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Susan Rice on Russia bounties: Trump makes “opponent’s commandments”

Former national security advisor Susan Rice said on Sunday that the Trump administration’s story about the Russia bounty conspiracy was not going together. “I don’t buy this story like that [Trump] was never informed, “said Rice, who served as advisor to former President Barack Obama from 2013 to 2017, in an interview with Andrea Mitchell about NBC’s” Meet the Press …

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Russia refuses to pay bounty, but some say the United States let it come

MOSCOW – Three years after a tough war in eastern Ukraine, the Trump administration, in a sharp break with the Obama era policies, suggested that the Ukrainian army be equipped with strong American weapons, Javelin anti-tank missiles, to help fight Russia supported to support separatists. Russian President Vladimir V. Putin replied with a threatening warning that weapons in the separatist …

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Russia secretly offered bounty to Afghan militants to kill US troops, the intelligence agency says

According to Western intelligence officials, the unit, which has been operating for more than a decade, has been accused by the Kremlin of carrying out a campaign to destabilize the West through subversion, sabotage and murder. In addition to the 2018 poisoning, the unit was behind a coup attempt in Montenegro in 2016 and the poisoning of an arms manufacturer …

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No “immediate threat to NATO allies”: Stoltenberg on Russia, China

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg DENIS LOVROVIC | AFP | Getty Images NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg sees no immediate threats to members of the 30-country alliance, even in the face of an emerging China and deteriorating relations with Russia, he told CNBC on Thursday. “These two nations [China and Russia] are two very different challenges for NATO. We see …

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Russia disinformation campaign that operated in the shadow says report: NPR

According to the research company Graphika, a shady group of employees in Russia has produced more than 2,500 false information in seven languages ​​on 300 different social media platforms. In one example, an invented tweet appears as if Senator Marco Rubio is accusing the British authorities of spying on President Trump. Graphics Hide label Switch label Graphics According to the …

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Russia declares emergency after oil spill in the Arctic

MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir V. Putin has declared a state of emergency in a region in Northern Siberia after a huge oil spill turns a river purple and threatens to damage the arctic environment. Last Friday, over 20,000 tons of diesel reached Ambarnaya near the city of Norilsk after a fuel tank in a power plant collapsed. Norilsk Nickel, …

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Russia approved drug to treat Covid-19, hospitals for use in June

Finished tablets will go through the channels of a packaging machine on Monday, May 18, 2020, at a plant in Khimki, Russia, during the manufacture of the antiviral drug favipiravir, a joint venture between the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and the ChemRar Group. Bloomberg Russia has approved an anti-influenza drug to treat Covid-19 and, according to the Russian State …

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Roscosmos praises the manned SpaceX launch, says it won’t stay idle and promises an “interesting” answer – RT Russia News

The launch of Crew Dragon received a positive response from the Russian space agency, according to which two ISS-compatible vehicles only benefit the crews working there. But Russia will not sit on its hands, it made it clear. Vladimir Ustimenko, spokesman for Roscosmos, tweeted, “What just happened should have happened a long time ago.” The Crew Dragon capsule, built by …

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