Tag Archives: Kremlin

Kremlin Boosts MAGA World Claims Biden Is “Dying’

The Daily Beast reports: Ahead of the first big showdown between Donald Trump and Joe Biden at the debate this week, the Trump campaign’s attacks on Biden are getting a big boost from the Kremlin’s propaganda machine. A pool reporter for Putin and several popular pro-Kremlin outlets claimed on Thursday that the “top news” for the week included, among other …

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Kremlin Caught Funneling Millions To EU Candidates

The Washington Post reports: When an associate of one of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s closest allies launched a pro-Kremlin media outlet here in May 2023, Czech counterintelligence officers began keeping careful watch. For nearly a year, European intelligence officials said, the Czech authorities secretly recorded hours of meetings between several far-right politicians from across Europe and the associate, Artem Marchevsky, …

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Kremlin Launches Multiple US-Based Fake News Sites

The New York Times reports: Into the depleted field of journalism in America, a handful of websites have appeared in recent weeks with names suggesting a focus on news close to home: D.C. Weekly, the New York News Daily, the Chicago Chronicle and a newer sister publication, the Miami Chronicle. In fact, they are not local news organizations at all. …

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Trump Boasts That Kremlin Says He Won 2020 Election

Mediaite reports: Donald Trump claimed the 2020 election was stolen from him for the kabillionth time, this time by promoting Marjorie Taylor Greene as the congresswoman pushed Russian propaganda. In the former president’s latest Truth Social binge, he re-truthed Greene’s post about an article from Jim Hoft, proprietor of The Gateway Pundit. Both are well known for peddling fake news …

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Russian Lawmaker Dies In Mysterious Fall From Window

The Daily Beast reports: A Russian lawmaker from Vladimir Putin’s United Russia party has been found dead under mysterious circumstances at the age of 46. Russian state media confirmed his death. Vladimir Yegorov, a deputy of the Tobolsk City Duma in the Tyumen region, was found lifeless Wednesday in a courtyard in Tobolsk, according to Baza. Bizarrely, Baza reported that …

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Russian Pol “Dies Unexpectedly” After Criticizing War

The Daily Beast reports: A senior Russian lawmaker who was reportedly critical of the invasion of Ukraine died over the weekend, the Russian government confirmed, in the latest unexpected fatality of a prominent figure since the war began. In a statement, Russia’s Ministry of Science and Higher Education confirmed that Deputy Science Minister Pyotr Kucherenko, 46, died on Saturday. The …

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Kremlin Claims Ukraine Drones Attempted To Kill Putin

NBC News reports: Russia claimed Wednesday that Ukraine tried to assassinate President Vladimir Putin in an overnight drone attack on the Kremlin. The accusation, made without providing evidence and without immediate reaction from Kyiv, was the latest in a string of reported incidents inside Russia and far from the war’s front lines. In a statement on the Kremlin’s website, Putin’s …

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Kremlin Propagandist Suggests Carlson Should Run For President, “Happily Offers” Him Gig As Russian TV Host

Politico reports: A prominent anchor on Russian state TV said on Monday that the U.S. mainstream media had “lost its last remaining voice of reason” after Fox host Tucker Carlson abruptly left the network. In an email to Carlson posted to Telegram, Vladimir Solovyov, an anchor on Russia-1, said he “wholeheartedly” supported Carlson’s decision. “You have our admiration and support …

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Kremlin Rounds Up Ukrainian Men To Fight Ukrainians

The New York Times reports: As military officers across Russia race to enlist hundreds of thousands of men to fight in Ukraine, the Kremlin is also looking to bolster its flagging recruitment efforts by dragooning Ukrainians in occupied territories to fight against their own nation. In two regions, Kherson and Zaporizka, the Russian occupiers are beginning to round up men …

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Moscow Aviation Official Dies After “Falling Down Stairs”

Yahoo News reports: The former head of a Kremlin-linked engineering institute died Wednesday in an apparent accident, according to CNN — adding to the long list of Russian CEOs and officials who have met a mysterious end this year. Russian news outlet Izvestia reported that Anatoly Gerashchenko “fell from a great height” down numerous flights of stairs inside the Moscow …

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Kremlin Envoy Resigns Over War And Leaves Russia

Reuters reports: A veteran envoy of President Vladimir Putin has resigned over the Ukraine war and left Russia with no intention to return, two sources said on Wednesday, the first senior official to break with the Kremlin since Putin launched his invasion a month ago. The Kremlin confirmed that Anatoly Chubais had resigned of his own accord. Chubais was one …

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Kremlin Spox Refuses To Rule Out Using Nukes [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Russian President Vladimir Putin’s chief spokesman has conceded that Russia has yet to achieve any of its military goals in Ukraine and refused to deny that Moscow could resort to the use of nuclear weapons. In an interview with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour on Tuesday, Dmitry Peskov repeatedly refused to rule out that Russia would consider using nuclear weapons …

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Kremlin Denies Planning Cyber Attacks On US Firms

NBC News reports: The Kremlin on Tuesday rejected U.S. warnings that it may be preparing to conduct cyberattacks in response to Western sanctions, and said it did not engage in “banditry.” U.S. President Joe Biden on Monday told businesses to do more to protect themselves against possible cyberattacks by Russia, warning there was “evolving intelligence” that Moscow was exploring options …

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Kremlin Promotes Fox Host’s Batshit “Occult” Claims

Mediaite reports: Twitter accounts associated with the Kremlin are using sidelined Fox Nation host Lara Logan to portray Ukrainian soldiers as Nazis and occultists. On far-right platform Real America’s Voice last week, Logan said she did not “buy” reporting which shows Russia has inflicted widespread devastation on Ukraine since its invasion of the country. On Sunday morning, Russian Twitter accounts …

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Russia Threatens To Arrest Western Business Execs

The Daily Beast reports: Russian prosecutors have issued a stern warning for Western businesses in the country—corporations that leave may be forced to forfeit their remaining assets and businesses who stay can’t criticize the Russian government. The warning claims corporate leaders who do speak out against the government could be arrested. The Wall Street Journal reports that businesses like McDonald’s, …

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Tulsi Gabbard Spreads Kremlin Lies About Bioweapons

Forbes reports: Tulsi Gabbard shared false information Sunday about U.S. involvement in Ukraine biological laboratories Sunday, giving credence to an unfounded Russian-backed conspiracy theory the U.S. has warned could serve as justification for Russia to use biological and chemical weapons against Ukraine. In a two-minute video posted to her Twitter Sunday morning, Gabbard said there are 25 to 30 American-funded …

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Kremlin Memo: “Essential” To Feature Tucker Carlson

Mother Jones reports: On March 3, as Russian military forces bombed Ukrainian cities as part of Vladimir Putin’s illegal invasion of his neighbor, the Kremlin sent out talking points to state-friendly media outlets with a request: Use more Tucker Carlson. “It is essential to use as much as possible fragments of broadcasts of the popular Fox News host Tucker Carlson, …

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Cultists Spread Kremlin Lies About Bioweapons

The Associated Press reports: Russia’s baseless claims about secret American biological warfare labs in Ukraine are taking root in the U.S. too, uniting COVID-19 conspiracy theorists, QAnon adherents and some supporters of ex-President Donald Trump. Despite rebuttals from independent scientists, Ukrainian leaders and officials at the White House and Pentagon, the online popularity of the claims suggests some Americans are …

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Kremlin: US Has Declared “Economic War” On Russia

Reuters reports: The Kremlin accused the United States on Wednesday of declaring an economic war on Russia that was sowing mayhem through energy markets and put the United States on notice that it was thinking carefully how to respond to a ban on Russian oil and energy. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov cast the West’s sanctions as “hostile bacchanalia” which had …

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Russia Announces Evacuation Routes…..To Russia

The Washington Post reports: Moscow’s proposed evacuation routes to Russia and Belarus are “unacceptable,” Ukraine said, insisting that civilians fleeing battle zones should be allowed to reach western Ukraine or European Union countries. Russia announced six evacuation routes from several Ukrainian cities, including the capital, Kyiv, and hard-hit Kharkiv and Mariupol — four leading to either Russia or its ally, …

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