Russia

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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Barrasso Seeks Documents Related to Russia Uranium Investigation

(Worthy News) – Sen. John Barrasso (R., Wyo.) is asking the Department of Justice for documents related to the FBI’s investigation into the Russia-Uranium One deal, which found evidence of Russian officials engaging in bribery, kickbacks, and millions of dollars flowing to the Clinton Foundation before the deal was approved by the U.S. government. Barrasso…

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U.S. wants quick vote on Syria chemical weapons inspectors

(Worthy News) – U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley said Wednesday the United States is circulating a resolution that would extend by another year the work of inspectors seeking to determine who is behind chemical weapons attacks in Syria. Haley told reporters the United States wants a quick vote so the Joint Investigative Mechanism is renewed before…

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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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Report: Russia agreed to move Iran, Hezbollah forces away from Israeli border

(Worthy News) – Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu has told Israel that Moscow has agreed to expand a buffer zone along the Israeli-Syrian border, where Iranian and Hezbollah forces will not be allowed to enter. The statement attributed to an Israeli diplomatic official by London-based Asharq Al-Awsat, said Russia had refused the Israeli request for…

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Russian defense minister lands in Israel for talks on Syria, Iran

(Worthy News) – Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman on Monday told his Russian counterpart, Sergei Shoigu, that Israel will take action against Iran and its proxies if they continue to entrench themselves along the Syrian border. Shoigu arrived in Tel Aviv on Monday for his first official visit to Israel. His trip had a rocky start,…

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Russian, Iranian Diplomats to Discuss Iran Nuclear Deal This Week: Ifax

(Worthy News) – Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov will meet Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi in Moscow this week to discuss the situation around the Iran nuclear deal, the Interfax news agency quoted the Russian as saying on Tuesday. “Certainly, the focus is on the situation around the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action…

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