Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev walk prior to a cabinet meeting in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020.
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AP News
January 15, 2020 - 10:53 am
The entire Russian government is resigning, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev announced Wednesday, after President Vladimir Putin proposed sweeping reforms that would weaken his successor. Read more here.
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Protesters demonstrate over the U.S. airstrike in Iraq that killed Iranian Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani in Tehran, Iran, Jan. 3, 2020.
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AP News
January 03, 2020 - 8:22 am
Global powers warned Friday that the world has become a more dangerous place and urged restraint after the U.S. assassinated Iran's top general, although Britain and Germany also suggested that Iran shared blame for provoking the targeted killing that dramatically ratcheted up tensions in the...
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Vladimir Putin
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AP News
December 19, 2019 - 8:36 am
Russia has signaled it will file an appeal against its four-year Olympic ban due to World Anti-Doping Agency sanctions which President Vladimir Putin on Thursday branded “unfair.” Read more here.
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Paul Manafort
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AP News
December 17, 2019 - 3:50 pm
Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort has been hospitalized for a heart-related condition while serving his federal prison sentence. Read more here.
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Russia Hockey
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CNN
December 09, 2019 - 8:07 pm
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has unanimously agreed to ban Russia from major international sporting competitions -- notably the Olympics and the World Cup -- for four years over doping non-compliance. Read more here.
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Alexander Zubkov of Russia carries the national flag.
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AP News
December 09, 2019 - 7:10 am
The Russian flag and national anthem were banned from next year's Tokyo Olympics and other major sports events for four years on Monday. Read more here.
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Frozen Puppy or Wolf
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CNN
November 27, 2019 - 11:40 am
The 18,000-year-old body of a near perfectly preserved puppy has left scientists puzzled. Extensive DNA tests have so far been unable to show whether the animal was a dog or a wolf. Read more here.
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David Holmes, a U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, arrives to testify before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill.
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AP News
November 21, 2019 - 6:11 pm
The final testimony of an extraordinary week of impeachment hearings came from a former White House national security adviser who wrote the book on Vladimir Putin — literally — and a political counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine who overheard a pivotal conversation between President Donald...
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Former White House national security aide Fiona Hill, and David Holmes, a U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, are sworn in to testify before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019.
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AP News
November 21, 2019 - 10:03 am
Key impeachment witnesses said Thursday it was clear that President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani was pursuing political investigations of Democrats in Ukraine, in testimony undercutting Trump’s argument that he only wanted to root out Ukrainian corruption. Read more.
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Roger Stone
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AP News
November 15, 2019 - 11:58 am
Roger Stone, a longtime friend and ally of President Donald Trump, was found guilty Friday of witness tampering and lying to Congress about his pursuit of Russian-hacked emails damaging to Hillary Clinton’s 2016 election bid. Read more here.
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