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Trump campaign sues CNN for libel over Russia report

President Trump’s reelection campaign filed a libel lawsuit against CNN on Friday, seeking damages for the network’s “intentionally publishing false statements” about the campaign considering help from Russia in the current election. The [...]

Senate Intel chair privately warned that GOP’s Biden probe could help Russia

Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr. | Samuel Corum/Getty Images */ ]]> The top Republican on the Senate Intelligence Committee has privately expressed concerns about his colleagues’ corruption investigation into [...]

U.S. and Allies Blame Russia for Cyberattack on Georgia

LONDON — For years, Russia has tormented neighboring countries with targeted cyberattacks, including blackouts in Ukraine and broad online assaults on Estonian institutions. The United States has rarely publicly attributed blame, [...]

Passenger Plane Drew Fire in Syria, Russia Says

BEIRUT, Lebanon — A passenger plane with 172 people aboard made an emergency landing at a Russian military base in Syria on Thursday after drawing fire from Syrian air defenses in the aftermath of an Israeli airstrike in the area, [...]

Adam Schiff cites Russia collusion in opening argument at Trump impeachment trial

Rep. Adam B. Schiff’s opening argument at the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump boiled down the case to a simple concept: The president attempted to “cheat” in the 2020 election. Mr. Schiff, who is leading the prosecution for [...]

Big Changes? Or Maybe Not. Putin’s Plans Keep Russia Guessing.

MOSCOW — Nobody knows what’s going on inside the Kremlin right now. And perhaps that’s precisely the point. President Vladimir V. Putin announced constitutional changes last week that could create new avenues for him to rule Russia [...]

Russia Parliament Approves Mikhail V. Mishustin for Prime Minister

MOSCOW — Russian lawmakers on Thursday overwhelmingly approved Mikhail V. Mishustin as the new Prime Minister, elevating a little-known technocrat picked by President Vladimir V. Putin as part of an unexpected Kremlin shake-up. Mr. [...]

Putin’s Russia, 20 years on

Marc Bennetts is a Moscow-based journalist and author of “I’m Going to Ruin Their Lives: Inside Putin’s War on Russia’s Opposition” (Oneworld, 2016). MOSCOW — Boris Yeltsin had a reputation for the sensational and the unpredictable, [...]

Norwegian Spy Jailed by Russia Is Free. He’s Angry, Too, but Not at Moscow.

KIRKENES, Norway — Frode Berg says he never meant to be a spy. Mr. Berg, a silver-haired Norwegian pensioner known by his neighbors to have a soft spot for neighboring Russia, was 60 when an acquaintance in his Arctic hometown recruited [...]

How Close Did Russia Really Come to Hacking the 2016 Election?

*/ ]]> ]]> On November 6, 2016, the Sunday before the presidential election that sent Donald Trump to the White House, a worker in the elections office in Durham County, North Carolina, encountered a problem. There appeared to be an [...]