putin Archive

U.S. accuses Russia of trying to “interfere with the U.S. election” through internet attacks

“We believe, based on the scope and sensitivity of these efforts, that only Russia’s senior-most officials could have authorized these activities,” said a statement today from the Obama administration about a series of cyberattacks on U.S. political figures and organizations. Them’s fightin’ words. The United States government formally declared on Friday that administration officials believe Russia is stealing and leaking …

Russia abruptly halts nuclear and energy-related research pact with U.S.

Welp, this does not sound good. Cooperation between the United States and Russia hit a serious new snag today when the government of Donald Trump’s personal hero Vladimir Putin put the brakes on an agreement with the United States in nuclear energy. On Wednesday, Russian officials announced suspension of a nuclear research agreement, and the termination of a another agreement on uranium conversion. …