Russian Lawyer at Trump Tower Meeting Charged in Unrelated Case

A Russian lawyer who attended a June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower under scrutiny in the U.S. special counsel’s Russia probe was charged with obstruction of justice in an unrelated money laundering case, the U.S. Attorney’s office in Manhattan said.

Russia to Deploy Precision Strike Missiles in Western Atlantic

Kalibr missile firing

Russia is deploying long-range, precision cruise missiles to the western Atlantic that American defense officials say will allow Moscow to target Washington and other East Coast cities with conventional or nuclear attacks.

Moscow is adding Kalibr land attack cruise missiles to both warships and missile submarines that Moscow plans to use in Atlantic patrols near the United States, sorties that were once routine during the Cold War.

Russia Charges Former U.S. Marine With Espionage

A view shows the pre-trial detention centre Lefortovo, where former U.S. Marine Paul Whelan is reportedly held in custody in Moscow

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A former U.S. Marine detained in Russia has been charged with espionage, the Interfax news agency said on Thursday, meaning he could face up to 20 years in prison if convicted.