Vladimir Putin Tells Megyn Kelly American Hackers May Have "Shifted the Blame" to Russia

Vladimir Putin Tells Megyn Kelly American Hackers May Have “Shifted the Blame” to Russia

Vladimir Putin Tells Megyn Kelly American Hackers May Have “Shifted the Blame” to Russia “Hackers can be anywhere,” the Russian president told the former Fox News host in an exclusive sit-down interview.Putin, according to Kelly, suggested to her that the CIA could have been behind the hacking scandal surrounding the election. The host also asked […]

Persecution of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia intensifies and targets children

Persecution of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia intensifies and targets children

Persecution of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia intensifies and targets children A house where Jehovah’s Witnesses prayed in Zheshart, in northwest Russia, was destroyed by arson. The Witnesses say a Molotov cocktail was found at the site. Photo courtesy of Jehovah’s Witnesses Persecution : Teachers have humiliated Jehovah’s Witness children in front of their classmates. Arsonists […]

Astrakhan shootings: 4 gunmen dead in southern Russia after 2 deadly attacks on police

Astrakhan shootings: 4 gunmen dead in southern Russia after 2 deadly attacks on police

Astrakhan shootings: 4 gunmen dead in southern Russia after 2 deadly attacks on police Four suspects in the twin attack on police in Russia’s southern city of Astrakhan have been shot dead during a manhunt, hours after their second attack since Tuesday, the National Guard said. The gunmen killed two officers, seriously injuring two others. […]

Most Americans Say FBI Investigation Of Trump-Russia Ties Is Necessary

Most Americans Say FBI Investigation Of Trump-Russia Ties Is Necessary

Most Americans Say FBI Investigation Of Trump-Russia Ties Is Necessary The public largely believes that it’s worthwhile to investigate links between Russian government officials and associates of President Donald Trump, according to a new HuffPost/YouGov poll. Americans say by a 17-point margin, 48 percent to 31 percent, that the Trump administration’s relationship with Russia is a […]

Russia Is Accusing Activists in Crimea of Terroris

Russia Is Accusing Activists in Crimea of Terrorism

Russia Is Accusing Activists in Crimea of Terrorism Russia’s federal security service, the FSB, is cracking down on Ukrainian activists in Crimea. Late last week, it announced the arrest of four people in its newest jurisdiction for allegedly planning to blow up various targets, including a Lenin statue. VICE News interviewed one of the suspects, […]

Russia: Ukraine 'terrorist attacks' in Crimea foiled

Russia Ukraine ‘terrorist attacks’ in Crimea foiled

Russia Ukraine ‘terrorist attacks’ in Crimea foiled Moscow says it has also beaten back an armed assault by Kiev, which called the claims “hysterical and false”. The allegations of Kiev’s attacks in Crimea are likely to fuel further tensions between Russia and Ukraine [Reuters] Russia’s federal security agency says it has thwarted “terrorist attacks” by […]

Ukraine on high alert over Crimea tensions with Russia

Ukraine on high alert over Crimea tensions with Russia

Ukraine on high alert over Crimea tensions with Russia Ukraine has put its forces around Crimea on high alert, as tensions soared after Moscow accused Kiev of attempting to mount armed incursions into the disputed peninsula. Russia’s FSB security service said on Wednesday it had thwarted “terrorist attacks” in Crimea this week by Ukrainian military […]

Russia 'We're not returning our territory' Crimea to Ukraine

Russia ‘We’re not returning our territory’ Crimea to Ukraine

Russia ‘We’re not returning our territory’ Crimea to Ukraine Russia’s Foreign Ministry has indicated that it intends to keep Crimea and not return it to Ukraine because it considers it to be part of Russia. Russia’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told reporters Wednesday during a weekly news conference: “We’re not returning our territory. Crimea […]

Libya: Why the EU is looking to Russia

Libya Why the EU is looking to Russia

Libya Why the EU is looking to Russia (CNN)EU leaders are turning to Russia as they seek to stabilize Libya, stem the flow of migrants departing its shores for Europe and combat Islamist terrorism. But what is Russia’s stake in the volatile North African nation? One Libyan figure may prove to be central to any […]

RUSSIA SETS THE STAGE FOR RELIGIOUS DIVERSITY WITH NEW BUDDHIST TEMPLE

RUSSIA SETS THE STAGE FOR RELIGIOUS DIVERSITY WITH NEW BUDDHIST TEMPLE

RUSSIA SETS THE STAGE FOR RELIGIOUS DIVERSITY WITH NEW BUDDHIST TEMPLE MOSCOW’S FIRST BUDDHIST TEMPLE, SYMBOLIZING RUSSIA’S RELIGIOUS DIVERSITY AND PROMOTING FRIENDLY INTER-CONFESSIONAL AND INTER-ETHNIC RELATIONS, WILL BE BUILT IN RUSSIA’S CAPITAL BY 2017. A first in Moscow, a Buddhist temple is being constructed under the premise of promoting acceptance of diverse religious beliefs and […]

Ukraine sues Russia over Crimea annexation and on-going war

Ukraine sues Russia over Crimea annexation and on-going war

Ukraine* sues Russia over Crimea annexation and on-going war Ukraine* has filed a case against Russia at the United Nations’ highest court, accusing Moscow of illegally annexing Crimea and illicitly funding separatist rebel groups in eastern Ukraine*. Kiev also is seeking compensation for deadly incidents including the2014 shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. In the […]

Petersburg cathedral to church sparks outcry

Plan to hand control of St Petersburg cathedral to church sparks outcry

Plan to hand control of St Petersburg* cathedral to church sparks outcry Petersburg : More than 160,000 people have signed a petition against a decision to hand over the running of a popular tourist attraction in St Petersburg* from the state to the Russian Orthodox church. Built between 1818 and 1858, St Isaac’s Cathedral was […]

Donald Trump’s Incoming Press Secretary Suggests Russia’s Role In Hacking Is Irrelevant

Sean Spicer is more concerned with the DNC’s IT security than the Kremlin’s attempt to swing the U.S. election. President-elect Donald Trump’s incoming press secretary, Sean Spicer, wants Americans to focus more on the DNC’s cybersecurity efforts than Russia’s role in a recent cyberattack against U.S. government servers. Spicer chose to dance around questions regarding […]