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Robert Mueller defends Russia investigation, Stone indictment in rare op-ed

Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller testifies on Capitol Hill in 2019. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images */ ]]> Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller broke a nearly year-long silence on Saturday to defend his office’s investigation [...]

Trump defends Stone commutation while assailing Russia investigation, Jeff Sessions

President Donald Trump. | Alex Brandon/AP Photo */ ]]> President Donald Trump on Saturday said Roger Stone was targeted by an “illegal Witch Hunt” in his first public comments since he commuted the prison sentence of [...]

White House fills troubled Russia job

The White House. | Mark Wilson/Getty Images */ ]]> The White House has tapped Ryan Tully to be the top Europe and Russian official on the National Security Council, the fifth person to hold the job in three and a half years, according [...]

In Russia, They Tore Down Lots of Statues, but Little Changed

MOSCOW — Elated by the defeat of a hard-line Communist coup in August 1991, thousands of mostly young Muscovites gathered in front of the K.G.B. headquarters and argued over how best to seal their victory with a bold, symbolic act. After [...]

Trump’s New Russia Problem: Unread Intelligence and Missing Strategy

The intelligence finding that Russia was most likely paying a bounty for the lives of American soldiers in Afghanistan has evoked a strange silence from President Trump and his top national security officials on the question of what [...]

Russia bounty flap highlights intel breakdown under Trump

*/ ]]> The furor over intelligence assessing that Russia offered bounties to Taliban fighters to kill U.S. troops is pulling back the curtain on a highly secretive process that has had to adapt to Donald Trump’s whims — the delivery [...]

Putin Orchestrates Russia Referendum to Keep Him in Power

MOSCOW — The outcome of Russia’s seven-day national plebiscite, intended to keep President Vladimir V. Putin in power until at least 2036, is all but certain: Mr. Putin will get the numbers he needs after a final day of voting on [...]

Donald Trump, Jeff Sessions, Sergey Kislyak Mayflower Hotel meeting drove empty Russia scandal

Attorney General William Barr may have one particular storyline in mind when he says liberal media were doing “all they could to sensationalize and drive” the empty Russia scandal: the Mayflower Hotel. The press wrote scores of stories [...]

Hit Hard by Coronavirus, Russia Holds a Mostly Mask-Free Victory Parade

MOSCOW — Putting to one side Russia’s unfinished battle against the coronavirus, President Vladimir V. Putin on Wednesday celebrated his country’s victory 75 years ago against Nazi Germany, presiding over an enormous military [...]

For Migrants in Russia, Virus Means No Money to Live and No Way to Leave

MOSCOW — Migrant workers from Central Asia, shrugging off the risk of coronavirus infection, have gathered in groups each day outside their countries’ embassies in Moscow, banging on doors and fences and shouting for officials to come [...]