As the US Presidential campaign winds down to its last agonizing hours, Kremlin presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov issued Russia's own final reassurance to US voters: Russia has no intention of interfering in America's elections.
A long rumored "soldier swap" between Moscow and Kyiv seemed to gain new traction Tuesday, with Ukraine leader Petro Poroshenko claiming talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin had produced an "algorithm for freeing" an imprisoned Ukrainian pilot turned international cause celebre, Nadezhda Savchenko.
At the airport in the Russian Arctic city of Murmansk, passengers file out from the morning flight from Moscow – many seemingly dazed by the surroundings and clearly underdressed for the coming polar winter.
Yesterday, we learned that the Russian state arms manufacturer of the missile strongly suspected in the downing of Malaysian Air flight MH17 says its own investigation into the crash contradicts findings from a Dutch Safet Board probe into the tragedy.
"America and Europe think they’re being very tough, but to our elite, it comes across as cowardice." - To the Kremlin inner circle the sanctions against the Russian economy looks like the West is afraid to fight and to send troops into Ukraine.
Nevermind that two founding members are behind bars in Siberian prisons, the remaining members of the Moscow girl punk art collective Pussy Riot want Vladimir Putin to know they're still here and they're still pissed off.