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Russians hacked 2 Florida voting systems; FBI and DeSantis refuse to release details

DeSantis, speaking at a press conference, refused to identify the counties, saying the FBI asked that they not be disclosed. | Steve Cannon/AP Photo By GARY FINEOUT 05/14/2019 01:32 PM EDT Updated 05/14/2019 07:09 PM EDT Tue May [...]

Russia Dispatch: As Chinese Flock to Siberia’s Lake Baikal, Local Russians Growl

LISTVYANKA, Russia — When Andrei Sukhanov saw that the Chinese-owned hotel rising next door was about to obstruct the sweeping view of Lake Baikal from his small, rustic motel, he steeled himself with a shot of vodka, grabbed his [...]

Russians Hope Mueller Report Opens Door to Improved U.S. Ties

“To some extent, the leader of the United States now has greater room to maneuver, which, in principle, he can use,” Mr. Kosachev wrote. Still, he noted, Congress retains significant control over lifting sanctions, and hawks like [...]

Insult the Government? It May Land Russians in Jail

MOSCOW — Russian lawmakers, moving to further restrict freedom of speech, passed bills on Thursday that would introduce jail terms and fines for insulting the government online or spreading so-called fake news. The bills are seen as an [...]

Threatening U.S., Putin Promises Russians Both Missiles and Butter

MOSCOW — President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia — facing an economically beleaguered, less-supportive public — used his annual state-of-the-nation speech on Wednesday to promise a raft of social spending, while also doubling down on [...]

Russians, Feeling Poor and Protesting Garbage, Suffer Winter Blues

URDOMA, Russia — Russia’s countryside and smaller cities have long been fertile ground for President Vladimir V. Putin and his message of restoring bygone greatness, but even here, there are limits. Plans to ship Moscow’s garbage [...]

POLITICO Playbook: Trump on whether he’s worked for the Russians: ‘Most insulting thing I’ve ever been asked’

Presented by */ ]]> President Donald Trump didn’t answer yes or no when asked Saturday if he was working or had ever worked for Russia. | Juan Mabromata/AFP/Getty Images DRIVING THE DAY SUNDAY SIREN — WAPO’S GREG MILLER: [...]

Russians orchestrated several social media platforms in massive operation to influence U.S elections

Two third-party research groups detailed how Russians agents orchestrated a massive manipulation of American social media platforms in their attempts to influence U.S. elections. Reports from Oxford University/Graphika and New Knowledge prepared [...]

Russians Planned Attack on Lab Testing Salisbury Nerve Agent, Swiss Say

BRUSSELS — Two Russian spies caught in the Netherlands and expelled had been plotting cyber sabotage of a Swiss defense laboratory analyzing the nerve agent used to poison a former Russian agent in Britain, Swiss officials said Friday. The [...]

Cohen says Trump approved Trump Tower meeting with Russians

Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images The president’s longtime attorney says he was there when Trump learned of and OK’d the gathering. [...]