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Boris Johnson's 'Russia Today' Attack On Corbyn Backfires

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 18.10.2017 | UK Politics

Boris Johnson has attacked Jeremy Corbyn for his links to ‘Russia Today’ – just weeks after his own father and a string of Tory MPs appeared on ...

Boris Johnson Calls Labour MPs On Kremlin-Backed Russia Today A 'Scandal'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 17.10.2017 | UK Politics

Boris Johnson accused Labour MPs who appear on the Kremlin-backed Russia Today channel of “legitimising propaganda” - and Jeremy Corbyn’s MPs li...

Why Immigrants Voted For The Far Right in Germany (Hint: It's Not Entirely The Kremlin's Fault)

Olga Zeveleva | Posted 13.10.2017 | UK Politics
Olga Zeveleva

The far-right party Alternative for Germany (AfD) is about to take up its seats in German parliament. How did we get here? Mainstream media in the West has been quick to point at the Kremlin as the source of the unprecedented number of votes for the far right...

Responding To Russia's Middle East Agenda

Toby Greene | Posted 11.10.2017 | UK
Toby Greene

As Isis wanes in Syria and Iraq, Russia is swiftly advancing a Middle East agenda that threatens British interests by enabling Iran to expand its reac...

Protests Break Out Across Russia On Putin's Birthday Over Presidential Race

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 07.10.2017 | UK

Protests have broken out across Russia on Putin’s birthday as supporters of opposition leader Alexie Navalny demand that he be allowed to join the p...

Michael Fallon: Trident Is Only Way To Defend Against North Korea Or Russia

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 29.09.2017 | UK

The UK’s nuclear deterrent is the only way to defend against the danger of a “reckless” North Korea and “increasingly aggressive” Russia, th...

The Power Of The Platform

Tom Killeen | Posted 29.09.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Tom Killeen

Social networking. Society's greatest bastion of opinion, debate and argument. Whether it's a president venting (probably) from the toilet, a Kardashian's ovaries or your friend's dad who keeps posting articles on immigration that maybe, might be, definitely are racist, you'll be hard-pressed to find an access point to opinions as immediate and extensive as a social network.

The US And Russia Are Working On A Brand-New Space Station Around The Moon

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 28.09.2017 | UK Tech

NASA has signed an agreement with the Russian Space Agency, Roscosmos to partner in building a brand-new space station around the Moon. There are no d...

Steven Seagal Gives NFL Players A Lecture On Patriotism While Defending Vladimir Putin

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 27.09.2017 | UK Comedy

US actor Steven Seagal has offered his unequivocal views on the ‘take a knee row’ that is dividing America while defending Vladimir Putin, who is ...

Russia And China Now More Reasoned And Measured Than The US, Says Swinson

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 17.09.2017 | UK Politics

Russia and China are now more reliable in an international crisis than the United States under President Donald Trump, Lib Dem deputy leader Jo Swinso...

7 Reasons Facebook's 'Russian Ads' Revelations Are Bad News For Trump And America

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 07.09.2017 | UK

Facebook has revealed that hundreds of fake accounts most likely run from Russia spent around £75,000 on ads to stir up divisive issues during the 20...

What Do Russians Think About Kremlin's Main Opposition, Alexei Navalny?

Jana Bakunina | Posted 31.08.2017 | UK Politics
Jana Bakunina

Russia's 2018 presidential elections are now less than six months away. The Kremlin is almost conspicuously silent about Vladimir Putin seeking to ext...

From Russia With Love (Island)

Jonny Mitchell | Posted 29.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jonny Mitchell

So thrilled about the response to my first blog last week, thank you. I guess I've got quite a bit to live up to now but I'll give it a shot with telling you about my next favourite hotel from my travels so far.

The First Rule Of Fight Club: Or 3 Reasons Why Rap Battles Are A (Political) Viral Hit In Russia

Anastasia Denisova | Posted 18.08.2017 | UK Politics
Anastasia Denisova

Rap battles are on the radar. The young heroes of this genre enjoy the popularity that not many politicians can boast of. No surprise that there are rumours that the oppositional leader Navalny is trying to recruit top rappers in his team. Meanwhile, the battle goes on. Punchy, crude - and yet so perversely genuine.

FBI Searched Trump Aide's Home As Part Of Russia Investigation

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 10.08.2017 | UK

The FBI searched the home of Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman as part of the investigation into Russian meddling in the election, his spokesm...

How Is Russia Remembering The 1917 Revolution?

George Gilbert | Posted 08.08.2017 | UK
George Gilbert

Revolution necessitates talk of insurgency and transformation - this is not the most evident narrative with which state power should wish to engage. Yet elsewhere we can see lively discussion of the potentialities of history and possibilities for change that any discussion of 1917 should evoke. Not only in this year, but in those to come the impacts of the dual revolutions can give people much pause for thought - both in Russia and elsewhere.

That Trump/Golden Shower Dossier Has Reared Its Controversial Head Again - In London

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 08.08.2017 | UK

Two Republican House Intelligence Committee staffers travelled to London earlier this summer in a secret bid to contact the British spy who compiled t...

Making Sense Of The Donald Trump-Russia Mess

HuffPost | James Martin | Posted 04.08.2017 | UK

The beginning of Donald Trump’s presidency has been clouded by an ever-evolving scandal around potential collusion between his campaign and Russia. ...

FBI's Trump-Russia Investigation Convenes Grand Jury

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 03.08.2017 | UK

Special Counsel Robert Mueller has convened a grand jury as part of his investigation into possible collusion between President Donald Trump’s campa...

Here's The Explosive Russia Testimony You Missed Whilst Distracted By 'The Mooch'

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 04.08.2017 | UK

In his first week on the job, Anthony ‘The Mooch’ Scaramucci grabbed headlines around the world by swearing like a trooper and saying things like ...

Wikileaks Reveals Shocking US Nuclear Scandal - But Leaves Out Crucial Information

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 30.07.2017 | UK

Wikileaks has released a classified US State Department from 2009 that appears to prove Special Counsel Robert Mueller, head of the Trump/Russia probe...

All The Hilarious Things Jared Kushner's Voice Has Been Compared To

The Huffington Post | Jessica Pitocchi | Posted 25.07.2017 | UK Politics

President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior White House advisor Jared Kushner has publicly spoken out about his involvement with Russia - but it...

Donald Trump Says He Has 'Absolute Power' To Pardon

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 23.07.2017 | UK

Donald Trump has declared he has “complete power to pardon”. In a series of Twitter messages, Trump aired renewed frustration with his attorney ge...

Sean Spicer Ignores All The Evidence With Contradictory Statement On Russia Emails

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 18.07.2017 | UK

Sean Spicer has directly contradicted President Trump by insisting last summer’s meeting between Don Jr and a Russian lawyer was solely about adopti...

Donald Trump's Resignation 'Most Likely' Consequence Of Crisis Caused By Son's Russia Emails

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 17.07.2017 | UK

One of America’s leading law experts has said Donald Trump’s resignation is the most likely end result of a constitutional crisis caused by his so...