Tag Archives: Russia Today

FRANCE: Leading Presidential Candidate Blacklists Russian Propaganda Outlet Amid Hacking Fears

The Daily Beast reports: The man who now stands a very good chance of becoming the next president of France, Emmanuel Macron, is trying to shore up his campaign against Russian influence that might favor his opponent, far-right candidate and Vladimir Putin favorite Marine Le Pen. On Monday, the day after Macron and Le Pen beat nine other candidates to ...

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Russia Orders Probe Into US Media In Moscow In Retaliation To Senate Investigation Of Russian Media

USA Today reports: Russia’s parliament has called for an investigation into U.S. media operating in its country in response to what it says are attacks on Russian media in the U.S, particularly state-funded broadcaster RT News. The State Duma, or lower house of parliament, called on its committee on information policy, information technology and communications to conduct an “audit” of ...

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Former Top Putin Aide Found Dead In DC Hotel

Mikhail Lesin, media tycoon and former top advisor to Vladimir Putin, was found dead in a Washington DC hotel yesterday. ABC News reports: Lesin, the former head of media affairs for the Russian government who’s been accused of curtailing the country’s press freedoms, had been staying at Hotel Dupont when he was found Thursday, according to officials. It’s unclear why ...

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Russia Today Rips NOM, Yehuda Levin

According to Wikipedia, Russia Today is now the second-most watched foreign news network in the United States, behind the BBC. This is a good example why.

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Wisconsin, America’s Egypt?

Russia Today speculates that Wisconsin’s anti-union actions and the resultant protests, which continue to roil the state for the third straight day, may herald a coming Egyptian-style revolution against the wealthy ruling class in America. That’s a bit far-fetched, to say the least, but what’s happening in Wisconsin is riveting. In the clip below, some “small government” Tea Party type ...

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Recapping The Values Voters Summit

Russia Today recaps the Values Voters Summit: Despite the fact that America has been plagued with poverty, the Christian right don’t think we should spend all of our time worrying about the less fortunate. Instead they propose that lawmakers move their efforts away from the economy and unemployment, and place “values” at the top of the political agenda. These people ...

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Wacko NYC Pastor Gets Global Press

Harlem-based Pastor James David Manning says that President Obama is “pure evil borne of the womb of 16 year-old white girl.” (Obama’s mother was actually 18 when she had him.) He also claims that the Marxists in the black Suburbans are coming to get him for saying so, blah blah blah. I doubt that Pastor Wacko is very well known ...

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