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FBI looking into Kushner's contacts with Russia.

Former FBI director Robert S. Mueller III is overseeing the FBI investigation as a special counsel.

- The Hindu - IN

Jared Kushner is a subject of the FBI investigation, as confirmed by everyone in creation.

As NBC News has confirmed … that is, CNN has confirmed … and the Washington Post, and the BBC, and Reuters,  and USA Today, and le Monde, and the Sheboygan Press confirm, Jared Kushner is now a focus of the Trump–Russia investigation. Jared Kushner, the president's son-in-law and one of his senior advisers, has ...

- Daily Kos - US

Chechnya's anti-gay pogrom: Too much even for the Kremlin?.

The Kremlin has sent a team of reputable investigators into Russia's tyrannical republic of Chechnya to examine reports of the rounding up, abuse, and murder of dozens of gay men.

- Christian Science Monitor - US

The Mystery Behind the Half-Million Dollars Michael Flynn Received as a Foreign Agent.

It is hard to keep track of all the Michael Flynn scandals. The former national security adviser for President Donald Trump—who lasted only 22 days in the job—is at the center of various investigations. He has drawn scrutiny for his contacts with the Russian government , for his pocketing of $45,000 from ...

- Mother Jones - US

Chechnya's anti-gay pogrom: Too much even for the Kremlin?.

By all accounts, Chechnya is a legal black hole. In the former rebel Russian republic, human rights monitors are murdered, women are terrorized for rejecting Islamic dress codes, and Kremlin-backed local strongman Ramzan Kadyrov acts out his personal fantasies as if it were his private stage. Recommended: Sochi, ...

- Yahoo! News - US

WATCH: 'What You Need to Know Today': Joe Lieberman and the Russia investigation.

ABC News' Amna Nawaz breaks down what you need to know today about the Russia investigation.

- ABC News - US

WATCH: Trump's tough talks with NATO.

President Trump told NATO leaders in Brussels it's "not fair" to American taxpayers that other nations are not meeting defense spending obligations, while back at home Jared Kushner has become a target of the Russia investigation.

- ABC News - US

WATCH: Russia investigation: Could focus shift to Kushner?.

Jared Kushner, who is Trump's son-in-law and one of his senior advisers, could be investigated by the FBI for his contacts with Russian officials during the campaign or the transition.

- ABC News - US

Kushner's contacts with Russia a focus in FBI's investigation.

The president's son-in-law met with the Russian ambassador in December.

- ABC News - US

'He had Russia mania in 1986': Nobel Prize winner claims Trump tried to get government post in Moscow.

Nobel Peace Prize-winning cardiologist Bernard Lown claims that Donald Trump approached him in 1986 and asked him for information that would help him secure a key U.S. government post in Moscow. In an interview with the Hollywood Reporter, Lown says that Trump asked him for information about Mikhail...

- The Raw Story - US

Russia's Gazprom in talks with Iran.

Russia's natural gas giant Gazprom may be eager to establish closer ties in the opening Iranian energy sector, Russian media reported.

- UPI - US

Russia, China say North Korea's nuclear threats are no excuse to deploy US missile defenses

Thomson Reuters MOSCOW - Russia and China agree that the development of North Korea's nuclear program should not be used as an excuse for deploying elements of a U.S. global anti-missile system on the Korean peninsula, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday. Moscow and Beijing also favor measures that would ...

- Business Insider - US

Putin will meet with new French President Macron next week

Thomson Reuters MOSCOW - A meeting next week near Paris between French President Emmanuel Macron and Russia's Vladimir Putin is an opportunity for both leaders to get a better feel for each other, Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov said on Friday. "This provides us with an opportunity to talk frankly and to get a better feel for ...

- Business Insider - US

Wall Street Journal: Trump likely to maintain Obama’s sanctions against Russia

President Donald Trump is leaning toward maintaining sanctions against Russia that were adopted by the Obama administration in response to Moscow’s alleged interference in the U.S. presidential election, a senior administration official said May 25. The post Wall Street Journal: Trump likely to maintain Obama’s ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

AFP: EU's Tusk calls on G7 to maintain Russia sanctions

European Union president Donald Tusk called May 26 on G7 leaders to maintain sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine, but the White House said it did not yet “have a position” on the issue. The post AFP: EU's Tusk calls on G7 to maintain Russia sanctions appeared first on KyivPost.

- Kyiv Post - UA

UNIAN: Poroshenko says Russia's aggression against Ukraine challenge for whole Black Sea region

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says Russia's annexation of Crimea and its aggression in eastern Ukraine are a challenge for the entire Black Sea region and global security, according to his statement made at a solemn opening ceremony of the Istanbul Park in Odesa, an UNIAN correspondent reports. The post UNIAN: ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Gays not welcome, says Russian food store chain

A chain of Russian food stores run by a devoutly religious nationalist businessman has placed signs in its windows saying gay customers will be refused entry. Russia decriminalised homosexuality in 1993, two years after the fall of the Soviet Union, and Russian law prohibits sexual discrimination. But prejudices still run ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Jared Kushner will help FBI investigate links between Russia and Donald Trump campaign

FBI reportedly investigating meetings Kushner had in December with Russian officials.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Kushner under FBI scanner in Russian probe

, May 26 :Widening the area of investigation of the Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential elections, the FBI is looking at the role of Donald Trump's son -in -law and senior White House adviser, Jared Kushner , who has been identified as a "person of interest'.Federal investigators have been taking a closer look at the ...

- Sify - IN

Russian officials investigate claims of anti-gay killings in Chechnya

Russian officials are actively investigating claims of a purge of gay men in Chechnya, the media reported on Friday. The post Russian officials investigate claims of anti-gay killings in Chechnya appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

White House adviser Jared Kushner under FBI scanner in Russian probe

Currently, there are no allegations that Kushner committed any wrongdoing but investigators believe that he will be able to assist the FBI in probe by providing information.

- Zee News - IN

Russia, China urge caution in countering North Korea's nuclear programme

Russia and China agree that the development of North Korea`s nuclear programme should not be used as an excuse for deploying elements of a US global anti-missile system on the Korean peninsula.

- Zee News - IN

It's not the liberal media that's bringing down Trump , it's law enforcement

The Washington Post and New York Times have been dropping bombshell after bombshell on the Trump team's efforts to conceal their ties to Russia , but these explosive reports are coming from inside sources. And those sources are in law enforcement. The Daily Beast analyzed how those anony...

- The Raw Story - US

Daily briefing: FBI investigates Kushner, Mosul strike, scenes from a ravaged city

President Trump's son-in-law faces probe over his links to Russia

- Financial Times - US

Here's why the FBI is likely to be interested in Jared Kushner's meeting with Russians

Former CIA director John Brennan said earlier this week that Trump officials' meeting with the Russians set off his radar"

- Washington Post - US

Trump Likely to Maintain Obama's Sanctions Against Russia

President Donald Trump is leaning toward maintaining sanctions against Russia that were adopted by the Obama administration in response to Moscow's alleged interference in the U.S. presidential election, a senior administration official said Thursday.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Putin-friendly congressman: FBI alert of Russian spies was 'insulting'

According to reports, the Russian government attempted to recruit Russia-friendly Rep. Dana Rohrabacher for espionage. Video provided by Newsy         

- USA TODAY - US

Uzbekistan Banks on Russian Oil for New Refinery

Uzbekistan revealed in late April that it had begun building a new $2.2 billion oil refinery that would produce fuel for sale domestically and abroad. Official news sources stated perfunctorily that oil supply agreements had already been reached with Kazakhstan and Russia, although the finer details still in fact need ...

- EurasiaNet - US

Kushner reported under FBI scrutiny in Russia probe

May 26, 2017, 9:48 AM President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, is under FBI scrutiny as part of the Russia investigation, according to US media. Reports say investigators believe he has relevant information, but he is not necessarily suspected of a crime. The FBI is looking into potential ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

Russian hackers faked e-mails to make phished Putin critic look bad

Campaign targeting more than 200 people also spread disinformation, report says.

- Ars Technica UK - US

Japanese experts plan to survey disputed Russian-held isles off Hokkaido

Japanese experts will survey the disputed Russian-held islands claimed by Japan in late June to assess the potential for setting up joint economic ventures with ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Russia, China urge caution in countering North Korea's nuclear program

MOSCOW - Russia and China agree that the development of North Korea's nuclear program should not be used as an excuse for deploying elements of a U.S. global anti-missile system on the Korean peninsula, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday.

- Reuters - US

Ukraine absent from meeting of CIS heads of govt

Ukraine will not be represented at a meeting of the Commonwealth of Independent States Council of Heads of Government, which is expected to take place in the Russian city of Kazan on May 26. There are no Ukrainian representatives on the list of participants in the session, which was circulated among journalists ahead of The ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Washington Post: Jared Kushner now a focus in Russia investigation

Investigators are focusing on a series of meetings held by Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and an influential White House adviser, as part of their probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and related matters, according to people familiar with the investigation. The post Washington Post: Jared ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Reuters: Kremlin says Putin, Trump won't meet in Europe when Putin visits France

The travel plans of Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump will not overlap when Putin travels to France next week, the Kremlin said on May 26. The post Reuters: Kremlin says Putin, Trump won't meet in Europe when Putin visits France appeared first on KyivPost.

- Kyiv Post - UA

Russia's UN ambassador to take job in summer

MOSCOW " A top diplomat says a new Russian ambassador to the United Nations will take his post soon.Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov confirmed Thursday that Vasily Nebenzya has been tapped for the job. In remarks carried...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

How the Trump White House Has Tried to Interfere With the Russia Investigations

The pattern is increasingly clear: As investigations into the Trump campaign's ties to and possible collusion with Russia have intensified, so too have efforts by the president and his staff to quash those probes or put pressure on US officials to publicly deny the validity of the swirling allegations. For his part, ...

- Mother Jones - US

Democrats Want Kushner's Security Clearance Pulled

Jared Kushner will be cooperating with any probe of Russian links to his father-in-law's campaign, a lawyer confirmed Thursday after reports that investigators are focusing on the senior White House adviser surfaced. Attorney Jamie Gorelick said Kushner has already offered to tell Congress all about his meetings with ...

- Newser - US

OPEC's 'Deflategate,' the Saudi-Russia bromance and the loonie

How production caps affected the markets, and what comes next

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Jared Kushner under scrutiny in FBI Russia probe

CBS News confirms President Trump's son-in-law and senior White House adviser, Jared Kushner, is under scrutiny in the FBI Russia investigation. The issue is Kushner's meetings with Russia's U.S. ambassador and a Moscow banker during the presidential transition. Jeff Pegues reports.

- CBS NEWS - US

Lawyer says Kushner willing to co-operate with Russia investigation

Kushner, Trump's son-in-law, had meetings late last year with Russia's ambassador to the U.S and a Russian banker

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Trump son-in-law Kushner a focus in Russia probe: US media

Washington, United States, May 26 - The activities of President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior aide Jared Kushner have come under FBI scrutiny as part of the probe of Russian interference in last year's presidential election, US media reported Thursday. Although it is unclear whether Kushner is a main focus of the ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

PM Boyko Borisov: 'Land Forces Most Important For Army'

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has disagreed with criticism from President Rumen Radev over that he is likely to revise his view on the rearmament of the Airforce, BNR announced. Recalling that a year ago as then-commander of the Airforce, the president maintained the opinion that the Russian MiG 29 aircraft should be ...

- Novinite - BG

NATO attempts to contain Russia raising conflict risk: Moscow

Russia Friday accused NATO of increasing the threat of conflict, insisting attempts by the U.S.-led alliance to curb Moscow have left ties at their lowest ebb since the USSR collapsed

- The Daily Star - LB

EU's Tusk calls on G7 to maintain Russia sanctions

European Union president Donald Tusk called Friday on G7 leaders to maintain sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine, but the White House said it did not yet "have a position" on the issue

- The Daily Star - LB

New metamaterial-enhanced MRI technique tested on humans

Scientists from the Netherlands and Russia have designed and tested a new metasurface-based technology for enhancing the local sensitivity of MRI scanners on humans for the first time. The metasurface consists of thin resonant strips arranged periodically. Placed under a patient's head, it provided much higher signals from ...

- PhysOrg - NL

Trump's son in law Jared Kushner under investigation in Russian probe

Washington: United States President Donal Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner is under investigation in the Russian probe.The Washington Post recalled Kushner, who is also a senior White House adviser, meeting with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak and with Sergey Gorkov, the head of Vnesheconombank, which faced US sanctions ...

- Sify - IN

Russians warned against visiting UK over terror threat

British police are currently hunting for a jihadist network believed to behind the deadly bombing of in Manchester that killed 22 people.

- Zee News - IN

Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump won't meet in Europe when Putin visits France

The travel plans of Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump will not overlap when Putin travels to France next week, the Kremlin said on Friday.

- Zee News - IN

Young Li to head Alibaba Mobile International business division

Alibaba Mobile Business Group today announced the appointment of Young Li as Head of International Business Department that covers business in India, Indonesia and Russia. Prior to this, Young Li was the head of UC News.

- Times Of India - IN

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