PESKOV FINALLY RESPONDS TO COHEN’S EMAIL | MOSCOW: CAN WE TALK TO THE REAL POWER? | MUELLER SQUEEZES MANAFORT | US HAS NATO AMBASSADOR AGAIN | SCHROEDER TO JOIN ROSNEFT BOARD | NAVALNY REVEALS SECRET PUTIN MUSEUM + DACHA ISLAND | BUT HIS EMAILS! | LEAK KAMPF

-----BREAKING-----   KREMLIN CONFIRMS IT DID NOT RESPOND TO COHEN’S EMAIL TO PESKOV The Washington Post reports, “A spokesman for Russian President Vladi­mir Putin confirmed on Wednesday that he had received a request for assistance on a stalled Trump Tower real estate project in Moscow from a close aide to President Trump during the 2016 … Continue reading PESKOV FINALLY RESPONDS TO COHEN’S EMAIL | MOSCOW: CAN WE TALK TO THE REAL POWER? | MUELLER SQUEEZES MANAFORT | US HAS NATO AMBASSADOR AGAIN | SCHROEDER TO JOIN ROSNEFT BOARD | NAVALNY REVEALS SECRET PUTIN MUSEUM + DACHA ISLAND | BUT HIS EMAILS! | LEAK KAMPF

RUSSIA STEALS MALWARE DESIGNS FROM UKRAINIAN HACKER, NOW FBI WITNESS | PUTIN’S FAV RUSSIA PARTY’S ROHRABACHER MEETS PUTIN AGENT ASSANGE | RUSSIA LOVES NAZIS | ZAPAD WATCH | FBI COUNTER-INTELLIGENCE OFFICER STEPS DOWN FROM MUELLER PROBE | GULAG MEMORIAL GOES UP

-----BREAKING-----   FBI HAS A UKRAINIAN HACKER WITNESS; RUSSIA STOLE MALWARE DESIGN The New York Times reports, “The hacker, known only by his online alias ‘Profexer,’” whose “ posts, already accessible only to a small band of fellow hackers and cybercriminals looking for software tips, blinked out in January — just days after American intelligence agencies … Continue reading RUSSIA STEALS MALWARE DESIGNS FROM UKRAINIAN HACKER, NOW FBI WITNESS | PUTIN’S FAV RUSSIA PARTY’S ROHRABACHER MEETS PUTIN AGENT ASSANGE | RUSSIA LOVES NAZIS | ZAPAD WATCH | FBI COUNTER-INTELLIGENCE OFFICER STEPS DOWN FROM MUELLER PROBE | GULAG MEMORIAL GOES UP

PENCE IN PODGORICA | TRUMP’S OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE UH OH, WHITE HOUSE LIKE OH, NO BIGGIE | SETH RICH RELATED LAWSUIT TARGETS FAUX NEWS FOX | TRUMP + T REX OPPOSE RUSSIA SANCTIONS | T REX TO MEET LAVROV AGAIN | WRAY CONFIRMED AS FBI DIRECTOR

-----ON THE AGENDA-----   PENCE ARRIVES IN MONTENEGRO AT END OF EASTERN EUROPE TRIP Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reports, “U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has arrived in Montenegro on the final leg of a tour of Eastern Europe.” He is in Podgorica, the most boring of the Balkan capitals “as a show of U.S. support … Continue reading PENCE IN PODGORICA | TRUMP’S OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE UH OH, WHITE HOUSE LIKE OH, NO BIGGIE | SETH RICH RELATED LAWSUIT TARGETS FAUX NEWS FOX | TRUMP + T REX OPPOSE RUSSIA SANCTIONS | T REX TO MEET LAVROV AGAIN | WRAY CONFIRMED AS FBI DIRECTOR

PENCE IN EAST EURO | PRELUDE TO A SLAUGHTER | WHITE HOUSE SURVIVOR: REINCE SASHAYS AWAY, KELLY IN, MCMASTER ON THE ROCKS | BEWARE THE BACK DOOR TO REMOVING SANCTIONS | RUSSIA RETALIATES + RESTRICTS THE INTERNET | PROFILES OF KEY PLAYERS

-----ON THE AGENDA-----   PENCE KICKS OFF EASTERN EUROPE TOUR The AP reports, “Vice President Mike Pence visits three countries in Russia's neighborhood,” in order “to signal support for them and NATO while drawing a line against aggression.” According to the AP, “Pence's mission will be encouraging those countries to continue to ally with the … Continue reading PENCE IN EAST EURO | PRELUDE TO A SLAUGHTER | WHITE HOUSE SURVIVOR: REINCE SASHAYS AWAY, KELLY IN, MCMASTER ON THE ROCKS | BEWARE THE BACK DOOR TO REMOVING SANCTIONS | RUSSIA RETALIATES + RESTRICTS THE INTERNET | PROFILES OF KEY PLAYERS

JARED SPEAKS – NO HE RELEASES A *STATEMENT* | UDAY’S LADY LAWYER FRIEND IS ALSO FSB’S LAWYER | EIGHTH MAN’S FSB TIES | SESSIONS TALKED CAMPAIGN WITH KISLYAK | FLYNN BACK IN BIZ | SPICER RESIGNS | SANCTIONS ARE ON | CHINESE IN THE BALTIC SEA

-----BREAKING-----   JARED SPEAKS – SORT OF, OK HE RELEASED A STATEMENT The Washington Post reports, “Jared Kushner, President Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law, plans to detail four meetings,” while denying “any improper contacts or collusion in testimony to a congressional panel on Monday.” According to the Washington Post, “Kushner defends his interactions with Russian Ambassador … Continue reading JARED SPEAKS – NO HE RELEASES A *STATEMENT* | UDAY’S LADY LAWYER FRIEND IS ALSO FSB’S LAWYER | EIGHTH MAN’S FSB TIES | SESSIONS TALKED CAMPAIGN WITH KISLYAK | FLYNN BACK IN BIZ | SPICER RESIGNS | SANCTIONS ARE ON | CHINESE IN THE BALTIC SEA

DEAD MAN TALKING | TECHWORLD’S SANCTIONS BUSTING | BUZZFEED SEEKS STEELE DOSSIER DOCS FROM FEDS | INSECURE NETWORKS ARE THE NEW DEAD DROPS

-----BREAKING-----   THE LITTLE MAN WANTS TO MAKE THE SMALL MAN WAIT + BEG Newsweek reports, “The Kremlin has underlined that the planned meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump, will have to hinge on Putin’s busy schedule.” Both insecure losers will be in Hamburg, Germany this week for the G20. … Continue reading DEAD MAN TALKING | TECHWORLD’S SANCTIONS BUSTING | BUZZFEED SEEKS STEELE DOSSIER DOCS FROM FEDS | INSECURE NETWORKS ARE THE NEW DEAD DROPS

U.S. ARMY 242 YEARS OLD TODAY, TRUMP 71 GOING ON 7 | GUNFIRE AT CONGRESSIONAL BASEBALL GAME | A MESSAGE OF SORTS? | RUSSIAN HACKING MORE WIDESPREAD THAN REPORTED AGAIN | SENATE VOTES ON SANCTIONS

BREAKING STORY: CONGRESSIONAL BASEBALL GAME SHOT UP Multiple outlets are reporting a shooting at a baseball game in Alexandria, Virginia involving members of Congress. Early reports indicate Rep. Steve Scalise was shot. CBS News reports four shot, including the gunman and Scalise. Given what else is going on in the country and the fact that … Continue reading U.S. ARMY 242 YEARS OLD TODAY, TRUMP 71 GOING ON 7 | GUNFIRE AT CONGRESSIONAL BASEBALL GAME | A MESSAGE OF SORTS? | RUSSIAN HACKING MORE WIDESPREAD THAN REPORTED AGAIN | SENATE VOTES ON SANCTIONS