Russia

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June 08, 2018 - 12:18 pm
By NATALIYA VASILYEVA , Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — A museum studying Soviet prison camps said Friday it has discovered a secret Russian order in 2014 instructing officials to destroy data on prisoners — a move it said "could have catastrophic consequences for studying the history of the camps...
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June 06, 2018 - 11:36 am
By MARY CLARE JALONICK , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan is agreeing with another senior House Republican who says there's no evidence that the FBI planted a "spy" in President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign. The comments contradict Trump, who has insisted the agency...
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June 04, 2018 - 12:48 pm
By JONATHAN LEMIRE and CATHERINE LUCEY , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump asserted his presidential power and escalated his efforts to discredit the special counsel Russia probe Monday, declaring he has the "absolute right" to pardon himself and attacking the investigation...
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May 31, 2018 - 10:59 am
By ASHLEY THOMAS , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Thursday that he didn't fire FBI Director James Comey over the Russia investigation, despite previously citing that as the reason. His lawyer, meanwhile, blasted federal investigators as "a lynching mob" the Trump...
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May 27, 2018 - 6:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's legal team would advise that he refuse to submit to an interview with special counsel Robert Mueller unless the team can review classified information shared with select lawmakers about the origins of the FBI investigation into Russia's election meddling,...
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May 24, 2018 - 8:50 am
BUNNIK, Netherlands (AP) — Detailed analysis of video and photos has unequivocally established that the Buk missile that brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine nearly four years ago came from a Russia-based military unit, an international team of investigators said Thursday...
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May 22, 2018 - 5:39 pm
By DESMOND BUTLER and CHAD DAY , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declined to say Tuesday whether he has confidence in Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, escalating pressure on the Justice Department as his White House negotiated rare access to classified documents for...
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May 21, 2018 - 10:55 am
By BASSEM MROUE , Associated press BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's military said Monday it has retaken the last neighborhoods in southern Damascus held by the Islamic State group and declared the Syrian capital and its surroundings "completely safe" from militants for the first time in nearly seven years...
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May 20, 2018 - 9:05 pm
By JONATHAN LEMIRE and DARLENE SUPERVILLE , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Sunday that he will "demand" that the Justice Department open an investigation into whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign, an extraordinary order that came hours before his...
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May 18, 2018 - 11:02 am
By ANNE FLAHERTY and CATHERINE LUCEY , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's attorney said Friday the special counsel in the Russia probe has narrowed the scope of potential questions for the president, even as Trump advanced an unverified theory that the Justice Department...
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