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Feb 22 2016
It's been more than five months since Russia's Vladimir Putin officially moved war planes and other military assets into Syria. The false talking point has been the Russians are there to fight ISIS, when in fact, they're in the country to prop up longtime Syrian dictator Bashir al-Assad in the ongoing civil war and to gain influence and power in the volatile region.Townhall
Sep 07 2022
Some Germans are resorting to cold showers and air-drying laundry as Russian energy cuts send electricity bills skyrocketing 600%
Germans are cutting back on oil-fueled modern luxuries in hopes that rationing today can help prevent blackouts down the line as a bleak winter without Russian gas looms.
Some residents say they are taking cold showers, air-drying their laundry, and switching to LED lightbulbs to deal with the energy crisis spurred by Russia's invasion of Ukraine, The Local, a German news outlet,Insider
Mar 18 2022
As the madness of the war in Ukraine continues to create enormous bloodshed and a refugee crisis the likes of which have not been seen in Europe since the Second World War, millions of workers and young people around the world are seeking answers to end the chaos and violence. Amid this growing anxiety and confusion about the situation, both Moscow and Western powers are mounting massiveSocialist Alternative
Jul 31 2014
When Vladimir Putin was preparing for another shot at the Russian presidency a little over two years ago, he said he would give a command to Russian and Japanese officials: “hajime.”
After half a century of frosty relations with Moscow, the order to “start” — using a word employed in the Japanese martial art of judo, in which Putin is a black belt — was well received in Tokyo. Even moreWashington Post
Aug 23 2018
There is little doubt that the Russian government tried to influence the outcome of the 2016 presidential election to boost Donald Trump’s prospects. It was hardly surprising that Moscow would pursue such an objective. During the campaign, Trump repeatedly advocated a more conciliatory U.S. policy toward Russia, raising hopes in the Kremlin that the poisonous bilateral relationship during theWashington Examiner
Mar 03 2017
He has become a lightning rod for suspicions about Donald Trump’s ties with Russia, inadvertently bringing down one of the president’s closest allies and now threatening another.
Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, Vladimir Putin’s man in Washington, is usually far from view inside an imposing white marbled embassy on the third highest hill in the city – a location that prompted fears theThe Guardian
Jun 09 2021
President Biden embarked on his first trip overseas since taking office Wednesday, a journey in which he will meet with G-7 and NATO allies to discuss ways to address the coronavirus pandemic and an increasingly aggressive China and Russia.
Biden departed Joint Base Andrews in Maryland Wednesday morning is set to arrive in the United Kingdom Wednesday night local time. His first orderFox News (Online News)
Sep 10 2016
Whatever Vladimir Putin's goal is in a year-long campaign of apparent cyberattacks against the US political system, the Russian leader has accomplished this much: tying the US government in knots over what to do about it.
There's debate in the Obama administration about how to respond to the hacks targeting Democratic Party organizations and increasing evidence that Russian hackers alsoCNN (Online News)
Aug 03 2022
The Senate on Wednesday voted in favor of ratifying NATO membership for Sweden and Finland, marking yet another rebuke of Russia over its invasion of Ukraine. There was strong bipartisan support for adding both countries to the alliance, with the resolution passing in a vote of 95-1-1.
Republican Sen. Josh Hawley of Missouri was the lone "no" vote. Republican Sen. Rand Paul of KentuckyInsider
Mar 17 2022
The Ukraine war has been devastating enough for civilians in that country, but it also carries the seeds of a graver global threat. Russian President Vladimir Putin has been rather explicitly threatening to escalate to using nuclear arms, particularly if Western countries get in his way.
President Joe Biden has sought to reassure Americans that a nuclear exchange is unlikely. He’sVox