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  1. Trump Says Russia Should Be Readmitted to G7  The New York Times
  2. Trump renews call for Russia to be readmitted to G-7  The Washington Post
  3. Trump and Macron agree that Russia should be invited to next year's G7 conference, senior admin official says  CNN
  4. Trump renews call for Russia to join G-7 group  CNBC
  5. Trump: ‘Appropriate’ for Russia to return to G-7  POLITICO
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  1. After Radiation Sensors Blink Off, Russia’s Explanations Change  The New York Times
  2. Russia says it doesn't have to share data on nuclear blast, alarming observers  ABC News
  3. Russia Criticizes Arms-Control Group Over Reporting of Nuclear Explosion  The Wall Street Journal
  4. Russia refuses to share data on blast that caused radiation spike  The Guardian
  5. Russian Villagers Near Nuclear Explosion Told Not to Visit Coast  Newsweek
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US proves Russia right with its first post-treaty missile launch  Quartz

The US Army hurled a Tomahawk missile into the ocean off the coast of Southern California on Monday in a demonstration of American missile might and—you ...


Trump Expected to Nominate Pompeo Deputy to Be Ambassador to Russia  The New York Times

John Sullivan, the deputy secretary of state, has been confirmed once by the Senate. Should President Trump send him to Moscow, he would face a new ...


Why U.S. Sanctions on Russia's Automotive Industry Might Not Work  The National Interest Online

The United States should have put into effect sanctions against Russia's second biggest car manufacturer, Gorkovsky Avtomobilny Zavod, also known as GAZ ...


Russia Is 'Deeply European,' France's Macron Says in Russian  The Moscow Times

Russia is a European country, French President Emmanuel Macron has said following talks with President Vladimir Putin. Macron hosted Putin in France on ...


Meet Skybot F-850, the Humanoid Robot Russia Is Launching into Space  Space.com

Russia will launch a humanoid robot, Skybot F-850, in the commander's chair of a Soyuz crew capsule this week.


Glencore, BP stuck with tainted Russian crude  Reuters

BP and Glencore are struggling to sell around 600000 tonnes of tainted Russian oil more than three months after the contamination was discovered, according ...


After 5 years of conflict, Ukraine’s barrier to peace is still ‘Russia’s political will’  PRI

What has the US been doing about the conflict in Ukraine for the last five years?


Why Russia’s garbage protests turned violent  Washington Post

In recent weeks, Russian security forces have arrested more than 1,000 demonstrators in ongoing rallies against restrictions affecting local elections. But earlier ...


Trump says he would like to see Russia rejoin G8  CNN

President Donald Trump told reporters he would look favorably on a request for Russia to rejoin what would become the G8, blaming the split between the two ...


Russia Tells Nuclear Watchdog: Radiation From Blast Is 'None of Your Business'  The Daily Beast

Russia has told the Vienna-based Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization that the nuclear-reactor explosion at a White Sea missile test site in ...


New evidence emerges of Russian role in Ukraine conflict  The Guardian

Newly collated evidence documenting Russian military involvement in the conflict in Ukraine will be used to bolster legal claims against the Russian state by ...


The U.S. Military Has One Goal: Beat China or Russia in a War (But There Is A Problem)  The National Interest Online

Time and again, the United States has attempted to redirect more of its attention and resources toward its competitions with Russia and China. But Washington's ...


Evidence is building that China and Russia's long-haul passenger plane won't arrive on time  CNBC

The two countries want to smash the civil aerospace duopoly enjoyed by Airbus and Boeing.


61% of Voters Say They Believe Russia Will Try to Interfere in 2020 Election  Morning Consult

That figure, from a Morning Consult/Politico survey conducted Aug. 16-18, 2019, is 14 percentage points higher than the 47 percent who said the same about the ...


With Pickets, Russian Protesters Look to Sustain Momentum  The New York Times

MOSCOW — Antigovernment protesters staged a series of pickets across Moscow on Saturday, trying to sustain the momentum of the growing Russian ...


A deadly mishap in Russia's Far North, and a nuclear mystery lingers  CNN

An official state of mourning has been declared in the Russian city of Sarov. Last Thursday, five nuclear specialists employed by Rosatom, Russia's state atomic ...


'Nuclear winter' coming? Nuclear war between US and Russia would cause catastrophic event, study confirms  Fox News

Earlier this month, the U.S. pulled out of a Reagan-era nuclear treaty with Russia after the Trump administration assessed the country was in “material breach of ...


10 declassified Russia collusion revelations that could rock Washington this fall | TheHill  The Hill

Behind the scenes, some major events were set in motion last autumn that could soon change the tenor in Washington.


What a mysterious explosion tells us about Russia's 'doomsday weapon'  CNN

An explosion. An abruptly-canceled evacuation. Five dead nuclear experts. And a few traces of radioactive iodine in Norway. These are the fingerprints of what ...


I visited Russia's nuclear city and don't want to relive the Cold War  CNET

In 1995, I visited the Russian nuclear weapons city of Sarov. Here, I'm showing a copy of the newspaper where I worked at the time, the Los Alamos Monitor, ...


US launches countdown clock to warn of Russia and China arming Iran  Washington Examiner

Western allies have 15 months to unify against Iran before the regime is free to buy and sell weapons under the 2015 nuclear deal, according to Secretary of ...


Russia nuclear monitoring stations go quiet after blast  CNN

Four Russia-based nuclear monitoring stations that monitor radioactive particles in the atmosphere have mysteriously gone quiet after an August 8 explosion at ...


Turkey Threatens New Tensions With Russia and Iran in Syria As It Tries to Make a Deal with U.S.  Newsweek

Turkey has defied warnings from Russia, Iran and their local allies in Syria by seeking a deal with the United States and continuing to support insurgents as they ...


Russia Protests Present New Challenge to Putin’s Dominance  The Wall Street Journal

MOSCOW—A surge in Moscow's protest movement this weekend has presented the biggest challenge in nearly a decade to President Vladimir Putin 's ...


Trump fuels prediction that Russia investigators will face prison  POLITICO

To hear President Donald Trump and his allies tell it, the federal investigators who spent the past two years investigating the president are about to go down.


Wednesday's papers: Russia, Mediterranean migrants and a shorter working week  YLE News

Vladimir Putin arrives in Finland on Wednesday off the back of protests in Moscow over candidates for upcoming local elections, possibly radioactive fallout from ...


The Best Way to Deal With Russia: Wait for It to Implode  POLITICO

Why the ticking time-bomb of separatism that Putin fears so much will explode in 10, 20 or—maximum—30 years.


FEC Republicans block efforts to investigate NRA’s financial ties to Russia  ThinkProgress

Late last week, the Federal Election Commission (FEC) deadlocked on whether to pursue an investigation into potential Russian financing of the National Rifle ...


Russian Tycoons Forsake Western Sports Teams as Chinese Snap Them Up  Bloomberg

Another year, and another Russian billionaire relinquishes ownership of a professional sports club.


Cruise line scrambles to reschedule passengers after Russia denies access to Arctic waters at 'last minute'  Fox News

A cruise ship won't be making its scheduled trip through arctic waters near Russia. A Norwegian cruise line was denied entry to Russian waters above the Arctic ...


Russian couple filmed at protest may lose children  BBC News

Russian couple Dmitry and Olga Prokazov have been threatened with having their children taken into care after footage featuring their baby was posted online.


Ambassador: Russia Expects Serbia To Join Eurasian Economic Union In October  Radio Free Europe/ Radio Liberty

Russia's ambassador to Serbia, Aleksandr Botsan-Kharchenko, says Belgrade is expected to sign a free-trade pact with the Moscow-led Eurasian Economic ...


A Russian 'Spy Plane' Was Spotted Over the Midwest. But It's Totally Normal (Yes, Really)  TIME

A Russian spy plane spotted flying over Chicago was actually part of the Open Skies Treaty.


World War 3: How Russia was TWO minutes from launching nuclear attack on US  Express.co.uk

RUSSIAN nuclear forces were put on high alert after suspecting the US had launched a secret attack, which saw the President come two minutes from pressing ...


Russia's Growing Clout in Southern Yemen  LobeLog

by Jonathan Fenton-Harvey. Russia's 2015 military intervention in Syria marked the beginning of its increasingly dominant power-broker status in the Middle ...


Report: US, Russia gave Israel green light to strike Iran in Syria, Iraq  The Times of Israel

Under alleged agreement, Jerusalem allowed to conduct attacks against Iranian threats in Middle East, but can't publicly acknowledge them.


Putin Generation: Russia's loyal youth?  CNBC

Young people are often looked upon as the generation that are capable of driving change in society and politics.


BlackRock Unit Gets Approval to Take Russia-Linked Firm’s Stake in Cybersecurity Company  The Wall Street Journal

A national-security panel that oversees foreign investment in U.S. businesses approved the transfer of a stake in cybersecurity company Cofense from a ...


Russia Confirms Radioactive Materials Were Involved in Deadly Blast  The New York Times

MOSCOW — A mystery explosion at a Russian weapons testing range involved radioactive materials, the authorities admitted on Saturday, as the blast's ...


Russia’s mysterious ‘new’ nuclear weapons aren’t really new  Washington Post

The U.S. pursued similar technology in the 1960s but abandoned it back then. For good reasons.


Moscow protests take center stage for Russia’s next act  The Washington Post

A victory for the opposition in Russia's biggest city — or defeat at the hands of baton-wielding police — will embolden one side or the other.


Trump Adds to Sanctions on Russia Over Skripals  The New York Times

President Trump on Thursday signed an executive order imposing new sanctions on Russia, responding to growing pressure from Congress to further punish ...


Russian jet crash-lands in field outside Moscow after striking flock of gulls  CNN

A Russian passenger jet flew into a flock of birds then crash-landed in a cornfield just outside a Moscow airport Thursday, according to Russia's Federal Air ...


Donald Trump unsettles G7 with support for Russia return  The Hindu

It's much more appropriate to have Russia in. It should be the G8, because a lot of the things we talk about have to do with Russia, says U.S. President.


Russia Targeted Election Systems in All 50 States, Report Finds  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — The Senate Intelligence Committee concluded Thursday that election systems in all 50 states were targeted by Russia in 2016, an effort more ...


Russia bird strike: How cool heads glided jet down to safety  BBC News

The Russian pilots who crash-landed a fuel-laden Airbus jet in a corn field, without any serious harm to the 233 people on board, are being hailed as heroes.


Chinese, Russian Warplanes Test U.S. Patience in Skies Near South Korea  The Wall Street Journal

Chinese and Russian warplanes have increasingly nosed around and even into South Korea's airspace, conducting close patrols that allow Beijing and Moscow ...


Russia's new high-altitude drone just flew for the first time, and they want to arm it with one ton of bombs  Business Insider South Africa

On Tuesday, the Russian Ministry of Defense shared video of a test flight for the Altius-U, a major step forward in its drone program.


Overstock C.E.O. Takes Aim at ‘Deep State’ After Romance With Russian Agent  The New York Times

Patrick Byrne said in an interview that he was still “quite fond” of Maria Butina, who is now in prison, and that she “should go home and be president of Russia ...


Norway detects radioactive iodine days after explosion in Russia  CNN

Moscow, Russia (CNN) The Norwegian Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority on Thursday said "tiny amounts of radioactive iodine" had been detected at an ...


Russian Police Arrest More Than 1000 in Moscow Protest  TIME

MOSCOW — Russian police cracked down fiercely Saturday on demonstrators in central Moscow, beating some people and arresting more than 1,000 who ...


Russia's New Weapons: From Doomsday Nuclear Torpedoes to Skyfall Missiles  The National Interest Online

While Russia's ambitions are pushing the boundaries of its capabilities in some of these projects — to even deadly results, as the most recent case demonstrates ...


Russian riot officer filmed punching woman in stomach at Moscow protests calling for fair elections  CNN

A widely-condemned video that shows a Russian riot police officer punching a woman in the stomach on the day of a sanctioned protest for free elections will be ...


Putin the Great  Foreign Affairs Magazine

Despite fashioning himself as a tsar, Russian President Vladimir Putin's deep insecurity defines his political decisions.


Russians Stage Protests Over Problems Big And Small  NPR

Residents of Pereslavl-Zalessky gathered for a protest against planned garbage dumps earlier this month. As Russian President Vladimir Putin approaches his ...


How a McConnell-backed effort to lift Russian sanctions boosted a Kentucky project  The Washington Post

A spokesman said the Senate majority leader did not know the measure would help a company building an aluminum mill in an impoverished part of his home ...


Russia Signs Deal to Send Navy to Venezuela After 'Unacceptable' U.S. Moves  Newsweek

The Russian military has signed a deal that would allow it to send military ships to Venezuela, expressing support for the Latin American country. The U.S. has ...


Study confirms that, yes, a nuclear war between the US and Russia would be the end of days  BGR

It might sound silly to think that a nuclear war between the United States and Russia would be anything but the apocalypse, but for scientists studying climate ...


Russia's Putin urges new arms talks with US to avoid 'chaos'  Aljazeera.com

If US makes new missiles, Russia 'will be forced to begin the full-scale development of similar missiles', Putin says.


Mysterious missile explosion in Russia raises questions  The Associated Press

MOSCOW (AP) — A deadly explosion at a naval weapons testing range in northwestern Russia. A brief spike in radiation levels. An evacuation order issued, ...


Why Russia Wants To Be An Empire Again  Rantt Media

Authoritarianism helped Putin keep Russia from the collapse. Questions remain whether he can unify his disparate nation.


Russia's naval cooperation with Iran complicates Western calculus  The Arab Weekly

Unconfirmed reports said Russia, under the terms of its bilateral agreement, intends to use Iran's Bandar-e-Bushehr and Chabahar ports as forward military ...


In Russia, Economic Caution Sets the Stage for Stagnation  Stratfor Worldview

In the face of mounting sanctions, Russia has battened down the hatches of its economy. But such a cautious approach risks hurting the country's financial ...


Trump’s Oil Sanctions Leave Russian Exporters $1 Billion Richer  Bloomberg

U.S. President Donald Trump's sanctions against Iran and Venezuela have inadvertently increased demand for a Russian brand of crude oil, boosting revenues ...


Russia Suspected by Some in Giant Bulgaria Hack  The New York Times

Whoever was responsible, experts say, the episode raised serious concerns about the state of Bulgaria's cybersecurity.


Russia's Yandex looks at ten-fold increase in driverless car fleet...  Reuters

Yandex, a Russian equivalent to Google, said it is considering expanding its fleet of self-driving cars to up to 1000 within the next two years in order to speed up ...


Retired sea captain in Russia sent 50-year-old message in a bottle found in Alaska  WCTV

Russian media tracked down the man who said he tossed the bottle into the sea that was found some 50 years later and 2000 miles away on the coast of Alaska, ...


NATO accuses Russian jet of conducting "unsafe" maneuver during aerial encounter  CNN

A Russian fighter jet acted in an "unsafe manner" during a Tuesday encounter with NATO aircraft, with the Russian jet almost cutting into the flight path of a ...


Huawei Plans to Triple R&D Staff in Russia by 2025 According to Russian State Media  Gizmodo

A garden with 'Welcome to Huawei' spelled out in flowers is seen outside an office building at the company's Bantian campus on April 12, 2019 in Shenzhen, ...


MiG 1.44 Is No F-35: The Russian Stealth Fighter Jet That Failed  The National Interest Online

The procurement order went to Soviet aircraft manufacturer Mikoyan in 1983. After prolonged experimentation with several aerodynamic schemes, Mikoyan ...


Russia protests: Hundreds detained during unauthorised demonstration  BBC News

*Fresh* protests break out, despite warnings, over candidates being banned from running for election.


Analysis | The Technology 202: Senators concerned Epstein conspiracy theories play into Russia's hands  The Washington Post

Senators from both parties are deeply concerned that the conspiracy theories swirling online about Jeffrey Epstein's death -- and even amplified by President ...


Freed from INF treaty, the US has one target in mind: China  South China Morning Post

Washington is now free to test and deploy the intermediate-range missiles it believes it needs to compete with its most serious challenger. China's growing ...


Gap Between Russia’s Dreams and Means Feeds Adventurism Abroad  The Wall Street Journal

President Vladimir Putin struggles to recapture glory of former empire with risky forays abroad, but now as a second tier power.


U.S. Generals Worry About Rising Russian and Chinese Influence in Africa, Documents Show  The Intercept

The Trump administration and the Pentagon have repeatedly warned that China and Russia are expanding their influence across Africa, where the two longtime ...


Russian couple face losing son after attending opposition protest  BBC News

Russian couple Dmitry and Olga Prokazov have been threatened with having their child taken into care after they were filmed at an unauthorised opposition ...


Lindsey Graham to advise Barr on rollout of Russia investigation and FISA documents  Washington Examiner

Sen. Lindsey Graham said he plans to meet with Attorney General William Barr this week to discuss how to maximize the impact of documents relevant to the ...


'Brief radiation spike' after rocket engine blast in northern Russia  BBC News

A rocket engine explosion on a naval test range in northern Russia has killed two people and injured six, the defence ministry told Russian media. The victims of ...


Russia has released footage of its new 'Hunter' stealth attack drone  CNN

Russia's Ministry of Defense has published a short video showing its new "Hunter" attack drone in action.


US Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman resigns  CNN

US Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman has submitted his resignation letter to President Donald Trump and plans to move back home to Utah, according to a ...


Fires, floods (and even bugs) are challenging Russia's stance on the climate crisis  CNN

Landing in Yakutsk, six time zones east of Moscow, the first thing you see and smell is thick, acrid smoke.


Russia Says Its Jets Drove Off NATO Warplane  Radio Free Europe/ Radio Liberty

Russia's Defense Ministry claims that Russian Su-27 warplanes forced away a NATO F-18 jet after it approached an aircraft carrying Defense Minister Sergei ...


US formally withdraws from nuclear treaty with Russia and prepares to test new missile  CNN

The United States formally withdrew from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia Friday, as the US military prepares to test a new ...


US envoy Stephen Biegun turns down Russia post to focus on North Korea denuclearisation  The Straits Times

SEOUL (REUTERS) - US Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun said on Wednesday (Aug 21) he will not take up the post of ambassador to ...


Expert Summaries of Mueller Report: A Collection  Just Security

Table of Contents. Introduction Ryan Goodman, Co-Editor-in-Chief, Just Security. Volume I. 1. The Special Counsel's Investigation Joshua Geltzer. 2.


WaPo: Russia company invests in Kentucky after McConnell kills sanctions  CNN

A Russian company with ties to the Kremlin made a major investment in a new mill in Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's home state of Kentucky weeks ...


Russia and South Korea spar over airspace 'intrusion'  BBC News

Russia has strongly denied ever apologising for violating South Korean airspace, as the fall-out from an incident involving warplanes from four countries ...


Trump fuels outsize expectations that Russia investigators will face prison time  POLITICO.eu

To hear President Donald Trump and his allies tell it, the federal investigators who spent the past two years investigating the president are about to go down.


Siberia wildfires: Russian cities are choking in smoke from massive blazes  Vox.com

Russia is now on track to have a record year for wildfires as hundreds of blazes torch huge swaths of Siberia for the third month in a row after an unusually hot ...


Russia’s Burning! Climate Change Is to Blame  Bloomberg

Summer wildfires devouring Siberian forests are hardly unusual, but this year's are a bigger worry than normal because clouds of smoke have reached big cities ...


Russia Is Going to Up Its Game for the 2020 Elections  WIRED

"You don't need to change votes to cause chaos," Senator Mark Warner tells WIRED in an exclusive interview.


My Son's Father Was Killed While Reporting on a Private Russian Militia. I'm Still Waiting for Justice  TIME

One year ago, on July 30, 2018, three Russian journalists were shot to death and their bodies left on the side of a road near a conflict zone in central Africa.


Russia's Fire-Damaged "Losharik" Spy Submarine Heads For Repairs As New Details Emerge  The Drive

Russia will reportedly soon tow its top-secret nuclear-powered Project 10831 Losharik spy submarine to a shipyard in northwestern Russian for extensive ...


Australia is third largest exporter of fossil fuels behind Russia and Saudi Arabia  The Guardian

Australia Institute says claim Australia is only responsible for 1.2% of emissions hides real contribution to climate crisis. Adam Morton Environment editor.


Cruise line scrambles to reschedule after Russia denies access to Arctic waters  New York Post

A cruise ship won't be making its scheduled trip through arctic waters near Russia. A Norwegian cruise line was denied entry to Russian waters above the...


Russia's hybrid warfare toolkit has more to offer than propaganda  DefenseNews.com

In February 2018, the small town of Uzhhorod in southwestern Ukraine bore witness to unusual events. To be more specific, there was an attempt to set fire to ...


Spies, Lies, and Radioactivity: Russia's Nuke Missile Mishap, Decoded  Daily Beast

Moscow's prized sci-fi weapon runs into reality in the form of an accidental explosion and a curtain of radiation.


Lyubov Sobol: The woman driving Russia's opposition protests  BBC News

Prominent activist Lyubov Sobol tells the BBC's Sarah Rainsford the protests show no signs of abating.


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