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Donald Trump LASHES OUT at the Democrats for spreading 'fake news' about ‘Russian ties’

Shortly after the White House chief of staff, Reince Priebus faced a wrath of criticism for urging top FBI officials to publicly quash rumours of Republican connections to Russian officials, Trump slammed the media for lying. Trump tweeted: “Russia talk is FAKE NEWS put out by the Dems, and played up by the media, in order to mask the big ...

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Russian ambassador Vitaly Churkin’s cause of death is unclear

The cause and manner of death of Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations needs to be studied further, the city medical examiner said Tuesday, a day after the diplomat fell ill at his office at Russia’s U.N. mission and died at a hospital. Further study usually includes toxicology and other screenings, which can take weeks. The case was referred to ...

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BREAKING: Russian ambassador to UN dies after being rushed to hospital in New York

Vitaly Churkin has served as Russia’s permanent representative to the UN since 2006. The 64-year-old was at the Russian embassy in Manhattan when he became sick with a “cardiac condition” around 9.00am this morning.  He was unconscious and needed CPR when he was rushed to New York Presbyterian Hospital. But the diplomat has died in hospital,  the Russian Foreign Ministry ...

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U.S. inquiries into Russian election hacking include three FBI pr

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is pursuing at least three separate probes relating to alleged Russian hacking of the U.S. presidential elections, according to five current and former government officials with direct knowledge of the situation. While the fact that the FBI is investigating had been reported previously by the New York Times and other media, these officials shed ...

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Senator demands ‘2017 is the year of KICKING RUSSIAN ASS’ as global tensions escalate

Republican Senator Lindsey Graham made the comments at the Munich security conference as he claimed “2017 is going to be the year of kicking Russian ass”. Senator Graham added: “If you’re worried that we’re not going to look long and hard at what Russia did in our election because Trump won and the Republicans are in charge, you don’t need ...

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A list of ongoing — and potential — probes into Russian meddling

National Security Adviser Michael Flynn’s resignation earlier this week — which came after he admitted to misleading Vice President Mike Pence over a conversation he had with Russia’s ambassador about sanctions before Trump was inauguration — has created more questions than answers when it comes to Russian interference in U.S. affairs. The White House has struggled to explain Flynn’s situation ...

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A list of ongoing — and potential — probes into Russian meddling

National Security Adviser Michael Flynn’s resignation earlier this week — which came after he admitted to misleading Vice President Mike Pence over a conversation he had with Russia’s ambassador about sanctions before Trump was inauguration — has created more questions than answers when it comes to Russian interference in U.S. affairs. The White House has struggled to explain Flynn’s situation ...

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U.S. ‘not in a position’ to work with Russian military: Mattis

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Thursday pulled back from President Trump’s stated plans to work together militarily with Russia to fight ISIS in Syria, saying he did not see the conditions for collaboration with Moscow at the moment. “We are not in a position right now to collaborate on a military level. But our political leaders will engage and try ...

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Russian spy ship seen 'loitering' 30 miles south of Connecticut

A Russian spy ship was spotted “loitering” 30 miles south of Connecticut on Wednesday morning, according to Fox News. The vessel, named Viktor Leonov, has weapons but primarily serves as an intelligence-collection ship. The Viktor Leonov had made a port call in Cuba prior to moving north, where it had been previously monitored off the coast of Delaware. A U.S. ...

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Russian spy ship seen 'loitering' 30 miles south of Connecticut

A Russian spy ship was spotted “loitering” 30 miles south of Connecticut on Wednesday morning, according to Fox News. The vessel, named Viktor Leonov, has weapons but primarily serves as an intelligence-collection ship. The Viktor Leonov had made a port call in Cuba prior to moving north, where it had been previously monitored off the coast of Delaware. A U.S. ...

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