Saturday, 20 January, 2018

Putin Charges US Is Backing Navalny Bid For Russian President

President Donald Trump walks across the South Lawn as he arrives at the White House in Washington Sunday Jan. 7 2018 after traveling from Camp David Md Trump's Aide Advised to Cut US Presence Near Russian Borders in 2017 Reports
Sammy Stanley | 12 January, 2018, 07:38

Another politician from the Communist Party Dmitry Novikov said: "The US authorities have always been absorbed in their own game of interfering in Russian internal affairs".

The Washington DC city council voted to rename the street outside Russia's embassy complex after Boris Nemtsov, who was shot outside the Kremlin in 2015, the BBC reported. Vladimir Zhirinovsky, leader of the nationalist LDPR party said USA authorities "specifically want to play dirty tricks in front of the Russian Embassy", according to the BBC. Congressional staffers relied primarily on media reports and other public records to detail Russian interference in Sweden, Montenegro, Estonia and Ukraine. "So this is not an effort to exclude one party". It was prepared for the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.

Democratic staffers insist that numerous report's specific recommendations are likely to have Republican support.

The ads were released to the public amid the ongoing investigation by the federal government of the Russian hacking and interference of the 2016 Presidential election. "While we will review the report in its entirety, including the recommendations, no further full committee activity is planned at this time".

Democratic aides said the report is not meant as a dive into Russia's meddling into the 2016 United States election, given the multiple investigations on the issue.

"I [personally] did not take it to the president because the White House is the leakiest ship possible and can you imagine how that would have looked", the former administration official said. Research began in the months following the 2016 election because it is critical that the American people better understand the scope and scale of the Russian government threat to democratic institutions and support the steps necessary to defend our system of government and our very society.

Trump suggests surveillance law could have been used to 'abuse' his campaign
A White House spokesman did not reply to an inquiry asking whether Trump wants the House to vote against reauthorizing FISA. John Cornyn, R-Texas, the chamber's second-ranking Republican and a member of the Judiciary and Intelligence Committees.

The next meaningful deadline under the new Russian sanctions legislation is January 29, at which point companies will be penalized for engaging in "significant transactions" with Russian defense and intelligence targets.

Harrington, who determined economic sanctions on Russian Federation as being detrimental to the US, thought of relocating or withdrawing the USA forces in the Baltics in a move to please the Kremlin and as a result, allow Trump administration to determine if Russian Federation would cooperate in building an amicable relationship. The State Department missed its first deadline on those sanctions, and lawmakers are watching closely to see whether the administration complies promptly.

Notably, it recommends the US find ways to help Europe, and especially Eastern Europe, wean itself off being so dependent on Russian Federation for energy. "We can learn from Europe", a Democratic aide said.

He accuses Putin of "relentless assault to undermine democracy and the rule of law in Europe and the United States".

Spain has cracked down on Russia-based organized crime groups, while France has created a coordinated effort among government, political and media groups to dilute the impact of Russian hacking and smear campaigns.

The move provoked a predictable backlash in Russian Federation.

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