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  • Uncovering the Russia ties of Hillary’s campaign chief

    07/05/2017 7:31:26 PM PDT · by Rockitz · 19 replies
    NY Post ^ | 5 July 2017 | Peter Schweizer
    Lawmakers failed to seize on an alarming development in the Russia collusion story last week, one that should spark serious and immediate congressional inquiry. But it didn’t involve President Trump or his administration. During a heated Fox Business interview with Maria Bartiromo, Hillary Clinton’s former campaign chief John Podesta made a series of misleading statements when questioned about his involvement in a company that received $35 million from the Russian government while Hillary served as secretary of state On Jan. 18, 2011, a small green-energy company named Joule Unlimited announced Podesta’s appointment to its board. Months later, Rusnano, a Kremlin-backed...
  • Russian Election Collusion Confirmed

    09/20/2017 11:35:09 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/20/17 | Judi McLeod
    Proof of “Russian Collusion” in American elections generally ignored by the mainstream media up to the present day comes in the words of Vladimir Putin to RT Russia TV in 2012. That’s when Putin said Obama was “an honest person who really wants to change much for the better.” (Reuters, Sept. 6, 2012) Another prominent Russian was also on the public record for urging Americans to vote Obama back in the presidential race of 2012.
  • Emails: Hillary Clinton invited Putin to Clinton Foundation gala

    09/18/2017 5:03:37 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 28 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | 09/15/2017 | Jordan Schachtel
    Was this the “collusion” you were looking for? Just two months into her term as secretary of state, Hillary Clinton’s foundation invited Russian leader Vladimir Putin, along with several other prominent heads of state, to the Clinton Global Initiative’s 2009 annual gathering, emails obtained by the watchdog group Judicial Watch reveal. The March 13, 2009, email from the Clinton Foundation showed that Putin and about 200 other leaders (including others just as controversial) were invited to attend a gathering that occurred at about the same time that the newly appointed secretary of state was attempting a “reset” with Moscow. The...
  • Putin spokesman: US has 'serious problems' with press freedom

    09/13/2017 10:56:18 AM PDT · by deplorableindc · 20 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | September 13
    A spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin says inquiries by the Justice Department into Russia-funded news outlets show that U.S. press freedom is in decline. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov responded to a reported investigation into the Sputnik news outlet. A fired White House correspondent says he gave the FBI thousands of internal emails showing it's illegally operating as an unregistered propagandist. A second Russia-funded outlet, Russia Today, said this week the Justice Department told an associated company to register as a foreign agent under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA), which Sputnik is under investigation for violating.
  • Exclusive: Hillary Clinton says Trump associates helped Russia meddle in the 2016 election

    09/12/2017 10:18:13 AM PDT · by detective · 47 replies
    MSN News ^ | Susan Page
    Hillary Clinton says she is now convinced that associates of candidate Donald Trump helped Russia meddle in the 2016 presidential election. "There certainly was communication and there certainly was an understanding of some sort," Clinton told USA TODAY Monday in a far-ranging interview about her new book, What Happened. "Because there's no doubt in my mind that (Russian President Vladimir) Putin wanted me to lose and wanted Trump to win. And there's no doubt in my mind that there are a tangle of financial relationships between Trump and his operation with Russian money. And there's no doubt in my mind that the...
  • Hillary Clinton Casts Putin As A Manspreader

    09/11/2017 11:17:34 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 67 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | September 8 2017 | Amber Athey
    As if Hillary Clinton's new book couldn’t get any stranger, newly released audio reveals she thinks Russian president Vladimir Putin is a sexist "manspreader." "When I sat with Putin in meetings, he looked more like one of those guys on the subway who imperiously spreads their legs wide," the former secretary of state says in "What Happened," "encroaching on everyone else's space as if to say, 'I take what I want.'" "They call it 'manspreading,'" she asserts.
  • Putin Says The Nation That Leads In A.I. ‘Will Be The Ruler Of The World’

    09/05/2017 9:50:21 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 44 replies
    The Verge ^ | 09/04/17 | James Vincent
    Russian president Vladimir Putin has joined the war of words concerning the international race to develop artificial intelligence. Speaking to students last Friday, Putin predicted that whichever country leads the way in AI research will come to dominate global affairs. “Artificial intelligence is the future, not only for Russia, but for all humankind,” said Putin, reports RT. “It comes with colossal opportunities, but also threats that are difficult to predict. Whoever becomes the leader in this sphere will become the ruler of the world.” The development of artificial intelligence has increasingly become a national security concern in recent years....
  • Putin: North Korea should learn from fall of Saddam Hussein

    09/05/2017 5:30:49 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 50 replies
    WHIO ^ | September 05, 2017 | Bob D’Angelo
    Putin: North Korea should learn from fall of Saddam Hussein Published: Tuesday, September 05, 2017 @ 6:28 AM By: Bob D’Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk Russian President Vladimir Putin urged North Korea to learn from the fall of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein, warning that it could suffer a similar fate unless it tones down its nuclear program, CNN reported. >> Read more trending news Putin, speaking at the close of the BRICs summit in China on Tuesday, warned against "military hysteria" in solving the Korean crisis, claiming it could lead to a "global catastrophe with a lot of...
  • Armed Antifa group declares “Everywhere a battlefield” (CWII)

    08/30/2017 9:50:59 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 216 replies
    Far Left Watch ^ | August 29, 2017 | Far Left Staff
    The Austin based Anti-fascists group, Red Guards Austin, has been gaining prominence in the Texas Antifa movement. As we have previously reported, they are a self described autonomous Marxist-Leninist-Maoist collective and their website contains multiple reports on their confrontational and often armed demonstrations. They also openly advocate for violent revolution against capitalism. “we must seriously take up the task not only of self-defense on the personal and community level, but we must also struggle to unite all genuine antifascists behind the necessity of revolution. Revolution means the long fight for communism and nothing less.” In a recent blog titled...
  • VLADIMIR PUTIN TALKS RULING THE WORLD, FUTURE WARS AND LIFE ON MARS (going full AI)

    09/01/2017 7:19:52 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 15 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 9/1/17 | DAMIEN SHARKOV
    VLADIMIR PUTIN TALKS RULING THE WORLD, FUTURE WARS AND LIFE ON MARS BY DAMIEN SHARKOV ON 9/1/17 AT 1:01 PM Russian President Vladimir Putin welcomed students back to class by imparting his wisdom on the future of war, the importance of cutting edge technology and surviving on Mars. Putin began his address to a hall of students in Yaroslavl with a pep talk for the youngsters, urging them to take the “next step” in Russia’s future—a point in a vibrant, millennia-old continuum. “If we continue to exist for over a thousand years and we are actively developing, becoming stronger, then...
  • Putin Declares War Against The US Dollar

    09/01/2017 12:14:27 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 43 replies
    Tsarizm ^ | 01 September 2017 | L Todd Wood
    Today Russian President Vladimir Putin declared war against the hegemony of the U.S. Dollar. Of course, he couched the declaration in a statement saying Russia would work to counter the ‘excessive domination’ of certain reserver currencies. The comments were published in an article in the runup to the BRICs summit scheduled to begin Sept 3 in China. “We are ready to work together with our partners to promote international financial regulation reforms and to overcome the excessive domination of the limited number of reserve currencies. We will also work towards a more balanced distribution of quotas and voting shares within...
  • Putin says US and North Korea are 'on the verge of a large-scale conflict'

    09/01/2017 7:30:03 AM PDT · by cba123 · 13 replies
    Fox News ^ | Published September 01, 2017 | Kathleen Joyce
    Russian President Vladimir Putin cautioned the United States on Friday not to apply too much pressure on North Korea regarding its nuclear weapon program, saying the strained relationship between the two countries was "on the verge of a large-scale conflict." Putin posted the warning on the Kremlin website before he left for the BRICS nations summit in China, Reuters reported. Putin called on the two nations to open up dialogue with one another. (please see link, for full article)
  • Russia steps up North Korea support to constrain US

    08/31/2017 1:51:08 PM PDT · by Trump_vs_Evil_Witch · 31 replies
    Deutche Welle ^ | 5-17-2017 | Julian Welle
    Despite efforts by the United Nations to impose isolating sanctions on North Korea in response to the country's continued development of nuclear weapons and intercontinental ballistic missiles, trade between Russia and North Korea soared more than 85 percent in the first four months of the year.
  • White House Confirms – Kaspersky Tied to Russian Government

    08/25/2017 6:12:31 PM PDT · by TBP · 23 replies
    Tech Talk ^ | August 23, 2017 | Kayla Thrailkill
    Kaspersky Ties to Russian FSB Revealed Kaspersky Labs, the Moscow-based security provider, has adamatly denied any ties to the Russian government. However, CBS News recently confirmed a certificate has surfaced confirming a relationship between the security firm and the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB). This certificate confirms the U.S. government’s concerns of ties between the security company and its government services. The relationship is concerning for many due to the questionable decisions of the Russian government, and whether or not this relationship would be abused to obtain classified information from the devices using Kaspersky for their security solution. This assumption...
  • Russia, "Ssh! Don't mention the revolution!"

    08/11/2017 7:48:50 PM PDT · by GoldenState_Rose · 15 replies
    Chatham House ^ | 2017 | Konstantin von Eggert
    Vladimir Putin’s Russia is a country in which history plays a pivotal role in maintaining the legitimacy of the political regime. Putin sees himself as a leader that has given the Russians back their sense of pride. Ever since becoming president in 2000 he has been hard at work at whitewashing the Soviet period of Russian history and creating an uninterrupted narrative linking the Romanov Empire, the USSR and modern Russia. Not unlike the official French version of history, Putin’s Russian story is all about greatness – but with a twist. While France with all its respect for l’etat still...
  • Russians mark Putin’s 18th year in power by reprising Brezhnev-style anecdotes

    08/11/2017 5:37:23 AM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 3 replies
    Euromaidan Press ^ | 2017/08/10
    Eighteen years ago, Vladimir Putin was named Russian prime minister putting him on course to become the ruler of Russia under various titles ever since. Those born on August 9, 1999, who became legally adults today have never lived under any other leader. In the intervening period, Putin has won enormous authority not only among those who have known no other ruler but also among their elders, but he has also suffered the fate of previous Moscow rulers who remained in office a long time: he and his regime have become the subject of Russian anecdotes that resemble those Soviets...
  • Ex-Russia Ambassador Rails Against Trump Over Praise Of Putin

    08/10/2017 7:13:36 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 20 replies
    thehill.com ^ | 08/10/17
    Former U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul railed against President Trump on Thursday after he thanked Russian President Vladimir Putin for ordering the U.S. to cut its diplomatic staff by 755 people. In his first comments on the move by Russia, Trump said he was thanking Putin because the decision allows the U.S. government to "cut down our payroll." “I want to thank him because we’re trying to cut down our payroll and as far as I’m concerned I’m very thankful that he let go of a large number of people because now we have a smaller payroll," Trump told...
  • Trump Thanks Putin For Ordering 755 US Diplomats Out of Embassy: ‘We’re Trying to Cut…Payroll’

    08/10/2017 3:52:50 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 27 replies
    Mediaite ^ | Joe DePaolo
    Following the bill signed into law by President Donald Trump imposing sanctions on Russia, Vladimir Putin announced the expulsion of 755 U.S. diplomats from Russia on July 30. Trump’s response to what would seem to be a hostile action on the part of Russia? Thank you. During a question and answer session with the press pool on Thursday, Trump appeared to be serious while saying that he appreciated Putin’s decision to expel the diplomats as it would allow the U.S. to cut costs. “I want to thank him because we’re trying to cut down on payroll,” Trump said. “And as...
  • Blackwater founder held secret Seychelles meeting to establish Trump-Putin back channel (WP = BS)

    04/03/2017 3:04:10 PM PDT · by dirtboy · 45 replies
    Wash Post via MSN.com ^ | 4/3/2017 | Adam Entous, Greg Miller, Kevin Sieff, Karen DeYoung
    he United Arab Emirates arranged a secret meeting in January between Blackwater founder Erik Prince and a Russian close to President Vladi­mir Putin as part of an apparent effort to establish a back-channel line of communication between Moscow and President-elect Donald Trump, according to U.S., European and Arab officials. The meeting took place around Jan. 11 — nine days before Trump’s inauguration — in the Seychelles islands in the Indian Ocean, officials said. Though the full agenda remains unclear, the UAE agreed to broker the meeting in part to explore whether Russia could be persuaded to curtail its relationship with...
  • Putin: ‘Pope Francis Is Not A Man Of God’

    08/06/2017 8:02:51 AM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 160 replies
    http://globalnews365.com ^ | August 4, 2017 | Nick Snowden
    President Putin has slammed Pope Francis for “pushing a political ideology instead of running a church”, and warned that the leader of the Catholic Church “is not a man of God.” “Pope Francis is using his platform to push a dangerous far-left political ideology on vulnerable people around the world, people who trust him because of his position,” Putin said. He dreams of a world government and a global communist system of repression. “As we have seen before in communist states, this system is not compatible with Christianity.” “If you look at what he (the Pope) says it’s clear that...