The ‘Pro-Russia’ GOP Platform Conspiracy That Won’t Die

Short on evidence to prove that any fire accompanies the tenuous “smoke” suggesting a 2016 election conspiracy between President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russian agents, liberal pundits and Democratic politicians continually return to a different conspiracy theory involving the Republican platform. The theory goes like this: Trump campaign operatives intervened at the Republican National Convention in… Please follow and like us:

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Putin Warns ‘Nobody Would Survive’ U.S.-Russia Conflict

Russian President Vladimir Putin has dismissed the idea that the U.S. would claim victory in a conflict with Russia, noting that “nobody would survive” such a clash. Speaking to U.S. movie director Oliver Stone for The Putin Interviews, a four-part series on Showtime, Putin shared a negative view of U.S. military action and its NATO alliance.… Please follow and like us:

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‘Trumpomania’ Cools in Russia

Once, there was effusive coverage on Russian state media. Once, Duma lawmakers offered champagne toasts and ovations to celebrate “our man in the White House.” And once, above all else, there was optimism: a sense among Russians that, after years of deeply contentious relations between the Kremlin and the Obama administration, a Donald Trump presidency would… Please follow and like us:

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Russia’s new game in Afghanistan

A resurgent Russia is making new inroads into Afghanistan, not in the way the former USSR did, but by aligning itself with some of the very extremists whose leaders were involved in the defeat of the Soviet Union’s decade-long invasion of Afghanistan. In December 2016, Moscow disclosed its contacts with the Taliban, the group that is… Please follow and like us:

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Air Force Adds China To F-35s’ Foreign Deployments

F-35As CLARIFIED: What MG Harris Really Meant CAPITOL HILL: The Air Force’s first operational squadron of F-35s will head to the Pacific, not to Europe as recently departed Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James said in December. The news came in the form of one sentence today in the written testimony today of Maj. Gen. Jerry… Please follow and like us:

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Russia’s booming ‘Trumpomania’

Ryazan, Russia – The name Godless Street, a legacy of Soviet-era persecution of religion, did not sound right to some residents of this ancient Russian city. So, historian and publicist Sergei Bizyukin came up with a new one. How about a Donald Trump Street, he thought in late November, days after the American billionaire’s unexpected presidential… Please follow and like us:

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