Tag: Russia

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Russia was slapped today with a four-year ban from international sports events, including next summer’s Tokyo Olympics, over a longstanding doping scandal, although its athletes will still be able to compete…

WASHINGTON (AP) — The view among the national security officials was unanimous: Military aid to Ukraine should not be stopped. But President Donald Trump’s acting chief of staff thought otherwise. As the aid was being…

U.S. Special Forces earned a long-awaited victory lap Saturday night after killing a leader of the Islamic State, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, in northwest Syria. Baghdadi had been on the United States’ radar ever since 2014,…

Mark Zuckerberg has become the single most powerful person in political advertising through his company, Facebook. Millions turn to Facebook every day to find out what is going on in the world, far more than…

NEW YORK — Facebook Inc. discovered four separate misinformation networks — three tied to Iran and one to Russia — that the social network said it shut down as part of an ongoing effort to…

Last week, the United States abandoned its longstanding pledge to assist Syrian Kurds fighting extremist Islamic forces from within and encroaching Turkish armies from the north. U.S. forces afforded the Kurds the necessary leverage to…

The United States may not be the only target of Vladimir Putin’s social media warfare, but many Americans do seem particularly vulnerable to Russian agents’ tricks. Consider Russian operatives’ malicious use of social media platforms…

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia’s interference in the 2016 U.S. election has generally been seen as two separate, unrelated tracks: hacking Democratic emails and sending provocative tweets. But a new study suggests the tactics were likely…

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia and European powers, anxious to end a protracted military conflict in eastern Ukraine, on Wednesday welcomed the new accord between Ukraine and Russia-backed separatists but many in Ukraine dismissed it…

WASHINGTON (AP) — Robert Mueller, the taciturn lawman at the center of a polarizing American drama, bluntly dismissed President Donald Trump’s claims of “total exoneration” in the federal probe of Russia’s 2016 election interference. In…