Mystery of Russian Fake on Facebook Solved, by a Brazilian

The Times concluded that “Melvin Redick” on Facebook was a fake American created by Russia as part of its propaganda campaign. But where did the man’s photos come from?

In Retaliation, U.S. Orders Russia to Close Consulate in San Francisco

The order to close a consulate and diplomatic annexes in New York and Washington was expected since Russia told the United States to cut its embassy staff in Moscow.

Felix Sater, Trump Associate, Boasted That Moscow Business Deal ‘Will Get Donald Elected’

Emails show that Felix Sater promised to get Vladimir Putin’s support for a Trump Tower in Moscow. “Our boy can become president,” he wrote.

Reverence for Putin on the Right Buys Trump Cover

Conservatives spent years venerating President Putin. Now they seem willing to look the other way regarding evidence of Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

Trump Backed Off Putin Because ‘What Do You Do? End Up in a Fistfight?’

Speaking to reporters on Air Force One, the president offered his first extended account of the meeting he held with the Russian leader last week.