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  • Trump agrees to reopen government and Pelosi shows gratitude by accusing him of being a Putin stooge

    01/27/2019 10:34:12 AM PST · by SleeperCatcher · 38 replies
    The National Sentinel ^ | 1/27/19 | Jon Dougherty
    On Friday, President Donald Trump announced a deal between the White House and Congress to reopen the portion of federal government that had been shuttered since December. In making the announcement, the president thanked both Democrats and Republicans for reaching a deal as he praised the 800,000 federal workers who had been furloughed for their “patriotism” and dedication to the country. Much to the angst of his supporters, the 21-day stopgap funding measure POTUS agreed to sign does not include any money for additional border walls and barriers. But that’s because Democrats were demanding that the president reopen the government...
  • Nancy Pelosi, Conspiracy Theorist: ‘What Does Putin Have on Trump?’

    01/27/2019 10:01:11 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 57 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 26 Jan 201 | Joel B. Pollak
    Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) published a statement and a series of tweets on Friday suggesting that Russian President Vladimir Putin was controlling President Donald Trump through the use of secrets about him. She also alleged “top Trump campaign officials” attempted “to influence the 2016 election and subvert the will of the American people,” referring to the indictment Friday of Roger Stone, who played a minor role in the campaign.
  • NATO head: Trump's tough talk has added $100B to alliance, helped deter Russia

    01/27/2019 10:21:42 AM PST · by ETL · 16 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | Jan 27, 2019 | Gregg Re | Fox News
    "President Trump has been very clear," Stoltenberg told fill-in host John Roberts. "He is committed to NATO. He stated that clearly just a few days ago and also at the NATO summit in July. But at the same time, he has clearly stated that NATO allies need to invest more. And therefore at the summit in July last year, we agreed to do more to step up -- and now we see the results." In all, Stolenberg continued, "by the end of next year, NATO allies will add hundred – 100 billion extra US dollars toward defense. So we see...
  • UFO alert as Putin drafts in army after Siberian mountain 'collapses'

    01/14/2019 4:13:58 PM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 107 replies
    Express.UK ^ | 1/13/19 | Ciaran McGrath
    VLADIMIR Putin has drafted in soldiers to investigate a “collapsed mountain” in a remote region of Siberia amid suggestions it may have been caused by a UFO crash-landing. Whatever the cause, the event resulted in a massive rockfall which has blocked the nearby Bureya river, and left several villages at risk of flooding. So much rock was shifted it would fill 13,600 Olympic-sized swimming pools, say experts. Meanwhile, the falling 34 million cubic metres of debris left a gash in a mountain which could swallow up all the water used if every American showered at the same time. A defence...
  • Putin: Voters' choices of Trump and Brexit 'disrespected'

    12/20/2018 10:13:26 AM PST · by aquila48 · 21 replies
    BBC ^ | 12/20/18
    Russia's President Vladimir Putin has accused the UK and US political classes of "disrespecting" the public by questioning the Brexit referendum and Donald Trump's election. "They don't want to recognise [President Trump's] victory. That's disrespect of voters," Mr Putin said. "It's the same in Britain: Brexit happened, but nobody wants to implement it." The president's comments came at his year-end press conference in Moscow. Russia's leader also said British Prime Minister Theresa May has no choice but to follow through with Brexit, as failing to do so would undermine UK democracy. "She must enact the will of the people, expressed...
  • Pompeo: US to leave nuclear treaty in 60 days unless Russia complies with terms

    12/04/2018 11:31:16 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 24 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12/04/18 01:15 PM EST | y Morgan Chalfant -
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday that the United States would suspend its obligations under a decades-old nuclear arms pact in 60 days if Russia does not come back into full compliance with the treaty. Pompeo made the announcement following meetings with NATO foreign ministers in Brussels, Belgium, describing Russia’s violations of the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty as part of a broader pattern of “lawlessness” by Moscow on the global stage. President Trump signaled earlier this fall that he planned to unilaterally withdraw the United States from the INF Treaty, citing Russian violations of the agreement. U.S. officials...
  • Putin Snubbed, Forced To Meet with Turkish President Instead of Trump

    12/02/2018 2:31:57 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 9 replies
    The Western Journal ^ | December 2, 2018 at 12:57pm | Jack Davis
    The G-20 summit in Argentina was supposed to be part of the carefully choreographed diplomatic dance between two of the world’s most powerful leaders. Instead, Russia’s aggressive action against Ukraine prompted President Donald Trump to cancel a planned meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, leaving Putin filling his summit dance card with other partners, Newsmax reported. Putin met instead with Turkish President Recip Erdogan, who used the time to try to convince Putin to hold a summit on the situation in Syria’s Idlib province, where Russia-based Syrian forces are slowly squeezing the last pockets of resistance, Reuters reported. Putin also...
  • Trump says he’s canceling meeting with Putin over Ukraine

    11/29/2018 9:17:13 AM PST · by tlozo · 67 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | Nov 29, 2018 | Christina Prignano
    President Donald Trump is canceling his G-20 summit meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin over Russia’s conflict with Ukraine, Trump announced in a tweet on Thursday. Putin and Trump were set to meet on Saturday at the summit of world leaders in Argentina, the Kremlin said this week. Donald J. Trump ✔ @realDonaldTrump Based on the fact that the ships and sailors have not been returned to Ukraine from Russia, I have decided it would be best for all parties concerned to cancel my previously scheduled meeting.... 17.2K 11:34 AM - Nov 29, 2018
  • Trump says he may cancel G20 meeting with Putin over rising Ukraine conflict

    11/27/2018 3:23:15 PM PST · by tlozo · 17 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 11/27/2018 | Reuters and Daniel Brown
    US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he may cancel his scheduled meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit in Argentina because of Russia's maritime clash with Ukraine. "Maybe I won't have the meeting. Maybe I won't even have the meeting. I don't like that aggression. I don't want that aggression at all," Trump told the Washington Post in an interview. The Russian navy fired on two Ukrainian naval vessels and rammed a third on Sunday in the Kerch Strait, which connects the Sea of Azov and Black Sea. It then captured the three vessels and the...
  • Russia made its move — and Trump blinked

    11/26/2018 7:23:38 PM PST · by TBP · 84 replies
    New York Post ^ | November 26, 2018 | Benny Avni
    Russia over the weekend mounted its most serious aggression against Ukraine since President Trump took office, and America punted. Trump’s outgoing ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, described the chain of events that led to the current standoff at the Black Sea as an “outrageous violation of sovereign Ukrainian territory.” She vowed that Washington and its friends would stand with Kiev. So what’s the plan? “It is our expectation that our European partners will lead this effort through the Normandy Four format,” Haley said, referring to a toothless Barack Obama-era gabfest that has mostly served to legitimize Moscow’s illegal...
  • The mysterious on-again, off-again Trump-Putin meeting in Paris

    11/10/2018 2:50:28 PM PST · by deplorableindc · 7 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | Nov. 10, 2018
    PARIS — There's a chance President Trump’s second substantive meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin may happen this weekend in Paris, when world leaders gather to commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War I’s end. Or it may not. For the past month, a series of on-again, off-again reports has created confusion among journalists and clashing theories among Russia experts. ... “Russians do want to meet, but Trump — the president of chaos — wants to keep things interesting, for us to keep guessing, as he always does,” said Nina Khrushcheva, a New School international affairs expert and granddaughter of...
  • Trump administration tells Congress that Moscow has triggered new sanctions

    11/07/2018 7:21:36 AM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 2 replies
    The Hill ^ | Nov 6, 2018 | Morgan Chalfant
    The Trump administration has informed Congress that Russia has not complied with a series of requirements necessary for Moscow to evade a second round of U.S. sanctions over the poisoning of an ex-Russian spy in Britain. The development, announced by the State Department and House Foreign Affairs Committee on Tuesday, means that a new tranche of sanctions on Russia will be automatically triggered under a 1991 law on the elimination of chemical and biological weapons — likely further deteriorating relations with Russia at a time of high tensions. In a statement, State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said the department is...
  • Russia to test missiles in Nato exercise area off Norway

    10/31/2018 3:55:34 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 4 replies
    Russia sent a NOTAM (Notice to Airmen) to inform them of the missile tests on November 1st-3rd in the Norwegian Sea, said Avinor, the public operator of most civil airports in Norway. The indicated zone covers part of the area where Trident Juncture is taking place from October 25th to November 7th, in which some 50,000 troops, 65 ships and 250 aircraft from 31 countries are participating. The manoeuvres, taking place several hundred kilometres from Norway's border with Russia in the far north, are aimed at training the Atlantic Alliance to defend a member state after an aggression. The missile...
  • Russia Liquidates Almost All of its US Debt, Starts Buying Gold

    10/19/2018 5:45:42 AM PDT · by ZeroToHero · 18 replies
    NN ^ | 10/18/18 | Paul Whitehead
    Russia has continued to get rid of US Treasury bonds as the country's share in American debt is arriving close to zero. Russia was one of the biggest holders of US debt with a $180 billion investment.
  • U.S. senator says Trump administration should withdraw from ‘Open Skies’ treaty with Russia

    09/13/2018 7:24:58 AM PDT · by SleeperCatcher · 7 replies
    Great Power War ^ | 9/13/18 | USA Features
    Sen. Tom Cotton says that the Trump administration should unilaterally withdraw the United States from its “Open Skies” treaty, which governs how each country conducts aerial surveillance regarding military activities and forces as a means of assurance. Entered into force on 1 January 2002, the treaty has 34 signatories, but the Arkansas Republican says that it is favoring Russia to the detriment of the United States.
  • US F-22 Raptors intercept Russian bombers flying near Alaska....

    09/12/2018 4:47:38 PM PDT · by caww · 21 replies
    washingtonexaminer ^ | 9/12/2018 | Diana Stancy Correll
    Two Russian nuclear-capable bombers accompanied by two fighter jets were identified and intercepted by two F-22 Raptor fighters with North American Aerospace Defense Command on Tuesday “west of mainland Alaska.” The Russian aircraft — two Tu-95 bombers and two Su-35 fighter jets — did not cross into U.S. or Canadian airspace, the incident marks the second time in September that Russian bombers have approached Alaska.
  • Gulag survivor perfectly explains the current predicament between Russia and the U.S.

    08/27/2018 2:17:05 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 20 replies
    UKR Weekly ^ | August 2018 | Alexander Kuzma
    Prof. Miroslav Marynovych is Ukrainian Catholic University's vice-rector of university mission, and survivor of seven years of hard labor in one of the harshest prison camps in the Soviet gulag – Perm Camp 36. Marynovyych pointed out that Vladimir Putin has taken a new approach in his rivalry with the United States. “There was a time when Nikita Khrushchev invented the slogan: ‘Let us catch up to America and leave it behind!’ The idea was to make the Soviet Union as big [strong] as the U.S.A. Now Putin understands that is impossible. So the goal was modified: ‘Let us make...
  • Russian premier Medvedev warns U.S. against crossing red line on sanctions

    08/10/2018 1:51:47 PM PDT · by Zhang Fei · 28 replies
    New York Post ^ | Aug 10, 2018 11:41 a.m. ET | Yaron Steinbuch
    Moscow issued a stern warning to the US on Friday against ramping up sanctions against Russia, saying the Kremlin will retaliate with economic, political and unspecified “other” measures. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev’s warning reflects Russian fears over the impact of new restrictions on its economy and assets, including the ruble, which has lost nearly 6 percent of its value this week on sanctions jitters, according to Reuters. In a sign of how seriously Russia is taking the threat, strongman Vladimir Putin discussed what the Kremlin called “possible new unfriendly steps by Washington” with members of his Security Council. They said...
  • Donald Trump is no one's fool as Russia is finding out

    08/09/2018 6:23:51 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | August 9, 2018 | Rob Crilly
    We should know by now, shouldn’t we? Pay little heed to Donald Trump’s words and judge him by his actions. So after the rambling tweets and that embarrassing showing in Helsinki – the one when he stood beside Vladimir Putin and said he accepted the Russian president’s word that Kremlin goons had not interfered in the 2016 election (Mr Trump later said he misspoke) - now we have the concrete action. These come with dramatic consequences, from downgrading diplomatic relations to cutting off almost all exports and imports. It represents a clear statement of intent by this administration. And sends...
  • Russia reels, denounces new U.S. sanctions as illegal, unfriendly

    08/09/2018 5:45:55 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 19 replies
    al Reuters ^ | AUGUST 9, 2018 / 4:48 AM / UPDATED AN HOUR AGO | Andrew Osborn
    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia condemned a new round of U.S. sanctions as illegal on Thursday after news of the measures sent the rouble tumbling to two-year lows and sparked a wider asset sell-off over fears that Moscow was locked in a spiral of never-ending curbs by the West. Moscow has been trying with mixed success to improve battered U.S.-Russia ties since Donald Trump won the White House in 2016, and Russia’s political elite was quick to chalk up a summit last month between Trump and Vladimir Putin as a victory. But initial triumphalism swiftly turned sour as anger over what...