Category Archives: USA

Putin refuses to congratulate Biden despite Trump’s decision to hand over power

Russian President Vladimir Putin still sees no need to congratulate Joe Biden on his victory in the U.S. election, said Putin’s spokesperson Dmitry Peskov during a press briefing. According to Peskov, Donald Trump’s decision to launch a formal transfer of power to the new administration was “not enough” for Putin to acknowledge Biden’s victory. “You know that the review and

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NYT’s Russia Job Posting ‘Russophobic,’ Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Says

Russia’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman has slammed The New York Times’ job posting for a Russia correspondent, criticizing it for “political bias” and “Russophobia.” In its description for the job posted early last week, The New York Times lists its requirements for an ideal candidate along with a description of the job’s location, “Vladimir Putin’s Russia.”  “It sends out hit squads

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US withdraws from Open Skies Treaty with Russia: officials

22 Nov. 2020 – By Lucia I. Suarez Sang, Lucas Tomlinson | Fox News The US has one major arms treaty remaining with Russia: New START The United States officially pulled out of another arms control pact with Russia on Sunday, marking the end of a six-month notification process informing Moscow, U.S. officials told Fox News. The Trump administration withdrew from the Open Skies Treaty, which

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Lukashenko ‘finds’ U.S. Intelligence centers in Warsaw and Kyiv

Alexander Lukashenko said the U.S. Intelligence has deployed its control center near Warsaw and Kyiv. The canters were allegedly discovered by the Russian and Belarusian intelligence services, reported BelTA agency. “The U.S. – they created a center near Warsaw, and now they have created a center in Kyiv. Well, I would say, but us and the Russians, our intelligence agencies 

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We’re all living in America, and it is not wunderbar

Disinformation often mirrors the news stream. Therefore, it might not be surprising this week’s disinformation heavily features events in the United States. Among the frequent targets: Joe Biden’s policy towards Russia, Covid-19 and alleged plans of the US establishment to abuse the pandemic and rig the US presidential elections. Please, fasten your seatbelts. One narrative claims Joe Biden, when inaugurated,

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English language to become essential in Ukraine Army

18:00, 18.11.20 – UNIAN This will help achieve better interoperability with NATO forces. Learning English is becoming an integral part a new military culture being introduced into the Armed Forces of Ukraine, based on Euro-Atlantic values and principles. In the new system of professional military education, English language testing will become mandatory, the press service of the defense ministry reported. “The

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U.S. Chargé d’Affaires names obstacles to Ukraine’s European integration

Until Ukraine tackles these challenges, the country’s integration ambitions will remain unrealized, the diplomat believes. The United States Embassy’s Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Kristina A. Kvien says Russian aggression, corruption, and private interests of a certain group of people stand in the way of Ukraine’s Euro-Atlantic integration. “Until those challenges are overcome, […] Ukraine will not going to be able to

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Moderna: Covid vaccine shows nearly 95% protection

By James GallagherHealth and science correspondent A new vaccine that protects against Covid-19 is nearly 95% effective, early data from US company Moderna shows. The results come hot on the heels of similar results from Pfizer, and add to growing confidence that vaccines can help end the pandemic. Both companies used a highly innovative and experimental approach to designing their

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Russia Won’t Recognize Biden as U.S. President Before Official Results – Kremlin

Russia will not yet recognize Joe Biden as President-elect of the United States, the Kremlin said Monday as world leaders rushed to congratulate the Democratic Party challenger after U.S. television networks declared him the winner. “We believe it’s correct to wait for the official results of the elections to be announced,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters during a phone

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Russia Elections Chief Casts Doubt on U.S. President Vote

Russia’s elections chief said Monday that voting by mail in the U.S. presidential election had paved the way for massive voter fraud, echoing rhetoric from the campaign of Donald Trump.  Ella Pamfilova, the head of Russia’s elections commission, said she had carefully studied mail-in voting in the United States and found the process vulnerable to fraud. “For me, the conclusion

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Moscow presents US as sinking into chaos

Article by: Pavel Felgenhauer, The Jamestown Foundation Source: The Jamestown Foundation Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor Volume: 17 Issue: 157 Edited by: A. N. Four years ago, in November 2016, Donald Trump’s victory in the United States presidential election was celebrated in Moscow. The news of Hillary Clinton conceding was greeted with spontaneous applause by the deputies of the Kremlin-controlled State

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US presidential election ‘extraordinarily unwelcome’ for Putin, Shlosberg says

Paul A Goble If Vladimir Putin was pleased with the results of the 2016 US presidential election in which his operatives intervened, he is anything but by both the competitiveness of the race in 2020 and perhaps even more of the careful counting of votes that is gradually turning the result against the incumbent, Lev Shlosberg says. The Kremlin’s propaganda

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Lukashenko calls U.S. elections disgrace and mockery of democracy

President of Belarus believes that it is necessary to demand the holding of re-elections in USA President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko commented on the US presidential elections and called them a disgrace, as well as a mockery of democracy. He stated this at a meeting with journalists during his visit to the Belarusian nuclear power plant, BelTA informs. “The bulwark

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”Neither Free, Nor Fair” – Russian State Media Cries Foul on US Elections

Russian state media’s first comments on the outcome of the US Presidential election express deep disappointment. The head of the state broadcaster RT, Margarita Simonyan, questioned(opens in a new tab) whether Russia at all should recognise the legitimacy of the election: Neither free, nor fair Russian state media have, as EUvsDisinfo reported(opens in a new tab), shown a strong pro-Trump

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Russia’s Election Panel Criticizes ‘Alarming’ U.S. Mail-in Vote

Large-scale mail-in voting and late results in the 2020 U.S. presidential election could raise concerns over the transparency and legitimacy of the voting process, a senior Russian election official has said. Nearly 100 million Americans have already voted early, both in person and by mail, as the coronavirus pandemic has upended the traditional approach to Election Day. President Donald Trump

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Investigating emails, connections in Hunter Biden controversy

by Sinclair Broadcast GroupSunday, November 1st 2020 WASHINGTON (SBG) – Former Vice President Joe Biden’s son Hunter has been thrust into the 2020 spotlight mere days before the presidential election. The New York Post said on Oct. 14 that Joe Biden knew about his son’s business dealings in China and Ukraine. The Post published content from a cache of emails the

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Washington to send F-35 fighter jets intended for Turkey to Greece

The U.S. decided to sell F-35 fighter jets initially intended for Turkey to its opponent, Greece, reported the Greek media referring to the agreements reached during the recent visit of U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Athens. According to the deal, a total of 20 fighters will be delivered to Greece, including those multifunctional F-35 fighter jets that Turkey

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India signs key military agreement with the U.S. moving further away from Russia

India, once Russia’s key ally in Asia and Russia’s largest buyer of weapons, is finally refocusing on military cooperation with the United States. On Tuesday India and the United States signed an agreement BECA (Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement for Geo-Spatial Cooperation), which provides for the exchange of advanced military technologies and geospatial information. Indian Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said

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Pro-Kremlin media: Trump good, Biden bad

Russian state-controlled media outlets and their affiliates have a clear and persuasive bias in favour of current US President Donald Trump over former US Vice President Joe Biden. Prior to the US presidential elections on November 3, the primary narrative is that a second Trump term will be good for the United States and US-Russia relations, while a Biden administration

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