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FBI investigates Jared Kushner Russia links

FBI investigates Jared Kushner Russia links

Donald Trump’s son-in- law is under investigation over the “extent and nature” of his dealings with Russian officials, US media is reporting. Jared Kushner is being scrutinised by the FBI as part of the investigation into possible ties between the...

Bus-sized sea monster discovered in Russia

Scientists have discovered a “highly unusual” new species of extinct sea-dwelling reptile in Russia. Similar in appearance to a river dolphin or gharial crocodile, the fish-eating sea-beast would have had a long beak-like snout. Related to the top...
US airstrikes on Syrian forces anger Russia

US airstrikes on Syrian forces anger Russia

US airstrikes targeting pro-Assad forces close to the Iraqi border have been branded “completely unacceptable” by Russia. Coalition warplanes targeted a convoy of Syrian government forces and Iranian-backed militia close to the Iraq border on Thursday. The...
Trump Russia inquiry: What is a special counsel?

Trump Russia inquiry: What is a special counsel?

The Trump campaign’s alleged links to Russia are to be investigated by an ex-FBI chief, who has been appointed as special counsel. But what does the role involve? Robert Mueller’s appointment follows President Donald Trump’s shock sacking of FBI...
Trump: I'm victim of 'witch hunt' over Russia

Trump: I'm victim of 'witch hunt' over Russia

Donald Trump has claimed he is victim of the “greatest witch hunt” in US history amid a probe of his team’s alleged links with Russia. The US President hit back on Thursday after it was announced ex-FBI chief Robert Mueller will lead an investigation...
Former FBI boss to lead Russia inquiry

Former FBI boss to lead Russia inquiry

Former FBI boss to lead Russia inquiry 17 May 2017 From the section US & Canada Former FBI boss Robert Mueller has been named as a special prosecutor to oversee a probe into Russia’s alleged interference in the US election. Deputy Attorney General Rod...

Trump: I have 'right' to share data with Russia

Donald Trump has admitted he shared information about “terrorism and airline flight safety” with the Russian foreign minister. The US President met with the Russian foreign minister and ambassador to the US at the White House last week. On Monday reports...
Page: I'm not the 'terrible Russia person'

Page: I'm not the 'terrible Russia person'

Carter Page’s name has become synonymous with US investigations into possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russia. When we met in a New York hotel, I asked the question that has hovered over him for months: was he Donald Trump’s man in Moscow during...
Russia investigation issues subpoena for Flynn

Russia investigation issues subpoena for Flynn

A subpoena has been issued demanding documents from Donald Trump’s former national security adviser relating to Russia’s alleged interference in the US election. Michael Flynn was subpoenaed by the Senate Intelligence Committee as part of its investigation...
Did Trump fire FBI chief to cover up Russia?

Did Trump fire FBI chief to cover up Russia?

Connor Sephton, News Reporter James Comey’s sudden dismissal as FBI director has sent shockwaves through Washington, with Donald Trump’s adversaries claiming it “raises serious questions about what his administration is hiding”. Image: A copy...
Church Pokemon player faces jail in Russia

Church Pokemon player faces jail in Russia

Russian prosecutors have said a blogger arrested for playing Pokemon Go in a church should serve more than three years in jail. Ruslan Sokolovsky, 22, was filmed using the augmented reality app inside the Church of All Saints in Yekaterinburg – a Russian...

Video referees to be used at Russia World Cup

Video referees will be used at next year’s World Cup in Russia for the first time, the head of FIFA, Gianni Infantino has said. Speaking in Chile, he said they were being introduced “because we’ve had nothing but positive feedback so far”....
American killed in Ukraine: Russia demands probe

American killed in Ukraine: Russia demands probe

Russia has joined the US in calling for an investigation into the death of an American paramedic killed in eastern Ukraine. The paramedic, working for an Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) monitoring mission, died and two others were injured...

Jehovah's Witnesses banned in Russia

The Jehovah’s Witnesses group has been banned from activities across Russia after the country’s highest court declared it was an “extremist organisation”. The decision to seize the group’s assets and close down its St Petersburg head...
Trump: Things will work out fine with Russia

Trump: Things will work out fine with Russia

The US President has said he expects “things will work out fine” with Russia, a day after warning relations were “at an all-time low”. Despite coming to power stating his desire to improve ties with Moscow, the discourse has become increasingly...
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