Russian entrepreneur on mission to discover how, why he was targeted in ‘dossier’

Russian entrepreneur on mission to discover how, why he was targeted in ‘dossier’

by WorldTribune Staff, September 19, 2018 The Russian entrepreneur who founded Webzilla is intent on finding out how he was included in the unverified Trump dossier, which accused him of directly participating in the hacking of Democratic Party computers, a report said. Aleksej Gubarev was named in the dossier authored by ex-British spy Christopher Steele […]

Kim Jong-Un visit to Moscow planned with hint of urgency

Kim Jong-Un visit to Moscow planned with hint of urgency

Special to WorldTribune.com By Geostrategy-Direct A senior Russian government official has confirmed that North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un wants to expedite plans to visit Moscow and meet President Vladimir Putin. Valentina Matvienko, speaker of the upper house of the Russian parliament, said on Sept. 8 that she had met with Kim in Pyongyang in an […]

U.S. emerges as world’s top crude oil producer

U.S. emerges as world’s top crude oil producer

by WorldTribune Staff, September 13, 2018 The United States earlier this year passed Russia and Saudi Arabia to become the world’s largest producer of crude oil, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Based on preliminary estimates in the EIA’s Short-Term Energy Outlook, U.S. crude oil production in February exceeded that of Saudi Arabia for the […]

Syrian endgame threatens new migrant surge

Syrian endgame threatens new migrant surge

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — After seven years of bitter fighting, twelve million civilians displaced, and more than a half million people killed, Syria’s relentless civil war may be coming to a dramatic conclusion. The final showdown seems set for the north-western province of Idlib, a rebel stronghold, where three […]

Clinton opposition researcher repeatedly pushed theory of Trump server linked to Russian bank

Clinton opposition researcher repeatedly pushed theory of Trump server linked to Russian bank

by WorldTribune Staff, September 10, 2018 An opposition researcher, who was paid by Hillary Clinton’s campaign, continued to press the Department of Justice on a debunked theory that the Trump campaign maintained a computer server linked to a bank in Moscow with ties to the Kremlin, a report said. Fusion GPS founder Glenn Simpson pushed the Alfa […]

In message to Russia, U.S. Marines carry out live fire exercise in Syrian desert

In message to Russia, U.S. Marines carry out live fire exercise in Syrian desert

by WorldTribune Staff, September 9, 2018 U.S. Marines conducted a live fire exercise in the southern Syrian desert after Russia said it intended to enter the deconfliction zone near an American base in the area. More than 100 U.S. Marines, backed by artillery fire, took part in the exercise to send a “strong message” to […]

Moscow warns Google, 40 YouTube channels against ‘meddling’ in upcoming local elections

Moscow warns Google, 40 YouTube channels against ‘meddling’ in upcoming local elections

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Russian officials say they have warned U.S. Internet giant Google against “meddling” in local elections scheduled for this weekend by allowing Kremlin foe Aleksei Navalny to post videos calling for mass protests on YouTube. Representatives of Russia’s election commission, the Prosecutor-General’s Office, and the state Internet […]

Russia seethes as Finland says it could join NATO

Russia seethes as Finland says it could join NATO

by WorldTribune Staff, August 28, 2018 Finland has indicated that it could join NATO, a move that would enrage Russia which would consider it an encroachment on its sphere of influence, a report said. President Sauli Niinisto on Aug. 25 said that Finland’s NATO membership is a possibility, Yle Uutiset television reported. Traditionally neutral Finland and […]

Bill and Boris: Yeltin vouched for Putin in a time of warm relations with a U.S. president

Bill and Boris: Yeltin vouched for Putin in a time of warm relations with a U.S. president

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty WASHINGTON — On September 8, 1999, just a few weeks after promoting the head of the country’s top intelligence agency to the post of prime minister, Russian President Boris Yeltsin took a phone call from a world leader with whom he had developed an unusually close […]

Pentagon official exposed not only Halper’s role but his links to Russian intelligence

Pentagon official exposed not only Halper’s role but his links to Russian intelligence

by WorldTribune Staff, August 28, 2018 An informant planted by the CIA to spy on the Trump campaign had ties to the Kremlin, according to a report which cited a Pentagon whistleblower. Pentagon official Adam Lovinger had his security clearance revoked and lost his job in the National Security Council at the White House after […]