Tagged: Russia

First Charges Filed in Trump-Russia Probe

The first charges have reportedly been filed in the investigation into alleged Russian meddling in last year’s US presidential election. It is not yet clear what the charges are or who is targeted but...

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Domestic Abuse Is Not Always Criminal in Russia

In Russia, a woman is killed by domestic violence every 40 minutes, according to data from the Russian government. But earlier this year, President Vladimir Putin signed a law that downgrades “moderate” violence, causing...

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Trump Reacts to Dossier, Flake and Corker

President Donald Trump has described as “sad,” reporting that says Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign and the DNC helped pay for political research over his ties to Russia. Trump also insists there is “great unity,”...

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Russia Vetoes Syria Gas Attack Probe

Russia has vetoed a UN Security Council resolution extending the mandate of a mission that investigates the use of chemical weapons in Syria. The mandate for the Joint Investigative Mechanism or JIM is due...

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Alexi Navalny Released From Jail

Russian blogger and Putin critic Alexi Navalny has announced on social media his release from detention after spending about three weeks in jail. Navalny was arrested last month near his home in Moscow following...

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