He’s back: Author of Russia-Trump ‘dossier’ has same target, new funding

He’s back: Author of Russia-Trump ‘dossier’ has same target, new funding

by WorldTribune Staff, May 1, 2018 A Democrat-financed group has reportedly secured $50 million to hire former British intelligence officer Christopher Steele to continue his investigation of President Donald Trump and his alleged ties to Russia. The drama surrounding the “dossier” by Steele and its unconfirmed information continues 17 months after the election as does […]

Mattis confirms he ordered Russian mercenary force ‘to be annihilated’

Mattis confirms he ordered Russian mercenary force ‘to be annihilated’

In the “crowded battlefield” that is Syria, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis confirmed he gave the order for an enemy force that included Russian mercenaries “to be annihilated.” Mattis made the revelation during testimony to the Senate Armed Services Committee on April 26. Sen. Deb Fischer, Nebraska Republican, asked Mattis about the February attack on […]

Armenian PM Sarkisian resigns, thousands celebrate in Yerevan

Armenian PM Sarkisian resigns, thousands celebrate in Yerevan

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Thousands of jubilant Armenians have poured into Yerevan’s main square to celebrate the resignation of Prime Minister Serzh Sarkisian, who stepped down amid widespread street protests over his election to the newly powerful post following 10 years as president. In a dramatic turn of events a […]

Fidel hell: USSR is dead, but Castro’s iron grip on Cuba endures

Fidel hell: USSR is dead, but Castro’s iron grip on Cuba endures

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — For as long as I can remember, the phrase Castro’s Cuba was synonymous with a Caribbean island ruled by one Family. Indeed for sixty years the phrase had a certain, if unfortunate, political ring. So when Raul Castro, the second member of the ruling dynasty, […]

DNC lawsuit against Trump campaign makes no mention of Russian ‘dossier’

DNC lawsuit against Trump campaign makes no mention of Russian ‘dossier’

by WorldTribune Staff, April 22, 2018 The Democratic National Committee’s (DNC’s) civil RICO lawsuit against the Trump campaign for alleged Russia collusion is 66 pages long. None of the pages references the dossier by ex-British spy Christopher Steele, according to a report by Rowan Scarborough for The Washington Times. The dossier played a key role […]

Chemical weapons watchdog group initially denied access to site of attack in Douma

Chemical weapons watchdog group initially denied access to site of attack in Douma

by WorldTribune Staff, April 18, 2018 A team of independent investigators were reportedly prevented from entering the site of the suspected chemical weapons attack in Douma, Syria. The investigators from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), based in The Hague, were denied access to the site on April 16 by Syrian and […]

Getting real: The post-communist Russian threat in perspective

Getting real: The post-communist Russian threat in perspective

Special to WorldTribune.com By Alexander Maistrovoy While the West is busy hunting “Russian witches,” its sworn enemies are devouring it alive from within. In 1986, the manager of the largest state company Eurodif Georges Besse arrived at his office as per usual. When he got out of his car, he was shot at point-blank range […]

Russian reporter who covered deaths of mercenaries in Syria dies in fall from 5th floor apartment

Russian reporter who covered deaths of mercenaries in Syria dies in fall from 5th floor apartment

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Russian investigative journalist Maksim Borodin of Yekaterinburg has died of injuries sustained on April 12 when he fell from the window of his fifth-floor apartment. Borodin, 32, died on April 15 in a hospital without recovering consciousness. Officially, his death was being investigated as a suicide. […]

Cohen on McClatchy story: More ‘bad reporting’, I have never been to Prague

Cohen on McClatchy story: More ‘bad reporting’, I have never been to Prague

by WorldTribune Staff, April 15, 2018 Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, said a report connecting him to the unverified Trump dossier and a trip to Prague  is just as bogus today as it was when it was first reported. An April 13 report by McClatchy’s DC Bureau said special counsel Robert Mueller has […]

Putin calls on Netanyahu to avoid ‘destabilizing’ actions in Syria

Putin calls on Netanyahu to avoid ‘destabilizing’ actions in Syria

by WorldTribune Staff, April 12, 2018 Russian President Vladimir Putin in an April 11 phone call with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, asked the Israeli leader to avoid taking any steps that would further destabilize Syria. “Putin stressed the fundamental importance of respecting the sovereignty of Syria, called for refraining from any actions that might […]