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Putin puts Russia’s interests first & respects Trump’s ‘reciprocal beliefs’ – Kremlin spokesman

By ethan / July 16, 2018

Vladimir Putin is pragmatic enough to accept Donald Trump placing US national interests above all else but, to build a mutually beneficial relationship, he expects his counterpart to respect Russia’s, Dmitry Peskov told RT. Ahead of the much-anticipated summit between the Russian and US leaders in Helsinki, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov sat down with RT […]


US interests first: Pompeo pits EU against Russia as Bolton arranges Trump-Putin summit

By ethan / June 27, 2018

Washington will continue to pressure its European allies to sever economic ties with Moscow, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, even as John Bolton was arranging the Trump-Putin summit “in pursuit of US national interests.” “We are actively engaged in an all-of-US-government approach in convincing European governments and European businesses alike that increased energy dependence […]


Japan joining US global anti-missile shield ‘directly affects’ Russia’s security interests – Lavrov

By ethan / March 21, 2018

The deployment of US missile shield components in Japan directly affects Russia’s national security and regional interests, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told a press conference with his Japanese counterpart in Tokyo. “Japan’s plans for deploying a global missile defense system directly affect [the] security interests of Russia,” Lavrov noted on his state visit, reiterating […]


Russia's isolation is not in anyone's interests – Tillerson

By ethan / March 13, 2018

Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson gave his farewell address at the State Department Tuesday having been unceremoniously fired from the Trump administration. In his remarks, he spoke of the need for detente with Russia. Tillerson highlighted what he believed were successes under his leadership at the department, such as the “maximum pressure” policy to […]


‘Bouquet for Putin:’ Anti-Trump crowd rush to claim GOP serves Russian interests

By ethan / February 3, 2018

The newly released Republican memo on alleged FBI and Justice Department abuses has sent advocates of the Russiagate theories into meltdown. They immediately said it was all done in Russia’s interests. US Senator John McCain (R-Arizona) rushed to say the latest developments surrounding the FBI and the Department of Justice (DOJ) “serve no American interests […]


Sports in Canada: ‘Sex, drugs and national interests’ – Fancy Bears leak

By ethan / January 31, 2018

Hacker Group Fancy Bears has published leaked documents relating to the doping case of Canadian pole vaulter Shawn Barber, who was approved for the Rio 2016 Olympics Games in despite testing positive for using cocaine. “One can believe that every Canadian athlete is ‘clear’ and sports officials are incorruptible as WADA office is located nearby, […]


Moscow not seeking confrontation but won’t cede own interests – Putin

By ethan / December 23, 2017

Published time: 23 Dec, 2017 12:51 Russia does not seek confrontation with anyone, keeping the door open for dialogue with both East and West, but will never sacrifice its vital interests and security of its people, President Vladimir Putin said. Read more “Our strength is aimed at protecting against outside threats [and] terrorism,” President Putin […]

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