Russia


Russia Extends Residence Permit for Snowden

Russian authorities have extended a residence permit for U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, who leaked thousands of secret documents from the National Security Agency. Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova…

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ANALYSIS: No Sophomore Slump for Marco Rubio

For a guy who didn’t want to be in the Senate anymore last year, Florida’s Marco Rubio is certainly making a tall glass of lemonade out of the lemons he…

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Outgoing CIA Chief Rips Into Trump Over Tweets, Russia

Outgoing CIA Director John Brennan ripped into Donald Trump on Sunday for “talking and tweeting” about possibly easing sanctions against Russia, saying the president-elect lacks a full understanding of the…

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WSJ: Trump Says Sanctions on Russia to Stay at First

President-elect Donald Trump would keep sanctions imposed by the Obama administration against Russia in place “for a period of time,” he told the Wall Street Journal, adding that he’d consider…

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Source: Trump Aide in Frequent Contact With Russia Envoy

The Obama administration is aware of frequent contacts between President-elect Donald Trump’s National Security Adviser, Michael Flynn, and Russia’s ambassador to the United States, including on the day President Barack…

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Former MI-6 Spy Is Author of Reports on Trump in Russia

Christopher Steele, who wrote reports on compromising material that Russian operatives allegedly had collected on President-elect Donald Trump, is a former officer in Britain’s Secret Intelligence Service, according to people…

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WikiLeaks: Russia Hacking Report Was Political Document

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says last week’s U.S. intelligence report on Russian hacking was politically motivated and publicly provided no evidence that Russian actors gave WikiLeaks hacked material. The report…

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