Magnitsky Act

Trump and the Russia investigation: What to know

The Kremlin and President Donald Trump have each denied allegations that Russia and the Trump campaign colluded in the 2016 presidential election – but the probe into Russia’s meddling is forging ahead.<p>Special Counsel Robert Mueller announced the first charges in the investigation last month. Paul …

U.S. Politics

Who Are the Journalists That Fusion GPS Paid to Promote the Trump Dossier Story?

In early October, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Rep. Devin Nunes, signed off on a subpoena for the bank records of Fusion GPS, …

Conservative View

Donald Trump Jr. Indictment Next? Two More Strange Russian Contacts For Trump’s Son Revealed This Week

New indications that Donald Trump Jr. may soon find his name on Russia investigation Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s indictment docket emerged this …

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Ben Cardin: The Full Transcript

<i>Subscribe to The Global POLITICO on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Stitcher here.</i><p><b>Glasser:</b> This is Susan Glasser, and welcome back this week to The Global POLITICO. I’m delighted to have as our guest Senator Ben Cardin of Maryland. He’s the ranking Democrat on the Foreign Relations Committee, …

Politics

Publicist at center of Trump Jr.-Russia meeting breaks silence

Rob Goldstone, the music publicist who helped arrange the June, 2016 Trump Tower meeting between the Trump campaign and a Russian lawyer and lobbyist …

Politics

Publicist Who Arranged Trump Tower Meeting Denies Plot

Rob Goldstone, the publicist who helped arrange the Trump Tower meeting with a Russian lawyer, tells the Times of London that Jared Kushner was …

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Putin accuses British anti-corruption campaigner Browder of three murders

Allegations seen as latest attempt to discredit hedge fund manager who has led global campaign for justice in the death of lawyer Sergei Magnitsky<p>The Russian president, Vladimir Putin, has accused prominent British businessman Bill Browder of being a “serial killer” – the latest extraordinary …

News

Former FBI Director represented Russian firm at center of major money-laundering probe

Former FBI Director Louis Freeh was hired by the Russian-owned real-estate firm Prevezon earlier this year to help the company negotiate a settlement agreement with the US government over an alleged money-laundering operation that involved an elaborate Russian tax fraud scheme that implicated …

Corruption

Henry Rollins: Russia Picked the Perfect Guy to Put in the Oval Office

Last night I was in the car and heard Trump and Vietnam’s President Quang at a joint press conference. Hearing Trump read a prepared statement is to …

Los Angeles

Why does Vladimir Putin hate me?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Three weeks ago, as I was planning a trip to the United States, Vladimir Putin placed me on Interpol's most wanted list. That meant I risked arrest at any international border and that as a UK citizen it also meant my US visa was automatically revoked.<p>What was my alleged crime? For years …

Russia

Tom Steyer: Billionaire Democratic Donor And Fusion GPS Client

Activist hired Fusion GPS in 2012

Tom Steyer

Banker Behind Anti-Kremlin Law Accuses Fusion GPS Of Assisting Russian Efforts To Imprison Or Kill Him

A London-based banker who led sanctions against the Russian government is accusing Fusion GPS of trying to assist the Russian government’s efforts to …

Conservative View

Russia pressing charges against financier Browder

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian investigators are pressing new charges against financier William Browder, a British citizen who has spearheaded a law targeting Russian officials over human rights abuses.<p>Russia's state television's top weekly news show said the charges relate to the alleged illegal funneling …

Business

Russian lawyer: Donald Trump Jr. said Magnitsky Act could be reconsidered if Trump won

Grow your followers<p>by posting better content<p>Growing on Twitter starts by sharing the right articles. Just pick your topics, and we do the …

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WALKOM: Trudeau should add killer Duterte to sanctions list

Justin Trudeau's Liberal government has used its so-called Magnitsky Act to impose sanctions on Russian and Venezuelan leaders accused of human …

Canadian News

‘The cover-up, not the crime’ could be what tips the scales in US election meddling probe

This week marked one year since the United States elected Donald Trump as its President, on the promise he would “make America great again”.<p>But on …

Russia

Mueller investigation involves member of Congress for the first time: report

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team are investigating a meeting between President Trump's former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and Rep. …

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In Russia, Locals 'Exhausted' From Being Blamed For Everything

Looks like the Russians failed to get two Republicans elected in New Jersey and Virginia this week. Better luck next time.<p>The Russians are coming! Only instead of parachuting into the Inner Empire of California with AK-74s strapped to their backs, they’re hacking Yahoo! and Democratic National …

Russia

Trump Dossier Firm Also Supplied Info Used in Meeting of Russians, Trump Team

WASHINGTON — The information that a Russian lawyer brought with her when she met Donald Trump Jr. in June 2016 stemmed from research conducted by Fusion GPS, the same firm that compiled the infamous Trump dossier, according to the lawyer and a source familiar with the matter.<p>In an interview with …

Politics

A Second Fusion GPS Dossier Implicated Clinton Foundation Donors

The Kremlin hoped to undermine the United States government regardless of which party won.<p>Fusion GPS, the research firm commissioned by the Clinton …

Russia

The same firm that had dirt on Trump also had it on Hillary Clinton

The producers of the infamous Trump-Russia dossier also had information on Clinton Foundation donors that was offered to Donald Trump Jr. by a …

Hillary Clinton

Russia won’t reveal names of ‘large number of Canadians’ it’s blacklisted

Dozens of Canadians have been blacklisted by Russia in response to Canada’s decision to sanction 30 Russian officials, but Russia won’t reveal the …

Russia

Trump Jr hinted at review of Russia sanctions act, says lawyer

A Russian lawyer has said Donald Trump Jr suggested in a meeting during the US presidential campaign that a law imposing sanctions on Russia could be …

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Did Don Jr. Just Sink His Dad’s Russia Defense?

Lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya says the president’s son hinted at changing an anti-Russia law in exchange for dirt on Hillary Clinton.<p><b>Donald Trump Jr.’s</b> overeager response to a Russian intermediary’s offer for dirt on <b>Hillary Clinton</b>—“I love it”—essentially ensured that his subsequent meeting with …

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Russian ​lawyer​: Trump Jr. dangled Magnitsky Act review

Natalia Veselnitskaya, the Russian lawyer who met with senior members of the Trump campaign in March 2016, said Donald Trump Jr. suggested during the …

U.S. Politics

A Timeline of the Trump-Russia Scandal

The key dates, figures and events tying the 2016 Trump campaign to Russia<p>The special prosecutor's probe into Russian interference in the 2016 …

Politics

Trump Jr. Asked Russian Lawyer for Hillary Clinton Dirt in Writing

How is this not collusion with a foreign power to win an election?<p>Natalia Veselnitskaya, the Russian lawyer who attended the infamous June 2016 …

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Donald Trump Jr. told Russians that Trump would review the Magnitsky Act 'If we come to power'

Liberal View

Russian Lawyer at Trump Tower Meeting Changes Story Again

Kremlin-linked lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya speaks to journalists in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, July 11, 2017. Veselnitskaya admits she met with Donald …

Conservative View

Don Jr. Should Be Sweating as Russian Lawyer Offers to Talk

<b>Natalia Veselnitskaya</b>, the Russian attorney who famously met with <b>Donald Trump Jr.</b> and other campaign officials, said in a recent interview that she …

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