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Russia Convicts Six More Jehovah’s Witnesses For ‘Extremist Activities,’ Imprisons One For Six Years

A Russian court convicted six Jehovah’s Witnesses of “extremist activities” Friday. The Leninsky District Court of Penza convicted Vladimir Alushkin and sentenced him to six years in prison, Jehovah’s Witnesses World Headquarters Spokesman Jarrod Lopes told the Daily Caller News Foundation. The court convicted Alushkin for “extremist activity,” and Alushkin was “immediately handcuffed and taken into detention,” Lopes said. Five ...

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Russia Asks Interpol To Help Find Alleged CIA Mole

Russia’s foreign ministry on Thursday asked Interpol, the international policing agency, for help to find a Russian government official rumored to be a CIA mole. The Russian government issued the request regarding Oleg Smolenkov, a mid-tier Kremlin official who Russian media has speculated is a longtime CIA informant that the agency reportedly exfiltrated in 2017. Smolenkov, 50, reportedly went missing ...

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Why Are Government Leader’s Brains AWOL?

   There is probably no time in American history when government leadership is in such high demand. However, it appears they or their brains are absent without leave! Even though America is the target of fierce government hurricanes, most government leaders remain ‘out-to-lunch,’ promoting hoaxes, fund raising, lying, regurgitating massive amounts of anti-American socialist propaganda, in bed with the fake ...

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Defensive: Kremlin Downplays Role Of Former Official Rumored To Be CIA Mole

The Kremlin’s top spokesman confirmed Tuesday that a man rumored in the Russian press to be a longtime CIA asset worked in the Russian government, but in a low-level position. Dmitry Peskov fielded inquiries about Oleg Smolenkov, who Russian media outlets identified as the possible government official who spied for decades on behalf of the U.S. government. In an interview, ...

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‘Whose Side Is CNN On?’: Doug Collins Wants Investigation Over Kremlin Spy Story

Georgia Rep. Doug Collins called Tuesday for investigations into how CNN obtained seemingly classified information about a CIA operation to extract a longtime Kremlin spy from Russia. “I really question whose side is CNN on,” Collins, the top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee, said in an interview on Fox News’ “America’s Newsroom.” “This is a problem we’re seeing. I ...

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CNN Analyst Questions Report That Concerns About Trump Spurred Extraction Of Russian Spy

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CNN analyst Phil Mudd on Monday said he questions a key aspect of a CNN report that U.S. intelligence officials extracted a Kremlin mole from Russia in part because of concerns over President Donald Trump’s handling of classified intelligence. “I question whether this angle of the story about whether the president’s engagement with intelligence was actually a spur in the ...

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Russian and Italian Nationals Charged with Conspiring to Steal Trade Secrets From American Aviation Company

A Russian national and an Italian national have been charged in the United States with conspiring and attempting to steal trade secrets from an American aviation company. Alexander Yuryevich Korshunov, 57, and Maurizio Paolo Bianchi, 59, were charged by a criminal complaint on Aug. 21.  Korshunov was arrested on Aug. 30 at Naples International Airport in Italy.  The complaint was ...

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Sen. Ron Johnson Can’t Visit Russia Because He’s On Kremlin ‘Blacklist’ |

The Russian government has barred Sen. Ron Johnson from visiting Russia next week as part of a bipartisan congressional delegation, saying that the Wisconsin Republican is on a government blacklist. Johnson, the chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Committee, said Monday that the Russian government had denied his visa to take part in the visit. “I had hoped direct dialogue ...

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FEC Chief Supported Russia-NRA Campaign Finance Probe Based Solely On ‘Vague’ News Article

FEC Chairwoman Ellen Weintrub, a Democrat, berated her Republican colleagues Friday for voting against an investigation into whether Alexander Torshin secretly funneled money to the NRA. But Weintrub did not acknowledge the allegation originated with Fusion GPS. McClatchy published similar allegations on Jan. 18, 2018.  Weintrub acknowledged that she supported the investigation based solely on the McClatchy story. The chairwoman ...

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Russia Warns Google Not To Advertise Videos Of ‘Illegal’ Political Protests

Russia warned Google in a Sunday letter not to advertise videos of what was reportedly the country’s biggest political protest in eight years. The letter came a day after over a thousand protesters took to the streets of Moscow on Saturday calling for free and fair local elections; 311 people were arrested. Russia’s state communications watchdog, Roscomnadzor, asked Google on ...

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Jon Huntsman to Resign as Ambassador to Russia

Jon Huntsman, the U.S. ambassador to Russia, will resign from office effective Oct. 3, he said in a letter to President Trump on Monday. According to The Salt Lake Tribune, Huntsman is considering another run for governor of Utah, his home state. He previously served in that office until 2009, when he left to take the post of ambassador to ...

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Trump Puts More Sanctions On Russia Triggered By Alleged Chemical Weapons Use On Ex-Spy

President Donald Trump put more sanctions on Russia via executive order Thursday as required by law in response to Russia’s use of chemical weapons in a 2018 attack on an ex-spy in the U.S., two U.S. officials said. The attack in question centers on former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his adult daughter Yulia Skripal, who fell critically ill ...

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Moscow Erupts Into Violence Amid Protests, Over 1,000 Arrests

More than 1,000 protesters and several opposition leaders were arrested in Moscow Saturday amid sweeping protests over local elections. Protesters assembled outside Moscow’s mayoral office Saturday to protest the decision to exclude opposition candidates from city council elections set to take place September 8, reports the Associated Press. The protest was organized by prominent opposition leader Aleksei A. Navalny, who ...

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South Korea Fires 360 Warning Shots, 10 Flares At Russian Bombers: Seoul Officials

South Korea, Japan, Russia and China were involved in an aerial confrontation Tuesday, as Russia allegedly violated South Korean airspace. South Korea says its F-15F and KF-16 jets fired 360 warning shots and deployed 10 flares against a Russian A-50 command aircraft Tuesday after the Russian warplane allegedly violated South Korean airspace. Two Russian Tu-95 bombers and two Chinese H-6 ...

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