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Tragedy? Farce? Confusion? The Method Behind That Russian Poisoning Interview

Jakub Kalensky, who leads efforts to counter disinformation at the head of a European Union unit in Brussels that analyzes Russian disinformation, said the two men’s story was so hard to believe that Russia’s “message may simply [...]
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Syria Shoots Down a Russian Military Plane, and Moscow Blames Israel

Syrian antiaircraft missiles shot down a Russian military aircraft carrying 15 service members off the Syrian coast Monday night, the Russian Defense Ministry said. Moscow angrily blamed the Israeli military for what appeared to be [...]
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Tinder Woes, Suspicious Landlords and Snarky Bosses: Young and Russian in D.C.

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*/ ]]> Not so long ago, the Russian émigré party scene in Washington was off the hook. Every weekend, promoters would throw Slavic night bashes at venues like Ozio on M Street and Eden on Farragut Square. Euro-pop beats pounded and vodka [...]
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Poisoned Russian Ex-Spy Is Said to Have Worked With Spanish Intelligence

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Since the fall of the Soviet Union, Spain has been a haven for Russian crime bosses and corrupt officials fond of Lamborghinis and sprawling villas on the Costa del Sol. Some are believed to have ties to the Kremlin. Mr. Skripal’s continued [...]
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U.K. Charges 2 Men in Novichok Attack, Saying They’re Russian Agents

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LONDON — Two Russian intelligence agents carried out the nerve agent attack in March against a former Russian spy living in Britain, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday, after prosecutors accused the men of attempted murder, [...]
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Romanian or Russian? A geopolitical issue in Moldova

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BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) – Japan’s ambassador to Moldova is fluent in the country’s official language: Romanian. But in a geopolitical twist, the mayor of the eastern European nation’s second-largest city is a Russian speaker who [...]
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Leaker of classified report on Russian hacking gets 5 years

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AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) – A former government contractor sentenced to more than five years in prison for mailing a classified U.S. report to a news organization has received what prosecutors are calling the longest sentence ever imposed for [...]
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Trump says Don Jr. wanted dirt on Clinton from Russian lawyer

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Donald Trump acknowledged Sunday that his oldest son was trying to dig up dirt on Hillary Clinton when he met a woman linked to the Kremlin in 2016 — an attempt to recast the Trump Tower meeting as an innocuous part of campaigning as the [...]
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‘Be brave’: Russian firm urges judge to nix Mueller indictment

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Concord Management, a Russian company which has been indicted by special counsel Robert Mueller, has directly challenged Mueller’s authority to bring such charges. [...]
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Accused Russian agent met with suspected Kremlin spy

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Accused Russian sleeper agent Mariia Butina met in January with the head of a Russian government-affiliated cultural center that authorities have long suspected of being a front for recruiting young American spies. Authorities believe the [...]