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Russian parliament backs Putin's pick for PM after 'January Revolution'

The Russian parliament overwhelmingly backed President Vladimir Putin's surprise choice for prime minister on Thursday after what one daily called a "January revolution", a major political overhaul that some say could set Putin up as leader for life.

russia - Reuters
11:21am PST - January 16th, 2020

What you need to know about the resignation of the Russian Government

The Russian Government and its Prime Minister resigned just hours after President Putin proposed a constitutional overhaul, but what does that mean for Russia's leadership?

russia - ABC News (AU)
11:19am PST - January 16th, 2020

Mikhail who? Weary Russians welcome change of prime minister

Few people on the streets of Moscow on Thursday had heard of Mikhail Mishustin, the former Federal Tax Service chief plucked from relative obscurity by President Vladimir Putin this week to serve as new prime minister.

russia - Reuters
11:04am PST - January 16th, 2020

Ukraine asks FBI to help probe suspected Russian hack of Burisma

Ukraine has asked the FBI in the United States for help to investigate a suspected cyberattack by Russian military hackers on Burisma, an energy company caught up in the impeachment of U.S. President Donald Trump.

russia - Reuters
10:31am PST - January 16th, 2020

Putin's changes to Russia's constitution seen by many as a grand power-grab

The revolution proposed Wednesday by President Vladimir Putin may not be a bloody one, but it does suggest an overhaul of Russia's constitution.

russia - NBC News
9:38am PST - January 16th, 2020

Ukraine asks FBI to help probe suspected Russian hack of Burisma

Ukraine has asked the FBI in the United States for help to investigate a suspected cyberattack by Russian military hackers on Burisma, an energy company caught up in the impeachment of U.S. President Donald Trump.

russia - Reuters
9:33am PST - January 16th, 2020

Ukraine asks FBI for help to probe suspected Russian hack of Burisma

Ukraine has asked the FBI in the United States for help in investigating a suspected cyberattack by Russian military hackers on the energy company Burisma, a Ukrainian interior ministry official said on Thursday.

russia - Reuters
7:52am PST - January 16th, 2020

Trump might raise Burisma hacking with Putin: White House

U.S. President Donald Trump may discuss the reported hacking of Ukrainian energy firm Burisma the next time he talks to Russian President Vladimir Putin, White House adviser Kellyanne Conway told reporters at the White House on Thursday.

russia - Reuters
7:51am PST - January 16th, 2020

Metro Redux Officially Coming to Nintendo Switch - IGN

Metro Redux brings the post-apocalyptic horrors of the Russian underground to Nintendo Switch this February.

russia - IGN
7:23am PST - January 16th, 2020

Putin's political gambit suggests plan to rule Russia forever | CBC News

Russia's risk-adverse political system seems set for a big shake-up, with proposed constitutional changes that appear to ensure that Vladimir Putin will hold power indefinitely.

russia - CBC News
6:53am PST - January 16th, 2020

Ukraine Probes Whether Former U.S. Ambassador Was Under Surveillance

Kyiv is also investigating if Russia’s military hacked into the Ukrainian gas company at which Joe Biden’s son was a board member

russia - The Wall Street Journal
6:46am PST - January 16th, 2020

Ukraine Probes Whether Former U.S. Ambassador Was Under Surveillance

Kyiv is also investigating if Russia’s military hacked into the Ukrainian gas company at which Joe Biden’s son was a board member

russia - The Wall Street Journal
6:46am PST - January 16th, 2020

Major differences among UN members over India's permanent membership in UNSC: China

India News: BEIJING: China on Thursday played down Russia's backing for India and Brazil's entry into the UN Security Council as permanent member, saying all part.

russia - Google News (India)
4:49am PST - January 16th, 2020

Putin's party backs president's pick for prime minister

Mikhail Mishustin, a former tax official, set to be next prime minister of Russia.

russia - Al Jazeera English
3:18am PST - January 16th, 2020

Vladimir Putin eyes becoming Russia's leader for life

He wants to join China's Xi Jinping.

russia - Axios
2:47am PST - January 16th, 2020

Russia's ruling party approves Putin's pick for new PM

Russia's ruling party on Thursday unanimously backed President Vladimir Putin's surprise choice for prime minister, Mikhail Mishustin, a man with almost no political profile.

russia - Reuters
2:22am PST - January 16th, 2020

Russian economic officials cancel keynote speeches amid reshuffle

Russia's top economic officials have canceled keynote speeches they were due to make at the country's first economic forum of 2020, an updated schedule showed on Thursday, a day after the government quit amid plans for a constitutional shakeup.

russia - Reuters
2:22am PST - January 16th, 2020

Putin fast-tracks effort to extend his rule in Russia

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin on Thursday fast-tracked work on constitutional changes that could keep him in power well past the end of his term in 2024 while lawmakers quickly sealed his...

russia - Associated Press
2:16am PST - January 16th, 2020

What's Putin up to? Here's what Russia's political upheaval could mean

Russia saw extreme political upheaval on Wednesday with constitutional reforms announced by President Vladimir Putin. What does it all mean?

russia - Google News
2:01am PST - January 16th, 2020

How Putin won the fight to undermine trust in U.S. elections

Russia's 2016 campaign was successful — and we haven't found a way to fight back.

russia - Axios
2:00am PST - January 16th, 2020

Syria's war: At least 21 killed in attacks on Idlib market, shops

Syrian government-led bombing of last rebel-held bastion comes despite Russia-Turkey brokered truce.

russia - Al Jazeera English
12:53am PST - January 16th, 2020

Syria's war: More than 20 killed in air raids on rebel-held Idlib

Syrian government-led bombing of last opposition stronghold comes despite Russia-Turkey brokered truce.

russia - Al Jazeera English
12:53am PST - January 16th, 2020

The big news: UNSC discusses Kashmir at China’s request, and nine other top stories

Other headlines: The Delhi High Court said 2012 gangrape convicts cannot be executed till their mercy pleas are settled, and Russia got a new prime minister.

russia - Google News (India)
7:55pm PST - January 15th, 2020

The clock is ticking for Putin — but he has a surprise plan to hold on to power

In Russia, the rules are the rules — sort of. With the clock ticking, Putin has found a surprise way to hold on to power again.

russia - ABC News (AU)
7:11pm PST - January 15th, 2020

Vladimir Putin shakes up Russia with Constitution amendment referendum

Russian President Vladimir Putin used his annual state of the nation address Wednesday to take the wraps off a plan for wide-reaching changes to the Constitution, proposals that led his longtime political sidekick to step down and could enable Mr. Putin to ho…

russia - The Washington Times
11:15am PST - January 15th, 2020

RT @RepSwalwell: Let’s not give @senatemajldr McConnell too much credit by calling him #MoscowMitch. Russia protects its people from gun vi…

jean fung (@jeanfuntango)
11:20am PDT - August 15th, 2019

RT @MSNBC: .@maddow discusses a Pentagon report about how Russia secures its influence over other countries' politics and notes that Sen. M…

LuAnn C (@LuAnn_Carol)
11:20am PDT - August 15th, 2019

All of the regional players - Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, China and Russia - have a shared and pressing interest to combat IS-K. https://t.co/xgCQTcVtGF

War on the Rocks (@WarOnTheRocks)
11:20am PDT - August 15th, 2019

RT @BlueHenArt: OMG....is everyone watching @maddow??? Russian aluminum oligarch has contacted 8 more governors to open more aluminum plant…

Ann East (@AnnEast9)
11:20am PDT - August 15th, 2019

RT @ckoettl: This is a first look at the offshore platform in #Russia, which was likely involved in a nuclear explosion last Thursday. The…

jimmy_jarkarta (@jimmy_jarkarta)
11:20am PDT - August 15th, 2019

RT @Confused_Ari67: Well you look at that.... here we go again. Norway detects radioactive iodine days after mystery explosion at Russia…

nauti by nature (@JeffShriner)
11:20am PDT - August 15th, 2019

Russia warns China it could ban timber exports https://t.co/QSWYnkGQGh #Agrifish https://t.co/eQQT8822Zi #31

POST Online Media (@poandpo)
11:20am PDT - August 15th, 2019

Russia says US leaving WTO may become beneficial https://t.co/S8ESrF6fOq #Politics https://t.co/eQQT8822Zi #370

POST Online Media (@poandpo)
11:20am PDT - August 15th, 2019

Huawei to hire 1,500 employees in Russia in 6 years https://t.co/nGs1AbsX48 #Companies https://t.co/eQQT8822Zi #730

POST Online Media (@poandpo)
11:20am PDT - August 15th, 2019

RT @Michell49685689: @senatemajldr This piece from Rachel Maddow, out today, blows the lid off just how bad Russia's infiltration already I…

Alex Medeiros (@adamdubh1)
11:20am PDT - August 15th, 2019

RT @BlueSt0rmRising: ‘My God, what has Mitch McConnell done?’ Maddow calls out #MoscowMitch for refusing to stand up to Russia @senatemaj

Kizzle (@eki123)
11:20am PDT - August 15th, 2019

RT @MSNBC: .@maddow discusses a Pentagon report about how Russia secures its influence over other countries' politics and notes that Sen. M…

Tammy Nordstrom (@jeanbirch1001)
11:20am PDT - August 15th, 2019

RT @MSNBC: .@maddow discusses a Pentagon report about how Russia secures its influence over other countries' politics and notes that Sen. M…

Jane Snage (@janesnage)
11:20am PDT - August 15th, 2019

RT @MSNBC: .@maddow discusses a Pentagon report about how Russia secures its influence over other countries' politics and notes that Sen. M…

fixitupper (@fixitupper)
11:20am PDT - August 15th, 2019

.@maddow had this blistering examination of #MoscowMitch and his ties to Russian companies, possibly explaining his reticence to hold Russia accountable for US election interference https://t.co/HrYTDa31fv

Middle School Graduate Boyd (@BoydPetrie)
11:20am PDT - August 15th, 2019

RT @TomandSteffani: If you didn't see The Rachel Maddow show tonight 8/14/2019 please find a way to watch it. It may be the most important…

jerilene john (@jerijohn)
11:20am PDT - August 15th, 2019

RT @MarkHertling: .@maddow report on the Joint Staff’s Russia White Paper is getting attention. It should. Those involved in US security a…

Seedeedubs (@cdwood53)
11:20am PDT - August 15th, 2019

RT @SethAbramson: 1/ The House Judiciary Committee has also subpoenaed RICK DEARBORN to testimony before Congress; those who have followed…

Hey Kelly (@kskinnervan)
11:20am PDT - August 15th, 2019

RT @jrockstrom: Jacinda Ardern says Australia has to 'answer to Pacific' on climate change. In fact, Australia must answer to the world. Ju…

Daniel de Lichana (@ddelich)
11:20am PDT - August 15th, 2019

RT @OMGno2trump: Mitch McConnell at nexus of increased Russian leverage on U.S. #MoscowMitch not only sold out to Russia, he lead the way…

powermacuser1 (@powermacuser1)
11:20am PDT - August 15th, 2019

RT @nytimesworld: “We got a mini-Fukushima right beside us and they pretended nothing scary happened,” one critic of the Russian government…

Nico Segers (@nsegers_gcsp)
11:51am PDT - August 13th, 2019

RT @spectatorindex: Where American workers would like to move for work. 1. UK 2. Australia 3. Canada 4. Germany 5. France 6. Italy 7. Japa…

Carmen la mejor (@OPDesCarmen)
11:51am PDT - August 13th, 2019

RT @w_terrence: President Trump just spoke about me when asked about retweeting my video. Thank you @realDonaldTrump for the kind words. Th…

Ben Wright (@bpw48506)
11:51am PDT - August 13th, 2019

RT @Cernovich: CNN took its star reporter and a camera crew to call a grandmother a Russia asset. This is much more "bullying" than a bro…

❤️✝️❤️ (@koopster90)
11:51am PDT - August 13th, 2019

RT @AdamParkhomenko: Really interesting silence from Republicans like Susan Collins and Cory Gardner regarding the need for a vote on elect…

MariTini (@mtinio04)
11:51am PDT - August 13th, 2019

RT @creepington: @jaketapper @nohodge If there's one nation that clearly can't manage, and therefore shouldn't have, anything be nuclear, i…

PinskyZinsk (@PinskyZinsk)
11:51am PDT - August 13th, 2019

RT @SaraCarterDC: Russia bans George Soros charity as ‘security threat’ https://t.co/AVwvCJYwP4

Discotracker (@discotracker)
11:51am PDT - August 13th, 2019

RT @SaraCarterDC: Russia bans George Soros charity as ‘security threat’ https://t.co/AVwvCJYwP4

Deplorable Lucky 13 (@d3plorable13)
11:51am PDT - August 13th, 2019

RT @realDonaldTrump: The United States is learning much from the failed missile explosion in Russia. We have similar, though more advanced,…

#ClearFlynnNow (@SweetFreedom29)
11:51am PDT - August 13th, 2019

RT @andyRoidO: Apples & Oranges. 1. Only nuns wear veils, and they are clerics who volunteered. In SOME places, the Hijab is forced & oppre…

Omoyeni Daramola (@Morinsola0_0)
11:51am PDT - August 13th, 2019

RT @ABC: The explosion in northern Russia last week that killed 7 people “likely” involved Russia’s new nuclear-powered cruise missile, U.S…

Anthea (@Anthea06274890)
11:51am PDT - August 13th, 2019

RT @B52Malmet: Climate crisis is real. 1 mil species endangered. Trump adds to the list while ignoring science. Gun violence is real. Trump…

ROSE Bellamy (@rose_bellamy)
11:51am PDT - August 13th, 2019

RT @SaraCarterDC: Russia bans George Soros charity as ‘security threat’ https://t.co/AVwvCJYwP4

mkb (@Zarnie50)
11:51am PDT - August 13th, 2019

RT @SayWhenLA: People of HK are trying to stand up to the 'largest army' in the world, a very high profile pedo committed suicide on suicid…

Hugh McGowan (@htmcg)
11:51am PDT - August 13th, 2019

A #NewArmsRace means more #nuclear tests, which means more nuclear accidents. Read an expert analysis on the Russian nuclear incident by @ArmsControlWonk https://t.co/5U7lmGFFId

Ploughshares Fund (@plough_shares)
11:51am PDT - August 13th, 2019

RT @pol1tically: Do you guys see any issues with Mike Huckabee and Rick Santorum vacationing in .... Russia .... at the same time?

Mary Adkins (@Marie06211)
11:51am PDT - August 13th, 2019

RT @w_terrence: President Trump just spoke about me when asked about retweeting my video. Thank you @realDonaldTrump for the kind words. Th…

SandraCS⭐️⭐️⭐️ (@sandraspringer)
11:51am PDT - August 13th, 2019

RT @w_terrence: President Trump just spoke about me when asked about retweeting my video. Thank you @realDonaldTrump for the kind words. Th…

James nichols (@Jamesni54771724)
11:51am PDT - August 13th, 2019

RT @w_terrence: President Trump just spoke about me when asked about retweeting my video. Thank you @realDonaldTrump for the kind words. Th…

Qasis (@_oasis)
11:51am PDT - August 13th, 2019

RT @SethAbramson: 14/ So what, besides blackmail, did Epstein have to flash to get back into Trump's trust? Money, obviously—but what deal…

Jerry Otto (@quantumjazz1010)
11:51am PDT - August 13th, 2019