Russia


White House Adviser Asked FBI to Dispute Russia Reports

White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus asked a top FBI official to dispute media reports that President Donald Trump’s campaign advisers were frequently in touch with Russian intelligence agents…

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Poll: Majority of Republicans Back Trump’s Russia Policy

Republicans remain firmly supportive of President Donald Trump’s overtures to Russia, even as the GOP’s congressional leaders are wary. A new McClatchy-Marist poll found a large majority of Republicans, 73…

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Russia’s Ambassador to U.N. Dies Suddenly in NYC

Russian officials say its ambassador to the United Nations has died suddenly in New York City. Vitaly Churkin was 64. Russia’s deputy U.N. ambassador, Vladimir Safronkov, told The Associated Press…

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Four Russian Soldiers Killed in Syria

Four Russian soldiers  died and two more were wounded last week when their car was hit by a radio-controlled bomb in Syria, Russian news agencies cited the Russian Defense Ministry…

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President Trump: ‘Real Story’ Is ‘Illegal Leaks’

President Donald Trump says the “real story” is the “illegal leaks” coming out of Washington. The tweet early Tuesday was President Trump’s first public comments since his national security adviser, retired…

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Russian Lawmakers Mount Fierce Defense of Flynn

Russian lawmakers on Tuesday mounted a fierce defense of President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, who resigned following reports that he misled White House officials about his contacts with…

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