Justice Ministry attorney Svetlana Borisova said in court Thursday that the Witnesses “ pose a threat to the rights of the citizens, public order and public security,” the Interfax news agency reported.
The U.S. intelligence community first began keeping an eye on Page after investigators discovered that a Russian spy tried to recruit him in 2013.
Three years later, alarm bells went off again when Page, now serving as a foreign policy adviser on the Trump campaign, traveled to the Russian capital to give a Kremlin-friendly speech before the prestigious New Economic School, former and current intelligence officials confirmed to the New York Times on Wednesday.
Two of the reported documents include a strategy paper written in the Moscow-based institute last June and a paper from October saying that pro-Russian social media assets and news outlets should focus on voter fraud rather than promoting Trump given the small likelihood of him winning.
Oil behemoth Exxon Mobil has recently asked the Treasury Department to work in a joint venture with Russia’s state-owned Rosneft in the Black Sea, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.
Wielding two pistols, the mechanical marksman appears to successfully shoot at different targets at the same time, perfect for when, say, several humans attempt to disarm it.
An American aircraft targeting ISIS tunnels dropped the behemoth bomb in Afghanistan Thursday — marking the first time it’s been used in combat.
Three attacks were recorded in February and in March 2017 the ministry “noticed substantially increased activity of so-called bots” from the U.S.,” spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said at a briefing Wednesday.
FBI Director James Comey told Congress last month that his agency has been investigating links between the Trump campaign and Russia since last summer as part of a broader look into alleged Kremlin meddling in the election.
The U.S. has said that the attack in the Idlib province last week, where the dozens of victims included civilians and a large number of children, came from Syrian government forces in a six-year civil war with rebels.