American Jewish Committee: President Putin suggesting that Russian Federation minorities, be they Ukrainian, Tatar, or Jewish, were behind U.S. election meddling is eerily reminiscent of the Protocols of the Elders of Zion. He should clarify his comments at the earliest opportunity.
Protesters in Volokamsk attempted to storm garbage polygon(reason of toxic smell in the city). Riot police deployed
Russia's president Putin said that his spokesman Dmitry Peskov sometimes "talks rubbish":
ATO spox: Russian proxies attacked Stanytsia Luhanska (Luhansk sector), Vodiane and Avdiivka (Donetsk sector) with small arms. Ukrainian troops did not return fire. Unfortunately, one Ukrainian serviceman was killed and one was wounded in action yesterday.
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Russia holds exercise with modern coastal missile complexes near EU border
Russia launched radio location complex "Voronezh" near Kaliningrad
Gas explosion in an apartment block in Krasnodar, wall partially collapsed
Trump's legal team may tell Mueller he can interview the president if, among other considerations, he agrees to a timeline for ending the Trump-related portion of the Russia probe—for example, 60 days from the date of the interview
A man during the domestic conflict fatally wounded two soldiers of Russian National Guard in Dagestan
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Russian bombardment of the besieged city of #Douma during the passage of the humanitarian convoy that failed Thursday to unload aid
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Small missile ship Metel' of Pacific Ocean fleet held drill with missile complex Osa against imaginary enemy ship
It's not just nukes - Russia's remade military will challenge US in all domains if Washington fails to keep pace, warns @US_EUCOM Commander
ATO spox: Russian proxies twice attacked Luhanske (Luhansk sector) with grenade launchers and heavy machine guns, and shelled Avdiivka (Donetsk sector) with 82mm mortars. Ukrainian troops did not return fire. Unfortunately, one Ukrainian serviceman was killed in action.
Sky Sources: working theory from police is former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were poisoned at his house in Salisbury
UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd says former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia are still in a "very serious" condition following the "outrageous" nerve agent attack
The first power unit of Leningrad NPP-2 began to generate electricity
Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has dismissed allegations that Moscow was involved in the assassination attempt of Sergei Skripal and his daughter. Such reports are "propaganda and baseless".
Trump-Kim meeting 'a step in the right direction': Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov
Russian state TV host on Skripal posioning: "I don't wish death on anyonebut for purely educational purposes, for anyone who dreams of such a career, I have a warning: being a traitor is one of the most dangerous professions in the world."
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Train with military equipment on the move in Rostov Oblast.
Lavrov: by interfering in the internal affairs of other counties, the US seems to be pursuing neo-imperialist ambitions. We don't share such an approach
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Su-57 at Zhukovskiy
Gen. Scaparrotti's military advice? "That we continue to develop the capabilities we have. I think we have excellent capabilities" says @US_EUCOM's commander "We need to consider what type of deterrent effect we want to have" re: Russia cyber threat
"It strikes me that what they're doing is sort of geopolitical jiu jitsu," @SenAngusKing re Russia interference "You use their opponents strength against them, and our strength is our freedom" @US_EUCOM's Gen Scaparrotti: "I agree with your thoughts"
Russia in the Arctic - "they would have the capability in some time, perhaps 2-3 years, to control the northern sea route" says @US_EUCOM Cmdr Gen Scaparrotti, based on what Moscow is putting in place
US seeing some Russia China cooperation in specific areas - naval training ops in European theater, maybe in port in Djibouti, per @US_EUCOM's Gen. Scaparrotti-but "I think they still have issues that wouldn't make them natural partners"
"Putin loves it. When Americans hate Americans and we fight with each other, Russia wins" @SenSasse tells @US_EUCOM's Gen Scaparrotti "We're nuts if we don't understand that the next round of this is going to include lots of specific economic warfare"
"In conjunction with @NATO and the other nations, we're actually employing our capabilities to get our messages out at volume" per @US_EUCOM's Gen Scaparrotti re: countering Russia messaging
"We have to continue to focus on the values that democracies profess, democratic institutions, int'l rule of law" per @US_EUCOM Gen Scaparrotti "That's a very high level general statement but we've kind of left that" re Russia interference
W/Russia, "Their disinformation, their social media, it is generally targeted at the undermining of Western values, confidence in that government" says @US_EUCOM's Gen. Scaparrotti "They can use multiple platforms and generate great volume"