Russia

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Russian exile Nikolai Glushkov found dead at his London home

Counter-terrorism unit investigates death of Berezovsky friend who claimed political asylum in UK after fraud conviction A Russian exile who was close friends with the late oligarch Boris Berezovsky has been found dead in his London home, according to friends. Nikolai Glushkov, 68, was discovered by his family and friends late on Monday night. The

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Exclusive: Rex Tillerson, in Meeting With U.S. Diplomats, Says Russia Interfered in Election

Beleaguered Secretary of State Rex Tillerson acknowledged in a closed-door meeting with U.S. diplomats on Tuesday that Russia interfered in democratic processes here, something President Trump still describes as fake news intended to delegitimize his presidency. Its a precarious position for Tillerson to take, even privately. Tillersons job is on thin ice, as rumors swirl

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Russia funded Facebook and Twitter investments through Kushner associate

Institutions with close links to Kremlin financed stakes through business associate of Trumps son-in-law, leaked files reveal Two Russian state institutions with close ties to Vladimir Putin funded substantial investments in Twitter and Facebook through a business associate of US politics and the role played by social media in last years presidential election. It may

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Gulag grave hunter unearths uncomfortable truths in Russia

Supporters of Yury Dmitriyev say he is being held as a political prisoner by a state that would rather forget Soviet repression The pine trees creak and rustle ominously beneath even the faintest breeze, as if the vast forest between Lake Onega and the Finnish border remains reluctant to give up its dark secrets. The

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China and Russia have 'responsibility' for North Korea nuclear threat, says US

As Kim Jong-un hails latest test-launch, Rex Tillerson says two powers are enablers of Pyongyangs program The United States has accused China and Russia of bearing unique and special responsibility for North Koreas belligerent pursuit of nuclear weapons, after Pyongyang tested its latest ballistic missile. North Korea conducted its second intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) test