The us state Department report on "Russian propaganda" intended to stifle a formal proposal from Moscow on the resumption of cooperation with the United States, said the Russian Embassy in Washington.
Previously, the Center for global interaction at the Department of state published a report on "the pillars of the Russian disinformation", which presents the concept of "Russian propaganda" under this definition, in particular, summed up the Russian media with state funding. As examples of disinformation are the headers Sputnik, RIA Novosti, RT, channel one, "Russia 24" and others.
The Department of state published on Wednesday the report "Foundations of the Russian system of misinformation and propaganda" which sistematizirovat his concept of "Russian propaganda" under the definition of "propaganda", in particular, summed up the Russian media with state funding.
In particular, as examples of disinformation are the headers Sputnik, RIA Novosti, RT, channel one, "Russia 24" and others. In particular, an example of disinformation called publication RIA Novosti "(British Prime Minister) Johnson will conduct an artificial ventilation of the lungs". Evidence that this misinformation is not given.
U.S. authorities are increasing pressure on German and European companies involved in the construction of "Nord stream — 2", the newspaper "Die Welt" with reference to sources.
It is emphasized that the United States conducted two videoconferences with contractors of the gas pipeline from Germany and other European countries to "to indicate the far-reaching consequences for their further participation in the project". They were attended by representatives of the state Department, the Ministry of Finance and US Department of energy.
The United States reserves the right to retaliate in the event of a threat in space, said assistant Secretary of state for international security and nonproliferation Christopher Ford.
"Our policy is to warn and restrain, and if necessary, respond appropriately to threats to our objects in space, are important components of our space infrastructure... if there are such attacks or the threat, of course, we reserve the right to reply in the wrong place at the wrong time and in a manner which we deem necessary", - said Ford at a press briefing, answering a question on possible responses to Russia's actions.
Washington condemns the violence against journalists, said RIA Novosti in the Department of state in response to a request for comment on the attack on police employees of the First channel in Portland.
"The US is committed to protecting the security of press workers and they will investigate and seek responsibility in cases when someone, including law enforcement officials, will be rightly accused of violating the law," — said the representative office.
Washington has threatened sanctions companies involved in the construction of the pipeline "Nord stream — 2".
"Leave immediately or there will be consequences," — said the head of the state Department Mike Pompeo at a press conference.
U.S. welcomes China willingness to negotiate on arms control and invited the Chinese delegation to the talks with Russia in Vienna on this issue, according to the state Department.
Earlier, the Director of the Department of arms control of Chinese foreign Ministry Fu Cong said that China is ready to join trilateral talks on disarmament with the United States and Russia if the US agrees to reduce its nuclear Arsenal to China's level.
The United States from September 2019 to March 2020, has reduced the number of deployed strategic carriers of nuclear weapons in 10 sea missiles and three bombers, follows from the data of the us state Department.
According to information published yesterday on the website of the state Department, on March 1, 2020, the US had deployed 398 Intercontinental ballistic missile Minuteman-3, 210 sea-launched ballistic missiles Trident-2 and 47 heavy bombers B-2A and B-52H.
The official representative of the Chinese foreign Ministry Zhao Lijiang stated that "won't waste time" to comment on statements by US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo about the situation in Hong Kong.
Pompeo previously accused the Chinese authorities in imposing censorship in Hong Kong "Orwellian". According to Pompeo, "local authorities in the spirit of Orwell's Central government has created the office of national security, began to remove books critical of the CCP, from library shelves, banned political slogans and now require schools to censor. He added that so far Hong Kong has prospered, because there's "allow free thinking and freedom of speech at the independent rule of law."
The Libyan national army (LNA), under the command of Khalifa the Haftarot during the talks, assured U.S. commitment to dialogue under the UN auspices, both sides confirmed their intention to work towards de-escalation of the conflict in Libya, according to the state Department.
On the eve of the USA and representatives of the LNA held a virtual meeting to discuss the issue of demobilization of the militias in Libya.
The number of militants grouping "Islamic state"* (IG*) in Syria and Iraq could reach 18 thousand, and about 1 thousand fighters in Afghanistan, according to the U.S. Department of state report on terrorism for 2019.
It is noted that IG* has strengthened its presence outside the zone of conflict in Iraq and Syria.
The U.S. state Department condemned the terrorist attack in Syria and called for a political settlement in the country.
The Syrian newspaper Al-Watan reported that at least three people were killed in the explosion of a car bomb in tel-the Khalaf. Later, the defense Ministry of Turkey reported five dead and 12 wounded in the terrorist attack using an explosive device in the settlement of tell Halaf near the town of RAS al-ain in the province of hasakah in Northern Syria.
The U.S. state Department said Monday, bringing several Chinese media in the list of "foreign missions (missions)" due to the fact that they are controlled by the authorities of the PRC.
"In accordance with the law "On foreign missions," the state Department publishes today a new definition in which the operation of China Central television, Chinese News Service, "national daily Newspapers" and "global times" the United States is defined as a foreign mission", - stated in the message Department.
State Duma Deputy from the Crimea Ruslan Balbec said that it is forbidden in Russia the organization "Jehovah's Witnesses and Hizb ut-Tahrir"* are "fosterling us Department of state".
The U.S. state Department on Wednesday published an annual report on the implementation of freedom of religion in the world in 2019, which again accused the Russian authorities of harassment prohibited in the country organizations of "Jehovah's Witnesses and Hizb ut-Tahrir"*.
Russia should "get out of the Middle East" because it is "destructive role", said assistant Secretary of state David Schenker. Russian politicians said that the destructive role in the region plays primarily the United States, continued the policy of intervention, and Russia is helping Syria in the fight against terrorism and is there legally.
Schenker fell on Russia in a speech during a videoconference in the Middle East Institute in Washington.
The US government sells the property in elite districts of Hong Kong amid rising tensions between China and the United States because of the action of the PRC regarding Hong Kong, reports Bloomberg, citing a source in the state Department.
Property, including several residences, located in the heart Shouson hill and is estimated at $ 1.3 billion, the Agency reports citing the website HK01, where ads were placed on sale. It is noted that real estate owned by one of the richest oligarchs of the city.
A grant from the U.S. Department of state on the theme "exposing the misinformation of the Russian public health services" can be considered a direct order of Washington to discredit Russian efforts to confront the pandemic COVID-19, said Thursday the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
Earlier, the Bureau for international public Affairs of the US state Department has decided to issue a grant for "exposing the misinformation of the Russian public health services". The US state Department has published information on the grant of 250 thousand dollars on may 21. Earlier, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in an interview with the Italian newspaper la Repubblica said that Russia and China are supposedly spreading disinformation to increase the influence of NATO member States and the European Union and their instability in the conditions of a pandemic coronavirus. The Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in turn said that the U.S. under conditions of pandemic coronavirus put forward unfounded accusations against China and Russia.