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Putin: US Routinely Meddles in Russian and Other Nations’ Elections

Moscow (SCF) – In a Showtime interview of Russian President Vladimir Putin by American film-maker Oliver Stone, which started airing on June 12th, Putin called «lies» many of the allegations by U.S. intelligence agencies, to the effect that he or his government attempted to influence the outcome of the 2016 U.S. Presidential election. He also accused the U.S. government of having actually done not only […]

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Op-Ed: Why the Trump-Putin ‘Bromance’ is a Farce

United States (GPA) – As Jeff Sessions becomes the latest victim of the establishment witch hunt for Russian influence, the one question nobody seems to be asking is ‘what exactly has Trump done for Putin?’ Attorney General Jeff Sessions is the latest victim of the neo-Mcarthyism sweeping through Washington. The accusations leveled against him are […]

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US Intel Vets Demand Obama Show Proof of Russian Hacking or Admit It Doesn’t Exist

(ANTIMEDIA) Wasington – A group of intelligence, military, and diplomatic veterans known as Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity, or VIPS, have signed a letter calling on President Barack Obama to release evidence regarding alleged Russian interference in the election. Otherwise, the letter asserts, the outgoing president must admit proof is lacking. VIPS was formed in 2003. […]

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Drain the Swamp? Two of Trump’s Top Picks Label Russia as ‘Major Threat’

(GPA) Washington – Today, in a move that shouldn’t surprise anyone paying attention, two of President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet picks continued the American military and intelligence tradition of labeling Russia among the top threats to The United States. In hearings on Capitol Hill today, critical opinions on US Russian relations were voiced by both Mike […]

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WaPo’s Factcheck of WikiLeaks Highlights Paper’s Strange View of Facts

(FAIR) Washington – WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange (Fox News, 1/3/17) again denied that the leaked e-mails he published during the election came from Russia—an assertion contradicted by many anonymous US intelligence officials. “We can say, we have said repeatedly over the last two months, that our source is not the Russian government, and it is not […]

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Misreading Trump, Putin and US-Russian Relations

(SCF) Washington – The ongoing biases against Russia lead to new matters to refute. Matching the gross one-sidedness of her Washington Post (WaPo) employer, Kathleen Parker’s January 6 essay «If Obama Is a Muslim, Is Trump a Russian Spy?», overlooks some damning points running counter to her faulty slant. Donald Trump has taken back his […]

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US Refuses to Provide Evidence to Back Russian Meddling Claims

(teleSUR) Washington – According to the U.S., intelligence agencies should decide what information the public needs. According to the U.S. State Department, it is up to that country’s intelligence community to decide when and what information to release to the public. State Department spokesperson John Kirby suggested as much Monday when explaining why they don’t have to […]

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Key Takeaways From the Senate Hearing on ‘Russian Hacking’

(GPA) Washington D.C. – Today the Senate Armed Services Committee hosted hearings on the accusations of Russian hacking during the 2016 presidential election. While no concrete conclusions were reached, a lot of accusations were thrown around. Most noticeable from this morning’s hearings the major differences between president-elect Donald Trump and other members of the Republican […]

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Amid Claims of Manipulating Election, Russia Offers to Monitor US Election

(GPA) – After weeks of Hillary Clinton accusing Russia of interfering in US elections; Russia has offered to send election monitors to polling places to safeguard from fraud. After several releases of tens of thousands of leaked emails, Hillary Clinton will not stop trying to put the focus on who the source of the emails […]