Why it’s still in Russia’s interest to mess with US politics

PARIS – Sweeping accusations that the Kremlin tried to sway the 2016 U.S. election haven’t chastened Russian trolls, hackers and spies — and might even have emboldened them. U.S. officials and tech companies say Russians have continued online activity targeted at … Read More

Russia, China warn U.S. of ‘consequences’ of ‘playing with fire’

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Peoples’ Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers arrive to perform honor guard duties for a visiting head of state in Beijing on July 9, 2018. File Photo by Stephen Shaver/UPI Sept. 21 (UPI) — China and Russia reacted strongly Friday to another round … Read More

Newest US sanctions against Russia hit an economic nerve

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev speaks during a meeting in Kamchatka Peninsula region, Russian Far East, Russia, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. Russia’s prime minister sternly warned the United States on Friday against ramping up sanctions, saying that Moscow will retaliate … Read More

Russian prime minister warns US against ramping up sanctions

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MOSCOW (AP) – Russia’s prime minister has sternly warned the United States against ramping up sanctions, saying that Moscow will strike back with economic, political and unspecified “other” means. Dmitry Medvedev said Friday that if the U.S. introduces sanctions against … Read More

Republican senators push sanctions to warn Putin not to meddle in U.S. elections

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WASHINGTON A pair of prominent Republican U.S. senators said on Sunday that the United States must move promptly to prepare new sanctions against Russia to discourage interference in upcoming elections. Senator Lindsey Graham said additional sanctions needed to be teed … Read More

Trump, Joining Allies, Expels 60 Russians Over Poisoning in U.K.

President Trump at the White House on Sunday. He has been criticized for not being firm enough with President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia. CreditAl Drago for The New York Times WASHINGTON — President Trump ordered the expulsion of 60 Russians … Read More