NO TRUMP BUMP IN RUSSIA EITHER | RUSSIA SAYS VOLKER + SURKOV WILL MEET IN MINSK | ZAPAD WATCH: PRE-GAME | CRYSTALLEX SEEKS TO MANEUVER CITGO FROM ROSNEFT COLLATERAL | REMEMBERING THE KURSK TRAGEDY, ANNIVERSARY MARKS 17 YEARS OF KREMLIN’S AGE OF DECEPTION

-----BREAKING-----   SANCTIONS HIT RUSSIA, NO “TRUMP BUMP” THERE EITHER Reuters reports, “New U.S. sanctions on Moscow have forced Russian business chiefs to accept that Donald Trump's rise to power is not about to produce a ‘Trump Bump’ in foreign investment.” Moscow’s great miscalculation comes back to bite them. Recall, “The latest measures allow Congress … Continue reading NO TRUMP BUMP IN RUSSIA EITHER | RUSSIA SAYS VOLKER + SURKOV WILL MEET IN MINSK | ZAPAD WATCH: PRE-GAME | CRYSTALLEX SEEKS TO MANEUVER CITGO FROM ROSNEFT COLLATERAL | REMEMBERING THE KURSK TRAGEDY, ANNIVERSARY MARKS 17 YEARS OF KREMLIN’S AGE OF DECEPTION

POLES GIVE PUTIN’S PUPPET A PLATFORM | WH WANTS NSC’S HILL IN THE ROOM TOMORROW | KISLYAK CRIES TRUMP IS DIFFICULT | KASPERSKY TIED TO FSB | RUSSIA CALLS PARATROOPERS TO BALTIC STATES’ BORDER | STRATCOM SITCOM

-----ON THE AGENDA-----   TRUMP IN WARSAW; SPEAKING AT GHETTO UPRISING MONUMENT If you care about history, humanity, the U.S. and Poland, today will be devastating. Ahead of Trump’s speech at the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Monument, where Lech Walesa is said to sit in the front row, Greenpeace Poland projected onto Warsaw’s most famous building, … Continue reading POLES GIVE PUTIN’S PUPPET A PLATFORM | WH WANTS NSC’S HILL IN THE ROOM TOMORROW | KISLYAK CRIES TRUMP IS DIFFICULT | KASPERSKY TIED TO FSB | RUSSIA CALLS PARATROOPERS TO BALTIC STATES’ BORDER | STRATCOM SITCOM

MASTER-PUPPET CONFAB COMING | TRUMP TRASH TO EUROPE | IT AIN’T OVER ‘TIL IT’S OVER | LNG + SPY DENS | AUGUST AUGER IS AROUND THE CORNER | GITMO DETAINEE WILL TAKE KARDASHIANS OVER RUSSIAN STATE-RUN RT

-----BREAKING-----   IS TRUMP READY TO BE TROTTED ON A LEASH? CNN reports, “President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will sit down for an official bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Hamburg on Friday rather than an informal pull-aside meeting.” Of course! When you are a puppet, you must … Continue reading MASTER-PUPPET CONFAB COMING | TRUMP TRASH TO EUROPE | IT AIN’T OVER ‘TIL IT’S OVER | LNG + SPY DENS | AUGUST AUGER IS AROUND THE CORNER | GITMO DETAINEE WILL TAKE KARDASHIANS OVER RUSSIAN STATE-RUN RT

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

CAR BOMB IN KIEV | MAKE AMERICA LOSE ITS MORAL COURAGE | NATO GENERAL ON RUSSIA’S CONTINUUM OF PEACE + CONFLICT | RECUSENIK FOR LEASE | STALINIST RUSSIA ALIVE + NOT WELL

-----BREAKING-----   CAR BOMB KILLS UKRAINIAN MILITARY INTEL COLONEL IN CENTRAL KIEV Reuters reports, “A colonel in Ukraine's military intelligence was killed by a car bomb in central Kiev on Tuesday, the defense ministry said, describing the incident as a ‘terrorist act.’” Reuters notes, “The police and the ministry did not give further details or … Continue reading CAR BOMB IN KIEV | MAKE AMERICA LOSE ITS MORAL COURAGE | NATO GENERAL ON RUSSIA’S CONTINUUM OF PEACE + CONFLICT | RECUSENIK FOR LEASE | STALINIST RUSSIA ALIVE + NOT WELL

COMEY ON THE HILL | MOSCOW MARINE + MACRON DEBATE | EASY THERE T REX | LOVEBIRDS! STAND DOWN, LAVROV | MELANIA’S NOTE TO ASSANGE’S GIRL FRIEND

-----BREAKING-----   COMEY ON THE HILL: FUCK YOU RUSSIA FBI Director James Comey was back on the Hill Wednesday, testifying for close to four hours about Russian hacking interference in last year’s election and saying minimal about the ongoing FBI investigation into Trump’s ties to Russia. He did however acknowledge totally and fully, “It was … Continue reading COMEY ON THE HILL | MOSCOW MARINE + MACRON DEBATE | EASY THERE T REX | LOVEBIRDS! STAND DOWN, LAVROV | MELANIA’S NOTE TO ASSANGE’S GIRL FRIEND