Russia vowed on Thursday to move forward with its military operations in Syria, brushing aside the Obama administration’s threat to sever talks if Moscow continues its assault on Aleppo.
U.S. intelligence officials have opened an investigation into one of Donald Trump’s foreign policy advisers to determine whether the American businessman spoke with senior Russian officials about potentially lifting economic sanctions against Moscow if the Republican nominee wins the presidential election.
Top Democrats on the House and Senate Intelligence Committees determined on Thursday that Russian intelligence agencies were behind the recent string of cyber attacks against political computer systems.
The top Republican on the House Committee on Homeland Security said Tuesday that he “cautioned” Donald Trump’s presidential campaign in the wake of the GOP candidate’s friendly overtures toward Russian president Vladimir Putin.
The victory of Vladimir Putin’s ruling United Russia party in parliamentary elections over the weekend has been followed by reports of voting count irregularities and electoral fraud at polling stations in Russia.
The United State is planning to transfer military assets from other parts of the world into Syria to begin coordinating airstrikes with Russia against militants in the war-torn country as part of the newly implemented ceasefire deal, the Associated Press reported Friday.
RT America host Ed Schultz tweeted a video rant against President Obama on Thursday for his criticism of Donald Trump’s appearance on Schultz’s Kremlin-backed network, charging that Obama himself had done three sit-down interviews on “Russian television.”
Donald Trump gave a 10-minute interview to a Kremlin-backed television network broadcast in Russia on Thursday night condemning more than a decade of U.S. foreign policy, calling American involvement in the Middle East “a catastrophe.”