Germany: Put Rights on Agenda for Putin Meeting

Expand German Chancellor Angela Merkel talks to Russia’s President Vladimir Putin at the start of the first working session of the G20 meeting in Hamburg, Germany, July 7 2017.  © 2017 REUTERS/Kay Nietfeld, Pool (Berlin) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel should raise critical human rights…

Debunking The Putin Panic With Stephen Cohen

Via TheRealNews.com, Part 1 President Trump’s warm words for Vladimir Putin and his failure to endorse U.S. intelligence community claims about alleged Russian meddling have been called “treasonous” and the cause of a “national security crisis.” There is a crisis, says Prof. Stephen F. Cohen,…

FBI Chief Threatens To Quit If Trump Invites Russian Agents To US

FBI Chief Christopher Wray dismissed Russian President Vladimir Putin’s offer for US law enforcement agents to travel to Russia and interview the subjects of last week’s DOJ indictment, saying “that’s not high on our list of investigative techniques“ during a Q&A with CNN’s Lester Holt…

Trump’s Alleged Ties to Russia, Illegal Immigration Top Concerns for Voters

As President Trump sat down with Russian President Vladimir Putin, voters continued to express concerns about his administration’s Russia connection, but worries about illegal immigration have climbed to near the top of the list of voter concerns as well. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone…

Pat Buchanan: “Trump Calls Off Cold War II”

Authored by Patrick Buchanan via Buchanan.org, Beginning his joint press conference with Vladimir Putin, President Trump declared that U.S. relations with Russia have “never been worse.” He then added pointedly, that just changed “about four hours ago.” It certainly did. With his remarks in Helsinki…

Comey Calls For A Coup? “Patriots Needs To Reject The Behavior Of This President”

President Trump’s language and demeanor at Monday’s summit in Helsinki with Vladimir Putin sent his detractors on both sides of the aisle into fits, just 72 hours after the Department of Justice indicted 12 Russian officials for hacking the DNC.  Trump’s position has more or less been that…

New Satellite Images Reveal Russia Is Preparing For War In Kaliningrad

The July 16 summit in Helsinki, Finland, between Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin offers a unique opportunity to de-escalate Cold War 2.0 between the United States and Russia. Ahead of the summit, several reports have detailed a new alarming trend of Moscow’s rapid modernization…

Putin Prepares To Make Major Concessions During Trump Summit

A senior Kremlin official tells Bloomberg that Vladimir Putin is preparing to offer significant concessions to President Trump at their July 16 summit in Helsinki, Finland in the hopes of beginning to repair strained relations between Russia and the United States. Chief among them, according to the official, is…

In Heated Interview, Putin Says “Ask The State Department About Soros”

Russian president Vladimir Putin gave a tense interview to Austria’s ORF television channel which at times got so heated, he spoke in German to ask host Armin Wolf to let him finish his answers.  The interview was held ahead of Putin’s Tuesday meeting with Austrian Chancellor Sebastian…