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Transcripts Show FBI Considered Whether Trump was ‘Following Directions’ of the Kremlin

Transcripts Show FBI Considered Whether Trump was ‘Following Directions’ of the KremlinFollowing president Trump’s firing of former FBI director James Comey, a group of senior FBI officials considered the possibility that the dismissal was executed “at the behest of” the Russian government, according to Congressional testimony obtained by CNN. Then-FBI general counsel James Baker testified last year that he and other officials considered whether Trump was “acting at the behest of [Russia] and somehow following directions, somehow executing their will,” when he fired Comey in May, 2017. The other extreme is that the President is completely innocent, and we discussed that too,” Baker told House investigators.



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Kremlin says US arrested Russian businessman day after capture of alleged American spy

Kremlin says US arrested Russian businessman day after capture of alleged American spyRussian foreign ministry says Russian national detained one day after an American picked up in Moscow on spying charges.



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Kremlin says would welcome Rusal minimizing impact of U.S. sanctions

Kremlin says would welcome Rusal minimizing impact of U.S. sanctionsThe Kremlin can only welcome Russian aluminum giant Rusal succeeding in minimizing the impact of U.S. sanctions, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Friday. On Wednesday, the U.S. Treasury said it would lift sanctions on the core empire of Russian businessman Oleg Deripaska, including Rusal and its parent En+, as they have agreed to restructure to reduce Deripaska’s stakes. The deal is a corporate matter for Rusal only, Peskov said, when asked whether the Kremlin had approved it.



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Maria Butina Admits Conspiring as Kremlin Agent Targeting GOP, NRA

Maria Butina Admits Conspiring as Kremlin Agent Targeting GOP, NRAThe 30-year-old gun enthusiast operated as a Kremlin agent as she befriended National Rifle Association leaders and influential U.S. conservatives, she admitted Thursday in federal court in Washington. “Butina sought to establish unofficial lines of communication with Americans having power and influence over U.S. politics,” prosecutor Erik Kenerson said at the hearing, reading from the government’s statement of facts.



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Russia and U.S. discussed possible Putin visit to Washington: Kremlin

Russia and U.S. discussed possible Putin visit to Washington: KremlinMOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia and the United States have discussed the possibility of President Vladimir Putin visiting Washington next year, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday. Peskov said that such a possibility was briefly touched upon during a visit by U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton to Moscow this week. No specific plans had yet been arranged, Peskov told reporters on a conference call. U.S. …



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Kremlin says blast at Crimean college may be act of terrorism

Kremlin says blast at Crimean college may be act of terrorismThe Kremlin said on Wednesday that a fatal blast at a college in the Crimean port city of Kerch may have been the result of an act of terrorism and that investigators were looking into the possibility. President Vladimir Putin had ordered the security services to establish the cause of the blast, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on a conference call. Peskov said Putin offered his condolences to the victims of the blast, which killed 10 people and injured dozens, according to Russian news agencies.



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The Kremlin Hates America's 'Malignant Feminism,' Loves Brett Kavanaugh

The Kremlin Hates America's 'Malignant Feminism,' Loves Brett KavanaughJust like President Donald Trump, the Kremlin-owned media in Russia are wild



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Russia, India to sign deal on S-400 air defence systems this week: Kremlin

Russia, India to sign deal on S-400 air defence systems this week: KremlinRussian President Vladimir Putin will oversee the signing of a $ 5 billion deal this week to supply Delhi with S-400 air defence systems, a top Kremlin aide said on Tuesday ahead of Putin’s trip to India. “The president is leaving for India on October 4,” Putin’s top foreign policy aide Yury Ushakov told reporters. “The key feature of this visit will be the signing of the agreement to deliver S-400 air defence systems,” he said.



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Kremlin dismisses Trump warning on Syria’s Idlib

Kremlin dismisses Trump warning on Syria's IdlibPresident Trump had warned Syria not to launch an offensive in the rebel-held enclave of Idlib.



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Putin, Erdogan, Rohani to hold Syria talks Friday: Kremlin

Putin, Erdogan, Rohani to hold Syria talks Friday: KremlinThe Kremlin on Monday said the leaders of Russia, Iran and Turkey would on Friday hold a tripartite summit in Iran seeking an end to the Syrian conflict. In a statement confirming the date of September 7 that was reported earlier by Turkish media, the Kremlin said Putin would “make a working visit to Iran” for the talks.



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