It will not be because Vladimir Putin hacked this country’s voting machines. It will not be because of any massive conspiracies. It will simply be because more people voted for him than his opponents. (Or at least in states that compose aThe Daily Texan
Apr 07 2022
After the March 29 peace talks between Russia and Ukraine in Istanbul, Russian state TV was busy trying to calm down viewers who were worried that Russia might start wrapping up the “special military operation.” While liberal Russians saw the Russian delegation’s statements about reducing attacks on Kyiv and Chernihiv as a positive sign, Kremlin supporters felt betrayed. Hundreds left angrySlate
Apr 16 2021
“President Joe Biden urged Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday to ‘de-escalate tensions’ following a Russian military buildup on Ukraine’s border… Biden also told Putin the U.S. would ‘act firmly in defense of its national interests’ regarding Russian cyber intrusions and election interference, according to the White House. Biden proposed a summit in a third country ‘in the comingThe Flip Side
Feb 01 2021
“Riot police broke up protests across Russia on Sunday in support of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, detaining more than 5,000 people… Navalny, 44, was arrested on Jan. 17 after returning to Moscow from Germany where he had been recovering from a nerve agent poisoning in Russia last summer.” (Reuters)
“An online video made by jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny alleging that VladimirThe Flip Side
Jul 05 2022
The headlines from a gathering of the Group of 7 world leaders last week focused on diplomacy around the Russia-Ukraine war. But the summit could have massive consequences for the world economy.
The Biden administration advanced a novel strategy to allow Russian oil to trade with its price capped, something officials view as essential to preventing a catastrophic price surge.
Sep 02 2022
The flow of gas through Nord Stream had already been reduced to a relative trickle. Now, once again, it has been halted completely.
An oil leak, claims Gazprom - which has previously attributed reduced flows through the pipeline to technical issues related to sanctions.
Europe, though, believes President Putin is weaponising gas supplies - deliberately limiting flows through theBBC News
Feb 25 2022
Let’s touch on a few energy-related subjects in the wake of Russia’s market-roiling actions in Ukraine. Exxon was already riding high on the recovery of oil prices. The world has shown it’s not remotely prepared to do without fossil fuels. And a beneficiary has been Engine No. 1, the hedge fund that fought a noisy battle last year for Exxon board seats, saying it wanted to lead the oil giantWall Street Journal (Opinion)
Oct 21 2015
President Bashar Assad has traveled to Moscow in his first known trip abroad since war broke out in Syria in 2011, meeting his strongest ally, Russian leader Vladimir Putin. The two leaders stressed that military operations in Syria— in which Moscow is the latest and most powerful addition— must lead to a political process.ABC News (Online)