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Senior Trump adviser says Russian election meddling ‘beyond dispute’

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Trump-Russia investigation HR McMaster calls evidence incontrovertible in wake of latest US indictments against more than a dozen Russians Donald Trump’s national security adviser, HR McMaster, said on Saturday that Russian meddling in the 2016 election is “incontrovertible” and “beyond dispute” in the wake of new US indictments. McMaster spoke after Robert Mueller, the special Read More

Russia’s Ministry of Finance Legalizes Cryptocurrency Trading, Central Bank Disagrees

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The Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation (Minfin) has presented the Digital Assets Regulation Bill which defines and establishes a regulatory system for cryptocurrencies, ICOs, mining and trading, local media outlet TASS news agency reported today Jan. 25. Notably, the central bank of Russia disagrees with Ministry of Finance that cryptocurrency exchange should be legally accepted. According to the central Read More

Israel Government Considering National Cryptocurrency

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Following in the footsteps of Russia and Dubai, Israel is considering offering a national cryptocurrency – a digital shekel – which would correspond in value to physical shekels. According to the sources close to the Finance Ministry, Israel’s black market is approximately 22 percent of the country’s gross domestic product. A digital currency, registered with the government of Israel, would make black market transactions Read More

Rolling in the aisles: Russian man smashes stolen tank into supermarket

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A Russian man believed to be drunk has been detained after stealing an armoured personnel carrier and smashing it into a supermarket. The man stole the tank-like vehicle on caterpillar tracks from a military driving school in the far northern Murmansk region, RIA Novosti news agency cited a traffic police spokeswoman as saying. Hibiny.com (@hibiny_com) Read More

Russia collusion inquiry faces a big 2018 – but will Trump let Mueller finish the job?

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From his starting point in May through the end of 2017, special counsel Robert Mueller indicted two former top aides to Donald Trump and made plea deals with two others, including the president’s former national security adviser. Mueller’s work is almost done, the White House says – but almost no one else thinks that. Mueller Read More

Trump-Russia: Republicans trying to kill off investigation, says Adam Schiff

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The senior Democrat in a congressional Trump-Russia investigation has said he fears Republicans are manoeuvring to kill off inquiries into Moscow’s interference in the 2016 US presidential election. “I’m increasingly worried Republicans will shut down the House intelligence committee investigation at the end of the month,” said Adam Schiff, who is the leading Democrat on Read More

Robert Mueller’s Russia inquiry is no witch-hunt, says deputy attorney general

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Deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein defended special counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday and said he had seen no cause to fire him or received encouragement to do so. He also rejected Donald Trump’s characterization of the special counsel’s investigation as a witch-hunt. Rosenstein appeared before the House judiciary committee a day after the Justice Department Read More

Mueller’s investigation is closing in on Trump. Congress must protect him | Max Bergmann and Max Boot

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Mueller is coming. The investigation into Trump campaign coordination with Russia appears to be closing in on the president. The three indictments earlier this month of Trump campaign chairman, Paul Manafort; his deputy, Rick Gates; and foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos show that Robert Mueller is inside Trump’s campaign. The indictment and plea agreement of Read More

North Korea ready to open direct talks with US, says Russia’s Sergei Lavrov

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North Korea is open to direct talks with the US over their nuclear standoff, according to the Russian foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, who said he passed that message to his counterpart, Rex Tillerson, when the two diplomats met in Vienna on Thursday. There was no immediate response from Tillerson but the official position of the Read More

A battle for public opinion: Trump goes to war over Mueller and Russia

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Illegitimate and corrupt. Using the FBI as a political weapon and America’s secret police. “Secret surveillance, wiretapping, intimidation, harassment and threats. It’s like the old KGB that comes for you in the dark of the night, banging through your door.” This is special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, Read More