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Russia Warns the West Not to Take Advantage of the Wagner Group’s Rebellion

Russia Warns the West Not to Take Advantage of the Wagner Group’s Rebellion

Russia, who has been exploiting weaknesses in the west for years, warned the west not to take advantage of Russia's…

10 months ago

Opinion: Want to Stop Inflation? Fighting for Global Democracy is the Answer

If we want to end inflation, we have to recognize how this dynamic is bound up in assaults on democracy…

2 years ago

Opinion: Amazon, Starbucks, and Other U.S. Workers Fight the Putins at Home, While Ukraine’s Fight for Democracy Rages On

We need to recognize the role of labor and collective organizing in achieving democracy.

2 years ago

NY Times Haberman: Trump Came to Realization He Wasn’t POTUS Anymore When He Saw Biden Meet Putin

Donald Trump functions in a very different way than most politicians. The 45th president was coddled throughout his entire life…

3 years ago

Frank Figliuzzi: The GOP and Vladimir Putin Are Pushing the Exact Same Message on 1/6 Insurrection

Joe Biden has spent the last week on the first major foreign visit of his presidency. The reviews, so far,…

3 years ago

The Biden-Putin Summit is Underway and the Right Wants It to Fail

President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin are currently meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, for a high-stakes summit. The meeting…

3 years ago

Prior to Biden/Putin Meeting Russian State TV Aired Interview With Insurrectionist Who Put His Feet up on Pelosi’s Desk

Vladimir Putin already realizes that Joe Biden is going to be much tougher on him than Donald Trump ever was.…

3 years ago

WATCH: CNN’s Kaitlin Collins Rips Trump For Attempting to Sabotage Biden’s Meeting With Putin

It should have been pretty clear to Donald Trump who the country's allies were. Instead, the former president treated the…

3 years ago

Biden Says He Will Let Putin and China Know “That Europe and the United States Are Tight”

As President Joe Biden embarked on his first overseas trip since taking office, he told reporters that his trip, which…

3 years ago

Russia Bans Merrick Garland, John Bolton and Others From Entering Country

For 4 years, Donald Trump refused to respond to provocative actions of Russian President Vladimir Putin. In fact, Trump seemed…

3 years ago

Putin Weakly Responds To Biden Calling Him A Killer

Russian President Vladimir Putin said "it takes one to know one" in response to a television interview President Joe Biden…

3 years ago

Biden Says Putin Will “Pay a Price” for Interfering in U.S. Elections

President Joe Biden said Russian leader Vladimir Putin will "pay a price" for interfering in United States elections after years…

3 years ago

Putin Critic Says Trump Damaged America’s Reputation Among Ordinary Russians

Speaking to NBC News in an exclusive interview, former oil magnate Mikhail Khodorkovsky said former President Donald Trump's tenure damaged…

3 years ago

Biden Says U.S. “Will Never Recognize Russia’s Purported Annexation” of Crimea

On the seventh anniversary of Russia's annexation of Crimea, a move that Ukraine and the global community largely consider a…

3 years ago

Nancy Pelosi: Trump Supporters Who Stormed Capitol Were “Doing Putin’s Bidding”

For the last two years, Nancy Pelosi has spent much of her time holding Donald Trump accountable for her actions.…

3 years ago

Romney on Trump’s Election Theories: “Russia and China Have to be Laughing”

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin have long had a symbiotic relationship. For Trump, who is not respected by most world…

3 years ago

He Would Explode: Ex-CIA Officer Says Intel Officers are Terrified to Brief Trump on Russia

Donald Trump is not a very big fan of briefings. He is not briefed anywhere near as much as his…

3 years ago

Trump Reportedly Had a “Public Meltdown” Over Missed Call from Vladimir Putin

Donald Trump publicly berated his former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn because of a missed call from Vladimir Putin, according…

4 years ago

Trump Lashes Out at U.S. Officials, Disputes Claim He Trusts Putin Over U.S. Intelligence

President Donald Trump lashed out at government officials and disputed claims that he trusts Russian leader Vladimir Putin over United…

4 years ago

Mary Trump: President Trump Is ‘Drawn’ to Vladimir Putin Because He’s Like His Father

Mary Trump thinks the President is drawn to Vladimir Putin because the Russian leader is like his father. Donald Trump's…

4 years ago

Trump Never Asked Vladimir Putin About Russian Bounties on U.S. Soldiers

Donald Trump has not discussed reports of Russian bounties on U.S. troops in Afghanistan. The President admitted he hadn't confronted…

4 years ago

John Bolton: Vladimir Putin Can Play Trump “Like a Fiddle”

John Bolton says Vladimir Putin isn't worried about Donald Trump because he can "play him". The former National Security Advisor…

4 years ago

Opinion: The GOP is Silent on Russian Interference and Trump’s Dangerous Behavior Because They’re in on it

Media pundits often wonder why Republicans have turned a blind eye to and refused to call out the myriad and…

5 years ago

Dan Rather Denounces Fox News For Being ‘State-run Media’

Former CBS News anchor Dan Rather has denounced Fox News as “state-run media” according to a new article in The…

5 years ago

Exiled Russian Mobster Partied At Mar-A-Lago With Chinese Spa Owner

An exiled former friend of Vladimir Putin, wanted back in his home country of Russia for tax fraud, has been…

5 years ago

CIA Expert: Allies Fear Trump Shares Classified Secrets With Putin

Longtime CIA agent Steven Hall is very unhappy that President Donald Trump is continuing to attack United States intelligence agencies.…

5 years ago

Breaking: Putin Says Russia Will Also Pull Out of Nuclear Arms Treaty

President Vladimir Putin announced Saturday that Russia will withdraw from a long-standing and critical Cold War-era missile treaty with the…

5 years ago

Hillary Clinton Slams Trump: “He Has Not Spoken Up For Our Country”

Hillary Clinton appeared at the OZY Fest in New York City’s Central Park on Saturday night to talk about President…

6 years ago

Trump Own Staff Admits That He Looked Weak Next To Putin

Even Trump's own staff is calling him weak after his terrible press conference with Putin.

6 years ago

Rachel Maddow Torches Trump For ‘Pouring Gasoline’ On The Russia National Security Threat

Donald Trump hasn't just let Russia get away with an attack on U.S. democracy – he's essentially encouraging the next attack, too.

6 years ago

Rachel Maddow Wants To Know Why We Always Learn About Trump-Putin Meetings From Russian News

"Why does this keep happening? Why do we consistently have to get news about the behavior and the meetings and…

6 years ago

Stunning Report Shows The CIA Warned Israel That Trump Was A Putin Puppet Who Can’t Be Trusted

Before Trump was sworn in, the CIA warned Israel that Vladimir Putin had “leverages of pressure” over Trump.

6 years ago

Trump’s Own CIA Smacks Down His Claim That We Should Trust Vladimir Putin

The CIA remains confident in its conclusion that Russia waged a disinformation campaign in the U.S. to influence the election…

6 years ago

Russia First: Trump Admits He Trusts Putin Over The Entire U.S. Intelligence Community

"Every time he sees me, he says, 'I didn't do that.' And I believe, I really believe, that when he…

6 years ago

Republicans In Congress Are Plotting To Sabotage Russia Investigation If It Doesn’t End Soon

According to a new report, many GOP lawmakers are restless and "ready to close the books" on the probe.

6 years ago

Trump Is Sinking Fast As Robert Mueller Is Now Going After Air Force One Phone Records

The fact that Mueller is requesting Air Force One phone records shows that he is clearly ramping up his inquiry…

7 years ago

Russia Comes Roaring Back As Top Trump Aide Emailed Campaign Officials About Meeting With Putin

An email sent from a top Donald Trump aide referenced a previously unknown attempt to set up a meeting between…

7 years ago

Trump Brings Shame To America By Praising Putin’s Move To Kick U.S. Diplomats Out Of Russia

Instead of standing up for the men and women who selflessly serve their country, the president – once again – took…

7 years ago

Malcolm Nance Throws Hammer Down On White House, Says Trump Is Under Complete Russian Control

"He may not even know that he is an asset under your control until you pull that string, and then…

7 years ago

Senate Dems Slam Trump And Defend America As White House Considers Lifting Russia Punishment

A handful of Democratic Senators were fuming on Thursday as Donald Trump and the White House strongly consider giving back…

7 years ago

John Podesta Slams Trump Jr.’s Russia Meeting: “Starting To Smell More And More Like Collusion”

Each day brings another "drip" of information that increases the likelihood that there was collusion between the president's campaign and…

7 years ago

That Was Easy: Putin Says He Convinced Trump That Russia Didn’t Meddle In 2016 Election

Trump can pretend to be a strongman all he wants, but in his first real opportunity to put America first…

7 years ago

Maxine Waters Slams Unpatriotic GOP For Not Standing Up To Putin Puppet Trump

"I'm questioning the patriotism of all of those Republicans who are allowing this president to side with Putin, to wrap…

7 years ago

Ex-Intel Director Destroys Bogus Trump Claim: ‘No Evidence’ Russia Wasn’t Behind Election Hack

James Clapper said the Russians will continue to collect intelligence and interfere in U.S. elections so long as the United…

7 years ago

Emboldened By Pro-Putin Trump, Russia Ramps Up Spying Efforts In The U.S.

Just as Hillary Clinton warned the country during the campaign, Trump is turning out to be a Putin "puppet" who…

7 years ago

Rachel Maddow Destroys Trump’s ‘Inconceivable’ Decision To Give Putin A Face-To-Face Meeting

"How has [Putin] earned a face-to-face, full-scale, bilateral meeting with the U.S. president? What has he done to deserve that…

7 years ago

‘I Can’t Recall’: Carter Page Has Amnesia Over Ties To Russia, Says He’s The Real Victim

"It's been an ongoing assault. ... I was doing nothing, I was doing nothing. ... The meeting was about nothing,"…

7 years ago

Trump Plans To Lift Sanctions On Russia By Returning Their American-Based Intelligence Compounds

Regardless of the motivations behind the latest Trump move, it's clear the Russians are getting exactly what they had hoped…

7 years ago

Former Russia Ambassador Says Moscow Is ‘Laughing’ At The U.S. Under Trump

Not only did the Russians successfully interfere in last year's presidential election to help Trump become president, but now they…

7 years ago

Russian Banker Jared Kushner Secretly Met With Is One Of Vladimir Putin’s Top Spies

If the Russians wanted to influence Trump, Kushner would be one of the top people they would use – and…

7 years ago

Malcolm Nance Says FBI Should Assume Kushner Was Planning To Share ‘Nuclear Codes’ With Putin

"What did he intend to transmit through Russia's secure cryptographic systems to communicate with Vladimir Putin? The presidential daily briefing?…

7 years ago

Donald Trump Wants to ‘Ride Like Vladimir’ in Queen Elizabeth’s Golden Carriage

Trump wants to be like his hero, Vladimir Putin, who rode in the royal carriage when he visited in 2003,…

7 years ago

Tom Cotton Says Donald Trump’s Syria Strike Restored U.S. Credibility

“But these strikes did more than simply punish Mr. Assad and deter future attacks; they have gone a long way…

7 years ago

In His Own Words from 2013, Trump’s Unauthorized Attack on Syria Was ‘A Big Mistake’

Donald Trump to President Obama in 2013: "The President must get Congressional approval before attacking Syria-big mistake if he does…

7 years ago

Netanyahu Says Trump’s Illegal Attack on Syria ‘Setting Example For Free World’

“Israel fully supports President Trump’s decision and hopes that this message of resolve...will resonate not only in Damascus, but in…

7 years ago

Bombshell Report Exposes Secret Meeting Between Trump and Putin Representatives

The Post reports that Blackwater founder Erik Prince, acting on behalf of Trump, secretly met in Jan. with a representative…

7 years ago

Would-Be Tough Guy Trump Isn’t the Shark – He’s the One the Shark Feeds On

"Today, several members of Team Trump realized they're in the FBI's cross-hairs & in bed with a regime that kills…

7 years ago

Opinion: Paul Manafort Was Already Planning Putin Influence In Washington in 2005

"Paul Manafort pledged to influence politics, business dealings and news coverage inside the United States to benefit President Vladimir Putin's…

7 years ago

Maxine Waters Condemns House Committee’s Focus on Trump’s ‘Incendiary Tweets’

Waters called for a "bipartisan, independent commission to investigate the Russian interference in our election and possible collusion with the…

7 years ago

Rex Tillerson Dodging First Meeting With Our NATO Allies and Flying to Moscow Instead

“Comey/Rogers JUST spent 8 hrs detailing how Russia tried to hack US election….Tillerson on a mission to make nice w/…

7 years ago

As Russia Hearings Begin, An Increasingly Desperate Donald Trump Tweets His Innocence

"James Clapper and others stated that there is no evidence Potus colluded with Russia. This story is FAKE NEWS and…

7 years ago

Sean Spicer’s British Spying Accusations Came from Russia Via Fox News

The lie about British spying came to Sean Spicer from Andrew Napolitano, who got it from Russia via former CIA…

7 years ago

Democrat Adam Schiff Tells Trump To Stop Treating NATO Like a Protection Racket

"Glad you think it was great, @POTUS. Would have been greater if you didn't treat NATO like protection racket, or…

7 years ago

Donald Trump Acts Like a Petulant Child and Refuses to Shake Angela Merkel’s Hand

As J.K. Rowling captioned the moment, 'Mommy was mean to me and I don't wanna hold her hand no more.'

7 years ago

Opinion: Sick Of Russians, John McCain Says Rand Paul “Now Working For Vladimir Putin”

“You are achieving the objectives of Vladimir Putin…trying to dismember this small country. If they object, they are now carrying…

7 years ago

Evan McMullin Poses a Blink Test for Conservatives: Rocky Balboa or Drago

If Putin is Trump’s friend and our press and intelligence community are his enemies, then Trump is not by any…

7 years ago

Rachel Maddow Says Helping Trump Become POTUS Was Only The Beginning Of Russia’s Operation

Maddow says there is growing evidence that Moscow's work didn't end on Nov. 8, 2016 – that was only the…

7 years ago

Putin Wants Ladies to Smile More Often on International Women’s Day

Women love to be told to smile by random men, it's part of their freedom marches. So Donald Trump's best…

7 years ago

Putin’s Puppet Trump Claims President Obama Let Putin Walk All Over Him

"For eight years Russia 'ran over' President Obama, got stronger and stronger, picked-off Crimea and added missiles. Weak!"

7 years ago

Darrell Issa Calls for Special Prosecutor to Investigate Trump-Russia Contacts

Issa said Sessions must recuse himself: "You cannot have somebody, a friend of mine Jeff Sessions, who was on the…

7 years ago

Trump Fails Again As FBI Denies His Request To Downplay Russian Connections

"Such a request from the White House is a violation of procedures that limit communications with the FBI on pending…

7 years ago

Damning New Report Reveals Trump Team Communicated With Russia During The Campaign

The Trump campaign had repeated contacts with the Russian government at a time when Moscow was hacking the U.S. election.

7 years ago

Rand Paul Opposes Russia Probe Because Republicans Shouldn’t Investigate Republicans

"I just don’t think it’s useful to be doing investigation after investigation, particularly of your own party."

7 years ago

Sean Spicer Claims Trump Acted Decisively on Flynn – 17 Days After Being Told

Spicer claimed that talking about a 17-day delay “assumes a lot of things that aren’t true,” but what it actually…

7 years ago

Sen. Chris Murphy Says if Michael Flynn Lied ‘He Probably Has to Go’

"If there's evidence that makes it clear that Flynn lied to the Vice President and others...he can't continue to be…

7 years ago

Trump Claims He Doesn’t ‘Know Putin’ But He Bragged About Their Relationship in 2013

Donald Trump claimed this morning 'I don't know Putin,' but in 2013, he said proudly, 'I do have a relationship…

7 years ago

Trump’s Amateurish White House Thinks Poland Invaded Belarus

Trump was not the least bit interested in news about Russian incursions into Ukraine, which are anything but the product…

7 years ago

Mikhail Gorbachev Warns That ‘It Looks as if The World is Preparing for War’

Looking at both Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump, Mikhail Gorbachev said, "it all looks as if the world is preparing…

7 years ago

Trump Will Talk To Putin This Weekend As He Prepares To Roll Back Russian Sanctions

Trump has been silent on Russia since taking office, but he could be days away from dropping the crippling sanctions…

7 years ago

New Poll Shows More Americans Support Women’s March Demonstrators Than Donald Trump

There is very little, if anything, in the data to give the new administration hope that they have the support…

7 years ago

Senate Committee Approves Trump’s Pro-Russia Secretary of State Pick After Rubio Sells Out

The Florida senator talked tough during Tillerson's confirmation hearing but eventually sold out and voted in favor of the Putin…

7 years ago

Trump Digs His Hole Deeper By Going On Fox News To Escalate Attacks On John Lewis

The president-elect is only making matters worse by continuing to lash out at the civil rights icon.

7 years ago

New Report Proves Donald Trump Lied About Not Seeking Business In Russia

Trump's history of seeking business in the country that helped him win last year's election is well-documented.

7 years ago

Rachel Maddow Shows You How to Spot Trump’s Big Fat Intelligence Briefing Lie

If you are curious how to spot Trump's Russian hack lies for yourself, Rachel Maddow tells you how. Just two…

7 years ago

U.S. Intelligence Report Finds That Top Russian Officials Rejoiced After Trump’s Win

"American intelligence agencies intercepted communications in the aftermath of the election in which Russian officials congratulated themselves on the outcome."

7 years ago

Deranged Trump Claims Real Problem Not Russian Hacking But Giving Debate Q to Hillary

"Why have they [the DNC] not responded to the terrible things they did and said (like giving the questions to…

7 years ago

2017’s Big Reveal: Useful Idiot Trump, Conflict of Interest Trump, or Meat Puppet Trump

The more he opens his mouth the more he damns himself. Sure he's a big crybaby. But the smart money…

7 years ago

President Obama Set A Trap For Trump With Russian Sanctions

Trump has only two equally detrimental choices in dealing with the effects of President Obama’s sanctions against Russia. and they're…

7 years ago

Given a Chance to be Patriots, Too Many Republicans Bow to Putin Instead

Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) did one better than Trump, claiming that Russia's attack on our democratic institutions was somehow a…

7 years ago

Trump Issues Weak Statement After Obama Reminds Russia That He’s Still President

Trump's response suggests that holding Russia accountable for its unprecedented election meddling isn't that high on his list of priorities.

7 years ago

President Obama Hits Russia With New Sanctions for Election Hacking

"These actions...are a necessary and appropriate response to efforts to harm U.S. interests in violation of established international norms of…

7 years ago

Vladimir Putin Claims Obama Signed the NDAA to ‘Create Problems’ For Trump

“This policy has brought the current US administration...into a dead end. We hope the new administration will be more sagacious.”

7 years ago

Obama Plans Aggressive Retaliation Against Russia For 2016 Election Meddling

Not only is the president looking to punish Russia for interfering in the U.S. electoral process, but he's hoping to…

7 years ago

Memo Shows That Russia Isn’t Even On Trump’s List Of Top ‘Defense Priorities’

The incoming president appears to be turning a blind eye to the growing threat of Russia.

7 years ago

Super PAC Connected To Paul Ryan Used Russian Material Against Dem. House Candidates

Speaker Ryan's spokeswoman never disputed that the material used against Democratic candidates was “stolen as an act of Russian espionage

7 years ago

Harry Reid Drops A Truth Bomb: Putin Was ‘Clearly” Involved in Hacking U.S. Election

Outgoing Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) charged that Russian President Vladimir Putin was "clearly, yes" involved in the election…

7 years ago

Franklin Graham Praises Trump for Finding a Way to “Work With The Thugs” Like Putin

Trump's strategy for working with thugs is to let thugs be thugs as long as Trump gets a cut. And…

7 years ago

Republicans Show True Colors As GOP Views Putin More Favorably Than Obama

Republican opinions of Putin spiked around the same time Trump called on Russia to hack Hillary Clinton's emails.

7 years ago

Report: Putin Directly Involved In Election Hack Meant To Put Trump In The White House

"Ultimately, the CIA has assessed, the Russian government wanted to elect Donald Trump," NBC News reported.

7 years ago

Bombshell Report Shows FBI Knew About Russia’s DNC Hacking Since 2015

"The low-key approach of the F.B.I. meant that Russian hackers could roam freely through the committee’s network for nearly seven…

7 years ago