Russian state-owned TV network creates disturbing deepfake video with Donald Trump

A state-controlled TV network in Russia created a parody video that portrays Donald Trump as Vladimir Putin‘s pawn using quotes from the US president himself.   Russia Today released its spoofy ad, entitled ‘Trump is here to make RT Great Again! (or is he?!)’ on Tuesday.  The video set in November 2020 imagines a world where … Read more Russian state-owned TV network creates disturbing deepfake video with Donald Trump

Alexei Navalny back up and walking after treatment for nerve agent poisoning at Berlin hospital

Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny is back up and walking after treatment for novichok nerve agent poisoning at Berlin hospital Vladimir Putin’s political opponent shared a photo walking down hospital stairs  He can now breathe independently after being taken off a ventilator this week  Navalny gave an update on his recovery: ‘This is a clear … Read more Alexei Navalny back up and walking after treatment for nerve agent poisoning at Berlin hospital

Belarus leader looks to Putin to help him cling on to power

Belarus’s embattled strongman Alexander Lukashenko mopped his brow under Vladimir Putin‘s gaze today as he flew to Russia to beg for the Kremlin’s support to keep him in power.  The man nicknamed the ‘last dictator in Europe’ cut a submissive figure as he pleaded with Putin to back his regime while the bored-looking Russian president … Read more Belarus leader looks to Putin to help him cling on to power

Donald Trump revealed nuclear secrets to Bob Woodward in late night calls on his personal cellphone

President Donald Trump revealed a new nuclear weapons system to Bob Woodward and bragged that he was telling the author something that America’s foreign adversaries had no knowledge of. In an excerpt of his forthcoming book, ‘Rage,’ Woodward reveals the president told him about the system and noted neither Russian President Vladimir Putin nor Chinese … Read more Donald Trump revealed nuclear secrets to Bob Woodward in late night calls on his personal cellphone

Germany warns Vladimir Putin it could halt gas pipeline project over Alexei Navalny poisoning

Germany has warned Russia that it could halt a gas pipeline project over the poisoning of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny. Mr Navalny, an opponent of Vladimir Putin, is in a coma in a Berlin hospital after falling ill on a flight in Siberia. Tests showed he was poisoned with novichok – the nerve agent used … Read more Germany warns Vladimir Putin it could halt gas pipeline project over Alexei Navalny poisoning

Donald Trump flies three B52 bombers into Ukrainian airspace from RAF Fairford

US nuclear-capable B52 bombers fly into Ukraine and circle on the Crimean border in brazen challenge to Putin Three B-52H bombers were joined by Ukrainian and RAF military planes They flew along the border of Russian-occupied Crimea in a show of strength And swooped near positions held by Kremlin-backed separatists in the Ukraine  By Luke … Read more Donald Trump flies three B52 bombers into Ukrainian airspace from RAF Fairford

Vladimir Putin’s oligarch pal resumes bitter divorce battle with ex-wife in court over his fortune

Vladimir Putin’s oligarch pal resumes bitter divorce battle with his ex-wife in London court over his fortune Arkady Rotenberg and his ex-wife Natalia began fighting over money in 2014 Mr Justice Moor oversaw private hearings in the the High Court in London They told him they had settled six years ago but have resumed proceedings … Read more Vladimir Putin’s oligarch pal resumes bitter divorce battle with ex-wife in court over his fortune

Russia’s Covid vaccine might actually WORK, early data suggests

Russia‘s Covid-19 vaccine might actually protect people from catching the disease, early studies show as the country finally publishes data about the controversial jab. The vaccine became the first in the world to be approved for mass use last month, with Vladimir Putin eyeing up nationwide injections in October. The move sparked uproar in the scientific … Read more Russia’s Covid vaccine might actually WORK, early data suggests

Western fury grows over Alexei Navalny Novichok poisoning

The West is demanding answers from Moscow today after the ‘despicable and cowardly’ nerve agent attack on Russian dissident Alexei Navalny.  Britain said the Kremlin ‘has a clear case to answer’ while NATO demanded a ‘full and transparent’ investigation after a German military lab found that Navalny was poisoned with Novichok, the Soviet-era weapon used … Read more Western fury grows over Alexei Navalny Novichok poisoning

Doctors treating Alexei Navalny believe he was poisoned with same toxin ‘used on arms dealer’ 

German doctors treating Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny have contacted Bulgarian colleagues amid suspicions he was poisoned with the same mysterious toxin used on an arms dealer. ‘Obviously, they consider it possible that the same or very similar substances were used,’ reported news magazine Der Spiegel. Doctors at Berlin‘s Charité hospital – where Navalny remains … Read more Doctors treating Alexei Navalny believe he was poisoned with same toxin ‘used on arms dealer’ 

Vladimir Putin has formed ‘special force’ and says he is ready to intervene in Belarus

Vladimir Putin forms elite ‘spec ops force’ to intervene in Belarus if protests ‘get out of control’ Vladimir Putin said is he will intervene in Belarus if protests ‘get out of control’   He confirmed Russia has created a reserve police force to send to the country Added that move would honour joint defence pact Russia … Read more Vladimir Putin has formed ‘special force’ and says he is ready to intervene in Belarus

Boris Johnson demands investigation into alleged poisoning of Alexei Navalny

Boris Johnson demands ‘full, transparent investigation’ into alleged poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny after Kremlin rejects ’empty noise’ claims it is to blame Russian opposition leader currently in a coma in Berlin hospital after falling ill Doctors found evidence he was poisoned and allies have blamed the Kremlin The Kremlin has dismissed the … Read more Boris Johnson demands investigation into alleged poisoning of Alexei Navalny

‘Poisoned’ Alexei Navalny visited by wife and an aide as German hospital say he is stable in a coma

‘Poisoned’ Vladimir Putin critic Alexei Navalny is visited by his wife and an aide as bosses at hospital in Germany say he is stable in a coma Alexei Navalny is in a coma but ‘stable’, Charite hospital in Berlin has confirmed The Russian opposition leader is feared to have drunk tea laced with poison The politician … Read more ‘Poisoned’ Alexei Navalny visited by wife and an aide as German hospital say he is stable in a coma