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January 02, 2019 - 10:45 am
By Jason Hanna (CNN) -- Russia says it granted consular access Wednesday to an American citizen it accuses of spying, five days after the corporate security director was arrested in a mysterious case in which no one has publicly said what exactly he's accused of doing. US consular officials were...
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Russia detains US citizen on suspicion of spying
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December 31, 2018 - 8:35 am
By Nathan Hodge, Mary Ilyushina, AnneClaire Stapleton and Susannah Cullinane, CNN (CNN) -- Russia has detained a US citizen on suspicion of spying, according to the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB). American Paul Whelan was arrested December 28 in Moscow "while carrying out an act of...
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, center, and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, right, arrive for a round table meeting of the North Atlantic Council with Georgia and Ukraine at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018.
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December 04, 2018 - 5:52 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The United States warned Russia Tuesday it has 60 days to start complying with a landmark missile treaty or Washington could abandon the pact, creating doubts about nuclear security in Europe. At NATO talks in Brussels, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Russia of "cheating at...
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Michael Cohen, left, walks out of federal court with his attorney Guy Petrillo, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, in New York.
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November 30, 2018 - 9:44 am
By Eric Tucker, Larru Neumeister and Chad Day, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The surprise plea agreement with President Donald Trump's former lawyer made clear that prosecutors believe Michael Cohen was continuing to pursue the Trump Tower Moscow project weeks after his boss had clinched the...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks as he meets with the students while visiting the Sirius Educational Centre for Gifted Children during the traditional opening of the school year known as the "Day of Knowledge" in Sochi, Sept. 1, 2018.
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September 03, 2018 - 3:32 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian state-owned television channel has a new weekly current affairs program devoted to President Vladimir Putin. The first episode of "Moscow. Kremlin. Putin." aired on Sunday night, stressing the Russian president's work to address various crises and stay in touch with ordinary...
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Bering Strait
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August 03, 2018 - 11:06 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A U.S. citizen has been detained in Russia's Far East after accidently sailing there from Alaska on a small boat, officials said Friday. John Martin had been traveling down the Yukon River across Alaska on a one-person boat when he ended up in the open Bering Sea, said Russian Foreign...
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An elderly woman holds a poster reads "Want to Retire, it's time to change the authority!" during a rally protesting retirement age hikes in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, July 28, 2018.
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July 28, 2018 - 12:02 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Tens of thousands of demonstrators have rallied throughout Russia to protest plans to substantially hike the age at which Russian men and women can receive their state retirement pensions. A crowd estimated at more than 10,000 attended a protest in Moscow that was called by the...
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Police conduct searches of Queen Elizabeth Gardens, Salisbury, where Dawn Sturgess visited before she fell ill after coming into contact with Novichok.
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July 19, 2018 - 1:38 pm
By Nina dos Santos and Judith Vonberg, CNN (CNN) -- Police have identified two suspects in the poisoning of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia, a source with knowledge of the investigation told CNN Thursday. The pair left the UK in the wake of the attack on what is...
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In this photo taken on Sunday, April 21, 2013, Maria Butina, leader of a pro-gun organization in Russia, speaks to a crowd during a rally in support of legalizing the possession of handguns in Moscow, Russia.
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July 19, 2018 - 8:10 am
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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U.S. President Donald Trump, left, smiles beside Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.
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July 17, 2018 - 6:57 am
By Jonathan Lemire, Jill Colvin and Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press HELSINKI (AP) — In an extraordinary embrace of a longtime U.S. enemy, President Donald Trump openly questioned his own intelligence agencies' firm finding that Russia meddled in the 2016 U.S. election to his benefit, seeming...
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