Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers his speech at a gala on the occasion of the New Year at the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019. (Mikhail Metzel, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
(Mikhail Metzel, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
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December 27, 2019 - 7:19 am
By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's defense minister reported to President Vladimir Putin that a new hypersonic weapon of intercontinental range became operational Friday following years of tests. Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu informed Putin that the first missile unit...
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Former FBI Director James Comey talks with "Fox News Sunday" anchor Chris Wallace, Sunday morning, Dec. 15, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)
(AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)
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December 16, 2019 - 9:19 am
By ERIC TUCKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Former FBI Director James Comey acknowledged Sunday that a Justice Department inspector general report identified “real sloppiness" in the surveillance of a former Trump campaign aide and said he was wrong to have been “overconfident" about how the...
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Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz arrives for a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the IG's report on alleged abuses of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, Dec. 11, 2019, on Capitol Hill.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
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December 11, 2019 - 12:18 pm
By ERIC TUCKER and MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department's internal watchdog told Congress on Wednesday that he is concerned that “so many basic and fundamental errors" were made by the FBI as it investigated ties between the Trump campaign and Russia. Inspector...
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FBI Director Christopher Wray poses for a photo after an interview with The Associated Press, Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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December 10, 2019 - 12:51 pm
By ERIC TUCKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump lashed out Tuesday at FBI Director Christopher Wray, expressing dissatisfaction that Wray didn't cast a watchdog report on the origins of the Russia investigation as devastating for the bureau. In an interview with The...
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The cover page of the report issued by the Department of Justice inspector general is photographed in Washington, Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick)
(AP Photo/Jon Elswick)
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December 09, 2019 - 1:23 pm
By MICHAEL BALSAMO and ERIC TUCKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI was justified in opening its investigation into ties between the Trump presidential campaign and Russia and did not act with political bias, despite “serious performance failures” up the bureau’s chain of command, the...
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Jeff Katz
November 12, 2019 - 2:19 pm
2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) sent an official statement to Hillary Clinton's attorneys demanding the former Secretary of State retract her comments calling Gabbard a "Russian asset." The letter reads, "Your statement is defamatory, and we demand that you retract it...
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Jeff Katz
November 07, 2019 - 3:16 pm
Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) clashed with The View co-host Joy Behar on Wednesday morning after repeating accusations from Hillary Clinton that she is a "Russian asset." Behar said, "Well, Hillary Clinton started it, and then you shot back at her, boy. You called her...
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October 30, 2019 - 9:36 am
By ERIC TUCKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia interfered in the 2016 election and may try to sway next year's vote as well. But it's not the only nation with an eye on U.S. politics. American officials sounding the alarm about foreign efforts to disrupt the 2020 election include multiple...
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October 25, 2019 - 9:23 am
By MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has shifted its review of the Russia probe to a criminal investigation, a person familiar with the matter says. It's a move that is likely to raise concerns that President Donald Trump and his allies may be using the...
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October 23, 2019 - 9:28 am
By SUZAN FRASER and LEFTERIS PITARAKIS Associated Press AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP) — Russian military police began patrols on part of the Syrian border Wednesday, quickly moving to implement an accord with Turkey that divvies up control of northeastern Syria. The Kremlin told Kurdish fighters to pull...
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