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 […]

Watchdog charges DOJ uninterested in Clinton-Russia ties, sues for records

Watchdog charges DOJ uninterested in Clinton-Russia ties, sues for records

by WorldTribune Staff, April 11, 2018 A government watchdog group has filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Justice and State Department for records related to the Uranium One deal which former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton supported, enabling Russia to buy 20 percent of America’s uranium. Judicial Watch filed […]

Yadlin: Israel could ‘topple’ Assad regime alone but joint strategy needed

Yadlin: Israel could ‘topple’ Assad regime alone but joint strategy needed

by WorldTribune Staff, April 11, 2018 Israel has the capability to bring down Syrian President Bashar Assad, but if Russia were to join the battle, the United States would have to as well, a former Israeli Air Force general said. “Israel is capable of dealing with many threats on its own – and if necessary, […]

Say what? Mueller met Ukraininan president in 2013

Say what? Mueller met Ukraininan president in 2013

by WorldTribune Staff, April 10, 2018 Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into one-time Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort includes Manafort’s ties to former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych. It turns out Mueller himself had met with the pro-Russia Yanukovych in 2013. Mueller also was director of the FBI when the Obama administration sold 20 percent of […]

Trump administration calls out Russia and Iran after reported Syria chemical attack

Trump administration calls out Russia and Iran after reported Syria chemical attack

by WorldTribune Staff, April 8, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump warned on April 8 there would be a “big price to pay” for those backing the Assad regime in Syria following a reported chemical attack by Assad’s forces that killed at least 70 people. “Many dead, including women and children, in mindless CHEMICAL attack in […]

Russia-Iran-Turkey entente vow ‘calm’ for fractured Syria

Russia-Iran-Turkey entente vow ‘calm’ for fractured Syria

by WorldTribune Staff, April 4, 2018 Saying they are committed to a “lasting cease-fire” in Syria, the presidents of Iran, Russia and Turkey said after an April 4 summit in Ankara that an end to the conflict can only be achieved “through a negotiated political process.” The  administration of President Donald Trump is reportedly considering […]

London-based backer of Brexit and Trump detained by FBI at Boston airport

London-based backer of Brexit and Trump detained by FBI at Boston airport

by WorldTribune Staff, April 1, 2018 A London-based American academic with ties to the Brexit movement and U.S. President Donald Trump said he was detained and interrogated by the FBI about his involvement in the Trump campaign. Ted Malloch, who said he was an informal and unpaid adviser on the Trump campaign, issued a statement […]

Moscow points to British intelligence in nerve toxin attack on former spy

Moscow points to British intelligence in nerve toxin attack on former spy

by WorldTribune Staff, March 29, 2018 Russia hinted that British intelligence may have been behind the poisoning of double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter and pressed the UK to produce evidence of Moscow’s involvement. “An analysis of all the circumstances…leads us to think of the possible involvement of the British intelligence services,” the Russian Foreign […]