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      • Spying claim by Intel chair renews fight over Russia probe

        Spying claim by Intel chair renews fight over Russia probe

        Wednesday, March 22 2017 9:57 PM EDT2017-03-23 01:57:08 GMT
        Wednesday, March 22 2017 9:58 PM EDT2017-03-23 01:58:47 GMT

        The chairman of the House intelligence committee says President Donald Trump's communications may have been "monitored" during the transition period in an "incidental collection."

        The chairman of the House intelligence committee says President Donald Trump's communications may have been "monitored" during the transition period in an "incidental collection."

      • Ukraine bans Russia's entry to Eurovision song contest

        Ukraine bans Russia's entry to Eurovision song contest

        Ukraine's security service says it has prepared documents to ban Russia's contestant from this year's Eurovision song contest, but that a final decision has not been made.
        Ukraine's security service says it has prepared documents to ban Russia's contestant from this year's Eurovision song contest, but that a final decision has not been made.
      • Closer US-Russia ties uncertain as Tillerson plans trip

        Closer US-Russia ties uncertain as Tillerson plans trip

        Wednesday, March 22 2017 3:47 AM EDT2017-03-22 07:47:48 GMT
        Wednesday, March 22 2017 3:47 AM EDT2017-03-22 07:47:49 GMT
        President Donald Trump has yet to make good on his pledge to pursue closer cooperation and friendlier ties to Russia, but a planned trip to Russia by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson may test whether the detente...
        President Donald Trump has yet to make good on his pledge to pursue closer cooperation and friendlier ties to Russia, but a planned trip to Russia by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson may test whether the detente will be more than just talk.
      • Long before new hacks, US worried by Russian spying efforts

        Long before new hacks, US worried by Russian spying efforts

        Friday, March 17 2017 1:04 PM EDT2017-03-17 17:04:55 GMT
        Friday, March 17 2017 1:04 PM EDT2017-03-17 17:04:55 GMT
        U.S. intelligence agencies have been concerned for years about Russian efforts to infiltrate American society and government.
        U.S. intelligence agencies have been concerned for years about Russian efforts to infiltrate American society and government.
      • Documents detail Flynn payments from Russian interests

        Documents detail Flynn payments from Russian interests

        Friday, March 17 2017 9:04 AM EDT2017-03-17 13:04:39 GMT
        Friday, March 17 2017 9:04 AM EDT2017-03-17 13:04:39 GMT
        A Democratic congressman has released documents showing payments of more than $67,000 in fees and expenses to former national security adviser Michael Flynn by Russian companies.
        A Democratic congressman has released documents showing payments of more than $67,000 in fees and expenses to former national security adviser Michael Flynn by Russian companies.
      • Ukraine imposes sanctions on Russian banks

        Ukraine imposes sanctions on Russian banks

        Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed an order imposing sanctions on Russian-owned banks, the latest action designed to protest against Russian support for separatists in the east of the country.
        Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed an order imposing sanctions on Russian-owned banks, the latest action designed to protest against Russian support for separatists in the east of the country.
      • Ukraine announces economic blockade of rebel-held territory

        Ukraine announces economic blockade of rebel-held territory

        Wednesday, March 15 2017 2:14 PM EDT2017-03-15 18:14:48 GMT
        Wednesday, March 15 2017 2:14 PM EDT2017-03-15 18:14:49 GMT
        Ukraine has announced a transport blockade of rebel-held areas that is likely to cause serious economic disruption and could threaten a precarious cease-fire in the east of the country.
        Ukraine has announced a transport blockade of rebel-held areas that is likely to cause serious economic disruption and could threaten a precarious cease-fire in the east of the country.
      • AP Interview: Montenegro leader: Russia wants to destroy EU

        AP Interview: Montenegro leader: Russia wants to destroy EU

        Tuesday, March 14 2017 12:13 PM EDT2017-03-14 16:13:50 GMT
        Tuesday, March 14 2017 12:13 PM EDT2017-03-14 16:13:50 GMT
        Montenegro's former prime minister has called on the European Union to stop Russia's "destructive" influence in the Balkans following what the country says was a thwarted attempt to overthrow its pro-Western...
        Montenegro's former prime minister has called on the European Union to stop Russia's "destructive" influence in the Balkans following what the country says was a thwarted attempt to overthrow its pro-Western government.
      • Heavy shelling reported in eastern Ukraine

        Heavy shelling reported in eastern Ukraine

        Monday, August 17 2015 5:04 PM EDT2015-08-17 21:04:53 GMT
        Monday, August 17 2015 5:06 PM EDT2015-08-17 21:06:58 GMT
        Shelling continues in eastern Ukraine despite a truce between pro-Russian separatists and national forces.   

        Shelling continues in eastern Ukraine despite a truce between pro-Russian separatists and national forces.   
      • Suspicion runs deep as anger on Ukraine front

        Suspicion runs deep as anger on Ukraine front

        Friday, February 13 2015 3:10 AM EST2015-02-13 08:10:59 GMT
        Friday, February 13 2015 3:31 AM EST2015-02-13 08:31:21 GMT
        On the front lines in eastern Ukraine you can feel how hard a cease-fire will be. 
        On the front lines in eastern Ukraine you can feel how hard a cease-fire will be. 
      • Egypt rolls out red carpet for Putin

        Egypt rolls out red carpet for Putin

        Monday, February 9 2015 8:27 PM EST2015-02-10 01:27:35 GMT
        Monday, February 9 2015 8:38 PM EST2015-02-10 01:38:10 GMT
        Russian President Vladimir Putin and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi talk after Putin arrives in Cairo.  (Source: Al Masriyah/CNN)Russian President Vladimir Putin and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi talk after Putin arrives in Cairo. (Source: Al Masriyah/CNN)
        Russia's Putin headed a high level delegation to Egypt comprising a number of ministers and senior officials from the Russian Federation. 
        Russia's Putin headed a high level delegation to Egypt comprising a number of ministers and senior officials from the Russian Federation. 
      • Russian ruble continues fall versus dollar, euro

        Russian ruble continues fall versus dollar, euro

        Friday, November 7 2014 5:06 AM EST2014-11-07 10:06:55 GMT
        Friday, November 7 2014 5:20 AM EST2014-11-07 10:20:53 GMT
         The Russian ruble dips in value while European central bankers ponder more lending to boost EU economy.  
         The Russian ruble dips in value while European central bankers ponder more lending to boost EU economy.  
      • Russia, EU and Ukraine sign gas deal

        Russia, EU and Ukraine sign gas deal

        Friday, October 31 2014 3:23 AM EDT2014-10-31 07:23:42 GMT
        Friday, October 31 2014 3:25 AM EDT2014-10-31 07:25:59 GMT
         A gas supply deal has been reached between Russia, the EU and Ukraine following extensive talks. 
         A gas supply deal has been reached between Russia, the EU and Ukraine following extensive talks. 
      • Deadly fighting rages on in eastern Ukraine

        Deadly fighting rages on in eastern Ukraine

        Friday, October 3 2014 3:10 AM EDT2014-10-03 07:10:27 GMT
        Friday, October 3 2014 3:12 AM EDT2014-10-03 07:12:11 GMT
         The death toll in the war in eastern Ukraine continues to grow in spite of a cease-fire. 
         The death toll in the war in eastern Ukraine continues to grow in spite of a cease-fire. 
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