July 26, 2018

The London-based financier has lived in fear of Russian retaliation for years, but Browder spent hours in front of television cameras after Putin singled him out. “I’m not backing down,” Browder told Barron’s. “I’m doubling down.” Browder has gained Putin’s enmity by persuading the U.S. and other western nations to sanction Russian officials who Browder […]

Wikimedia Commons/DonkeyHotey Almost certainly, we are in the middle of the biggest political scandal in American history. After Trump’s obsequious performance in Helsinki, it feels like The Manchurian Candidate on LSD directed by David Lynch. Most likely, Trump is tangled up in financial crimes with Russian oligarchs and is being blackmailed by Putin. Adam Davidson […]

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New legislation to tackle ticket touting at large concerts and sporting events has been agreed by the Government. That’s good news: ticket reselling – the polite term for ticket touting – has long been a hot button issue for music fans and consumers. Little angers people more than the appearance of tickets on so-called secondary […]

Rep. Robert Aderholt. Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images. By Ken Klippenstein Maria Butina, the alleged Russian agent arrested by the FBI last week, is said to have attended the National Prayer Breakfast in order to cultivate Republican officials. But Butina is far from the religious group’s only questionable association. The organization that runs the […]

Radio Sputnik’s Loud Clear spoke Wednesday with Marvin Weinbaum, the Scholar-in-Residence and director of the Middle East Institute’s Center for Pakistan and Afghanistan Studies, about how the election seems to be turning out and what it means for Pakistan. Parties will have to win 137 of the 342 seats in the National Assembly, the lower house of the country’s parliament, in order to form a government. If they […]