Russia

Pollution
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December 17, 2018 - 10:20 am
Analysis by John Sutter, CNN (CNN) -- Hidden in the 133-page document agreed upon at the UN climate change talks was a compromise that many consider an infuriating distraction. The countries of the world agreed to welcome the fact that a scientific report on the state of global warming had been...
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Michael Flynn
Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP, file
December 14, 2018 - 6:52 am
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Days away from being sentenced in the Russia probe, former national security adviser Michael Flynn is not exactly hiding his face in shame. People close to him tell The Associated Press that as the possibility of prison looms, Flynn is relaxed and hopeful, eager to get...
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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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December 13, 2018 - 10:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Russian woman accused of being a secret agent admitted Thursday that she conspired to infiltrate the American gun-rights movement to gather intelligence on conservative political groups as Donald Trump rose to power. Maria Butina, 30, agreed to plead guilty to a conspiracy...
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Michael Cohen, right, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, accompanied by his children and wife, arrive at federal court for his sentencing for dodging taxes, lying to Congress and violating campaign finance laws in New York on Dec. 12, 2018.
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December 12, 2018 - 1:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's once-devoted lawyer and all-around fixer, was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison after telling a federal judge that his "blind loyalty" to his boss led him to cover up Trump's "dirty deeds." Standing alone at the defense table, Cohen...
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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.
AP Photo
December 10, 2018 - 11:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman accused of being a secret agent for the Russian government has likely taken a plea deal, prosecutors indicated Monday in a court filing that said her case has been "resolved." The information was included in a filing in the case against Maria Butina. Her lawyers and...
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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.
AP Photo/Francisco Seco
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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U.S. astronaut Anne McClain, left, Russian cosmonaut Оleg Kononenko‎, centre, and CSA astronaut David Saint Jacques, members of the main crew of the expedition to the International Space Station
AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, Pool
December 03, 2018 - 3:33 pm
By Dmitry Lovetsky, Associated Press BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying three astronauts successfully docked with the International Space Station on Monday following a clean launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan six hours earlier. NASA astronaut Anne McClain...
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European Council's President Donald Tusk, left, leaves the presidential palace after meeting Argentina's President Mauricio Macri in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018.
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November 30, 2018 - 8:38 am
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The Latest on the Group of 20 summit (all times local): 2:55 p.m. A senior Argentine official is pushing back on a remark by White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders suggesting that Argentina sides with the United States in its trade war with China. Sanders...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a meeting in Moscow's Kremlin, Russia, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018.
Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP
November 28, 2018 - 10:52 am
By Zeke Miller, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Kremlin said Wednesday it still expects a meeting between President Vladimir Putin and President Donald Trump to go ahead as planned despite a suggestion from Trump that it could be canceled. Trump, in an interview with The Washington Post on...
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The damage on one of three Ukrainian ships is seen docked after been seized ate Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, in Kerch, Crimea, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018.
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November 27, 2018 - 9:06 am
By Nataliya Vasilyeva, Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin warned Tuesday that Ukraine's declaration of martial law over Russia's seizure of three Ukrainian ships might trigger a flare-up in hostilities in eastern Ukraine, while Kiev blamed Russia for parading captured Ukrainian seamen on...
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