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Are US media outlets repentant about reporting on DNC emails alleged hacked by ‘the Russians’? No

US media outlets have few regrets about reporting on the shady practices of the DNC, Hillary Clinton’s private speeches, and other scoops revealed by emails allegedly leaked by Russian hackers, The Washington Post reports. Erik Wemple, The Washington Post’s media critic, decided to reach out to American news organizations after Neera Tanden, the president and CEO of the Soros-funded, Clinton-friendly ...

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US citizens will not be interrogated by Moscow, but hope is 12 Russians will be in US – White House

Donald Trump has turned down Vladimir Putin’s proposal to allow Russian investigators interview Americans suspected of crimes, but still expects 12 Russians blamed of election meddling to arrive in the US, the White House said. “It is a proposal that was made in sincerity by President Putin, but President Trump disagrees with it. Hopefully President Putin will have the 12 ...

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Mueller indicts 12 Russians for 2016 presidential election hacking offences

Twelve Russian intelligence officers were indicted for hacking the Democratic party and the Hillary Clinton campaign, the US Department of Justice announced. The suspects are members of the GRU, the Russian military intelligence, and are alleged to have hacked into the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), the Democratic National Committee (DNC), and the Clinton campaign during the 2016 presidential election. ...

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Most Russians want Moscow to treat West as partners – opinion poll

The majority of respondents in a recent Russian opinion poll believe their country should treat Western nations as partners – yet the public is split over Russia seeking re-entry to the G7 club of developed countries. According to the survey, conducted by the independent Russian public opinion research center Levada in late June and released on Thursday, 61 percent of ...

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‘Russians will die in Tallinn if they invade’: Estonian commander launches bizarre rant

An Estonian Defense Forces commander – who confessed to fighting bloodthirsty Russians in his dreams – vowed during a bizarre interview with Politico that Russian troops “will die in Tallinn” if they ever dare to invade. Members of the 6,000-strong Estonian Defense Forces – half of whom are conscripts – have likely pondered a perceived ‘Russian threat’ at some point ...

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Two-thirds of Russians believe global government exists – poll

About two-thirds of Russians believe in the existence of a shadowy world government, and most of them also believe it is hostile to their country, according to a recent survey. On Wednesday state-run Russian public opinion research agency VTSIOM released the results of a poll in which 67 percent of Russian citizens said they believe there is a secret world ...

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Americans ask Russians to fix their space-toilet

When you want a job done right, send in the Russians. NASA has renewed a contract with Russian firm Energia to maintain and repair toilets on board the US segment of the International Space Station. Why does the US segment use Russian toilets? In 2007, NASA bought the Russian-designed commodes for $ 19 million after US-made designs experienced a series ...

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Football cup matters more for Russians than upcoming pension reform, poll shows

Over half of Russian public see the ongoing 2018 World Cup as the most important and vivid event of the month, with less than a third attaching importance to the forthcoming increase of the retirement age and other problems. The latest poll conducted by the Russian independent public opinion research center Levada has revealed that 56 percent of Russians consider ...

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Russians’ interest in World War Two on the rise, poll shows

The majority of Russians remember the date on which Nazi Germany attacked the Soviet Union and about a third can quote stories from relatives who took part in WWII, according to a recent poll. The state-run public opinion research center VTSIOM released the results of their latest study concerning the history and legacy of WWII on Friday, June 22. The ...

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Almost 80% of Russians want death penalty to fight corruption, Twitter poll shows

Some 79 percent of Russians want their country to use Chinese means to fight corruption, with the death penalty for large-scale bribery, according to a Twitter poll conducted by the head of the Defense Ministry’s public council. Earlier this week renowned Russian journalist and military expert Yuri Korotchenko asked his Twitter following to answer the question: “Does the Russian Federation ...

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