The anti-Russia campaign in the US
By Barry Grey and Jacob Crosse, 26 November 2020
The fact that it is absent from the Times’ November 22 editorial makes absolutely clear one basic fact: the entire anti-Russia narrative is a deliberate fabrication.
By Clara Weiss, 10 October 2020
Cohen’s academic and political biography was bound up with his 1973 biography of Nikolai Bukharin, the first comprehensive English biography of the leading Bolshevik.
By Peter Schwarz, 5 September 2020
Politicians and media outlets in Western countries, and above all in Germany, have declared that Moscow is responsible for Navalny’s poisoning, and have escalated their calls for a confrontation with Russia.
By Patrick Martin, 3 September 2020
The American intelligence agencies are at it again, instigating anti-Russian propaganda in the US media with reckless and entirely unsubstantiated claims that Moscow is intervening in the 2020 presidential election.
New Senate Intelligence Committee volume on “Russian interference” smears WikiLeaks and Julian Assange
By Kevin Reed, 20 August 2020
The one-thousand-page fifth volume of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence investigation is largely devoted to building an elaborate and false narrative against WikiLeaks.
By Nick Beams, 18 July 2020
After securing a decision by the UK government to ban the Chinese firm Huawei from its 5G rollout, the US is pressuring the Merkel government in Germany to take the same decision.
By Patrick Martin, 1 July 2020
Without providing a shred of evidence, the corporate media, congressional Democrats and many Republicans are demanding US retaliation against alleged Russian targeting of US soldiers in Afghanistan.
By Clara Weiss, 22 May 2020
US withdrawal from the Open Skies Treaty is a deliberate escalation of military tensions not only with Russia, but also with the major European imperialist powers.
By Thomas Scripps, 15 May 2020
The “Russian connection” was baldly asserted by the Democratic Party, US intelligence officials and the corporate media
By Patrick Martin, 9 May 2020
The dropping of perjury charges against retired General Flynn—to which he had already pled guilty—is a further step toward the consolidation of an authoritarian regime in Washington.
By Eric London, 14 March 2020
The purpose of the article, published by the primary purveyors of racial politics, is to advance an anti-Russia foreign policy and deny the existence of real social divisions in America.
As oil prices plunge and coronavirus spreads, Russian oligarchy seeks to keep Putin in power indefinitely
By Clara Weiss, 12 March 2020
The Russian ruling class is trying to prepare for massive social and political unrest.
By Roger Jordan, 9 March 2020
Canada’s Deputy Defence Minister told the conference that the Liberals’ 2017 National Defence Policy has been superseded by the surge in great-power strategic competition.
On the eve of Michigan primary
By Patrick Martin, 7 March 2020
A New York Times article claims that Soviet officials saw cultivating ties with Sanders in the 1980s as a political “opportunity.”
By Andre Damon, 24 February 2020
The war game took place as more than 20,000 troops and 20,000 military vehicles began to arrive in Europe for the massive “Defender 2020” exercise targeting Russia.
By Barry Grey, 22 February 2020
On the eve of Nevada Democratic caucuses, the Washington Post reported that “US officials” told Sanders the Russian government was working to aid his campaign.
By Clara Weiss, 11 February 2020
The recent flaring up of tensions is taking place as the US is aggressively escalating its push toward drawing Minsk into its orbit.
As White House asserts unchecked presidential powers
By Barry Grey, 4 February 2020
The Democrats’ final arguments only underscored the reactionary basis of their impeachment drive.
By Patrick Martin, 31 January 2020
While nominally directed against Russia and right-wing “trolls,” the proposal would open the way to a sweeping attack on the democratic rights of the American people.
As Democrats promote anti-Russia hysteria
By Barry Grey, 25 January 2020
Trump railed against the “far left” in the first speech by a president at the annual anti-abortion March for Life rally in Washington DC.
By Patrick Martin, 23 January 2020
A casual viewer might have concluded that Russian President Vladimir Putin, not Trump, was on trial.
By Andre Damon, 31 December 2019
The ferocity with which the entire US national security apparatus responded to a temporary delay in sending anti-tank missiles and radar to Ukraine raises the question: Is there a timetable for using these weapons in combat against Russia?
By Peter Schwarz, 31 December 2019
The decision by the US Congress to impose sanctions on companies involved in the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline underscores the danger of world war.
By Alex Lantier, 30 December 2019
The exercises are a signal that a US-led war targeting Iran could rapidly escalate into a global conflict involving the major nuclear powers.
By Johannes Stern, 23 December 2019
The temporary halt to construction of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline has dramatically intensified tensions between the United States and the European powers.
By Peter Schwarz, 13 December 2019
The sanctions against the joint Russian-Western Europe energy project underscores just how conflict-riven the relations between the members of the world's largest military alliance are.
By Kevin Reed, 12 December 2019
A four-year ban has been imposed on Russian athletes participating in international competition, including the upcoming Summer Olympics in 2020 and Winter Olympics in 2022.
By Barry Grey, 4 December 2019
The Democrats’ 300-page report is all about Ukraine and the central role it occupies in the geo-strategic operations of the United States directed against Russia.
By Paul Bond, 29 November 2019
Allegations of Russian attempts to influence the UK’s 2016 EU referendum and 2017 general election reveal sharp factional disputes within the British bourgeoisie.
By Andre Damon, 23 November 2019
The impeachment inquiry has exposed a US conspiracy to spend billions of dollars to overthrow an elected government in Ukraine and foment a civil war that has killed thousands of people.
By Patrick Martin, 21 November 2019
Testimony at the final impeachment hearing confirmed the massive scale of imperialist operations in Ukraine, aimed at undermining and attacking Russia.
As second week of public hearings begins
By Barry Grey, 19 November 2019
Pelosi once again defined as the sole issue in the Democrats’ case for impeachment the charge that Trump endangered US “national security” and strengthened Russia.
Former US Secretary of State Kissinger points to danger of “catastrophic” conflict between US and China
By Nick Beams, 16 November 2019
Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger has warned of an inevitable “conflict” between the US and China that “will be worse than the world wars that ruined European civilisation.”
By Patrick Martin, 16 November 2019
The public hearings on impeachment have brought to light bitter recriminations within the US ruling elite sparked by the failure of its anti-Russia efforts in Ukraine.
16 November 2019
By Patrick Martin, 26 October 2019
The Trump administration is using the Justice Department investigation as a counterweight to the House impeachment inquiry.
By Alex Lantier, 23 October 2019
German Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer called for a massive European Union (EU) force to occupy northern Syria, involving up to 40,000 troops.
Hillary Clinton slanders Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard, Green Party candidate Jill Stein as Russian spies
By Andre Damon, 19 October 2019
Clinton’s claims, made without the slightest factual substantiation, are an attempt to criminalize the anti-war statements of the two candidates as treasonous.
By Barry Grey, 8 October 2019
An exchange between “Meet the Press” moderator Chuck Todd and Senator Ron Johnson sums up the right-wing basis on which the Democratic Party is conducting its impeachment drive against Trump.
By Alex Lantier and V. Gnana, 7 October 2019
Aggressive US and European foreign policy is intensifying the risk that great-power conflict over the Balkans and the Middle East can trigger a global war.
By Andre Damon, 1 October 2019
President Donald Trump, in an implicit threat of violence against his political opponents, suggested late Sunday that the Democrats’ efforts to remove him from office could precipitate a “civil war.”
By Patrick Martin, 1 October 2019
Joe Biden’s son cashed in on his father’s position in the Obama-Biden administration.
By Andre Damon, 27 September 2019
The complaint by the CIA agent assigned to the White House alleges that US President Trump “is using the power of his office to solicit interference from a foreign country in the 2020 US election.”
By Andre Damon, 11 September 2019
The latest allegation reported by the New York Times Is a further exposure of the Democrats’ concocted claims of Russian “subversion” of the US political system.
By Clara Weiss, 9 September 2019
Navalny, a right-wing stooge of US imperialism, is turning toward an alliance with those most experienced in politically disorienting the working class: the Stalinists and the Pabloites.
By Ulas Atesci, 4 September 2019
Turkish purchases of Russian missiles and possibly fighter jets are fuelling tensions between Turkey and its imperialist allies in Washington and Europe.
By Andre Damon, 23 August 2019
After withdrawing from the INF treaty, the US is accelerating its preparations to fight a nuclear war with China or Russia by testing and stockpiling dangerous new weapons in a nuclear arms race.
Judge dismisses DNC lawsuit
By Eric London, 31 July 2019
The decision exposes the Democratic Party in a conspiracy to attack free speech and cover up the crimes of US imperialism and the two parties of Wall Street.
By Andre Damon, 26 July 2019
Wednesday’s testimony by former Special Counsel Robert Mueller before Congress, staged by the Democrats in the hope of reviving their discredited anti-Russia campaign, blew up in their faces.
By Tom Hall, 25 July 2019
The Democrats staged two House committee hearings with the former FBI head and special counsel in an attempt to revive their discredited claim that Putin stole the 2016 election for Trump.
By Roger Jordan, 13 July 2019
Discussions at the Ukraine Reform Conference focused on “affirming Ukraine’s sovereignty and security in the face of Russian aggression.”
By Thomas Scripps, 28 June 2019
The marines were part of the Future Commando Force (FCF) taking part in Exercise Baltic Protector, described in the UK media as designed “to strike fear” into Putin.
By Clara Weiss, 24 June 2019
Charges against pro-Moscow separatists were laid based on an “investigation” influenced by the Ukrainian regime, that produced no proof of Russian involvement in downing flight MH-17.
By Patrick Martin, 18 June 2019
The activities described are incredibly reckless, threatening to escalate into open warfare with a nuclear-armed power.
By Fred Mazelis, 15 June 2019
The reaction of the Democrats to Trump’s latest comments underscores the entirely right-wing, pro-war basis of their opposition to the most reactionary president in US history.
By Barry Grey, 11 June 2019
Rather than seriously challenging Trump’s authoritarian actions, the Democrats have decided to proceed with hearings that have the character of political theater.
By Barry Grey, 30 May 2019
In a surprise statement Wednesday, Special Counsel Robert Mueller provided ammunition to the sections of the American ruling class that have concluded it is necessary to remove Trump from office prior to the 2020 elections.
By Jason Melanovski, 2 May 2019
Zelensky has seized upon new passport legislation by Moscow to publicly back the NATO- and US-led campaign against Russia.
By Patrick Martin, 25 April 2019
President Trump has ordered lower-ranking officials to refuse to testify or supply documents to any investigation by the House of Representatives into his business and political activities.
By Patrick Martin, 23 April 2019
In the wake of the release of the report of Special Counsel Robert Mueller, the Democratic Party and the bulk of the corporate media have decided to intensify their campaign of anti-Russian slander and provocation.
By Joseph Kishore, 20 April 2019
An editorial in the New York Times makes clear that the central purpose of the Democrats’ campaign against Trump has been to demand more aggressive action against Russia.
By Patrick Martin, 19 April 2019
Congressional Democrats and their media backers are seeking to use the findings of the investigation to boost their right-wing anti-Russia campaign.
By Bill Van Auken, 4 April 2019
The ceremonies marking the 70th anniversary of the US-led imperialist alliance were marked by sharp attacks from Washington on both Turkey and Germany.
By Bill Van Auken, 28 March 2019
The arrival of a relative handful of Russian military personnel this week triggered a flurry of denunciations from Trump administration officials.
By Patrick Martin, 26 March 2019
Congressional Democrats and Trump traded accusations of treason in the wake of the Mueller report, which cleared the US president of collusion with Russia.
By Andre Damon, 25 March 2019
The findings of the Mueller report cap two years of right-wing anti-Russia hysteria on the part of the Democrats, which has only strengthened the Trump administration.
By Kevin Reed, 23 March 2019
The report to the US Justice Department late Friday brings to a conclusion the 22-month investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 elections.
By Bjørn Halvorsen, 5 February 2019
The Anonymous leaks expose an anti-democratic conspiracy against the anti-war views of the Norwegian public.
By Thomas Scripps, 4 February 2019
The Institute for Statecraft and Integrity Initiative’s work is overseen by military intelligence operatives and run in service to the Ministry of Defence on behalf of a network of pro-British and US imperialist outfits.
By Patrick Martin, 26 January 2019
Stone has been indicted on charges of lying to Congress about his alleged communication, through intermediaries, with WikiLeaks.
By Robert Stevens, 24 January 2019
Nothing has been heard from the Skripals since they were spirited out of hospital months ago in a military-type operation and taken to a secret location.
By Patrick Martin, 18 January 2019
Both feuding factions of the US ruling elite are right-wing, anti-democratic and militaristic.
By Robert Stevens, 7 January 2019
Leaked documents indicate that the moves against Russia over the Skripal affair were scripted well in advance.
US intelligence think tank conducted “false flag” operation impersonating Russian election interference
By Will Morrow, 31 December 2018
New Knowledge sought to influence the 2017 Alabama election and make it appear that Russia was intervening to back the Republican candidate.
By Clara Weiss, 24 December 2018
The Perepilichny case is the latest stark example of the propagation of “fake news” in the anti-Russia campaign.
By Andre Damon, 18 December 2018
The US media was dominated Monday by reports that Russia is responsible for the growth of opposition to police violence and social inequality in the United States.
By Barry Grey, 14 December 2018
The guilty pleas by Michael Cohen and the admission of campaign finance violations by the National Enquirer publisher appear to place the president in serious legal jeopardy.
By Bill Van Auken, 12 December 2018
The flight of the Russian warplanes to Caracas follows the provocative US Air Force overflight of Ukraine the previous week.
In another shot across the White House’s bow
By Barry Grey, 8 December 2018
The central concern of the Democrats is to force Trump to assume an even more belligerent and aggressive posture toward Moscow.
By Barry Grey, 6 December 2018
Repeating several times in the course of the 13-page filing that Flynn had provided “substantial assistance to the government,” Special Counsel Mueller recommended a sentence with no jail time.
By Barry Grey, 1 December 2018
This week's moves by Mueller highlight the reactionary character of the Democratic Party's opposition to the right-wing Trump administration.
By Andre Damon, 16 November 2018
A bipartisan commission appointed by Congress has provided the Democrats’ rubber stamp to the Trump administration’s plans to prepare for war between “great powers.”
By Clara Weiss, 22 October 2018
The event at Columbia University’s Harriman Institute was a stark testimony to the advanced preparations for a US-backed color revolution in Russia.
As Trump administration prepares to withdraw from nuclear missile treaty
By Will Morrow, 20 October 2018
The charges have been released without the slightest evidence, but have immediately been accepted as gospel and amplified by the American media.
By Andrea Peters, 6 October 2018
The electoral upsets that took place in September come as evidence mounts of growing discontent with Russia’s ruling party.
By Robert Stevens, 5 October 2018
To frame the demand for the seven arrests, the US utilised all the material gathered by its NATO allies against Russia over the Skripal/novichok affair.
By Bill Van Auken, 3 October 2018
The threat by the US envoy Kay Bailey Hutchison to “take out” Russian missiles raises the specter of a nuclear Third World War.
By Bill Van Auken, 21 September 2018
The Times regurgitates unsubstantiated claims that Russia “hijacked” the 2016 election and carried out a “stealth cyberage Pearl Harbor” to further an agenda of criminalizing domestic dissent and censoring the internet.
By Thomas Scripps, 19 September 2018
The crucial question is not to uncover every aspect of the dealings between spies of capitalist states, but to understand to what ends the British narrative of the Skripal affair is being pursued.
By Peter Symonds, 13 September 2018
After their meeting, neither Xi nor Putin named Trump but they left no doubt that their closer ties are a reaction to Washington’s punitive measures.
As Trump attacks attorney general, Democrats seek to channel all opposition behind anti-Russia campaign
By Patrick Martin, 24 August 2018
Both Trump and the Democrats want to keep their raging conflict entirely within the boundaries of the official political system.
By Clara Weiss, 10 August 2018
Russian commentators have warned of a full-scale economic war between Russia and the US.
By Thomas Scripps, 1 August 2018
The Conservative government is desperate to contain and control a story in which not a single word from the authorities can be believed.
By Barry Grey, 25 July 2018
Despite the hysteria whipped up inside the Beltway and among affluent sections of the upper-middle class, the Democrats’ anti-Russia campaign is finding no significant response among the broad mass of the American people.
By Patrick Martin, 23 July 2018
There is no contradiction between the influx of military-intelligence candidates into the Democratic Party and the Democrats’ making use of the services of Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez to give the party a “left” cover.
By Steve James, 20 July 2018
Despite incessant media hysteria over “novichok,” no evidence has been presented to back the claim of a second round of poisonings in Salisbury, England.
By Andre Damon, 18 July 2018
This entire sordid episode demonstrates the degree to which the intelligence apparatus, with its single-minded pursuit of military conflict with Russia, holds sway over the American state, media and political establishment.
By our reporter, 17 July 2018
The narrative being developed by the police is that a “container” of novichok was likely discarded by Russian state-sponsored agents who had attempted to assassinate double-agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter on March 4.
By Bill Van Auken, 14 July 2018
The announcement of the criminal charges against the 12 Russians provoked a wave of hysteria from the US television news networks and Democratic Party officials.
By Thomas Scripps, 11 July 2018
The theory advanced by the government is that “Russia has committed an attack on British soil which has seen the death of a British citizen.”