Russia

  • President Trump is calling for Russia to be readmitted to G-7

    President Trump on Friday said Russia should be readmitted to the Group of Seven leading economies, breaking with other world leaders who have insisted Moscow remain ostracized following its involvement in the 2014 Crimean crisis. “Now, I love our country. I have been Russia’s worst nightmare … But with...
  • Look who Trump is blaming now for the ‘Russian Witch Hunt Hoax’

    President Trump blamed Attorney General Jeff Sessions Tuesday for the ongoing “Russian Witch Hunt Hoax,” noting that he “would have quickly picked someone else” as the nation’s chief law officer if he knew of Sessions’ decision to “recuse himself.” The president suggested that Sessions, who was involved in the...
  • Congressional leaders to review highly classified Russia investigation

    Ratcheting up pressure on the Russia investigation, the White House announced that top FBI and Justice Department officials have agreed to meet with congressional leaders and “review” highly classified information the lawmakers have been seeking on the handling of the probe. The agreement came after President Donald Trump made...
  • Dem lawmakers release thousands of Russian Facebook ads

    WASHINGTON — Democrats on the House intelligence committee have released more than 3,500 Facebook ads that were created or promoted by a Russian internet agency, providing the fullest picture yet of Russia’s attempt to sow racial and political division in the U.S. before and after the 2016 election. Most...
  • Putin’s dwindling optimism about Russia becoming the fifth largest economy

    Earlier this week, Vladimir Putin made a bold claim: By the end of his current six-year plan, in 2024, Russia would become the world’s fifth-largest economy. That’s a big jump from its current position, at 12th, behind Canada and South Korea. It’s good to set ambitious goals. But they...
  • Once again….Trump is venting about Russia probe!

    After a Twitter-free weekend, President Trump unleashed a tweetstorm this morning, taking aim at special counsel Robert Mueller with “just wait ‘till the Courts get to see your unrevealed Conflicts of Interest!” “The 13 Angry Democrats in charge of the Russian Witch Hunt are starting to find out that there is a Court System in...
  • Democrats plan to release 3,000+ Facebook ads linked to Russia

    The House Intelligence Committee showed some of the Facebook ads bought by Russians. The committee’s Democrats intend on releasing all 3,000+ ads some time this week. Alex Wong / Getty Images House Democrats are ready to pull the curtain open on more than 3,000 Facebook ads bought by Russians...
  • Putin sworn in as president for fourth term at lavish Kremlin ceremony

    Vladimir Putin on Monday was sworn in for a fourth term as Russia’s president in an elaborate ceremony at the Kremlin, opening another six years ruling the country where he has already been in power for almost two decades. Putin, facing little opposition, wins Russian presidency again Putin took...
  • Goldman Sachs is setting up a research lab in Stockholm with a ‘no shoes’ policy

    • Goldman Sachs is taking new office space in Stockholm, increasing its capacity in the city from 30 staff to 100. • Stockholm will be home to a new “R&D lab” where securities technologies will be developed and tested. • The office has a relaxed dress code and a...