President Trump and the Republicans have repeatedly stated that the identity of the whistleblower should be revealed and have pressured the media to identify him.
The publication of the transcript of the 25 July call between Trump and Zelensky didn't stop the impeachment investigation against POTUS, despite the US president claiming that he had a "pitch perfect" conversation with his Ukrainian counterpart.
The statement comes amid confirmation by officials from both the US and China that the two parties seek to scale back certain tariffs on each other's products as part of an initial trade deal, once it has been signed.
Relations between the allies have been marred since last year when Washington imposed new steel and aluminium tariffs. The EU responded with retaliation measures, which resulted in a further exchange of threats, including the US plan to impose a 25% levy on foreign cars. The decision on it is to be announced in mid-November.
Bitcoin is the world’s most famous cryptocurrency but it has many imitators, one of which is OneCoin, which has been exposed as a scam in a popular podcast. Why is OneCoin still trading and why has the European Union and the Bulgarian government taken no action against it?
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The Pentagon on Friday denied reports that a US drone was shot down by Iranian defence forces in the province of Khuzestan, saying all American military equipment in the area is accounted for.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia sees the nomination of John Sullivan as the United States' new ambassador to Russia as a sign that Washington attaches importance to the state of bilateral ties, and hopes that he will work toward improving the relations, if appointed, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said.
The barrier separated West Berlin from the German Democratic Republic, which was part of the Eastern Bloc during the Cold War.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Extension of the Russian-US Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) is the only way to avoid further erosion of arms control and prevent strategic stability degradation, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Friday, accusing Washington of ignoring Moscow's concerns.
BEIJING (Sputnik) - The United States must abandon its policy of unilateral sanctions and pressure on Iran, China's special envoy for Middle East, Zhai Jun, said on Friday, commenting on new US sanctions.
The company was repeatedly accused of not investing enough time and effort to stop the flow of fake news and prevent meddling during the 2016 presidential elections. At the same time, numerous media and politicians have raised concerns that new policies, meant to fight against misinformation could be used to suppress "unwanted" opinions.
Attorney Alan Dershowitz has reportedly filed a counter-suit in response to Virginia Roberts Giuffre’s initial legal action against him for defamation, claiming that the alleged sex victim of deceased American paedophile Jeffrey Epstein is being "pressured" to "make money".
An upcoming book reportedly seeking to provide a character analysis of US President Donald Trump reads like a barrage of personal attacks, judging by excerpts provided by The Washington Post.
The two supposedly competing networks reportedly conspired to retaliate against an employee who leaked video footage that revealed ABC spiked a Jeffrey Epstein story several years ago.
Evidence gathered from the impeachment inquiry reportedly suggests that Mick Mulvaney was directly involved in Trump's purported effort to withhold security assistance to Ukraine as means of pressuring Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate possible corruption by US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and his son Hunter.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US Senators Ron Johnson and Chuck Grassley wrote a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo requesting a trove of documents detailing contacts between the State Department and Burisma, the Ukrainian energy company that hired former Vice President Joe Biden’s son Hunter.
Despite supporting the policies of US President Donald Trump, the former attorney general does not appear to enjoy Trump’s support in return, indicating that the former Trump appointee is in for a rocky ride.
Despite years of resistance, Germany will be the recipient of an 84-inch bronze statue of former US President Ronald Reagan following a Friday inauguration ceremony - one day prior to the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.
The New York Supreme Court has ordered US President Donald Trump to pay a $2 million penalty for misusing funds from his charitable foundation for his own interests, including during the 2016 presidential campaign.
US President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Thursday to let the American people know that the “degenerate” Washington Post fabricated its recent piece that said he attempted to get Attorney General Bill Barr to hold a press conference that reaffirmed his phone call with his Ukrainian counterpart was indeed “perfect.”