Stories tagged with Russia
By Muckety | January 11, 2017 at 4:04pm | 0
It’s beginning to seem that the connections to Russia are inescapable.
By Laurie Bennett | January 11, 2017 at 2:05pm | 0
Russia dominated the confirmation hearing Wednesday of Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson.
By Muckety | January 10, 2017 at 3:49pm | 0
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.
By Laurie Bennett | December 30, 2016 at 1:41am | 0
The Obama administration leveled sanctions Thursday against Russia for its attempts to sway the 2016 election.
By Laurie Bennett | December 14, 2016 at 3:14pm | 0
Our interactive map of Russia’s route to the U.S. election.
By Laurie Bennett | December 13, 2016 at 7:49am | 0
Donald Trump draws closer to Moscow with his naming of Exxon Mobil CEO Rex W. Tillerson as secretary of state.
By Laurie Bennett | July 25, 2016 at 9:45am | 0
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.
By Laurie Bennett | July 22, 2014 at 1:27pm | 0
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.
By Laurie Bennett | July 18, 2014 at 12:21pm | 0
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.
By Laurie Bennett | March 18, 2014 at 12:22pm | 0
Sanctions against Russia for its recent activities in Ukraine are a complicated business, as the New York Times points out.
By Laurie Bennett | March 17, 2014 at 9:01am | 0
Two American firms are in the uncomfortable position of boosting Russia as President Obama announces sanctions for Putin’s activities in Ukraine.
By Ali Jones | February 4, 2008 at 7:29am | 3
Lev Leviev is perhaps best known as the man who defied De Beers, the mighty cartel that controlled the flow of the world’s supply of rough diamonds.
And of course, immense wealth almost always makes access easier to the halls of political power. Among his circle of friends are the heads of state of the splintered republics of the former Soviet Union and the African nations of Angola and Namibia.