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Russia Responds: “The US Has Declared The Hot Phase Of Diplomatic War”

Just minutes after Russia was given 2 days to implement today’s decision by the State Department, shuttering Russia’s consulate in San Francisco, California and two diplomatic annexes in Washington, DC and New York City, in “the spirit of parity invoked by the Russians”, the Russian responses started coming in, and they were not happy.  Russia’s […]

“We Are Ready To Retaliate” Russia Warns After “Diplomatic Row” Ends Without A Deal

Shortly after CNN reported late on Monday that according to Russian deputy foreign minister Rybakov, the Russian government was “almost” at a deal on getting back property seized by the US… Just in: Russian Dep Foreign Minister Rybakov says Russian government “almost” at a deal on getting back property seized by the US — Jim […]

Russia’s Foreign Minister Trolls The U.S. In Cyprus

Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov arrived in the Republic of Cyprus on Thursday for a working visit, which will last until May 20. There Lavrov is expected to hold talks with Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades and Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulidis. On the sidelines of the session, Lavrov met with Secretary General of the Council of […]

Russia’s Lavrov Trolls The US: “Was Comey Fired? You’re Kidding”

Update: Lavrov reacts to the Comey firing news… Shaking his head, he chirped sarcastically “Was he fired? Was he fired? You are kidding?!” Lavrov reacts to the Comey firing news. “Was he fired? Was he fired? You are kidding?!” (Shakes head.) #ComeyFiring #russiagate #Tillerson pic.twitter.com/xOZ9GxchFP — Barry Stock (@BusStationDrift) May 10, 2017 In what will […]

The Suspense Is Over: Putin Meets With Rex Tillerson At The Kremlin

Despite numerous earlier reports that Russian President Vladimir Putin would not meet U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, moments ago the “breathless speculation” and suspense whether the Russian president would indeed skip the opportunity to meet with the top US diplomat – who has been repeatedly portrayed in the press as a friend of the […]

Putin Responds: Syria Strikes “Cripple US-Russia Relations”; Deploys Cruise Missile Frigate To Syria

Responding to Trump’s unexpected military attack on Syria in which 59 cruise missiles were launched (of which only 23 allegedly hit their target), Russian President Vladimir Putin “regards the strikes as aggression against a sovereign nation,” his spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, noting that the president believes the strikes were carried out “in violation of international […]

Buchanan Asks “Is Putin The ‘Preeminent Statesman’ Of Our Times?”

Authored by Patrick Buchanan via Buchanan.org, “If we were to use traditional measures for understanding leaders, which involve the defense of borders and national flourishing, Putin would count as the preeminent statesman of our time.   “On the world stage, who could vie with him?” So asks Chris Caldwell of the Weekly Standard in a […]

British Foreign Secretary Admits “No Evidence” Found Of Russian Disruption Of UK Democracy

Echoing the numerous initial comments from various US intelligence probes, UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson told British ITV that "we have no evidence the Russians are actually involved in trying to undermine our democratic processes…" However, careful to toe the propaganda line, Johnson quickly retorted…"But what we do have is plenty of evidence that the […]

Deep State War? Russian Officials Keep Dying Unexpectedly

Six Russian diplomats have died in the last 60 days. As Axios notes, all but one died on foreign soil. Some were shot, while other causes of death are unknown. Note that a few deaths have been labeled "heart attacks" or "brief illnesses." 1. You probably remember Russia's Ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov — he […]

Russian Ambassador To UN Vitaly Churkin Has “Died Suddenly” In New York

Vitaly Churkin, who served as Russia’s permanent representative to the United Nations since 2006, “died suddenly” in New York, the Russian Foreign Ministry announced. Churkin died one day before his 65th birthday. Russia’s deputy U.N. ambassador, Vladimir Safronkov, told AP that Churkin became ill and was taken to Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, where he died Monday. […]