Tag Archives: Country: Russia

07Mar/17

McCain calls on Trump to back up wire-tapping claim

WASHINGTON, D.C., UNITED STATES (NBC) – U.S. Senator John McCain on Tuesday (March 7) called for President Donald Trump to release any evidence supporting his claim the Obama administration wiretapped him while probing Russia’s influence in the 2016 election.
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06Feb/17

Kremlin demands apology from Fox News over Putin comments

The Kremlin is demanding an apology from Fox News Monday, after Bill O’Reilly’s one-on-one interview with President Trump on Super Bowl Sunday, in which the TV host called Russian President Vladimir Putin a ‘killer’. Alva French reports. Continue reading

13Jan/17

Trump, European populists are a threat to human rights – Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch warns the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States and the rise of populist leaders in Europe poses a “extraordinarily dangerous threat” to human rights. Their yearly report also criticises Russia, China, and Turkey’s leaders for crackdowns on dissent and Syria’s al-Assad for targeting civilians.
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12Jan/17

Angry Trump blames U.S. intelligence for ‘phony’ Russia dossier

President-elect Donald Trump says U.S. intelligence agencies might have leaked a dossier of what he called “fake news” about how Russia had tried to sway his actions, and slams two news organizations for reporting unsubstantiated claims about his ties to Moscow.

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08Jan/17

Trump accepts findings on Russian hacking – Priebus

In a reversal of what has consistently been his boss’s position, Reince Priebus says Donald Trump accepts the U.S. intelligence community’s conclusion that Russia was behind cyber attacks meant to disrupt the presidential election. Lisa Bernhard reports.
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05Jan/17

U.S. spy chief “even more resolute” on Russia cyber attack

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper told Congress he was “even more resolute” in his belief that Russia staged cyber attacks on Democrats in the 2016 election campaign. Continue reading

18Dec/16

U.S. Senators call for panel to investigate Russian hacking

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer of New York calls for the creation of a bipartisan investigative panel that would investigate U.S. government allegations that Russia and other foreign countries tried to hack the U.S. elections.

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10Dec/16

CIA says Russia intervened to help Trump win White House

U.S. intelligence agencies have assessed that as the 2016 presidential campaign drew on, Russian government officials devoted increasing attention to assisting Donald Trump’s effort to win the election, the U.S. official familiar with the finding told Reuters on condition of anonymity.

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