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Navy sends destroyers to Black Sea to ‘desensitize’ Russia

(Military Times) The Navy has deployed the guided-missile destroyer Carney to join the destroyer Ross in the Black Sea in a move that U.S. military officials told CNN is intended to “desensitize” Russia to the presence of American military assets in the strategically important region. The deployment of the Carney marks the first time in […]

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Are Democrats Starting to Turn on the Obama Administration about Russian Election Meddling?

(Washington Examiner)  President Trump on Sunday praised Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff for putting some of the blame for Russian interference in the 2016 election on former President Barack Obama, while still referring to the California congressman derisively as “liddle.” “Finally, Liddle’ Adam Schiff, the leakin’ monster of no control, is now blaming the Obama Administration […]

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What’s Missing from Mueller’s Russian Indictments?

(Power Line Blog)  I wrote here about Robert Mueller’s indictment of 13 Russian citizens and three Russian companies. The indictment is an odd one, as I pointed out: Its very first paragraph recites that it is against the law for foreign nationals to spend money to influence US elections, or for agents of foreign countries […]

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Facebook VP of Ads Slams Media’s Dishonest Coverage of Russia

(The Gateway Pundit)  On Friday, the office of Special Counsel Robert Mueller announced that a grand jury indicted 13 Russian nationals, along with 3 Russian entities, accused of “supporting the presidential campaign of then-candidate Donald J. Trump … and disparaging Hillary Clinton.” The 37-page indictment was a big fat nothingburger. Rosenstein admitted not one American had knowledge […]

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Obama’s Secretary of State John Kerry Approved U.S. Travel VISAs for Russian Operatives Indicted by Mueller for Election Tampering

(True Pundit)  But I thought Donald Trump was the one who colluded with Russians? However, the same names keep popping up of government officials who apparently did help the Russians and none of them look anything like Trump’s name. Barack Obama. Hillary Clinton. John Kerry. Loretta Lynch. And the list goes on and on and […]

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BREAKING: Mueller’s Special Counsel Indicts 13 Russians

(CNBC)  The special counsel’s office said Friday that a federal grand jury indicted 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities in the probe into interference in the 2016 elections. The indictment says that the defendants allegedly, by early to mid 2016, were “supporting the presidential campaign of then-candidate Donald J. Trump … and disparaging Hillary […]

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Was Christopher Steele Paid by Russian Oligarch and Putin Ally Oleg Deripaska?

  (Tablet Magazine)  A release last week of texts showed that Christopher Steele, the former British spy whose memos regarding the Trump campaign’s possible ties to Russia are referred to as the Steele dossier, reached out to Sen. Mark Warner, the ranking Democratic member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, through a Russian-linked Washington, D.C., lobbyist named Adam Waldman. Among […]