Category Archives: Russia

Why Would Paul Manafort Share Polling Data with Russia?

Sue Halpern of the New Yorker – When news broke that Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort had shared internal polling data with Konstantin Kilimnik, a Russian business associate with ties to Russian intelligence, the through line between the … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Donald Trump, FBI, Paul Manafort, Robert Mueller, Russia

Why is Russia Mirroring China’s Anti Crypto Stance?

from Bitcoinist – Reports are emerging that Russia’s stance on crypto has turned negative. The news comes in the wake of another ‘bitcoin ban’ in China. It is no surprise that central banks do not favor decentralized currencies in a … Continue reading

Posted in Bitcoin, China, Crypto, Russia

Russian Warning Signals

David Murrin of Global Forecaster – Russia: The need for Rapprochement with the West highlighted the critical and vulnerable economic phase Russia is now entering and the importance with which any sign of aggression should be considered as a warning sign … Continue reading

Posted in David Murrin, Russia, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States, war

Melting Ice Redraws the World Map and Starts a Power Struggle

Marc Champion of Bloomberg – Melting ice is opening access to new energy resources faster than predicted, prompting a nascent great power struggle in the Arctic as the political and economic map of the world is transformed. U.S. Energy Secretary … Continue reading

Posted in China, Climate, Russia

State Dept. Was Granted $120 Million to Fight Russian Meddling. It Has Spent $0.

Gardiner Harris of the New York Times – Russia’s virtual war against the United States continues unabated with the midterm elections approaching. The State Department has yet to spend any of the $120 million it has been allocated since late … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Russia, United States