Post Tagged with: "Russian spying"

October 31, 2011 14:58

Russian Propagandists Exploit Wall Street Protests

RT, a big backer of the Occupy Wall Street protests, has assigned several reporters to cover the demonstrations around the country. The channel has called the protests “America’s Arab Spring,” with an emphasis on alleged police brutality against the demonstrators. One RT program, “The Big Picture,” with self-described progressive Democrat Thom Hartmann, has also focused on the Wall Street protests. Hartmann has refused to disclose how much he is paid by RT for the rights to broadcast his show.

July 14, 2010 04:04

New START and Obama’s Mysterious Trip to Russia

Documents suggest that the Russian or U.S. position on New START could have been affected by the activities of the Russian intelligence agents. Still, Sen. Lugar remains completely devoted to negotiations, agreements and a close relationship with Putin’s Russia. While he posted an attack on Romney for opposing the New START, a search of Lugar’s website finds no demands for any investigations to determine what influence the Russian intelligence operations may have had on the final terms in the treaty.