"Importantly, they targeted both major political parties" says @SpoxDHS "As the Secretary reiterated-their intent was to sow discord in the American electoral process. We have no evidence that any ballots were changed or counted incorrectly as a result of Russian interference"
"She also very clearly articulated today that the Russian government unequivocally worked to undermine our democracy during the 2016 election" says @SpoxDHS "Goals included undermining faith in the US democratic process and harming a candidate's electability and potential presidency"
Moscow says it will not comply with U.S. sanctions on Venezuela's state debt: Interfax
defending @SecNielsen's answer on Russia and election meddling: "The question asked by the reporter did not reflect the specific language in the assessment itself, so the Secretary correctly stated she had not seen the conclusion as characterized by the reporter"
Questioned by reporters about the purported 'spy' in the @realDonaldTrump Election 2016 campaign, @POTUS replies: "If they had spies in my campaign, that would be a disgrace. I hope they weren't" as that would be illegal and unprecedented
"It is critical—now more than ever—to safeguard and secure our election infrastructure" says @ODNIgov @DHSgov @FBI statement "We are encouraged to see the level of engagement today" re security for Election 2018
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Security for Election 2018 "is an issue that the Administration takes seriously and is addressing with urgency" per @ODNIgov @DHSgov @FBI statement, as @SecNielsen briefs Congress
Japan and Russia notify the World Trade Organization of potential tariff retaliation for president Trump's tariffs on steel and aluminium - WTO filings
Russia's Duma just passed a law on counter-sanctions against the US and other "unfriendly countries".
Chinese Vice FM Kong Xuanyou attended consultation on Afghan issue at vice-foreign ministerial level among China, Russia and India in Moscow recently. Three sides exchanged views on Afghan issue and hoped Afghanistan will achieve peace and stability at early date
Boris Johnson hints he wants tougher sanctions against Russians
Yekaterinburg mayor and Kremlin critic Yevgeny Roizman resigns, saying residents were "cheated" by the recent scrapping of direct mayoral elections in the city
London is being used as a "base for the corrupt assets" of individuals linked to Russian President Putin and the Kremlin, according to a report by U.K.'s foreign affairs committee.
Putin claimed a new nuclear-powered missile had unlimited range — but it flew only 22 miles in its most successful test yet, 4th test to be conducted this summer
Gina Haspel is a Russia specialist who spent her career in the Central Intelligence Agency's clandestine service
FBI could have interviewed George Papadopoulos, but opted to spy on him instead
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Russia's first sea-borne nuclear power plant arrives in the Arctic port of Murmansk
Russia's RT faces three new impartiality investigations in Britain
The Kremlin says "Russian businesses often encounter unfriendly and unscrupulous actions" after Chelsea-owner Roman Abramovich's British visa expired
Chechnya's Ramzan Kadyrov publishes a video of him personally commanding op vs attack on a church in Grozny this weekend. 4 dead attackers young, armed with axes, knives, pistol. Kadyrov: 'They're teenagers, tricked by those in the West, in Europe'
Department of Justice orders an expansion of the review of any potential FISA abuse in the Russia probe.
May's spokesman refuses to comment on Russian-Jewish oligarch's visa delay
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Russia played a major role in helping India get a permanent membership in SCO. We are working together on International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC) and BRICS: PM Narendra Modi in Sochi
Russian Ministry of Defense to deploy electronic warfare units to battle drones at Football Championship games
Indian congratulates President Putin on his re-election to a fourth term
Thankful to President Putin, this is new chapter in Indo-Russian ties: PM Modi
Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 - 73km N of Esso, Russia
57y.o man was killed in Leningrad region as result of RGD-5 explosion
Russian agency offers fake restaurant reviews ahead of World Cup
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Massive fire in a block of flats in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk. All residents said to have been evacuated.
Russian money hidden in British assets and laundered through City of London financial institutions damages the government's efforts against Moscow - UK ministers
Rusal says Deripaska has not formally resigned; reiterates sanctions may hit business
FSB general was killed during crash-landing of helicopter in Khabarovsk region of Russia
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Russia's Sochi for an informal summit with President Putin
Russian envoy in Kabul said the US will have to drop its opposition to negotiating directly with the Taliban on the eventual pullout of American troops from Afghanistan or face a grinding and bloody war for years to come