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BackgroundEdit

TraitorsEdit

Donald J. TrumpEdit

Donald J. Trump, Jr.Edit

  • Executive VP of Development and Acquisitions, Trump Organization
  • "We see a lot of money pouring in from Russia"
  1. (4/18/2017) Trump's deep ties to organized crime 

Jared KushnerEdit

Paul ManafortEdit

  1. (4/10/2017) Paul Manafort got an illegal tax break on his New York area condo. Did this guy do anything legal? Template:Taxf
  2. (4/12/2017) Two entries in Yanukovych's little black book happen to match amounts deposited into Manafort's accounts, through defunct companies in Central America 🏪Template:Laund
  3. (4/18/2017) Trump's deep ties to organized crime Template:Laund

Michael FlynnEdit

  1. (4/2/2017) I'm sure he had his treasons 💼Template:Rt
  2. (4/25/2017) Flynnghazi isn't going away, libs Chaffetz: White House can?t prove Michael Flynn ?complied with the law?🏪
  3. (4/25/2017) For some reason, the White House isn't cooperating with the Flynn investigation and is refusing to hand over requested documents 🏪
    1. (4/25/2017) This is why we need an independent counsel: Even on the rare occasions that a Congressional Republican actually tries to do his Job and investigate Trump's ties to Russia, the White House just tells them to pound sand "It is unclear how such documents would be relevant to the stated purpose of the committee's review, which according to your letter is to examine Lt. Gen. Flynn's disclosure of payments related to activities that occurred in 2015 and 2016, prior to his service in the White House," Legislative affairs director Marc Short's April 19 letter sent to House Oversight Committee leaders🏪
  4. (4/25/2017) You may want to sit down for this. Michael Flynn's lobbying on behalf of Turkey is now linked to the Russians. Because, really, what hasn't this man done in the last 5 years that a Russian didn't know about or authorize? 🏪Template:LobbyTemplate:Drip

Ekim AlptekinEdit

helped coordinate Turkish lobbying in Washington with Zaikin

  1. (4/25/2017) You may want to sit down for this. Michael Flynn's lobbying on behalf of Turkey is now linked to the Russians. Because, really, what hasn't this man done in the last 5 years that a Russian didn't know about or authorize? 🏪Template:LobbyTemplate:Drip

Dmitri "David"ZaikinEdit

Soviet-born, former executive in Russian energy and mining companies who helped coordinate Turkish lobbying in Washington with Alptekin

  1. (4/25/2017) You may want to sit down for this. Michael Flynn's lobbying on behalf of Turkey is now linked to the Russians. Because, really, what hasn't this man done in the last 5 years that a Russian didn't know about or authorize? 🏪Template:LobbyTemplate:Drip

Devin NunesEdit

  1. (4/1/2017) Oh My 2018 George Takei is going to challenge Devin Nunes🃏
  2. (4/3/2017) John Oliver savages Devin Nunes, "the most 'Devin' Devin in the history of Devins," finishing with how "Stupid Watergate could take down the government. But nobody involved understands why - or how to cover it up - or what the government f*cking is" 
  3. (4/3/2017) 3 Things to learn about Devin Nunes: 1. It's pronounced New-nes 2. He sucks at lying 3. OMG look at that high school photo 🌅
  4. (4/19/2017) Devin Nunes says he was pressured to manufacture a scandal by the White House Template:Tool
    1. (4/19/2017) White House looked for *any* evidence they could spin to support Trump's "wiretapping" tweets, and the best they came with was that? OBVIOUS tag seen bailing out of an Uber, screaming, "I'm out" 

Ezra Cohen-WatnickEdit

senior director for intelligence at the NSC, one of Nunes' leakers

  1. (4/19/2017) Devin Nunes says he was pressured to manufacture a scandal by the White House Template:Tool
    1. (4/19/2017) White House looked for *any* evidence they could spin to support Trump's "wiretapping" tweets, and the best they came with was that? OBVIOUS tag seen bailing out of an Uber, screaming, "I'm out" 
  2. (4/22/2017) The CIA liaison to the White House was fired for doing his job well Template:DripTemplate:Oc1.0

Michael EllisEdit

former counsel for House Intelligence Committee; Deputy National Security Council Legal Advisor reports to Eisenberg and White House counsel Donald McGahn, one of Nunes' leakers

  1. (4/19/2017) Devin Nunes says he was pressured to manufacture a scandal by the White House Template:Tool
    1. (4/19/2017) White House looked for *any* evidence they could spin to support Trump's "wiretapping" tweets, and the best they came with was that? OBVIOUS tag seen bailing out of an Uber, screaming, "I'm out" 
  2. (4/22/2017) The CIA liaison to the White House was fired for doing his job well Template:DripTemplate:Oc1.0

John EisenbergEdit

top lawyer for the National Security Council, reports to White House counsel Donald McGahn, was informed of the Nunes docs

  1. (4/22/2017) The CIA liaison to the White House was fired for doing his job well Template:DripTemplate:Oc1.0

Michael CohenEdit

President's personal lawyer

Erik PrinceEdit

  1. (4/3/2017) Betsy DeVos' brother, a founder of Blackwater, met a Russian official in the Seychelles to set up a back-channel between Trump and the Russian. The meeting was arranged by the UAE. That's enough for bingo, right? Template:Blkw

Carter PageEdit

  1. (4/4/2017) Carter Page becomes the latest Trump adjutant with links to Russian spies 
  2. (4/11/2017) US official: FBI obtained a FISA warrant on former Trump advisor Carter Page Anonymous US officialTemplate:Page
    1. (4/14/2017) Andrew Napolitano doesn't believe Carter Page is being investigated Template:Page
  3. (4/17/2017) Ex-British lawmaker: Intelligence sources believe tape exists of Trump asking Russia for election help in return for fostering closer US-Russia ties Louise Mensch, former Conservative member of British ParliamentTemplate:Page
  4. (4/22/2017) Carter Page insists he's only named like the antagonist in a bad political thriller 🌅Template:Page

Wilbur RossEdit

  • former chairman, Bank of Cyprus, current US Secretary of Commerce
  1. (4/18/2017) Trump's deep ties to organized crime 
  2. (4/25/2017) Conservative and Alt-right media figures say they were disappointed with their private lunch with President Trump, in no small part because he COMPLETELY failed to strangle a "liberal" with his bare hands, rip out his liver and eat in front of them Template:Trip

Jefferson Beauregard Sessions IIIEdit

  1. (4/20/2017) Sessions may have recused himself from the Russia investigation, but that hasn't stopped him from firing people that are producing results Mary B. McCord is "stepping down" as acting head of the department's national security division and leaving the federal governmentTemplate:Retire

Steve MnuchinEdit

Treasury Secretary

  1. (4/19/2017) Stop me if you've heard this one before. So a Trump cabinet secretary and a Russian billionaire walk into a business deal together 🏪
    1. (4/21/2017) Sharing 19.5% of Rosneft through shell companies has nada to do with Exxon seeking a waiver to operate in 'Crimea which formerly was separate from glorious Russia', nor other shady deals for oily comrades. Deal in darkness, light a danger, nyet? 🏪
      1. (4/21/2017) Mnuchin sprouts some mnuts, tells Exxon to go pound sand on their Russia waiver 🏪

Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R UT 3rd)Edit

  1. (4/22/2017) Jason Chaffetz was given 564,615,000 rubles in sketchy campaign contributions immediately after publishing the Comey letter in what totally wasn't a quid pro quo transaction Template:Wish🏪Template:Qpq
  2. (4/25/2017) Flynnghazi isn't going away, libs Chaffetz: White House can?t prove Michael Flynn ?complied with the law?🏪
  3. (4/27/2017) Jason Chaffetz taking medical leave from Congress to have a procedure done. It'll be nice for him to be able to finally have his head out of his ass "immediate" foot surgeryTemplate:Rat

US Foreign PolicyEdit

  1. (4/17/2017) Author can't figure out why Trump's foreign policy doesn't seem to square with US interests, misses fact that nearly every international policy move Trump makes benefits Russia. I mean, I can see that - Trump has no ties to Russia so okay publish it 😛


In-betweenerEdit

citizen or resident of the United States with a background in Russia or US citizen now living or working in Russia

Lee StranahanEdit

former Breitbart investigative reporter

  1. (4/6/2017) Former Breitbart reporter joins Russian propaganda network: 'I'm on the Russian payroll now,' he says, forgetting that he was on the Russian payroll at Breitbart as well 
  2. (4/14/2017) "I'm not so infatuated with Trump that I can't see the facts" said the blind man to the thief 🐆

Len BlavatnikEdit

businessman, born in Ukraine, raised in Russia, naturalized U.S. citizen

  • president, Access Industries Holdings Inc. (parent company of Access Entertainment)
  • made his fortune after the fall of the Soviet Union
  • has investments in chemicals, real estate, technology and entertainment
  1. (4/19/2017) Stop me if you've heard this one before. So a Trump cabinet secretary and a Russian billionaire walk into a business deal together 🏪

Louis MarinelliEdit

  1. (4/18/2017) Leader of the "Cal-exit" movement stops his push for secession, flees back to his handlers in Russia. Seriously former president, Yes California Independence Campaign, Louis Marinelli, is now seeking permanent residence in Russia🏪


Russian PrinciplesEdit

Vladimir PutinEdit

  1. (4/6/2017) Sorry, but you're under arrest for that Putin as a gay clown image you have on your wall. You're hurting pooty-poot's feelings Template:Tater
  2. (4/11/2017) It's only a matter of time before we get a "Why is USA planting fake weapons in Syria thanks to Dems and corrupt Fake Media WE MUST STOP THEM" tweet ⚛
  3. (4/12/2017) "Minister Lavrov, Rex Tillerson. Nice to meet you." "Strike Syria again and you will regret it. Also, likewise" 
  4. (4/13/2017) Rex Tillerson ditched US reporters for a secret meeting with his boss ⚪Template:Ussrn
  5. (4/15/2017) China goes over Trump's head to the big boss 😛🍼

VnesheconombankEdit

Russian government-owned development bank under sanctions by U.S. and others

SVREdit

Sluzhba vneshney razvedki (Russian Foreign Intelligence Service)

Sergey GorkovEdit

chairman, Vnesheconombank

Evgeny BuryakovEdit

New York-based Deputy Representative, Vnesheconombank, arrested for spying on the United States for the SVR January 26, 20215

Sergey KislyakEdit

Russian ambassador to the 2016 U.S. Presidential election and Anything Else Putin Wants

Sergei LavrovEdit

Russian Foreign Minister

  1. (4/12/2017) "Minister Lavrov, Rex Tillerson. Nice to meet you." "Strike Syria again and you will regret it. Also, likewise" 

Maria ZakharovaEdit

Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman

Dmitry PetrovEdit

Putin spokesman

Dmitry PeskovEdit

Vladimir Putin's press secretary

RTEdit

formerly Russia Today, Russian international television network funded by the Russian government

  1. (4/2/2017) I'm sure he had his treasons 💼
  2. (4/19/2017) U.S. intelligence officials acquire Russian think tank plans to interfere with 2016 election by pushing Trump via fake news and undermining the validity of the election. Good thing those plans never left the drawing board Template:Drip📬
  3. (4/25/2017) Soviet-er, Russian- politician says the UK would be "wiped off the map" if it should attempt a nuclear first strike. That escalated quickly 📬Template:Dick

SputnikEdit

a news agency, consisting of websites, radio broadcast service (among others) established by the Russian government-controlled news agency Rossiya Segodnya

  1. (4/6/2017) Former Breitbart reporter joins Russian propaganda network: 'I'm on the Russian payroll now,' he says, forgetting that he was on the Russian payroll at Breitbart as well 
  2. (4/19/2017) U.S. intelligence officials acquire Russian think tank plans to interfere with 2016 election by pushing Trump via fake news and undermining the validity of the election. Good thing those plans never left the drawing board Template:Drip📬

Dmitry RybolovlevEdit

The Fertilizer King

Miscellaneous Unnamed Russian SpiesEdit

Konstantin KilimnikEdit

Manafort's protégé, Russian collaborator

Guccifer 2.0Edit

distributed and publicized material stolen during hacks of the DNC, prominent Democratic operatives' emails

Anonymous Russian HackersEdit

Viktor YanukovychEdit

disgraced Ukranian president-Russian puppet, leader of the "Party of Regions"

"Black Ledger"Edit

  1. (4/12/2017) Two entries in Yanukovych's little black book happen to match amounts deposited into Manafort's accounts, through defunct companies in Central America 🏪Template:Laund

Vadim TrincherEdit

model tenant, Trump Tower

Oleg DeripaskaEdit

Russian aluminum magnate, close Putin ally

Mikhail KaluginEdit

director, Russian Embassy's economics section

Victor PodobnyyEdit

Russian intelligence operative

  1. {{drumpfft|4/4/2017|9539896|Carter Page becomes the latest Trump adjutant with links to Russian spies||
  2. (4/4/2017) Preet Bharara was prosecuting Carter Page's Russian spy handler when Donald Trump fired him (Some possibly Not safe for work ads on page) Template:Trial

Russian Foreign MinistryEdit

  1. (4/4/2017) "You have reached the Russian embassy, your call is very important to us, To arrange a call from a Russian diplomat to your political opponent, press 1. To use the services of Russian hackers, press 2, To request election interference, press 3" Russian Foreign Ministry April Fools' Day prank

Pyotr LevashovEdit

hacker

  1. (4/10/2017) Russian cyber operative wanted in connection with US election hacks arrested in Spain Template:Ussrh
    1. (4/11/2017) The gains in Spain were mainly for the reign Levashov was allegedly behind Kelihos a bot that hacked information and installed malware in hundreds of thousands of computersTemplate:Ussrh

Victor OzerovEdit

chair Russian Federation Council's defense committee

  1. (4/10/2017) Russia blinks first 

RosneftEdit

  1. (4/21/2017) Sharing 19.5% of Rosneft through shell companies has nada to do with Exxon seeking a waiver to operate in 'Crimea which formerly was separate from glorious Russia', nor other shady deals for oily comrades. Deal in darkness, light a danger, nyet? 🏪
    1. (4/21/2017) Mnuchin sprouts some mnuts, tells Exxon to go pound sand on their Russia waiver 🏪

GazpromEdit

government owned energy company

  1. (4/11/2017) US official: FBI obtained a FISA warrant on former Trump advisor Carter Page Anonymous US official

Semion MogilevichEdit

the "Brainy Don"

  • pioneered money laundering through high-end real estate in US
  1. (4/18/2017) Trump's deep ties to organized crime Template:Laund

Vyacheslav IvankovEdit

  • Trump Tower tenant, Mogilevich lieutenant
  1. (4/18/2017) Trump's deep ties to organized crime Template:Laund

David BogatinEdit

  • Trump Tower tenant, Mogilevich lieutenant
  1. (4/18/2017) Trump's deep ties to organized crime Template:Laund

Aleksander TorshinEdit

  • deputy governor of the Bank of Russia, close ally of Putin
  • Spanish police investigate his involvement in money laundering with Taganskaya, a Russian organized crime syndicate
  • alleged February, 2017 White House meeting with Trump canceled[1]
  1. (4/18/2017) Trump's deep ties to organized crime Template:Laund

Felix H. SaterEdit

  1. (4/18/2017) Trump's deep ties to organized crime 

Andrey ArtemenkoEdit

  • attempted to lift sanctions against Russia with Trump lawyer Michael Cohen
    • also linked to Manafort through connections in Ukraine
  • jailed in Kiev on embezzlement charges
  1. (4/18/2017) Trump's deep ties to organized crime Template:Laund

Russian Institute for Strategic StudiesEdit

Kremlin's in-house foreign policy think tank run by retired senior Russian foreign intelligence officials appointed by Putin?s office

  1. (4/19/2017) U.S. intelligence officials acquire Russian think tank plans to interfere with 2016 election by pushing Trump via fake news and undermining the validity of the election. Good thing those plans never left the drawing board Template:Drip📬

Leonid ReshetnikovEdit

former director, Russian Institute for Strategic Studies when 2016 POTUS election interference papers were written

  • at his retirement ceremony, Reshetnikov told Putin, "[t]he policy of Russia and the policy of the President of Russia have been the cornerstone of our operation.?
  1. (4/19/2017) U.S. intelligence officials acquire Russian think tank plans to interfere with 2016 election by pushing Trump via fake news and undermining the validity of the election. Good thing those plans never left the drawing board Template:Drip📬

Mikhail FradkovEdit

director, Russian Institute for Strategic Studies

  1. (4/19/2017) U.S. intelligence officials acquire Russian think tank plans to interfere with 2016 election by pushing Trump via fake news and undermining the validity of the election. Good thing those plans never left the drawing board Template:Drip📬

Alexander DuginEdit

the Steve Bannon of Russia

  1. (4/24/2017) Alexander Dugin, the Steve Bannon of Russia, says Trump has betrayed Putin and the alt-right with his actions on Syria. But Bannon's still cool and wait is this a conflict of interest? 🌅😏


DeathsEdit

Sergei MagnitskyEdit

whistleblowing tax attorney

  1. (4/5/2017) The Magnitsky Affair was exposed thanks to Whatsapp, and now the dark truth of Putin's Russia is about to come to light Template:WbTemplate:Ussrd

Vadim TyulpanovEdit

former Federation Council representative, Nenets Autonomous Region

  • fell in gym, found dead
  1. (4/5/2017) Russian lawmaker responsible for overseeing commission preparing for 2018 world cup slips and dies. No genuinely, he slipped and hit his head. I'm not lying, it was totally an accident guys Template:Ussrd

Nikolay AndruschenkoEdit

co-founder Novy Peterburg newspaper; known for investigative reporting on local crime, corruption, and police brutality

  1. (4/19/2017) Another Russian journalist died after accidentally falling into a brutal beating Template:Ussrd

Russian Military AggressionEdit

  1. (4/5/2017) Russia is sending a nuclear missile submarine to the Baltic, in spite of naval officer's desire to see Montana 
  2. (4/15/2017) Putin's is bigger than Trump's the FAOB (Father of All Bombs), or Aviation Thermobaric Bomb of Increased Power allegedly weighs 15,560 lbs, carries 44 tons of TNT and four times stronger than the US MOABTemplate:Dick
    1. (4/19/2017) Russia claims it can wipe out US Navy with a single electronic bomb. Huh, apparently they've managed to weaponize Skrillex Russian Electronic Warfare (REW) allegedly can detect and neutralize any target from a ship’s system, radar, to a satelliteTemplate:Dick
  3. (4/20/2017) Putin sends Russian bombers within U.S. striking range just to let Trump know what's up. Trump says, what should I do? Military says, shut the fark up Donnie, we got this two Russian TU-95 ?Bear? aircraft
  4. (4/21/2017) Putin now providing daily reminder to Trump of America's current status as "Russia's biatch" 

Russian-US "Business" ArrangementsEdit

  1. (4/11/2017) The Russian government is about to take over giant U.S.-based oil company CITGO, but this is all merely a coincidence comrade 🏪Template:Qpq
  2. (4/11/2017) US official: FBI obtained a FISA warrant on former Trump advisor Carter Page Anonymous US official
  3. (4/12/2017) Two entries in Yanukovych's little black book happen to match amounts deposited into Manafort's accounts, through defunct companies in Central America 🏪Template:Laund
  4. (4/13/2017) On the day he resigned, former unpaid intern, Paul Manafort, took out several millions of dollars in loans from Trump-backed businesses. Possibly as payment for his services Template:Laund🏪
  5. (4/13/2017) Well, now we know why Trump is such a fan of the Russians. I would be too, if they had saved my business empire 🏪Template:Trump
  6. (4/25/2017) Flynnghazi isn't going away, libs Chaffetz: White House can?t prove Michael Flynn ?complied with the law?🏪
    1. (4/25/2017) You may want to sit down for this. Michael Flynn's lobbying on behalf of Turkey is now linked to the Russians. Because, really, what hasn't this man done in the last 5 years that a Russian didn't know about or authorize? 🏪Template:LobbyTemplate:Drip

Exxon-Mobile and PAO RosneftEdit

  1. (4/19/2017) Exxon, which until recently was run by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, has applied for a waiver to do business with Russia, which is currently run by Tillerson's boss applied for a Treasury Department waiver to resume work with the Russia oil giant PAO Rosneft in areas covered by sanctionsTemplate:Qpq

RatPac-DuneEdit

entertainment group whose investors include: Steve Mnuchin and Len Blavatnik

  1. (4/19/2017) Stop me if you've heard this one before. So a Trump cabinet secretary and a Russian billionaire walk into a business deal together 🏪
    1. (4/21/2017) Sharing 19.5% of Rosneft through shell companies has nada to do with Exxon seeking a waiver to operate in 'Crimea which formerly was separate from glorious Russia', nor other shady deals for oily comrades. Deal in darkness, light a danger, nyet? 🏪
      1. (4/21/2017) Mnuchin sprouts some mnuts, tells Exxon to go pound sand on their Russia waiver 🏪

Beny SteinmetzEdit

co-founder, Hermitage Capital, a Russian hedge fund firm

  • currently under investigation in the US, Guinea, Israel and Switzerland for different briberies
  • provided funding to Kushner Companies for downpayments on $190 million in purchases in NYC in 2012
  1. (4/27/2017) Jared Kushner built a real estate empire with help from a rich Israeli family, some bribes, and a few other conflicts of interest Template:Confl🏪

Kushner CompaniesEdit

Kushner family real estate firm; received funding from Steinmetz for downpayments on $190 million in purchases in NYC in 2012

  1. (4/27/2017) Jared Kushner built a real estate empire with help from a rich Israeli family, some bribes, and a few other conflicts of interest Template:Confl🏪

Kahn Sheikhoun Chemical Weapons AttackEdit

  1. (4/10/2017) Russia knew about the Syrian Chemical attack in advance Template:UssriTemplate:KshknTemplate:Proxy

Russian Response to Shayrat Air StrikeEdit

  1. (4/5/2017) Russia blames gas on rebels, the dog, too much cabbage Template:KskhnTemplate:Ussrn
  2. (4/5/2017) Russia is sending a nuclear missile submarine to the Baltic, in spite of naval officer's desire to see Montana 
  3. (4/7/2017) Russia says our cruise missiles went 23 for 59. or a .389 batting average Template:ShayratTemplate:Ussrn
    1. (4/7/2017) Russian news reports from Syrian airbase after US missile strike and...damn, really? That's *all* the damage 60 cruise missiles did? Either we need to up the payload or this entire thing was a damn distraction Template:ShayratTemplate:Ussrn
  4. (4/7/2017) In response to US bombing campaign in Syria, Russia tears up agreement that's been preventing midair collisions over the war-torn nation since 2015 Template:ShayratTemplate:MemundTemplate:ProxyTemplate:Ussrn
    1. (4/7/2017) Sounds like the puppet didn't get permission from his master before throwing a temper tantrum and bombing some arabs Template:ShayratTemplate:MemundTemplate:Proxy
  5. (4/10/2017) Trump's Syria bombing is apparently throwing a monkey wrench in Putin's current political machinations in both Russia and Syria. What may happen at this point is anyone's guess which means Trump could get lucky Template:ShayratTemplate:Consq

Possible Russian Interference in 2016 POTUS ElectionEdit

Possible Trump Interference with Economic Sanctions Against RussiaEdit

  1. (4/13/2017) Carter Page admits "something may have come up" in his conversations with Russians about lifting sanctions 

Russian SpyingEdit

  1. (4/14/2017) Why yes that was a Russian spy plane that you may have seen flying over the United States--and it's coming for Canada next Russian Tu-154M LK-1 passenger jet under the Treaty on Open Skies signed in 1992 and enacted in 2002, which allows spying under specific conditionsTemplate:Ussry

Russian HackersEdit

Yahoo hackers March 15, 2017 announcement that a grand jury indicted the defendants for computer hacking, economic espionage and other criminal offenses in connection with a conspiracy to access Yahoo's network and accounts

  • Dmitry Aleksandrovich Dokuchaev, 33, Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) officer, Russian national and resident
  • Igor Anatolyevich Sushchin, 43, Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) officer, Russian national and resident
  • Alexsey Alexseyevich Belan, aka "Magg," 29, a Russian national and resident
  • Karim Baratov, aka "Kay," "Karim Taloverov"
  • "Karim Akehmet Tokbergenov," 22, a Canadian national and a resident of Canada
  1. (4/20/2017) Sessions may have recused himself from the Russia investigation, but that hasn't stopped him from firing people that are producing results Mary B. McCord is "stepping down" as acting head of the department's national security division and leaving the federal governmentTemplate:Retire

FancyBearEdit

  1. (4/25/2017) For some reason Russian hackers are targetting French presidential candidate Macron and NOT Putin's lapdog Le Pen Template:FraTemplate:UssrhTemplate:Coin

APT28Edit

  1. (4/25/2017) For some reason Russian hackers are targetting French presidential candidate Macron and NOT Putin's lapdog Le Pen Template:FraTemplate:UssrhTemplate:Coin

Pawn StormEdit

  1. (4/25/2017) For some reason Russian hackers are targetting French presidential candidate Macron and NOT Putin's lapdog Le Pen Template:FraTemplate:UssrhTemplate:Coin

Roman Valeryevich SeleznevEdit

Russian citizen from Vladivostok, son of Russian parliament member Valery Seleznev

  • a prominent carder (traded stolen payment card data) under online aliases "Track2", "2pac" and "nCuX"
  • found guilty in August, 2016
    • 10 counts of wire fraud
    • 8 counts of intentional damage to a protected computer
    • 9 counts of obtaining information from a protected computer
    • 9 counts of possession of 15 or more unauthorized access devices
    • 2 counts of aggravated identity theft
  • sentenced in the Western District of Washington to 27 years in prison
  1. (4/26/2017) Russian man receives the longest-ever prison sentence in the U.S. for hacking. Ironically, the sentence for any American conspiring with Russian hackers is four years in the White House Template:UssrhTemplate:SentTemplate:Trial

Russian NewsEdit

Dmitry KiselyovEdit

anchor of Rossiya 1 channel's "Vesti Nedeli"

  • on Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un:
    • "[b]oth are dangerous, but who is more dangerous? Trump is."
    • "both have [l]imited international experience, unpredictability, and a readiness to go to war."
  1. (4/17/2017) Someone in the Russian government has now realized that mistakes were made in 2016 😏Template:Ussrn

IzvestiaEdit

pro-Kremlin newspaper

  1. (4/19/2017) Who knew that our POTUS calling real news "fake" would result in our enemies using it for propaganda against us? 👄

Leonid BershidskyEdit

Bloomberg View columnist; founding editor, Vedomosti, the Russian business daily; founded opinion website Slon.ru

  1. (4/18/2017) "Don't Rush to Judgment on War Crimes" says the Russian columnist Template:Apol


Sanction ExemptionsEdit

  1. (4/19/2017) Exxon, which until recently was run by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, has applied for a waiver to do business with Russia, which is currently run by Tillerson's boss applied for a Treasury Department waiver to resume work with the Russia oil giant PAO Rosneft in areas covered by sanctionsTemplate:Qpq
    1. (4/21/2017) Sharing 19.5% of Rosneft through shell companies has nada to do with Exxon seeking a waiver to operate in 'Crimea which formerly was separate from glorious Russia', nor other shady deals for oily comrades. Deal in darkness, light a danger, nyet? 🏪
      1. (4/21/2017) Mnuchin sprouts some mnuts, tells Exxon to go pound sand on their Russia waiver 🏪


Investigators and ReportersEdit

Preventing Investigators from Doing Their JobsEdit

  1. (4/25/2017) This is why we need an independent counsel: Even on the rare occasions that a Congressional Republican actually tries to do his Job and investigate Trump's ties to Russia, the White House just tells them to pound sand "It is unclear how such documents would be relevant to the stated purpose of the committee's review, which according to your letter is to examine Lt. Gen. Flynn's disclosure of payments related to activities that occurred in 2015 and 2016, prior to his service in the White House," Legislative affairs director Marc Short's April 19 letter sent to House Oversight Committee leaders🏪

FBI-led InvestigationEdit

House Intelligence CommitteeEdit

  1. (4/5/2017) And just like that, Trump's White House becomes a steel cage death match. First one to talk gets out of jail for free "some people” will “end up in jail"

House Oversight CommitteeEdit

  1. (4/25/2017) For some reason, the White House isn't cooperating with the Flynn investigation and is refusing to hand over requested documents 🏪
    1. (4/25/2017) This is why we need an independent counsel: Even on the rare occasions that a Congressional Republican actually tries to do his Job and investigate Trump's ties to Russia, the White House just tells them to pound sand "It is unclear how such documents would be relevant to the stated purpose of the committee's review, which according to your letter is to examine Lt. Gen. Flynn's disclosure of payments related to activities that occurred in 2015 and 2016, prior to his service in the White House," Legislative affairs director Marc Short's April 19 letter sent to House Oversight Committee leaders🏪
  2. (4/27/2017) The Pentagon specifically warned Flynn not to become a Russian agent when he retired from the US military in 2014 the Defense Intelligence Agency warned Flynn to avoid accepting foreign payments upon retirement; Flynn is under a DoDIG investigationTemplate:Drip

Senate Intelligence CommitteeEdit

as of April 24, 2017 chairman Senator Richard Burr, (R NC) has failed to respond to Democrats' letters requesting that the committee:

  • ignored subpoenas for documents
    • such as emails, memos and phone records of the Trump campaign
  • has yet to interview any key witnesses central to the probe

StaffersEdit

  • not one dedicated full-time staffer
  • no staffers have significant investigative experience
  1. (4/25/2017) Is the Senate dragging its feet investigating Russia and the election? Template:Drag

Senate Judiciary CommitteeEdit

subcommittee on crime and terrorism

  1. (4/25/2017) Clapper & Yates to testify at Senate Hearing on Russian hacking on May 8. How will they "accidently" die between now and May 7th? Template:Ussrh

Trump-Russia Independent CommissionEdit

  1. (4/24/2017) A new poll shows that fully 73% of Americans want an independent investigation into the Trump campaign's ties with Russia because they do not trust Congress to handle it. Or, in Trumpmath: nobody cares about this issue at all 

Christopher SteeleEdit

Preet BhararaEdit

former US Attorney

  1. (4/4/2017) Preet Bharara was prosecuting Carter Page's Russian spy handler when Donald Trump fired him (Some possibly Not safe for work ads on page) Template:Trial

Rep. Joaquín Castro (D TX 20th)Edit

  1. (4/5/2017) And just like that, Trump's White House becomes a steel cage death match. First one to talk gets out of jail for free "some people” will “end up in jail"

GAOEdit

General Accountability Office

  1. (4/11/2017) Not content with the FBI, Treasury, and the House and Senate intelligence committees getting in on the Russiagate action, the GAO announces their own investigation into the Trump transition 

The Associated PressEdit

  1. (4/12/2017) Two entries in Yanukovych's little black book happen to match amounts deposited into Manafort's accounts, through defunct companies in Central America 🏪Template:Laund

UkraineEdit

  1. (4/12/2017) Two entries in Yanukovych's little black book happen to match amounts deposited into Manafort's accounts, through defunct companies in Central America 🏪Template:Laund
  2. (4/13/2017) On the day he resigned, former unpaid intern, Paul Manafort, took out several millions of dollars in loans from Trump-backed businesses. Possibly as payment for his services Template:Laund🏪

Several US AlliesEdit

including Australia, the Netherlands, Estonia, Germany, Poland, the UK (Government Communications Headquarters or GCHQ) and France (General Directorate for External Security or DGSE) all passed electronic intelligence (sigint) to the US as part of a routine exchange of information

  1. (4/13/2017) British intelligence services knew about the Trump campaign's Russian connections and passed info on to the US. Oh, and so did the Australians. And the Germans. And the French, Dutch and Polish. And the Estonians 
    1. (4/13/2017) Investigators now have "concrete evidence" of collusion between Trump campaign and Russia 

Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement NetworkEdit

tracks global money laundering

  1. (4/18/2017) Trump's deep ties to organized crime Template:Laund

Department of JusticeEdit

  1. (4/20/2017) Well it's been a month since the Friday night massacre of the Department of Justice. Let's see how well the new US attorneys are doing and...oh dear Template:Stigg

Department of Justice National Security Division (NSD)Edit

responsible for counterintelligence and counterterrorism investigations

  1. (4/20/2017) Sessions may have recused himself from the Russia investigation, but that hasn't stopped him from firing people that are producing results Mary B. McCord is "stepping down" as acting head of the department’s national security division and leaving the federal governmentTemplate:Retire

USA TODAYEdit

  1. (4/21/2017) In news that's not at all alarming, half of the Trump luxury condos/home-building lots sold since the election have gone to shell companies Template:ConflTemplate:LaundTemplate:Drip

At Least 5 Unnamed Senior U.S. Intelligence OfficialsEdit

  1. (4/19/2017) U.S. intelligence officials acquire Russian think tank plans to interfere with 2016 election by pushing Trump via fake news and undermining the validity of the election. Good thing those plans never left the drawing board Template:Drip📬

Washington PostEdit

  1. (4/22/2017) The CIA liaison to the White House was fired for doing his job well Template:DripTemplate:Oc1.0

Unnamed Senior US Intelligence OfficialsEdit

  1. (4/19/2017) U.S. intelligence officials acquire Russian think tank plans to interfere with 2016 election by pushing Trump via fake news and undermining the validity of the election. Good thing those plans never left the drawing board Template:Drip📬

Department of Defense Inspector GeneralEdit

  1. (4/27/2017) The Pentagon specifically warned Flynn not to become a Russian agent when he retired from the US military in 2014 the Defense Intelligence Agency warned Flynn to avoid accepting foreign payments upon retirement; Flynn is under a DoDIG investigationTemplate:Drip

Shepard SmithEdit

poor, poor Shepard Smith

  1. (4/26/2017) Shep Smith on Fox News: The way this administration is handling the Michael Flynn scandal looks and feels like a cover up 

Michelle GoldbergEdit

columnist, Slate

  1. (4/27/2017) Democrats have a duty to investigate every single instance of Trump's scandals 

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