Russia

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August 06, 2019 - 2:21 pm
By ERIC TUCKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A veteran FBI agent who wrote derogatory text messages about Donald Trump filed a lawsuit Tuesday charging that the bureau caved to "unrelenting pressure" from the president when it fired him. The suit from Peter Strzok also alleges he was unfairly...
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(Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
August 05, 2019 - 5:26 pm
By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday that Russia would only deploy new intermediate-range missiles if the United States does and called for urgent arms control talks to prevent a chaotic arms race following the demise of a key nuclear...
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August 05, 2019 - 2:24 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Massive explosions at a Russian military ammunition depot in Siberia injured at least eight people and prompted the evacuation of thousands Monday. Russia's Defense Ministry said a fire triggered the explosions at a storage facility for gunpowder charges near the city of Achinsk in...
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August 01, 2019 - 6:23 pm
By ERIC TUCKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has declined to prosecute former FBI Director and Richmond Federal Prosecutor James Comey over his handling of a series of memos he wrote that documented personal interactions with President Donald Trump, a person familiar...
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July 28, 2019 - 6:45 pm
By ZEKE MILLER, ERIC TUCKER and DEB RIECHMANN Associated Press t WASHINGTON (AP) — Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats is leaving his job next month, ending a two-year tenure marked by President Donald Trump's clashes with intelligence officials. Trump announced Coats' departure on Aug. 15...
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July 24, 2019 - 3:22 pm
By JONATHAN LEMIRE and DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his allies did not wait for Robert Mueller to finish testifying Wednesday about his investigation into the sitting president before framing the moment as a victory for the White House, mocking...
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This image released by Joint Staff, Ministry of Defense, shows Russian A-50 airborne early warning and control aircraft flying near the Korean-controlled island called Takeshima in Japanese.  (Joint Staff, Ministry of Defense via AP)
(Joint Staff, Ministry of Defense via AP)
July 23, 2019 - 12:55 pm
By HYUNG-JIN KIM Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean air force jets fired 360 rounds of warning shots Tuesday after a Russian military plane twice violated South Korea's airspace off the country's eastern coast, Seoul officials said in an announcement that was quickly disputed...
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June 28, 2019 - 2:41 pm
By BEN NADLER Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter said Friday he believes President Donald Trump actually lost the 2016 election and is president only because of Russian interference. Carter made the comments during a discussion on human rights at a resort in Leesburg,...
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June 26, 2019 - 3:53 am
By MARY CLARE JALONICK, ERIC TUCKER and LISA MASCARO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller has agreed to testify publicly before Congress on July 17 after Democrats issued subpoenas to compel him to appear, the chairmen of two House committees announced Tuesday. Mueller'...
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June 24, 2019 - 1:58 pm
By DEB RIECHMANN and KEVIN FREKING Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Monday targeting Iran's supreme leader and his associates with financial sanctions, the latest action the U.S. has taken to discourage Tehran from developing nuclear weapons and...
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