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Facebook to hand over Russia ads to Congress

Facebook will hand over contents of 3,000 adverts to congressional investigators looking at claims of interference in the US presidential election. Mark Zuckerberg said he had told his team to provide details of the ads, which are believed to have originated from fake...
Russia controversy clings to White House like glue

Russia controversy clings to White House like glue

The Russia controversy is swirling round the White House with no end in sight. It could be years before it concludes. President Trump has consistently denied any collusion with the Kremlin, but special prosecutor Robert Mueller is expanding his probe. It’s now...
Russia launches Zapad war games in Belarus

Russia launches Zapad war games in Belarus

Russia launches Zapad war games in Belarus 14 September 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright Mil.ru Image caption A Russian tank brigade from the Moscow region is joining the Zapad exercise Russia and Belarus have launched a large-scale joint military...
Russia inquiry 'stopping Trump progressing'

Russia inquiry 'stopping Trump progressing'

The Russia controversy is swirling around the White House with no end in sight. It could be years before it concludes. President Trump has consistently denied any collusion with the Kremlin, but special counsel Robert Mueller is expanding his probe. It has since...
Facebook: Russia spent $100k on US election ads

Facebook: Russia spent $100k on US election ads

Facebook says an operation likely based in Russia spent $ 100,000 on divisive adverts during the run up to the US elections. The social media network said that many of the adverts promoted 470 fake accounts and pages, spreading social and political messages. Topics...

Russia told to close missions in the US

The US has forced Russia to close its consulate in San Francisco and trade missions in Washington and New York. The Trump administration said the order was in response to the Kremlin forcing the US to cut diplomatic staff in Russia. America said Russia had 48 hours to...
US tells Russia to close consulate

US tells Russia to close consulate

US tells Russia to close consulate 31 August 2017 From the section US & Canada US orders Russia to close San Francisco consulate and other annexes in retaliation for “unwarranted” Russian action This breaking news story is being updated and more...
Photos 'prove' Russia behind assassination plot

Photos 'prove' Russia behind assassination plot

Sky News has obtained covert surveillance photographs that appear to be further proof Russian intelligence was behind last year’s attempt to assassinate a European Prime Minister. The images were taken as part of an undercover operation in the days following the...
Russia knife attacker wounds seven in Surgut

Russia knife attacker wounds seven in Surgut

Russia knife attacker wounds seven in Surgut 19 August 2017 From the section Europe Seven people have been wounded in a knife attack in the Russian city of Surgut, security sources say. The man, who apparently stabbed passers-by on the street at random, was shot dead...

Eight hurt in knife attack in Russia

Eight people have been injured after a knifeman attacked pedestrians in the street in the Russian city of Surgut. The perpetrator was then shot dead by a police patrol, it is believed. “A man was running along the main streets stabbing people”, the TASS...
Russia to train female fighter pilots

Russia to train female fighter pilots

Russia to train female fighter pilots 13 August 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright EPA Image caption The decision means women could one day flying with The Russian Knights, the air force’s aerobatic demonstration team (pictured) Russia is to accept...
Russia jails 'extremist' investigative reporter

Russia jails 'extremist' investigative reporter

A Russian court has jailed an investigative reporter for “extremism” over his work with a group campaigning for laws to make officials accountable. Alexander Sokolov worked at the RBC news group when he was arrested in July 2015 on suspicion of...
Russia: Eight missing in flooded diamond mine

Russia: Eight missing in flooded diamond mine

Russia: Eight missing in flooded diamond mine 5 August 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright EPA Image caption The adjacent open-pit mine is no longer active as operations have moved underground Eight miners are missing after a flood at Russia’s largest...
Russia: Sanctions bill shows Trump's weakness

Russia: Sanctions bill shows Trump's weakness

Russia has reacted angrily after a US bill imposing fresh sanctions was agreed overwhelmingly by the country’s lawmakers. The bill, which also brings sanctions against Iran and North Korea, was described as “seriously flawed” by US President Donald...
Trump approves new Russia sanctions

Trump approves new Russia sanctions

Trump approves new Russia sanctions 2 August 2017 From the section US & Canada Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAll you need to know about the Trump-Russia investigation President Donald Trump has signed into a law a bill which imposes new...
Trump 'weighed in' on son's Russia statement

Trump 'weighed in' on son's Russia statement

The White House has said Donald Trump weighed in on the statement by his son over his Russia meeting like “any father would”. In the statement, Donald Trump Jr denied a meeting held with a Russian lawyer was related to the 2016 presidential campaign. Sarah...
Mike Pence reassures Baltic states over Russia

Mike Pence reassures Baltic states over Russia

Mike Pence reassures Baltic states over Russia 31 July 2017 From the section Europe Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMike Pence tells Baltic states: “We stand together” US Vice-President Mike Pence has reaffirmed Washington’s...
Russia and China tighten internet controls

Russia and China tighten internet controls

Moscow and Beijing are tightening their control over citizens’ use of the internet by prohibiting the use of privacy technologies. A new law in Russia has been signed by President Putin banning the use of software which could keep people anonymous to the...
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