Russia

This courtroom sketch depicts Maria Butina, a 29-year-old gun-rights activist suspected of being a covert Russian agent.(Dana Verkouteren via AP)
(Dana Verkouteren via AP)
July 19, 2018 - 1:13 pm
By ANGELA CHARLTON , Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — Russian Embassy officials were to meet Thursday with a Siberian gun rights activist jailed in Washington on charges of spying on the United States, as Moscow blasted the arrest as "anti-Russian hysteria." The embassy said in a Facebook post that...
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July 19, 2018 - 12:00 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin called his first summit with President Donald Trump a success — but warned Thursday that Trump's opponents in the U.S. are hampering any progress on what they discussed, such as limiting their nuclear arsenals or ending the Syrian war. In his first...
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July 18, 2018 - 3:59 pm
By AMANDA LEE MYERS and BEN FINLEY, Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — U.S. military veterans have had mixed reactions to President Donald Trump's statements during a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Some say they are a betrayal, with the commander in chief giving more credence to...
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July 18, 2018 - 2:14 pm
By ZEKE MILLER, LISA MASCARO and KEN THOMAS , Associated Press Eds: Updates with Trump comments. Adds byline. AP Video. With AP Photos. WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday denied Russia is still targeting the United States, a claim sharply at odds with recent warnings from his top...
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July 17, 2018 - 3:47 pm
By ZEKE MILLER and LISA MASCARO , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Blistered by bipartisan condemnation of his embrace of a longtime U.S. enemy, President Donald Trump sought Tuesday to "clarify" his public undermining of American intelligence agencies, saying he had misspoken when he said he saw...
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July 17, 2018 - 1:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee wants Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to brief Capitol Hill about President Donald Trump's meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Sen. Bob Corker told reporters that Pompeo will "hopefully" come before the...
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July 17, 2018 - 1:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The No. 2 Senate Republican says there may be additional sanctions on Russia in the upheaval following President Donald Trump's summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Sen. John Cornyn of Texas told reporters that sanctions might draw bipartisan support because Democrats...
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July 13, 2018 - 1:11 pm
By ERIC TUCKER , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Twelve Russian intelligence officers were indicted on charges they hacked into Democratic email accounts during the 2016 U.S. presidential election and released stolen information in the months before Americans headed to the polls, the Justice...
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July 08, 2018 - 7:45 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the nerve agent poisonings in England (all times local): 9:50 p.m. British police say a woman who was exposed to a nerve agent in southern England has died. London's Metropolitan Police said 44-year-old Dawn Sturgess died Sunday in a hospital in Salisbury. Sturgess had...
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July 06, 2018 - 1:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — An FBI agent removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's team because of derogatory text messages about President Donald Trump is expected to speak publicly to members of Congress next week. The House judiciary and oversight committees announced a Thursday morning hearing for...
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