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American Accused of Spying in Russia Is a Marine Veteran, Family Says - The New York Times
American Accused of Spying in Russia Is a Marine Veteran, Family Says - The New York Times
Rescue workers at an apartment building in Magnitogorsk, Russia, where an explosion thought to be caused by a gas leak destroyed dozens of apartments on Monday, killing at least nine people.
Rescue workers at an apartment building in Magnitogorsk, Russia, where an explosion thought to be caused by a gas leak destroyed dozens of apartments on Monday, killing at least nine people.
A large section of the building collapsed after a gas explosion at a high-rise in Magnitogorsk, Russia.
A large section of the building collapsed after a gas explosion at a high-rise in Magnitogorsk, Russia.
Usada’s chief executive Travis Tygart has urged that the Russian Anti-Doping Agency be immediately suspended for failing to meet the deadline.
Usada’s chief executive Travis Tygart has urged that the Russian Anti-Doping Agency be immediately suspended for failing to meet the deadline.
A worshiper entering the basement of the Church of the Archangel Michael in Rivne, Ukraine, where the Moscow-led Orthodox branch holds services.
A worshiper entering the basement of the Church of the Archangel Michael in Rivne, Ukraine, where the Moscow-led Orthodox branch holds services.
The use of “Olympic Athlete from Russia” for athletes allowed to compete from that country was criticized as undermining a ban for doping.
The use of “Olympic Athlete from Russia” for athletes allowed to compete from that country was criticized as undermining a ban for doping.
Eclipse, owned by Russian businessman Roman Abramovich, sits docked at Port of Palm Beach, Florida. (Reuters: Joe Skipper)
Eclipse, owned by Russian businessman Roman Abramovich, sits docked at Port of Palm Beach, Florida. (Reuters: Joe Skipper)
An exterior view of the Department of Justice headquarters on July 25, 2017, in Washington, D.C.
An exterior view of the Department of Justice headquarters on July 25, 2017, in Washington, D.C.
In this image taken from video released by Russia's Federal Security Service, a Russian coast guard vessel on Nov. 25 rammed a Ukrainian tugboat in the Kerch Strait.
In this image taken from video released by Russia's Federal Security Service, a Russian coast guard vessel on Nov. 25 rammed a Ukrainian tugboat in the Kerch Strait.

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Putin and Russian defense officials attend a November ceremony in Moscow marking the 100th anniversary of the GRU’s Communist predecessor.
Putin and Russian defense officials attend a November ceremony in Moscow marking the 100th anniversary of the GRU’s Communist predecessor.
Sober Russia volunteer Eduard Grigoriev shows off a pre-mixed, homemade bottle of energy drink and vodka during a vigilante raid on an after-hours liquor store in Moscow.
Sober Russia volunteer Eduard Grigoriev shows off a pre-mixed, homemade bottle of energy drink and vodka during a vigilante raid on an after-hours liquor store in Moscow.
Le Pen at the close of the 2014 National Front congress in Lyon.
Le Pen at the close of the 2014 National Front congress in Lyon.

US military flexes muscles in message to Russia

The developer of this high-rise complex in Moscow went bankrupt. In most fraud cases, builders offer pre-purchase discounts, then steal the money and declare bankruptcy.
The developer of this high-rise complex in Moscow went bankrupt. In most fraud cases, builders offer pre-purchase discounts, then steal the money and declare bankruptcy.
Ulf Andersen/Getty
Ulf Andersen/Getty
President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia visiting Ms. Alexeyeva on her 90th birthday at her Moscow home last year.
President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia visiting Ms. Alexeyeva on her 90th birthday at her Moscow home last year.
FILE — Posters of Facebook posts by Russians attempting to influence the 2016 presidential election are shown during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington (Eric Thayer/The New York Times)
FILE — Posters of Facebook posts by Russians attempting to influence the 2016 presidential election are shown during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington (Eric Thayer/The New York Times)

Crimea: Russia's Dark Secret | Crimea

Aljazeera.com
From left, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and French President Emmanuel Macron attend a news conference in Istanbul after their October summit on Syria.
From left, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and French President Emmanuel Macron attend a news conference in Istanbul after their October summit on Syria.

In the Middle East, Russia is back

Marine Le Pen's brush with Russia's shadowy finance world

The Sydney Morning Herald
United States Army vehicles in Hajin, eastern Syria, last week. President Trump blindsided his aides and the rest of the world by deciding to pull the full contingent of American troops out of Syria.
United States Army vehicles in Hajin, eastern Syria, last week. President Trump blindsided his aides and the rest of the world by deciding to pull the full contingent of American troops out of Syria.
Maria Butina, Russian Accused of Trying to Influence Conservatives, Poised to Plead Guilty - The New York Times
Maria Butina, Russian Accused of Trying to Influence Conservatives, Poised to Plead Guilty - The New York Times
The Russian regulator is to investigate whether BBC World and the corporation’s websites are in compliance with Russian law.
The Russian regulator is to investigate whether BBC World and the corporation’s websites are in compliance with Russian law.
Putin meets with pilots at the airport in Voronezh, which will be renamed for Tsar Peter the Great.
Putin meets with pilots at the airport in Voronezh, which will be renamed for Tsar Peter the Great.

Russia 'partially unblocks' Ukraine ports

BBC News
Arkady Dvorkovich, president of the FIDE, at the World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships in St Petersburg.
Arkady Dvorkovich, president of the FIDE, at the World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships in St Petersburg.
Images disseminated in November 2016 were designed to encourage voter suppression in the black community.
Images disseminated in November 2016 were designed to encourage voter suppression in the black community.
Astronauts Oleg Kononenko and Sergey Prokopyev during the spacewalk to investigate the hole in the Soyuz spacecraft, docked with the I.S.S., on Tuesday.
Astronauts Oleg Kononenko and Sergey Prokopyev during the spacewalk to investigate the hole in the Soyuz spacecraft, docked with the I.S.S., on Tuesday.
Robert Goodlatte during one of the congressional committee hearings into alleged FBI bias.
Robert Goodlatte during one of the congressional committee hearings into alleged FBI bias.
Michael Cohen.
Michael Cohen.
Photo Illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily Beast
Ukrainian service members take part in a military exercise days after Russia seized three Ukrainian ships.
Ukrainian service members take part in a military exercise days after Russia seized three Ukrainian ships.
Russia Outlaws Youth ProtestersRussia Outlaws Youth Protesters
Russia Outlaws Youth ProtestersRussia Outlaws Youth Protesters

Russia Outlaws Youth Protestors

How Russian Money Helped Save Trump’s Business – Foreign Policy
How Russian Money Helped Save Trump’s Business – Foreign Policy
The artillery boats detained by Russian forces in the Kerch Strait last month.
The artillery boats detained by Russian forces in the Kerch Strait last month.
Mikhail Popkov during Monday’s court hearing in Irkutsk
Mikhail Popkov during Monday’s court hearing in Irkutsk
Paul Abbate, the then–FBI assistant director of the Criminal, Cyber, Response, and Services Branch, speaks next to a poster of a suspected Russian hacker in 2017.
Paul Abbate, the then–FBI assistant director of the Criminal, Cyber, Response, and Services Branch, speaks next to a poster of a suspected Russian hacker in 2017.
The Russian oligarch Oleg V. Deripaska, right, with Vladimir V. Putin in 2008. Mr. Deripaska and his businesses were hit with sanctions in April over Russian election interference.
The Russian oligarch Oleg V. Deripaska, right, with Vladimir V. Putin in 2008. Mr. Deripaska and his businesses were hit with sanctions in April over Russian election interference.
Trump and NATO Show Rare Unity in Confronting Russia’s Arms Treaty Violation – Foreign Policy
Trump and NATO Show Rare Unity in Confronting Russia’s Arms Treaty Violation – Foreign Policy

Putin's war on rap unites Russia's hip hop artists

One cable quoted Mr. Xi comparing President Trump’s bullying of Beijing to a “no-rules freestyle boxing match.”
One cable quoted Mr. Xi comparing President Trump’s bullying of Beijing to a “no-rules freestyle boxing match.”
Javad Zarif (left), Sergei Lavrov and Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu (right) at a news conference in Geneva.
Javad Zarif (left), Sergei Lavrov and Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu (right) at a news conference in Geneva.

US forces respond to Russia's military moves

Russian apartment tragedy toll rises to 18

Newcastle Herald
Russians Tried, but Were Unable to Compromise Midterm Elections, U.S. Says - The New York Times
Russians Tried, but Were Unable to Compromise Midterm Elections, U.S. Says - The New York Times
IAAF president Sebastian Coe and Rune Andersen cited two conditions before Russia can return to international competition.
IAAF president Sebastian Coe and Rune Andersen cited two conditions before Russia can return to international competition.

Introducing Russia's Real F-22 and F-35 Problem

The National Interest Online
Robert Mueller currently appears to be building charges against Jerome Corsi and Roger Stone but does he also have bigger targets in mind?
Robert Mueller currently appears to be building charges against Jerome Corsi and Roger Stone but does he also have bigger targets in mind?
Michael Cohen, President Trump's former personal attorney, arrives at federal court for his sentencing hearing on Wednesday in New York City. He was sentenced to three years in prison.
Michael Cohen, President Trump's former personal attorney, arrives at federal court for his sentencing hearing on Wednesday in New York City. He was sentenced to three years in prison.
A photograph seeming to show a telltale human neck.
A photograph seeming to show a telltale human neck.
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast
Maria Butina Pleads Guilty to Being Part of a Russian Effort to Influence Conservatives - The New York Times
Maria Butina Pleads Guilty to Being Part of a Russian Effort to Influence Conservatives - The New York Times

Russian doping: Rusada on verge of suspension again

BBC Sport
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