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(Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
February 02, 2019 - 11:36 am
By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV , Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — Following in the footsteps of the U.S., Russia will abandon a centerpiece nuclear arms treaty but will only deploy intermediate-range nuclear missiles if Washington does so, President Vladimir Putin said Saturday. U.S. President Donald Trump...
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Associated Press
February 01, 2019 - 10:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said Friday it is freeing itself from the constraints of a nuclear arms control treaty with Russia and will begin withdrawing from the pact on Saturday. President Donald Trump blamed the Russians for the demise of the Cold War-era pact, known as the...
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(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
January 29, 2019 - 2:53 pm
By ROBERT BURNS , AP National Security Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Directly contradicting President Donald Trump, U.S. intelligence agencies told Congress on Tuesday that North Korea is unlikely to dismantle its nuclear arsenal, that the Islamic State group remains a threat and that the Iran nuclear...
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January 21, 2019 - 3:05 pm
By JOSEF FEDERMAN , Associated Press JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Monday claimed responsibility for a series of airstrikes on Iranian military targets in Syria, drifting further away from its longstanding policy of playing down or covering up its military activities in the war-torn country. For years...
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(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
January 19, 2019 - 9:19 am
By MARY CLARE JALONICK and ERIC TUCKER , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller's office has issued a rare public statement disputing the accuracy of BuzzFeed News' report that said President Donald Trump's former attorney told Mueller that the president directed him to...
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(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
January 08, 2019 - 3:04 pm
By MICHAEL BALSAMO, ERIC TUCKER and CHAD DAY , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A new court filing says former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort lied about sharing polling data on the 2016 presidential race with Konstantin Kilimnik, an associate accused of having ties to Russian intelligence...
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FILE - In this April 22, 2018 file photo, Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Moscow.   (AP Photo/Dmitry Serebryakov, File)
(AP Photo/Dmitry Serebryakov, File)
January 08, 2019 - 12:47 pm
By LARRY NEUMEISTER , Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A Russian lawyer who became a focal point of the investigation into whether there was collusion between Russians and President Donald Trump's election campaign was charged with obstruction of justice Tuesday in an unrelated case in New York...
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Associated Press
January 02, 2019 - 8:37 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the building collapse in Russia (all times local): 3:25 p.m. Russian emergency officials say the death toll in the collapse of an apartment building has risen to 21 after the recovery of two more bodies from the rubble. The discovery of the bodies on Wednesday afternoon...
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Associated Press
December 17, 2018 - 10:12 am
by Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A report compiled by private researchers and expected to be released Monday by the Senate intelligence committee says that "active and ongoing" Russian interference operations still exist on social media platforms, and that the Russian...
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Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, right, speaks with Ukraine's Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
(AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
December 04, 2018 - 12:53 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on a meeting of foreign ministers from NATO nations: (all times local): 6:20 p.m. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the United States will suspend its obligations under a landmark nuclear treaty in 60 days in response to Russia's alleged violation of the pact. Pompeo...
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