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  • Hunter Biden associate’s emails reveal details of deal with fmr Moscow mayors wife to launder funds into the US in avoidance of sanctions,

    10/19/2020 1:49:44 PM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 43 replies
    BREAKING: Hunter Biden associate’s emails reveal details of deal with fmr Moscow mayors wife to launder funds into the US in avoidance of sanctions, Devon Archer claimed firm received $200M - @OANN
  • Twitter, Facebook Cover-Ups A Seditious, Illegal In-Kind Contribution

    10/18/2020 9:23:51 AM PDT · by raptor22 · 4 replies
    Noisy Room ^ | October18, 2020 | Daniel John Sobieski
    Are Jack Dorsey, who has lied to Congress, and Mark Zuckerberg, who has no love for freedom, democracy, and the Constitution, Russian assets? President Donald Trump was accused of being a Russian asset because Moscow’s operatives tried to influence American opinion by buying a few thousand dollars of Facebook ads while fake Twitter accounts planted dubious stories. So how are Twitter and Facebook not meddling in our elections by suppressing a major American newspaper’s URL for a story deemed harmful to one candidate in a presidential election? If there ever was any doubt that the social media tech giants Twitter...
  • Anyone have any idea who that Moscow widow was, who handed Hunter Biden $3.5 million?

    09/25/2020 7:36:04 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 09/25/2020 | Monica Showalter
    When Hunter Biden took that $3.5 million in money transfers from Yelena Baturina, Russia's richest woman, the media lapsed into sudden incuriosity, very bizarre, given that it spent four years yelling about President Trump and his supposed "Russian collusion." Here was real Russian collusion and the blue-checks went blue-screen. Miranda Devine at the New York Post has some excellent observations on that here. The corruption watchers in the U.S. government, though, didn't -- bells and alarms went off -- which is why a record of this activity, obtainable by the Senate in its damning interim report, is there at all. According to the New York Post:...
  • Idaho Police Arrest 3 at Outdoor Church Worship Event in Defiance of Mask Mandate

    09/24/2020 6:01:20 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 20 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 9/24/20 | Ezra Dulis
    Police in Moscow, Idaho, arrested three people Wednesday for violating social distancing rules as their church sang hymns and Bible psalms outdoors — an event held, in part, to protest the city mayor’s mask mandate, which runs to January 2021. Officers arrested Gabriel Rench, Rachel Bohnet, and Sean Bohnet, according to Moscow Report, a local independent news outlet. A video uploaded to social media shows Bohnet, a local music teacher, and his wife telling officers they refused to comply with an inaudible order. Moscow Report says the apparent infraction is that they refused to show identification. Footage of the couple’s...
  • Russia's Opposition Blogger Yegor Zhukov Severely Injured in Moscow 'Attack'

    08/31/2020 12:38:06 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 20 replies
    DW ^ | 31.08.2020
    The popular blogger, who had previously interviewed dissident Alexei Navalny, was hospitalized with facial lacerations and a possible brain injury. He was allegedly attacked by two unknown men in front of his home. Kremlin critic and blogger Yegor Zhukov, 22, was seriously injured in an attack in Moscow, his spokesperson said Monday. Zhukov, a well-known activist, was hospitalized with facial lacerations and a suspected brain injury. He has been working for the Ekho Moskvy (Echo of Moscow) station since he was banned by the state from having his own video channel online. Zhukov previously interviewed Russian dissident Alexei Navalny, who...
  • More Than $40 Million Donated Annually for Construction of Orthodox Churches in Moscow

    08/06/2020 5:42:15 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 1 replies
    Pravoslavie ^ | 7/31/20
    About $40,770,000 (3 billion rubles) are donated by sponsors and parishioners every year for the construction of Orthodox churches in Moscow, said State Duma Deputy Vladimir Resin, the curator of the 200 Program, which aims to build enough churches in the capital so that everyone has one within walking distance. The largest benefactor and donor is the people, Muscovites, the residents of the capital’s districts,” Resin said during a tour of churches under construction in northwestern Moscow a few days ago, reports Interfax-Religion. “They have a need for spiritual development, for preserving the traditional foundations of their families, for transforming...
  • Great Drone Footage - Huge, Stunning New Military Christian Cathedral in Moscow, Set to Russian Music of Psalm 91

    05/17/2020 4:49:03 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 21 replies
    Russian Faith ^ | 5/12/20 | Staff
    AMAZING drone footage of new Orthodox Christian cathedral for Russian Armed Forces looks impressive. The musical background Is Psalm 91More about this church here: Russia's Massive Military Church Will Open in May -- and It is Magnificent
  • Bernie Sanders projected to win Nevada caucuses

    02/22/2020 2:53:20 PM PST · by conservative98 · 98 replies
    Fox News ^ | Last Update 11 mins ago | Adam Shaw, Paul Steinhauser
    Sen. Bernie Sanders will win the Nevada caucuses, Fox News can project, furthering the democratic socialist's lead over his Democratic rivals and raising the question as to whether he can be stopped on his path to the Democratic nomination.
  • Individual Arrested for Acting Within the U.S. on Behalf of the Russian Government Without Notifying the Attorney General

    02/19/2020 9:19:22 AM PST · by ransomnote · 11 replies ^ | 02/18/20 | DOJ
    Hector Alejandro Cabrera Fuentes, a Mexican citizen residing in Singapore, was arrested based on a Complaint charging him with acting within the United States on behalf of a foreign government (Russia), without notifying the Attorney General, and conspiracy to do the same.John C. Demers, Assistant Attorney General for National Security; Ariana Fajardo Orshan, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida; George Piro, Special Agent in Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Miami Field Office; and Diane J. Sabatino, Director of Field Operations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Miami Field Office, made the announcement. According to court...
  • McDonald's in Russia Turns 30

    01/31/2020 2:55:17 PM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 10 replies
    Moscow Times ^ | Jan 2020
    The U.S. fast food giant opened its first chain in Moscow on this day 30 years ago, in the final months of the Soviet Union. McDonald’s opened the doors of its first restaurant in Russia 30 years ago, on Jan. 31, 1990. With 900 seats, it was the largest McDonald’s in the world at the time. Muscovites started queuing at 4:30 a.m. for their chance to get a taste of the famous American fast food. McDonald’s sold 34,000 burgers on its first day — smashing the burger chain’s previous first-day record of 9,100. Around 27,000 Russians applied to work at...
  • The Poet and the Lady: Andrei Voznesensky and Jacqueline Kennedy

    01/24/2020 2:42:55 PM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 2 replies
    Moscow Times ^ | Jan 2020 | Andrei Muchnik
    “The Poet and the Lady” is an exhibition devoted to the unlikely friendship between the Russian poet Andrei Voznesensky and American First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy. The exhibition is at the Voznesensky Center, a relatively new addition to the Moscow museum scene, which has the mission of not just telling the story of Andrei Voznesensky, but the entire “Thaw” era in the 1960s. The Voznesensky Center also promotes contemporary culture and art and highlights its connection to Voznesensky’s generation. “The Poet and the Lady” is displayed in several halls, each devoted to certain aspects of the Voznesensky-Kennedy relationship. The first hall,...
  • Moscow State University in talks to open branch in Damascus, Syra

    01/13/2020 3:40:29 PM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 14 replies
    Moscow Times ^ | Jan 2020
    Moscow State University is in discussions with Syria to open a branch in Damascus, the state-run TASS news agency reported Sunday, citing the university’s rector. Viktor Sadovnichy’s remarks confirm reports last week that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has allocated land in the Syrian capital to build a Russian university. As Syrian government forces reclaimed the upper hand in the country’s almost nine-year civil war, Russia has unveiled a series of commercial and relief projects to solidify its foothold there. The Syrian Education Ministry added Russian as an optional second foreign language in schools after English or French in 2014. More...
  • Shooting Erupts at Russia Spy Agency’s Moscow Headquarters

    12/19/2019 10:36:09 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 12 replies
    NYTimes ^ | Dec. 19, 2019 Updated 12:34 p.m. ET | Andrew Higgins and Ivan Nechepurenko
    This is a developing news story. Please check back for updates. MOSCOW — A deadly shooting erupted near the fortresslike headquarters of Russia’s Federal Security Service in central Moscow on Thursday evening, the security agency said in a statement that also reported several people had been wounded. Russian news reports said up to three people had been killed. “An unknown person opened fire near building #12 on the Bolshaya Lubyanka street,” the security service statement said, according to the Interfax news agency. “Some people were injured.” The statement also said that the assailant had been “neutralized” and was being identified....
  • Gunman Opens Fire in Central Moscow, Killing at Least 1 Near FSB Building

    12/19/2019 8:18:12 AM PST · by AdmSmith · 61 replies
    Moscow Times ^ | 19DEC2019 | Staff
    At least one person has been killed in a shooting in downtown Moscow on Thursday evening, local media have reported. An unidentified gunman opened fire with a Kalashnikov rifle in the lobby of the Federal Security Services (FSB) building before fleeing the scene, the RBC news website cited an police source as saying.
  • Multiple people killed in shooting at Russia’s Federal Security Service headquarters

    12/19/2019 8:15:29 AM PST · by NorseViking · 19 replies
    Medusa ^ | December 19, 2019
    A shooting has taken place in central Moscow outside the Federal Security Service (FSB) building on Lubyanka Square. RBC reported that an unknown individual opened fire using a Kalashnikov automatic rifle. Preliminary eyewitness reports indicated that the individual began shooting in the FSB’s reception area, after which he ran out into the street and continued shooting there. There have been several fatalities. The Telegram channel 112 wrote that three Federal Protective Service (FSO) employees were killed. Another Telegram channel, Mash, reported the death of one traffic safety employee. According to the Moskva News Agency, two people were injured in a...
  • Young Leader of Russia's Protest Movement equates Feminism to Fascism

    12/15/2019 12:55:53 PM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 12 replies
    Moscow Times ^ | Dec 2019 | Evan Gershkovich
    Yegor Zhukov was tired of giving interviews. So instead of using the main entrance to an event in his honor, where a television crew was waiting for him, he slipped past a security guard and headed for a side door. He didn’t go unnoticed. “Please, young man, follow the rules,” the guard ordered, running after him. Zhukov, a 21-year-old politics student and popular libertarian YouTube blogger, doesn’t particularly like rules. Or rather, he explains, he doesn’t mind rules in principle, it’s just that he grew up in a country with a big government that uses them to infringe on the...
  • To Moscow, L'Aquila and even onto Accra

    07/12/2009 12:56:42 AM PDT · by Schnucki · 1 replies · 304+ views
    Times of Malta ^ | July 11, 2009 | Editors
    Nobody watching President Barack Obama talking to President Dmitry Medvedev to Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and addressing a university audience could have failed to notice that Moscow was not a pre-Presidential election Berlin audience. The first was courteous, the second displayed no emotion and the third was cool. No chemistry there; added to which his visit was overshadowed by Michael Jackson's funeral. The main achievement was a missile deal that favoured Moscow, which did not go down well with his political opponents at home and has yet to receive the Senate's fiat. But there was also agreement reached to allow...
  • Crimea occupying authorities to demolish Ukrainian Church's temple in Yevpatoria – Epifaniy

    11/19/2019 7:12:14 PM PST · by · 49 replies
    UNIAN ^ | 19, November 2019 | Epifaniy
    He says this is the violation of the right to freedom of conscience and religion. Photo: Epifaniy/Facebook Photo: Epifaniy/Facebook Metropolitan of Kyiv and All Ukraine, Primate of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine (OCU) Epifaniy (Epiphanius) says de-facto authorities in Russia-occupied Crimea are planning to demolish the building of the OCU's temple in the town of Yevpatoria. Read alsoPatriarchate of Alexandria recognizes autocephaly of Orthodox Church of Ukraine According to him, the right to freedom of conscience and religion is being violated at the Cathedral of St. Vladimir and St. Olga in Simferopol and the temple of the Orthodox Church of...
  • Putin invited Trump to Russia’s Victory Day parade. Trump says he’s thinking about it.

    11/08/2019 2:32:39 PM PST · by rintintin · 84 replies
    Wash Post ^ | Nov 8 2019 | sabelle Khurshudyan
    President Trump said Friday he is considering attending Russia’s Victory Day festivities, an annual May 9 military parade on Moscow’s Red Square that commemorates the Soviet Union’s World War II triumph over Nazi Germany.
  • Russia's Economy: Putin’s Stagnation Now Longer and Deeper than Brezhnev’s

    11/01/2019 1:26:55 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 31 replies
    Over the last 11 years, Russia has suffered two devaluations of the ruble and the most prolonged decline in the standard of living in this century, with the economy at the start of this year only 8.8 percent larger than that in 2008. That means that the Russian economy has grown on average 0.88 percent a year, just over a third of the world economy’s growth rate, roughly half of the growth of the American GDP and nine percent of the growth of the Chinese economy over this period, official statistics show. Not only is this period of stagnation now...