Joe Biden will win the election so President Trump should ‘stand up like a man’ and accept defeat says House Speaker Pelosi

2020 Campaign 10/29/20, 02:16

An elected official responsible for ensuring the Democratic Party passes legislation in the House prematurely declared the winner of the upcoming election and ordered the incumbent to accept defeat. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced that Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden will win the upcoming election and urged President Donald Trump ...

Putin favorably compares Biden to Soviet communist, says he wants to work with him

Europe 10/11/20, 05:41

Russian President Vladimir Putin favorably compared Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and the party to Soviet communism in an interview with the Rossiya TV channel released on Wednesday, Oct. 7. "The Democratic Party is traditionally closer to the so-called liberal values, closer to social democratic ideas," Putin said, reported News Week. ...

Every intelligence agency should be shut down until ‘smoking gun’ Trump evidence is released says GOP Rep. Nunes

2020 Campaign 10/04/20, 22:05

A Republican from California urged fellow party members to suspend intelligence activities until all information is released on the president's foreign interference probe. Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) wants every Republican in Congress to demand the closure of intelligence agencies until all conclusive proof is released about the inquiry into Russian interference ...

New Russian weapon can travel 27 times the speed of sound

Europe 12/27/19, 04:36

A new intercontinental weapon that can fly 27 times the speed of sound became operational Friday, Russia's defense minister reported to President Vladimir Putin, bolstering the country's nuclear strike capability. Putin has described the Avangard hypersonic glide vehicle as a technological breakthrough comparable to the 1957 Soviet launch of the first ...

Putin: The charges against Donald Trump ‘are completely fabricated’

U.S. 12/20/19, 13:14

Russian President Vladimir Putin widely supported President Donald Trump by saying that the charges against him "are completely fabricated." "The Democratic Party, which lost the election, is now trying to revise this story through the means at its disposal," Putin said during a conference in Moscow on Dec. 19, AP reported.  Putin ...

Russia helps China build missile warning system

World 10/04/19, 10:25

Russian President Vladimir Putin announced Thursday that Moscow is helping China build a ballistic missile launch warning system. During a conference at the Valdai Club of foreign policy experts in Sochi, Russia, Putin said the Kremlin is helping the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) regime develop this system that, since the Cold ...

Democrats demand White House release more phone calls with foreign leaders

Politics 10/01/19, 08:03

Democrats in Congress have demanded that President Donald Trump release more transcripts of his phone calls with foreign leaders as they move their push forward for impeachment against the president. "We have got to get to the bottom of this," 2020 top-tier Democratic candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) tweeted in response ...

President Trump jokes to Putin: Not to meddle in upcoming US election

U.S. 06/28/19, 07:23

President Donald Trump playfully told President Vladimir Putin not to meddle in the 2020 U.S. election as the U.S. and Russian leaders were speaking to reporters in Japan on Friday, June 28. During a meeting held on the sidelines of G-20 Summit in Osaka, a reporter asked whether President Trump would ...

Key Mueller witness against Trump faces child porn charge

New York 06/03/19, 18:38

A Lebanese-American businessman who worked to advance Saudi Arabia's agenda to the Trump administration and who later provided grand jury testimony to special counsel Robert Mueller about his efforts to connect a Russian banker to members of Trump's transition team has been arrested on charges of transporting a dozen images ...

Russia hosts feuding Afghan factions for talks

Europe 05/30/19, 06:50

The Taliban and other Afghan factions have wrapped another round of talks in Moscow to discuss peace settlement.The negotiations followed a previous round of consultations in February. Russia has sought to play power broker in Afghanistan, attempting to mediate between warring factions as it jockeys with Washington for influence in ...

Lithuania presidential hopefuls: tone down Russia rhetoric

Europe 05/26/19, 01:55

Lithuanians are choosing a new president in a runoff vote between two candidates who both say they want to maintain a strict tone toward neighboring Russia while easing sometimes harsh rhetoric.Gitanas Nauseda, a prominent economist, and Ingrida Simonyte, a former finance minister, are vying to succeed the popular Dalia Grybauskaite, ...

Putin awards medal to FIFA president Infantino

Sports 05/23/19, 10:38

Vladimir Putin has given FIFA president Gianni Infantino a medal.The Russian president awarded Infantino the Order of Friendship at the Kremlin on Thursday.Infantino has often said last year's World Cup in Russia, where the host nation surprisingly reached the quarterfinals, was the best of the 21 editions of the tournament.FIFA ...

Russian opposition leader’s associate jailed for 20 days

World 05/22/19, 15:36

A top associate of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 20 days in jail in connection with an unsanctioned protest rally last year.Leonid Volkov was sentenced late Wednesday on charges of violating the rules for holding a rally.Navalny is an anti-corruption campaigner and the most prominent foe ...

Russian city cancels cathedral construction after protests

Europe 05/22/19, 12:26

The governor of Russia's Urals region said Wednesday that a plan to build a Russian Orthodox cathedral in a popular park will be cancelled after protests that drew nationwide attention. A new site will be chosen.Unsanctioned demonstrations in the Ural Mountains city of Yekaterinburg were held for several consecutive days ...

North Korea calls Biden ‘fool of low IQ’ over Kim criticism

World 05/21/19, 23:47

North Korea has labeled Joe Biden a "fool of low IQ" and an "imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being" after the U.S. presidential hopeful called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a tyrant during a recent speech. Pyongyang's official Korean Central News Agency on Wednesday said the former ...

Russia: Spy arrests reflect anti-corruption fight

Europe 05/20/19, 08:55

The Kremlin says the arrest of three senior officers of Russia's top spy agency reflects a no-holds-barred fight against corruption.Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Monday when asked about the arrests that the Kremlin has coordinated anti-corruption efforts that targeted "all agencies and officials of any rank without ...

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