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Former German chancellor to chair Russian oil company

By Muckety   |   September 29, 2017 at 10:13am   |   0 Comments

Former German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder has been named chairman of Russia’s state-controlled oil company, Rosneft.

Huntsman nominated as ambassador to Russia

By Muckety   |   July 19, 2017 at 9:59am   |   0 Comments

Donald Trump has nominated former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. to be U.S. ambassador to Russia.

Trump deflects on intel community findings about Russia

By Laurie Bennett   |   July 7, 2017 at 6:08am   |   0 Comments

On his European trip for the Group of 20 summit, President Donald Trump questioned the intelligence community’s unanimity on the likelihood of Russian meddling in the U.S. presidential election.

Deutsch Bank, the Russians and the Trump family

By Laurie Bennett   |   June 26, 2017 at 11:02am   |   0 Comments

A month before the election, Jared Kushner’s real estate company secured a $285 million loan from Deutsch Bank, the Washington Post reports.

The man at the center of the Russia probe

By Laurie Bennett   |   June 23, 2017 at 7:59am   |   0 Comments

The question on Washington’s lips: Has Michael Flynn flipped?

“Lordy, I hope there are tapes”

By Laurie Bennett   |   June 8, 2017 at 9:55am   |   0 Comments

Former FBI Director James Comey faced off against the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Thursday and said President Donald Trump lied.

Mueller named special counsel in Russia probe

By Laurie Bennett   |   May 18, 2017 at 6:45am   |   0 Comments

Former FBI Director Robert Mueller has been named special counsel to oversee the Justice Department’s probe into Trump campaign ties to Russia.

Reports: Trump asked Comey to halt investigation

By Laurie Bennett   |   May 17, 2017 at 7:12am   |   0 Comments

President Donald Trump asked then-FBI Director James Comey to drop the bureau’s investigation of former national security adviser Michael T. Flynn, the New York Times and other media report.

Trump fires Comey

By Laurie Bennett   |   May 9, 2017 at 5:22pm   |   0 Comments

President Donald Trump has fired FBI Director James Comey.

Yet another Russian connection

By Laurie Bennett   |   May 4, 2017 at 6:31am   |   0 Comments

President Trump’s former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, has signed a lobbying deal with Citgo oil company, Politico reports.

Trump law firm best in Moscow

By Muckety   |   January 11, 2017 at 4:04pm   |   0 Comments

It’s beginning to seem that the connections to Russia are inescapable.

Tillerson falsely testifies that Exxon didn’t lobby on sanctions

By Laurie Bennett   |   January 11, 2017 at 2:05pm   |   0 Comments

Russia dominated the confirmation hearing Wednesday of Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson.

Comey says he can’t say whether FBI probing Trump-Russia ties

By Muckety   |   January 10, 2017 at 3:49pm   |   0 Comments

During an appearance Tuesday before the Senate Intelligence Committee, FBI Director James Comey was asked if the agency was investigating possible connections between the Trump campaign and Russia.

Obama sanctions Russians for election interference

By Laurie Bennett   |   December 30, 2016 at 1:41am   |   0 Comments

The Obama administration leveled sanctions Thursday against Russia for its attempts to sway the 2016 election.

Russia’s route to the U.S. election

By Laurie Bennett   |   December 14, 2016 at 3:14pm   |   0 Comments

Our interactive map of Russia’s route to the U.S. election.

Tillerson would bring a portfolio of conflicts to State post

By Laurie Bennett   |   December 13, 2016 at 7:49am   |   0 Comments

Donald Trump draws closer to Moscow with his naming of Exxon Mobil CEO Rex W. Tillerson as secretary of state.

Is Russia trying to sway U.S. presidential election?

By Laurie Bennett   |   July 25, 2016 at 9:45am   |   0 Comments

At first, the suggestion that the Russians had hacked DNC servers in an effort to boost Donald Trump’s presidential campaign seemed like another cockeyed conspiracy theory.

Putin, Russian business and U.S. sanctions

By Laurie Bennett   |   July 22, 2014 at 1:27pm   |   0 Comments

While the U.S. is calling on European leaders to step up sanctions against Russia for its aggression in Ukraine and the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, there is still plenty of room for the White House to tighten the screws.

Russian missile maker was on sanctions list

By Laurie Bennett   |   July 18, 2014 at 12:21pm   |   0 Comments

Almaz-Antey, the manufacturer of the Buk ground-to-air missile system, was among the Russian companies sanctioned by the U.S. earlier this week.

If you have a retirement plan, you’re probably an investor in the Russian economy

By Laurie Bennett   |   March 18, 2014 at 12:22pm   |   0 Comments

Sanctions against Russia for its recent activities in Ukraine are a complicated business, as the New York Times points out.


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