FBI informant finally testifies on Clinton-Uranium One ties

FBI informant finally testifies on Clinton-Uranium One ties

by WorldTribune Staff, February 8, 2018 In written testimony to three congressional committees, an FBI informant said that, amid Moscow’s pursuit of the Uranium One deal, Russian nuclear officials earmarked millions of dollars for the Clinton Foundation around the same time then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was promising a U.S. “reset” with Russia, a report […]

Quiet visits to Washington by three top Russian intelligence chiefs raise eyebrows

Quiet visits to Washington by three top Russian intelligence chiefs raise eyebrows

by WorldTribune Staff, February 1, 2018 In what a former CIA station chief in Moscow called a “highly unusual” occurrence, the leaders of Russia’s three top intelligence agencies were all in Washington, D.C. in recent days. Only one of the three recent visits by the spy chiefs was confirmed by Russia. Sergei Naryshkin, head of […]

Russian opposition leader released from jail; Moscow claims U.S. meddling in election

Russian opposition leader released from jail; Moscow claims U.S. meddling in election

by WorldTribune Staff, January 29, 2018 Around the same time opposition leader Alexei Navalny was released after being detained by police, the Kremlin accused the U.S. of attempting to meddle in Russia’s upcoming presidential election. Navalny’s lawyer told the press on Jan. 28 that the opposition leader was released without being charged but will have […]

Nikki Haley: Russia ‘complicit in Assad regime’s atrocities’

Nikki Haley: Russia ‘complicit in Assad regime’s atrocities’

by WorldTribune Staff, January 24, 2018 Russia for years “has looked the other way” as its ally Syria has used chemical weapons on its own citizens, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said at a UN Security Council meeting on Jan. 23. Calling Russia “complicit in the Assad regime’s atrocities,” Haley cited reports […]

DOJ announces indictment in bribery scheme that may be tied to Russia Uranium One deal

DOJ announces indictment in bribery scheme that may be tied to Russia Uranium One deal

by WorldTribune Staff, January 22, 2018 The Department of Justice has indicted the former co-president of a Maryland-based company in a bribery scheme that may be tied to the Russia Uranium One deal facilitated by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. The 11-count indictment was issued against Mark Lambert, whose transportation company “provides services for […]

Is Russia the top threat to U.S. security? No, it’s still China

Is Russia the top threat to U.S. security? No, it’s still China

Special to WorldTribune By Miles Maochun Yu, Hoover Institution Editors’ note: The following, published originally on Jan. 29, 2016, is still relevant two years later. A significant portion of our national security establishment, painstakingly built up during the Cold War, has accepted the assumption that when it comes to threats from sovereign states, Russia, not […]

Trump approves sale of lethal weapons to Ukraine

Trump approves sale of lethal weapons to Ukraine

by WorldTribune Staff, January 1, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump has approved the sale of lethal arms to Ukraine, which continues to battle pro-Russian separatists in its eastern province. The move was supported by Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, according to a report by The Washington Post. Though Russia is […]

Russia selling non-NATO-compatible S-400 to Turkey

Russia selling non-NATO-compatible S-400 to Turkey

by WorldTribune Staff, December 28, 2017 A deal in which Turkey would purchase the S-400 surface-to-air missile system from Russia is “almost finalized,” according to the head of Russia’s state-run Rostec corporation. The proposed $2.5 billion deal “has caused concern in the West because Turkey is a member of NATO but the Russian missile system […]

Russian ‘dossier’ author changes his tune on intel’s veracity

Russian ‘dossier’ author changes his tune on intel’s veracity

by WorldTribune Staff, December 22, 2017 The “trusted” sources Christopher Steele said he used in composing the Trump “dossier” have become a lot less reliable since the ex-British spy was called to defend himself in a libel lawsuit. While Steele in 2016 seemed confident that collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government took […]

Who’s who: Vote tally on UN resolution slamming U.S. on Jerusalem

Who’s who: Vote tally on UN resolution slamming U.S. on Jerusalem

Special to WorldTribune , December 21, 2017 Yes: 128 No: 9 Abstain: 35 Y  AFGHANISTAN Y  DOMINICA Y  LITHUANIA SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE Y  ALBANIA A  DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Y  LUXEMBOURG Y  SAUDI ARABIA Y  ALGERIA Y  ECUADOR Y  MADAGASCAR Y  SENEGAL Y  ANDORRA Y  EGYPT A  MALAWI Y  SERBIA Y  ANGOLA EL SALVADOR Y  MALAYSIA […]

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