Putin's Orphans: Reasons to fear a dark turn in Russia - Seattle Globalist

After teaching my Friday night class near the Kremlin in Moscow, my habit was to buy couple of beers at the streetside kiosk, walk to the subway and a choose a seat on the train with the least possible chance of being leaned on, robbed, arrested or ...

Trump praises 'very smart' Putin on sanctions response - The Hill

President-elect Donald Trump Donald TrumpTrump to undo Obama's climate change agenda Kushner met Russian bank executives: report Trump tweets: 'Trump Russia story is a hoax' MORE on Friday lauded Russian President Vladimir Putin as "very ...

Putin: Russia won't expel US diplomats - CNN

Moscow (CNN) Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday that Moscow will not expel American diplomats in response to US sanctions against Russia. Putin said he would not pursue "irresponsible 'kitchen' diplomacy" and would instead attempt to rebuild ...

'The Game Will Go On' as US Expels Russian Diplomats - New York Times

A bus carrying Soviet diplomats who were ordered out of the country in 1986 was unloaded at Kennedy International Airport in New York. Credit Joel Landau/Associated Press. WASHINGTON — The spies are not particularly difficult to find. What is ...

Russian retreat on Eastern Shore offers glimpse into alleged international espionage - Baltimore Sun

Shadowy world of batting foreign spies pokes into view in a seemingly unlikely corner of the Eastern Shore. The decision of the Obama administration this week to shut down a Russian diplomatic compound on the Eastern Shore cast a small patch of light ...

Trump praises Putin for 'great move' not responding to Russia sanctions: 'I always knew he was very smart!' - Business Insider

President-elect Donald Trump praised Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday for his decision not to respond to sanctions levied by US President Barack Obama's administration this week in retaliation for suspected election-related hacking. "Great ...

How Putin and Netanyahu are exploiting the transition - Politico

What do you get when you mix eight years of grudges, complex geopolitics and four world leaders — including incoming and outgoing American presidents with diametrically opposing views of the world — all convinced that this is a make-or-break moment ...

Trump: Putin 'very smart' for decision to withhold sanctions - CNN

(CNN) President-elect Donald Trump deemed Russian President Vladimir Putin "very smart" Friday for withholding reciprocal sanctions on the US, at least for the time being. "Great move on delay (by V. Putin) - I always knew he was very smart!" Trump ...

After Russians Promise Retaliation, Putin Decides Not to Expel US Diplomats - Foreign Policy (blog)

On Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that Russia would not expel any Americans as a tit for tat reprisal for American sanctions announced the day before, including the expulsion of 35 Russian diplomats. Since kicking out each others' ...

Putin-Trump 'bromance' broadens post-sanctions - USA TODAY

President Vladimir Putin's surprise decision Friday to forgo retaliation in response to sanctions imposed by President Obama the day before is the latest sign of his "bromance" with incoming president Donald Trump. As U.S.-Russian relations have headed ...

This US report details how Russia allegedly meddled with the presidential election - PBS NewsHour

WASHINGTON — The U.S. has released its most detailed report yet on accusations that Russia interfered in the U.S. presidential election by hacking American political sites and email accounts. The 13-page joint analysis by the Department of Homeland ...

Russia's response to Obama 'is frankly the most damaging and embarrassing answer we could receive' - Business Insider

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday said the Kremlin "will not resort to irresponsible 'kitchen' diplomacy" in response to new US sanctions for Russia's suspected meddling in the US election process. "Although we have the right to retaliate ...

Putin vows not to stoop to Obama's level after US kicks out Russian intel operatives - Fox News

In a sharp departure from Russia's previous strategy of responding to U.S. sanctions in kind, President Vladimir Putin said Friday he would not kick out American diplomats -- one day after President Barack Obama moved to expel 35 Russian intelligence ...

Russia's Putin says American diplomats won't be expelled - USA TODAY

President Vladimir Putin resisted a call Friday to expel U.S. diplomats in response to a new round of election-related sanctions against Russia. The move goes against the advice of Putin's foreign minister and signaled the Russian leader's apparent ...

Republican response to Russia sanctions: Some praise for Obama, some praise for the hackers - Chicago Tribune

Sen. John McCain, left, and Sen. Lindsey Graham, seen here on Nov. 16, 2016, said the Obama adminstration's sanctions on Russia "are a small price for Russia to pay for its brazen attack on American democracy. We intend to lead the effort in the new ...

Trump on Russia sanctions: Time to move on, but I'll meet with intelligence agencies anyway - Business Insider

President-elect Donald Trump responded Thursday to President Barack Obama's fresh sanctions against Russia, saying it was "time to move on" but adding that he would still meet with US intelligence officials to discuss Russian involvement in election hacks.

Glenn Greenwald, Tucker Carlson Unite to Dismiss Russian Hacking Allegations - New York Magazine

One of the great meetings of journalistic minds took place last week, when left-wing journalist Glenn Greenwald appeared on Fox News with Tucker Carlson. The segment was devoted to their purportedly strange agreement over the Russian hacking story ...

Obama expels Russian diplomats for interference in US election - Seattle Globalist

President Barack Obama talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in 2014 after a lunch with other foreign leaders to commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day in Normandy, France. (Photo by Pete Souza for the White House via Flickr). By Jeff Mason ...

The Obama Administration Sanctions Russia for Meddling in the 2016 Election - New York Magazine

The White House took aim at the Kremlin on Thursday, expelling 35 Russian intelligence officials from the United States and placing sanctions on Vladimir Putin's top intelligence services, in retribution for Russia's alleged attempts to influence the ...

US sanctions Russia over hacking, expels 35 officials - The Hill

The Obama administration on Thursday announced an array of retaliatory measures against Russia in response to a hacking campaign geared at interfering in the U.S. presidential election. The measures include a slate of economic sanctions, diplomatic ...