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Trump commerce secretary’s business links with Putin family laid out in leaked files

Wilbur Ross stands to profit from company run by Russians, some of whom are under US sanctions Donald Trumps commerce secretary, Wilbur Ross, is doing business with Vladimir Putins son-in-law through a shipping venture in What are the Paradise Papers? video Peter Harrell, a senior state department official under Barack […]

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Trump Jr’s message to Russian operatives? I’m open for business | Richard Wolffe

His only defense for apparently wanting to collude with an unknown foreign national was that nothing moved forward because she had no information Donald Trump Jr is a curious beast. Of all the hotheads around his hotheaded father, the oldest son leads the charge in confirming the presidents very worst […]

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Inside the Saudi Kings 1,500-Person Entourage in Moscow

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz brought 1,500 people, a golden escalator and his own carpets on his historic, four-day state visit to Russia, a person familiar with the matter said. The 81-year-old leader of the Gulf kingdom exited his plane late Wednesday and stepped out onto the special escalator he travels with. But […]

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CIA director: Russia loves to meddle and ‘stick it to America’

Mike Pompeo describes the US-Russia relationship as complicated but hopes there will be areas where they can cooperate The CIA director, Mike Pompeo, said on Thursday that Russia had no plans to leave Syria and would continue to try to meddle in US affairs to stick it to America. He […]

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Pussy Riots Nadya: Putin Not Nearly as Powerful as American Media Portrays Him

In 2012, five members of the Russian collective Pussy Riot put on a punk rock performance inside Moscows Cathedral of Christ the Savior. This act of alleged sacrilege led to three arrests, with Nadezhda (Nadya) Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina ultimately serving 21 months in prison on charges of hooliganism motivated […]

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Trump campaign paid $50,000 to Trump Jr’s lawyer before emails released

Payment to Alan Futerfass firm made 13 days before emails relating to alleged links to Russia were publicly released Donald Trumps campaign committee paid $50,000 to the firm of a lawyer representing Donald Trump Jr Trump did not know about his sons meeting with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya in June […]

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Rightwing media struggles to defend Trump Jr’s meeting with Russia lawyer

Younger Trumps decision to publish own emails undermines Breitbart story as Infowars warns Trump Jr was set up by the deep state Donald Trump Jr created a lot of work for his lawyers on Tuesday when he first reported by the New York Times, showed Trump Jr agreeing to meet […]

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Uber decides to stop competing in Russia, merges business with Yandex

Yandex only.Image: Shutterstock / Mikhail Leonov Like the rest of us, Uber doesn’t want to spend too much more time thinking about Russia. The ride-hailing giant is combining its business with Russia’s Yandex to form a new company in eastern Europe valued at $3.7 billion, Uber announced Thursday. Uber is […]

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Trump Jr’s message to Russian operatives? I’m open for business | Richard Wolffe

His only defense for apparently wanting to collude with an unknown foreign national was that nothing moved forward because she had no information Donald Trump Jr is a curious beast. Of all the hotheads around his hotheaded father, the oldest son leads the charge in confirming the presidents very worst […]

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