Mueller’s Russia probe has cost nearly $17M

Mueller’s Russia probe has cost nearly $17M

WASHINGTON – Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe has cost taxpayers nearly $17 million, according to a newly released expense report. That includes $7.7 million spent directly by Mueller for things like staff salaries, travel and rent as well as about $9…

Lacklustre Russia lose again, Japan suffer home defeat

Lacklustre Russia lose again, Japan suffer home defeat

World Cup hosts Russia continued their miserable run when they slipped to a 1-0 defeat in Austria on Wednesday and Japan suffered a blow when they lost 2-0 at home Ghana in coach Akira Nishino's first game in charge. Defeat for the…

'Murdered' Anti-Putin Reporter Arkady Babchenko Appears Alive With Police, Sting Exposes Russian Death Plot

'Murdered' Anti-Putin Reporter Arkady Babchenko Appears Alive With Police, Sting Exposes Russian Death Plot

After he was ‘murdered’ on Tuesday, a very much alive anti-Putin Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko spoke to the media Wednesday saying that he now plans to live long enough to ‘dance on Putin’s grave.’ On Tuesday, Arkady Babchenko, a leading Russian journalist…

Trump says Mueller probe has ‘destroyed’ people’s lives

Trump says Mueller probe has ‘destroyed’ people’s lives

President Trump said “young and beautiful lives” have been destroyed by special counsel Robert Mueller’s “Witch Hunt” investigation into Russian interference during the election and any collusion on the part of Trump campaign staffers. “Who’s going to give back the young and…

White House: Justice Department to investigate FBI’s Russia probe

White House: Justice Department to investigate FBI’s Russia probe

After a meeting in the Oval Office between President Trump and the heads of the country’s intelligence and law enforcement agencies, the White House confirmed the Department of Justice’s internal watchdog will examine the FBI’s role in launching an investigation into Trump’s…

Russia used NRA to aid Trump campaign, documents suggest: Democrats

Russia used NRA to aid Trump campaign, documents suggest: Democrats

Washington: Three key figures, including the founder of a Russian gun rights group, refused to submit to interviews or produce documents requested by Senate Democrats investigating whether the Kremlin used the National Rifle Association to boost Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign. Nonetheless,…

Russia's forgotten eastern cities captured in gritty photographs by Instagrammer Barabakaa

Russia's forgotten eastern cities captured in gritty photographs by Instagrammer Barabakaa

These dark and gritty images reveal how cities in Russia's forgotten eastern and elsewhere in the country are ridden with misery, homelessness and addiction. Shot in black-and-white for an even more oppressive feel, photographer Petr Barabakaa’s pictures of the post-Soviet east make…

Satellite data suggests China and others are falsifying their GDP

Satellite data suggests China and others are falsifying their GDP

Satellite data suggests China, North Korea and Russia lie about the strength of their economics in official GDP figures ahead of elections Chicago University compared data from satellite images with official economic reports Increases in night lighting are an indicator of increases…

GOP-led Senate panel finds Russia meddled in US election

GOP-led Senate panel finds Russia meddled in US election

A GOP-led Senate committee said it backs the conclusion of the US intelligence community that Russia meddled in the 2016 presidential election to boost Donald Trump — a stand at odds with an earlier finding by Republican members of a House panel….

Air Force intercepts 2 Russian bombers off Alaska coast

Air Force intercepts 2 Russian bombers off Alaska coast

A pair of U.S. Air Force stealth fighter jets intercepted two Russian nuclear-capable bombers Friday morning off the coast of Alaska, a spokesman for NORAD (North American Aeorospace Defense Command) told Fox News. The approach by the two Tupolev Tu-95 Russian “Bear”…

Britain preparing for high-stakes talks with Russia to save Iran deal – despite deep divide between countries over Salisbury attack

Britain preparing for high-stakes talks with Russia to save Iran deal – despite deep divide between countries over Salisbury attack

On Tuesday Donald Trump pulled the plug on the anti-nuke pact prompting the biggest international crisis since the nerve agent poisoning outrage in March that Theresa May blamed on the Kremlin. However Britain will be forced to discuss the international response to…

Mueller reportedly grilled Russian oligarch who paid Cohen $500K

Mueller reportedly grilled Russian oligarch who paid Cohen $500K

Stormy Daniels’ lawyer claims to have stumbled upon hundreds of thousands of dollars in shady payments to President Trump’s longtime personal attorney — and special counsel Robert Mueller has already grilled a Russian oligarch about the alleged dealings, a report says. Viktor…

Armenia protest leader: ‘We will not give up’

Armenia protest leader: ‘We will not give up’

YEREVAN (Reuters) – Nikol Pashinyan, leader of an Armenian protest movement locked in a standoff with the ruling elite, told Reuters on Wednesday he and his supporters would not give up, and would continue their campaign of civil disobedience. “My only power…

Russian military spending falls, could affect operations: think-tank

Russian military spending falls, could affect operations: think-tank

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Russian military spending fell by a fifth last year, its first decline in nearly two decades, with tighter purse-strings likely to affect Moscow’s military activity ahead, a report by defense think-tank SIPRI showed on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Russian military…

Armenian opposition leader fails to win selection as PM

Armenian opposition leader fails to win selection as PM

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan failed to secure a majority of votes in parliament to become prime minister on Tuesday after weeks of protests forced the previous holder of the post to step down. Pashinyan, who was the only…