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'Oldest trick in the book': US blaming & sanctioning Russia to deflect from failings

The US government continues to use sanctions against Russia trying to cover up their own shortcomings domestically and blaming American division and economic crisis on an outside power, independent journalist Joe Lauria said. The first batch of the most recent sanctions against Russia comes into force on Wednesday. They focus on exports of US-made electronics […]


Kadyrov calls on media to stop blaming Islam for murder of Russian journalists in CAR

Head of the Chechen Republic, Ramzan Kadyrov, has blasted reports linking Islam to the fatal attacks on Russian journalists in the Central African Republic (CAR), saying that criminals remain criminals regardless of religion. “Certain mass media write that the attack was allegedly perpetrated by the Seleka rebel group and attach the adjective ‘Muslim’ to this […]


Facebook deletes more ‘inauthentic’ accounts – but stops short of blaming Russia

Facebook has identified and shut down more than two dozen accounts that it claimed were created to exacerbate political tensions in the United States, the company said in a blog post on Tuesday. Facebook said the “inauthentic” accounts displayed activity similar to that of accounts the social media giant had earlier linked to the Internet […]


‘Unforgivable’: Kremlin blasts Boris Johnson for blaming Putin for Skripal poisoning

Blaming Vladimir Putin for Sergei Skripal’s poisoning is “shocking and unforgivable,” the Kremlin said, after UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson claimed the Russian president likely ordered the attack. “Russia has nothing to do with this affair,” Dmitry Peskov, presidential press secretary, told Interfax. “Any references to our president (in connection with the Skripal case) are […]


Blaming Russia for ex-spy poisoning could harm British business

Any UK retaliation based on unproven accusations against Russia of poisoning a former spy and his daughter may turn into a headache for British companies. The potential measures would not only affect the business interests of rich Russians in the UK. Valuable Russian assets owned by British companies could also be in the firing line. […]

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