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Putin criticizes opponents' corruption fight in Russia
Russian President Vladimir Putin has tacitly criticized a popular opposition leader whose efforts to expose official corruption fueled nationwide protests last month
EXTENDED TRANSCRIPT: George Stephanopoulos interviews Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov
On Friday, March 31, 2017, ABC News chief anchor George Stephanopoulos interviewed Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov on ABC's "Good Morning America". The following is an extended transcript of the interview: GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS, CHIEF POLITICAL CORRESPONDENT, ABC NEWS: Mr. Peskov, thank you for
Thousands in Russia protest, U.S. offers tempered response
Stirred by allegations of corruption, tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets in dozens of cities across Russia yesterday, in the largest anti-government demonstrations the country has seen in years. Between 7,000 and 30,000 people demonstrated in Moscow, and up to 10,000 in St.
Thousands march in anti-corruption protests across Russia
In largest anti-Kremlin protests in years, demonstrators clash with police and hundreds are arrested.
Ex-Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort faces new allegations from Ukraine over 'black ledger' payments
A Ukrainian lawmaker today said he has fresh proof that President Trump ’s former campaign manager, Paul Manafort , received illegal, off-the-books payments from the country’s toppled pro-Russian president. Coming a day after the FBI confirmed it is investigating potential links between Trump’s
How Russians see the political drama unfolding in Washington
Millions of Americans viewed President Donald Trump’s election victory as an upset. But for many in Russia, it was a celebration. Russian lawmakers even toasted Trump’s win with champagne in the country’s parliament. But how do Russians feel about Trump and his administration in the weeks since the
Protests Build Across the Country Against Trump's Immigration Order
President Trump defended his executive order restricting the entry into the U.S. of people from seven Muslim-dominated countries, saying the move was not about religion but about keeping the country safe, but administration officials appeared to backtrack on the scope of the order, even as
Ukraine Conflict Monitor OSCE Confirms Cyber-attack
The organization charged with monitoring the Russia-fomented conflict in eastern Ukraine confirmed on Wednesday that it suffered a data breach “compromising the confidentiality” of its computer network. The Organization for Security Cooperation in Europe said that the breach was discovered in early
Hillary Clinton: Putin's Alleged Involvement in Democratic Hack Stems From 'Personal Beef'
Hillary Clinton has an explanation for Vladimir Putin 's alleged involvement in the hacking of Democratic organizations during the 2016 presidential election: The Russian leader has a longtime grudge against her, dating back to 2011 when she was secretary of state and made comments that were
Strongman Leaders Around the World React to President-Elect Trump
As President-elect Donald Trump prepares a team that will transition into the White House this January, world leaders are preparing for their own transition: a relationship with the next U.S. president. Among those ready to work with President-elect Trump? Many of the world's most authoritarian