Vladimir Putin Headlines

  • The Guardian view on Russian trolls: democracy is much too easy to hack

    Of course the Russians tried to influence the US presidential election. The shocking thing is that they found it so simple Most of the coverage of the Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election has concentrated on who did it, and for whose benefit. But there is a sense in which this was not news. Anyone who has paid attention to the story, which has been hard to avoid, already believes that the Russians did what they could to get Donald Trump elected. The detail of what was done has...

    the Guardian
  • Trump adviser: Russian meddling 'incontrovertible'

    President Donald Trump’s national security adviser said Saturday there was “incontrovertible” evidence of a Russian plot to disrupt the 2016 U.S. election, a blunt statement that shows how significantly the new criminal charges leveled by an American investigator have upended the political debate over his inquiry.

    Washington Post
  • The Observer view on Donald Trump’s Russian connections

    Robert Mueller has not yet proved that the US president colluded with Moscow but he will get another chance There will be understandable disappointment in many quarters that the latest indictments delivered by Robert Mueller, the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election, once again failed to nail Donald Trump. Although the charges levelled against 13 Russians and three Russian entities are extraordinarily serious, they do not directly support the...

    the Guardian
  • Russia dismisses US charges as 'just blabber,' 'Russophobia'

    Russian officials had disdainful words Saturday for a U.S. indictment that charged 13 Russians with interfering in the 2016 presidential election. Children's stories, the plot of a preposterous Hollywood movie and "just blabber" were a few of the glib analogies they pressed into service. ...

    ABC News
  • Kovalchuk’s two goals help Russia beat U.S. 4-0 in men’s hockey

    GANGNEUNG, South Korea - The blistering pace on the ice and the atmosphere in the arena was reminiscent of the epic showdown between the United States and Russia in Sochi four years ago. That's where the similarities end. When the teams met again at the Olympics on Saturday night without NHL players, Ilya Kovalchuk and the Olympic Athletes from Russia put on a clinic - outplaying, outhitting and outclassing the U.S. in a 4-0 victory. The U.S....

    SFGate
  • Russia dismisses US charges as 'just blabber,' 'Russophobia'

    Russian officials had disdainful words Saturday for a U.S. indictment that charged 13 Russians with interfering in the 2016 presidential election. Children’s stories, the plot of a preposterous Hollywood movie and “just blabber” were a few of the glib analogies they pressed into service.

    Washington Post
  • Kovalchuk scores twice, Russians outclass US 4-0 at Olympics

    Ilya Kovalchuk scored two back-breaking goals as the Russians outplayed, outhit and outclassed the United States in a convincing 4-0 shutout Saturday night as each team wrapped up pool play at the Olympics. With the loss, the United States is guaranteed to have to play in the qualification...

    ABC News
  • Russia is embarking on an 'amazing, positive journey' with Saudi Arabia, Russian investment chief says

    The head of Russia's $10 billion investment fund has nothing but praise for Saudi Arabia, citing economic diplomacy as the catalyst for improved relations between the two countries.

    CNBC
  • Workings of Russia's 'Troll Farm' detailed in federal grand jury indictment

    Accounts from as far back as 2014 described a "Troll Factory" in St. Petersburg where Russian tycoon Evgeny Prighozin, a longtime crony of President Vladimir Putin, reportedly began buttressing the regime of the former KGB spymaster and eventually morphed into a sprawling operation with international targets. On Friday a federal ...

    www.washingtontimes.com
  • 'Putin's chef' among Russians indicted by Mueller

    He’s known as “Putin’s chef” — a wealthy Russian businessman and restaurateur who gained favor with Vladimir Putin through his stomach.

    Washington Post
  • Indictment: Social media firms got played by Russian agents

    Friday's election-interference indictment by U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller underscores how thoroughly U.S. social-media companies like Facebook and Twitter were played by Russian propagandists. And it's not clear if the companies have taken sufficient action to prevent something...

    ABC News
  • Trump has repeatedly cast doubt on Russian interference in US politics

    President Donald Trump has denied numerous times that the Russians were involved with the 2016 presidential elections.

    CNBC
  • Russia's clash with the west isn't about ideology — it's about geography

    AP An excerpt from a new book that details Russia's geopolitical interests. But to better understand the Kremlin's perspective, one must first understand the country's history dating back to the end of World War II.  At his dacha, standing before a map of the newly expanded Soviet Union shortly after Germany's surrender in May 1945, Josef Stalin nodded with approval. The vast buffer he'd carved out of Soviet-occupied Eastern Europe would now protect his empire against future Napoleons and...

    Business Insider
  • Meet 'Putin's chef', the businessman accused of bankrolling Russia's troll factory

    He's known as "Putin's chef" - a wealthy Russian businessman and restaurateur who gained favour with Vladimir Putin through his stomach.

    The Telegraph
  • 'Putin's chef' among Russians indicted by Mueller

    He’s known as “Putin’s chef” — a wealthy Russian businessman and restaurateur who gained favor with Vladimir Putin through his stomach.

    Washington Post
  • MAG: Zuckerberg Colludes With Russia...

    MAG: Zuckerberg Colludes With Russia... (Second column, 4th story, link) Related stories:Soros Calls For Social Media Regulation to Fight Populism...

    Washington Examiner
  • How the indicted Russians messed with the 2016 election

    The Kremlin began plotting its complex campaign to interfere in the U.S. 2016 presidential election in 2014.

    NY Daily News
  • Lee Smith: Everything Media Accuse Trump of Doing with Russia, Obama Actually Did

    “Everything they’re accusing Trump of … Obama had done,” said Lee Smith of “Trump-Russia collusion” narratives pushed by Democrats and their news media allies.

    Breitbart