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Netanyahu Doubles Down: Syria to Blame for Downed Russian Plane

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a telephone conversation on Monday with Russian President Vladimir Putin, during which he blamed the Syrians for last week’s downing of a Russian spy plane after an IAF strike in Latakia, despite Russia’s conclusions that Israel bears responsibility for the incident.

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Putin: Chain of Tragic Accidents Led to Downing of Aircraft

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin confirmed Tuesday that Israel did not shoot down a Russian military reconnaisance plane with 15 people on board, saying the downing of the plane by Syrian air defenses was a “chain of tragic accidental circumstances.”

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Scarborough: House GOP Members ‘Dupes’ for Trump, Putin

MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” reacted Thursday to a new CNN poll that shows FBI special counsel Robert Mueller holds a 50 percent approval rating for the handling of the Russia investigation, while only 30 percent back President Donald Trump. Co-host Joe

BEIJING, CHINA - JANUARY 1: A poster is displayed in late 1966 in Beijing's street featuring how to deal with so-called 'enemy of the people' during the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution. Since the May 1966 launch of the Cultural Revolution at Beijing University, the Red Guards were instrumental in Mao's …

DELINGPOLE: Post-Truth Liberals Are the New Maoists… And as Dangerous

Liberals are the new Maoists. If in doubt, do listen to my podcast this week with Toby Young. In it Young recounts the truly shocking story of how a vengeful mob of impeccably liberal “progressive” types sought completely to destroy his life and career.

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Putin Dances at Austrian Foreign Minister’s Wedding

BERLIN (AP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin made a flying visit to Austria to attend the wedding of the country’s foreign minister Saturday before heading to Berlin for talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

White House hunts leaker after Trump congratulates Putin

Report: Putin Has Not Yet Ordered Retaliatory Sanctions Against U.S.

Because Washington, DC, has not yet implemented new sanctions against Moscow, Russian President Vladimir Putin has not yet ordered retaliatory sanctions against the United States, although the Russian Foreign Ministry said it is working on tit-for-tat retaliatory measures.

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Virgil: The Washington Post, and Axios, Follow in the Footsteps of Breitbart News

The headline in Axios on August 8 demanded attention: “Sputnik moment for U.S. military.”  For his part, Virgil paid particularly close attention, since he published a piece with virtually the same headline, for Breitbart News, back on September 16, 2017: “The Threat from China — America’s New ‘Sputnik Moment.’” 

US President Donald Trump (C) shakes hands with Russia's President Vladimir Putin next to US First Lady Melania Trump (L) ahead a meeting in Helsinki, on July 16, 2018. - The US and Russian leaders opened an historic summit in Helsinki, with Donald Trump promising an 'extraordinary relationship' and Vladimir …

Russia Demands U.S. Help in Returning Syrian Refugees

Russia unveiled new efforts on Wednesday to return Syrian refugees back to their homeland and called on the U.S. to help in the wake of Russian leader Vladimir Putin’s meeting with President Donald Trump.

U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin during their joint news conference at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Official: Trump State Department Cut Off $10B in Russian Arms Transfers

The Trump administration cut off about $10 billion in Russian arms transfers in just a few months time as part of its efforts to challenge Russia. The administration considers Russia a strategic competitor, according to Christopher Ford, assistant secretary of State and head of the Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation.

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Brooks: ‘Makes Sense That Trump Admires the Cut of Putin’s Jib’

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks said it “totally makes sense that Trump admires the cut of Putin’s jib,” and “bullies can be sycophantic toward better bullies.” Brooks stated, “You know, some people think, oh, Trump has —

Russia's Supreme Court judge Yuri Ivanenko reads the decision in a court room in Moscow, Russia, on Thursday, April 20, 2017. Russia's Supreme Court has banned the Jehovah's Witnesses from operating in the country, accepting a request from the justice ministry that the religious organisation be considered an extremist group, …

Exclusive: Jehovah’s Witnesses Face Harsh Persecution in Putin’s Russia

Delegations from around the globe were in Washington this week for the U.S.-led, first Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom, including two representatives from the world headquarters of Jehovah’s Witnesses in New York who used the opportunity to highlight the persecution of followers in Vladimir Putin’s Russia.