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FBI uncovered Russian bribery plot before Obama administration approved controversial nuclear deal with Moscow

(Worthy News) – Before the Obama administration approved a controversial deal in 2010 giving Moscow control of a large swath of American uranium, the FBI had gathered substantial evidence that Russian nuclear industry officials were engaged in bribery, kickbacks, extortion and money laundering designed to grow Vladimir Putin’s atomic energy business inside the United States,…

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Trump’s former aides caught up in Russia election mess begin to fight back

(Worthy News) – Former campaign aides to President Trump have begun to fight back against what they consider libelous allegations in the Russia election saga. Instead of expensive legal actions, they are representing themselves in what might be considered unconventional actions through court, ethics and FBI complaints. The aim is to clear their names of…

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Netanyahu and Putin Discuss Iran Nuclear Program, Syria in Phone Call

(Worthy News) – Russian President Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss the Iran nuclear program, the Kremlin said on Wednesday. In the call, held on the initiative of the Israeli side, the two leaders also discussed the situation in Syria and the referendum in Iraq’s Kurdistan, the Kremlin…

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Russia, Saudi Arabia close to sign S-400 missile deal

(Worthy News) – Russia and Saudi Arabia are on track to sign a contract on supplies of Russia’s advanced S-400 air defense missiles to Riyadh, the Interfax news agency cited an aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin as saying on Friday. “The talks are ongoing now, the terms are being agreed,” the agency cited Vladimir…

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Russian Censor Summons CNN Staff Over Supposed Media Law Violation

(Worthy News) – Russia’s state media censor on Friday summoned representatives of the U.S.-based CNN International cable news television channel over supposed media law violations. Roskomnadzor spokesman Vadim Ampelonsky told the state-run news agency TASS that CNN had provided an outdated dateline. Documents submitted by CNN to prove they had fixed the problem were “being…

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Israel Is Going to War in Syria to Fight Iran

(Worthy News) – Israeli officials believe that Iran is winning its bid for dominance in the Middle East, and they are mobilizing to counter the regional realignment that threatens to follow. The focus of Israel’s military and diplomatic campaign is Syria. Israeli jets have struck Hezbollah and Syrian regime facilities and convoys dozens of times…

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Putin displays massive firepower in Russian war games on border with Europe

(Worthy News) – Russia’s big Zapad 2017 military exercises, believed to be the largest since the end of the Cold War, entered the news again on Tuesday after a video emerged appearing to show a Russian attack helicopter firing its rockets into a group of bystanders during drills. Russia is conducting the week-long Zapad exercises…

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Russia reassures Israel over Iranian presence in Syria — report

(Worthy News) – Russia has reportedly reassured Israel that it will not allow Iran and its Hezbollah proxy to threaten the Jewish state from Syria, where Moscow is fighting alongside Tehran and the Lebanese terror group on behalf of Syrian President Bashar Assad. Israel has of late repeatedly warned of Iran’s ambitions to establish a…

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Germany disputes size of Russian wargames, predicts 100,000 troops

(Worthy News) – Germany said on Thursday that Russia was planning to send more than 100,000 troops to war games on NATO’s eastern flank this month, disputing Moscow’s version that only 13,000 Russian and Belarussian servicemen would participate. The Sept. 14-20 exercises known as Zapad, or “West” in Belarus, the Baltic Sea, western Russia and…

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South Korea's Moon discusses 'unpredictable' North Korea situation with Putin

(Worthy News) – South Korean President Moon Jae-in told Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Wednesday that the situation on the Korean peninsula could become unpredictable if Pyongyang did not halt its “provocative actions” after its latest nuclear bomb test. Putin and Moon met on the sidelines of an economic summit in the far eastern Russian…

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