Russia, Turkey reach cease-fire deal in northwestern Syria

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin, right, and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan shake hands after a joint news conference followed six-hour talks in the Kremlin, in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, March 5, 2020. (Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool) In this photo … Read More

Russian President Vladimir Putin proposes to enshrine God, heterosexual marriage in constitution

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Ahead of a second and key reading set for next week, Putin submitted 24 pages worth of new proposals, said State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin. The amendments enshrine the mention of Russians’ “faith in God” and also stipulate that marriage … Read More

A disaster in Syria as Russia and Turkey clash

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Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday, along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions? Sign up for the Today’s WorldView newsletter. Syrian internally displaced persons in a camp north of Syria’s Idlib … Read More

Growing Calls for US Intelligence to Clear Up Russian Meddling Allegations

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FILE – President Donald Trump listens to a question from a reporter, in the Oval Office of the White House, in Washington, February 12, 2020 WASHINGTON – Pressure appears to be building on the White House and U.S. intelligence agencies … Read More

The Latest Russia Hoax is Already Debunked

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Welcome back, Russia hysteria! While it’s no secret that Russia meddles in foreign elections, the evidence that they backed any one candidate in 2016 has always been lacking. The aim of Russian election interference is more often to create chaos … Read More

Coronavirus: Russia denies spreading US conspiracy on social media

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Claims circulating online allege the virus is an attempt to wage an “economic war on China” Russia has flatly denied allegations that it is spreading disinformation about the new coronavirus outbreak on social media. US officials said Russian-linked accounts were … Read More

Russia Claims the the US is behind the Coronavirus Epidemic

posted in: News, Russia US government officials have suspected Russia of spreading fake news about the coronavirus, thus undermining international efforts to combat the epidemic, AFP reported. The information comes after thousands of profiles on social networks, mostly from Russian people, spread information in support of the conspiracy … Read More

Weekly Update by Mark Armstrong – 21 February 2020

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Greetings from Tyler, It took a couple weeks, but we’ve got a BRAND NEW scandal! How did they ever come up with this one?  The creativity is just astounding.  Are you ready?  RUSSIA, RUSSIA, RUSSIA!  You’ll never believe it, but … Read More

Can diplomacy prevent Turkey-Russia clash in Syria?

If not for the coronavirus outbreak and the US Democratic primaries, the latest phase of the Syrian war would have been the first item on international news bulletins. What with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warning Syria that Turkey will … Read More

U.S. calls on Russia to withdraw from Ukraine’s sovereign territory

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The U.S. diplomat emphasized inadmissibility of Russia’s interference in Ukraine’s affairs. Reuters The United States has called on Russia to withdraw from the sovereign territory of Ukraine, says Kay Bailey Hutchison, U.S. Permanent Representative to NATO. “We are calling on … Read More

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