Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a session prior to voting for constitutional amendments at the State Duma, the Lower House of the Russian Parliament in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, March 10, 2020.
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AP News
March 11, 2020 - 8:58 am
The Russian parliament approved a sweeping constitutional reform in the third and final reading Wednesday, a move that will allow President Vladimir Putin to stay in power for another 12 years after his current term ends in 2024. Read more here.
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Voting
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AP News
March 03, 2020 - 1:15 pm
Tuesday’s presidential primaries across 14 states mark the first major security test since the 2018 midterm elections, with state and local election officials saying they are prepared to deal with everything from equipment problems to false information about the coronavirus. Read more here.
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President Donald Trump, right, shakes hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, during a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Osaka, Japan, on June 28, 2019.
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AP News
February 21, 2020 - 9:30 am
Intelligence officials have warned lawmakers that Russia is interfering in the 2020 election campaign to help President Donald Trump get reelected, according to three officials familiar with the closed-door briefing. Read more here.
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Roger Stone
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AP News
February 20, 2020 - 12:40 pm
Roger Stone, a staunch ally of President Donald Trump, has been sentenced to 40 months in prison after the Justice Department backed off its original sentencing recommendation of at least seven years.
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Stranger Things
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CNN
February 14, 2020 - 10:45 am
Netflix showed "Stranger Things" viewers a little love on Valentine's Day with a "Stranger Things 4" announcement — including a major spoiler. Read more here.
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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
Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP
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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