Contents tagged with Michael Flynn

  • Putin admits meeting Flynn in 2015

    Russian President Vladimir Putin saw Lieutenant-General Michael Flynn, former U.S. National Security Advisor, but was not acquainted with him. The head of Russia said this in an interview with NBC, an excerpt of which is posted on the American television network’s website.

    Putin was asked to explain how, in 2015, Flynn was sitting at a table with him at a reception for the news channel Russia Today. According to the Russian leader, when he arrived at the event, a certain gentleman was sitting …

  • Moscow accuses US of wiretapping Russian ambassador

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that the American intelligence agency has been wiretapping Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak in Washington.

    “In relation to the scandal that was built up regarding Flynn, who only worked as Trump’s adviser for several weeks, the US intelligence told reporters absolutely officially, but anonymously, that, for example, the communications, as they put it, of our ambassador Kislyak were being routinely wiretapped, including his reports to Moscow on what …

  • U.S. Senator John McCain: Flynn’s resignation raises further questions about the Trump administration’s intentions toward Russia

    The resignation of National Security Advisor, Michael T. Flynn, raises even more questions about how the administration of President Donald Trump will cooperate with Russia, according to the head of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Republican Senator John McCain.

    "General Flynn’s resignation also raises further questions about the Trump administration’s intentions toward Vladimir Putin’s Russia," John McCain indicated in a statement released on Tuesday.

    In addition, the senator said he …

  • Russians blame ‘Russophobia’ in the U.S. Administration for Flynn resignation

    Russians have considered the dismissal of the U.S. President’s National Security Advisor Michael Flynn to be an act of ‘paranoia’. The dismissal was triggered by Flynn’s contacts with the Russian government, which occurred without the prior knowledge of the U.S. Administration.

    Konstantin Kosachev, Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Federation Council of the Russian State Duma, wrote about the occurrence on his Facebook page.

    "Either Trump has not found his desired independence and …