Trump faces pressure over Russia bounties to kill U.S. troops – The Denver Post

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Tuesday came under growing pressure to respond to allegations that Russia offered bounties for killing American troops in Afghanistan, with Democrats demanding answers and accusing Trump of bowing to Russian President Vladimir Putin at the risk of U.S. soldiers’ lives. Frustrated House Democrats returning from a briefing at the […]

Russia offered Afghan militants bounties to kill U.S. troops: NY Times

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. intelligence has concluded that the Russian military offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants in Afghanistan to kill American troops and other coalition forces, the New York Times reported on Friday. Citing officials briefed on the matter, the Times said the United States determined months ago that a Russian military intelligence unit linked […]