Top House Intel Dem wants to call Ivanka as witness in Russia probe
The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee said he wants to call "dozens" more witnesses to testify in front of the panel in the Russia probe, including first daughter and presidential adviser Ivanka Trump.Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) told Reuters that he would like the committee's GOP leader Rep. Devin Nunes, to call Ivanka Trump and former White House strategist Steve Bannon as witnesses. He also wants Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner to testify again.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov commented on Monday, that the united states and it’ s allies are destabilizing the world . Buzz60.
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The United States and its allies are destabilizing the world by continually attempting to settle global issues through "dictating and putting forward ultimatums," Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Monday.
Lavrov, speaking at an annual news conference on Russian international issues, said an increasing number of nations are strengthening their military power to ensure sovereignty because of a decline in international law. He blamed the situation on bullying from the West.
Russian Forces Near North Korea Border Launch Air Drill
Russian jets launched a series of live-fire maneuvers in skies near its borders with North Korea and northern China in the first air drills held in the east of the country in 2018.Russia is one of only three countries that shares a land border with North Korea. Last year, its armed forces undertook a series of drills that included practice bombings by the air force, paratrooper jumps and amphibious landings by water.
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The United States and its allies are destabilizing the world by continually attempting to settle global issues through “dictating and putting forward ultimatums,” Russian Foreign “The methods they resort to to contain their rivals are, for the most part, rather dubious and unscrupulous ,” Lavrov said.
"The methods they resort to to contain their rivals are, for the most part, rather dubious and unscrupulous," Lavrov said. "Their range is wide — from deploying a global missile-defense system to unilateral sanctions, extraterritorial use of their legislation and threats to tackle any international issues in accordance with their own scenario exclusively, stopping at nothing, including the use of brute military force."
Lavrov reiterated Moscow’s commitment to the Iran nuclear deal, dismissing President Trump's pledge to make changes to the multination agreement. He said Moscow will not support U.S. effort to dictate terms unacceptable for Tehran.
"Unfortunately, our U.S. colleagues and their allies ... do not want to listen to the point of view of the other centers of the global politics," Lavrov said. "They do not want to recognize the realities of the forming multipolar world."
New U.S. sanctions attempt to influence Russia before election: Tass
A new round of U.S. sanctions expected against Moscow is an attempt to influence Russia's domestic affairs ahead of a presidential election, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov was quoted as saying on Saturday. Washington is expected to impose fresh penalties against Russia as soon as early February for its alleged meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential vote. Russia has repeatedly denied this.Moscow expects the United States to present two anti-Russian reports with the sanctions, Ryabkov told Tass news agency.
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"We will not support what the United States is trying to do, changing the wording of the agreement, incorporating things that will be absolutely unacceptable for Iran," Lavrov told a news conference in Moscow. Russia : ' Unscrupulous ' U . S . behavior destabilizes world .
Lavrov also pressed the U.S. to accept a plan forwarded by Russia and China that would stop U.S.-South Korean military drills in exchange for a halt in North Korea's nuclear and missile programs. North Korea and the U.S. have both essentially rejected the plan.
Lavrov said the U.S. and West are losing the dominant global positions they have enjoyed for more than 50 years "as new centers of economic growth, financial power and political influence are emerging in the natural course of history." He accused the U.S. of failing to adapt to the changing world.
"As ... the process of equal dialogue, and the process of creating constructive solutions, satisfying everyone, emerge, the United States, unfortunately, resorts to illegitimate methods," Lavrov said.
Russia short track star Ahn barred from 2018 Games .
Russia's Viktor Ahn, the most decorated Olympic short track speed skater, has been barred from competing at next month's Pyeongchang Winter Games in his native South Korea, the TASS news agency has reported. Born Ahn Hyun-soo in Seoul, the skater won three gold medals and a bronze at the 2006 Turin Games for South Korea but was passed over for Vancouver four years later due to a knee injury and after falling out with Korea's skating union.