Tag Archives: Moscow

30Oct/17

Manafort faces charges in Russian election meddling probe: reports

U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort entered an FBI field office on Monday amid reports he would surrender to federal authorities. Zachary Goelman has more. Continue reading

30Oct/17

First charges could be unsealed in Russia probe

The first charges from the probe of possible Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election could be unsealed as early as Monday and a target taken into custody, possibly marking a dramatic turn in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. Zachary Goelman reports. Continue reading

24Oct/17

Pussy Riot protest for political prisoners in Trump Tower

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES (OCTOBER 23, 2017) (TWITTER/@PUSSYRRRIOT) – Trump Tower was briefly shut on Monday (October 23) after Russian activists Pussy Riot staged a protest in the hotel, activist Maria Alyokhina said on her Facebook page. Continue reading

10Oct/17
Russian President Vladimir Putin

Russia turns cold on crypto-currencies

SOCHI, RUSSIA (OCTOBER 10, 2017) (RUSSIAN PRESIDENTIAL PRESS SERVICE) – President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday (October 10) crypto-currencies were risky and used for crime, as Russia’s central bank said it would block websites selling bitcoin and its rivals – a change of tone from a month-old promise to legalise the market. Continue reading

08Oct/17

On Putin’s birthday, opposition activists protest, call for him to quit

Police detain more than 200 opposition activists on Saturday for taking part in a wave of anti-Kremlin protests across Russia, according to a monitoring group. Report by Pascale Davies. Continue reading

19Sep/17

Germany on high alert over cyber attacks at election nears

SHOWS: BERLIN, GERMANY (REUTERS) – Germany is on high alert ahead of the Sept. 24 election, but government officials say they have not seen signs of any new cyber attacks or suspicious news leaks despite months of warnings about possible foreign meddling. Continue reading

19Sep/17

Trump campaign adviser was wiretapped: CNN

U.S. investigators wiretapped former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort under secret court orders before and after the 2016 election, CNN reported on Monday. Alva French reports. Continue reading

30Aug/17

Kremlin: Trump Moscow real estate inquiry was ignored

The Russian government has confirmed that a close adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump contacted the Kremlin during the presidential campaign regarding a stalled real estate project in Moscow, but the emailed request was ignored. Matthew Larotonda reports. Continue reading

05Aug/17

Mueller requests White House records on Flynn: NYT

Investigators working for U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating whether President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign colluded with Russia, have asked the White House for documents related to his former national security adviser Michael Flynn, the New York Times is reporting. Alva French reports. Continue reading

04Aug/17

Mueller convenes Washington grand jury in Russia probe – Wall Street Journal

WASHINGTON, D.C., UNITED STATES (FILE – JUNE 20, 2017) (NBC) – Special counsel Robert Mueller has convened a grand jury in Washington to investigate allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday (August 3), citing two unnamed people familiar with the matter. Continue reading