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January 8, 2022, 5:28 AM

Russian troops intervene as protests grip Kazakhstan

ABC News Senior Foreign Correspondent Ian Pannell reports on unrest in Kazakhstan over rising fuel prices and Russia's support of the government.
January 8, 2022, 5:28 AM
Russian troops intervene as protests grip Kazakhstan
December 31, 2021, 1:34 AM

Biden and Putin confer over Ukraine tensions

President Joe Biden engaged in a lengthy high-stakes phone call with Vladimir Putin as tensions between Russia and Ukraine heat up.
December 31, 2021, 1:34 AM
Biden and Putin confer over Ukraine tensions
1 month ago

Russia makes sweeping demands for security guarantees from US amid Ukraine tensions

Russia is making ambitious demands from the U.S. and NATO, calling for security guarantees amid fears Moscow will invade Ukraine.
1 month ago
Russia makes demands for security guarantees from US
2 months ago

Durham probe offers fresh support for man who has long denied being 'Steele dossier' source

An indictment in the investigation into how officials probed Donald Trump's ties to Russia has raised new questions about the sourcing of the Steele dossier.
2 months ago
Durham probe offers fresh support for man who has long denied being 'dossier' source
2 months ago

Feds charge Russian national who worked on Steele dossier with lying to FBI

A researcher who worked on the controversial Steele dossier has been arrested on charges stemming from the special counsel's investigation of the Russia probe.
2 months ago
Feds charge Russian national who worked on Steele dossier with lying to FBI
3 months ago

Giuliani claims privilege on 3 files out of 2,000 seized by FBI in lobbying probe

Rudy Giuliani has claimed privilege on just three of the more than 2,000 files seized by the FBI as part of a probe into his lobbying activities.
3 months ago
Giuliani claims privilege on 3 files out of 2,000 seized by FBI in lobbying probe
3 months ago

Russian region extends off-work order as COVID-19 cases soar

Coronavirus infections and deaths remained at all-time highs.
3 months ago
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Giuliani associates face trial in campaign finance scheme

Federal case makes one out to be more of a typical grifter than a whistleblower.
3 months ago
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Fiona Hill, a nobody to Trump and Putin, saw into them both

In her new book, Fiona Hill lays out her experiences as the Russia adviser in Donald Trump’s White House and the circumstances behind her riveting congressional testimony in Trump's first impeachment
3 months ago
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Lawyer whose firm represented Clinton campaign indicted by special counsel investigating Russia probe

A lawyer whose firm represented Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign was indicted Thursday by special counsel on a single charge of making a false statement to the FBI.
4 months ago
Lawyer who represented Clinton campaign indicted for alleged false statements to FBI
5 months ago

Tourist helicopter crashes in Russian crater lake; 8 missing

A helicopter carrying tourists has crashed into a deep volcanic crater lake on the Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia’s far east, leaving up to eight people missing
5 months ago
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Justice Department says Russians hacked federal prosecutors

The Russian hackers behind the massive SolarWinds cyberespionage campaign broke into the email accounts of some of the most prominent federal prosecutors’ offices around the country last year
6 months ago
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DOJ releases part of memo behind Barr's decision not to charge Trump for obstructing Russia probe

The DOJ is appealing an order to release the full text of a memo used by former AG William Barr to justify his decision not to prosecute Donald Trump in the Russia probe.
8 months ago
DOJ releases part of memo behind Barr's decision not to charge Trump in Russia probe
9 months ago

Justice Department sues Roger Stone, wife for $2 million in unpaid taxes

The Trump ally was pardoned for lying to investigators in the Russia inquiry.
9 months ago
Justice Department sues Roger Stone, wife for $2 million in unpaid taxes
9 months ago

US announces sanctions on Russia, expels Russian personnel

The Biden administration on Thursday announced a sweeping series of sanctions against Russia over election interference, cyber hacking and other “harmful foreign activities.”
9 months ago
US announces sanctions on Russia, expels Russian personnel
1 year ago

Judge tosses Page defamation suit against Verizon company

Carter Page sued media company that includes Yahoo!, AOL and had owned HuffPost
1 year ago
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Over 5,100 arrested at pro-Navalny protests across Russia

Thousands of people have taken to the streets across Russia.
1 year ago
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Ex-FBI lawyer given probation for Russia probe actions

A former FBI lawyer has been sentenced to probation for altering an email the Justice Department relied on during its surveillance of an aide to President Donald Trump during the Russia investigation
1 year ago
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Former FBI lawyer gets probation for role in Carter Page surveillance

Kevin Clinesmith was accused of altering an email used to justify surveillance of Carter Page.
1 year ago
Former FBI lawyer gets probation for role in Carter Page surveillance
1 year ago

Cargo ship sinks in the Black Sea; 3 dead, 6 rescued

Turkish authorities say a cargo ship sank off Turkey's Black Sea coast on Sunday, leaving at least three people dead
1 year ago
Russian cargo ship sinks in the Black Sea, rescue underway
1 year ago

Russia targeted African-American vote, made Instagram 'key battleground' in propaganda war: Researchers

Two new reports detail how purported Russian trolls used social media to target with laser-like precision African-Americans before the 2016 election.
1 year ago
Russia targeted African-American vote, made Instagram 'key battleground': Reports
1 year ago

Top Intelligence Democrat accuses Russia of cyber hack that resulted in 'big haul'

Sen. Mark Warner, the vice chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, appeared on "This Week" Sunday
1 year ago
Top Intelligence Democrat accuses Russia of cyber hack that resulted in 'big haul'
1 year ago

'All indications point to Russia' being behind cyberattack: Sen. Mark Warner

Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., is interviewed on "This Week."
1 year ago
'All indications point to Russia' being behind cyberattack: Sen. Mark Warner
1 year ago

DHS whistleblower testifies before House Intelligence Committee

His September complaint accused senior DHS leaders of trying to influence agency assessments for political purposes.
1 year ago
DHS whistleblower testifies after alleging politicization of intelligence
1 year ago

Robert Mueller does rare interview in 'Oath' podcast

Former special counsel Robert Mueller consents to a rare interview in Chuck Rosenberg's “The Oath” podcast, out on Wednesday
1 year ago
Robert Mueller does rare interview in 'Oath' podcast
1 year ago

Barr appoints US attorney as special counsel in origins of Russia probe investigation

The AG appointed Connecticut U.S. Attorney John Durham as special counsel to investigate the origins of the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.
1 year ago
Barr appoints US attorney as special counsel in origins of Russia probe investigation
1 year ago

Former Rudy Giuliani associates plead not guilty to fraud charges

Rudy Giuliani associates Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiracy to commit fraud.
1 year ago
Former Rudy Giuliani associates plead not guilty to fraud charges
1 year ago

Russia under renewed pressure to explain Navalny poisoning

Russia has come under renewed pressure to explain the nerve agent attack on opposition figure Alexei Navalny as the annual meeting of the global chemical weapons watchdog got underway
1 year ago
Russia under renewed pressure to explain Navalny poisoning
1 year ago

Ex-Trump campaign aide sues over Russia probe surveillance

He was the target of a secret surveillance warrant during the FBI investigation.
1 year ago
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Putin foe Navalny urges EU to be ready for Russian election

Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny is urging  the European Union to reject the results of Russia’s parliamentary election next year if any candidates are blocked from taking part
1 year ago
Putin foe Navalny urges EU to be ready for Russian election
1 year ago

Kremlin: Putin won't congratulate Biden until challenges end

The Kremlin says Russian President Vladimir Putin won’t congratulate President-elect Joe Biden until legal challenges to the U.S. election are resolved and the result is official
1 year ago
Putin won't congratulate Biden until legal action resolved
1 year ago

Russia's Putin says time for Syrian refugees to return home

Russian President Vladimir Putin says millions of Syrian refugees who fled their country's civil war should start returning home to help rebuild Syria now that large parts of the Arab nation enjoy relative peace
1 year ago
Russia's Putin says time for Syrian refugees to return home
1 year ago

In video interview, Russian MH17 suspect denies involvement

A suspect charged with involvement in shooting down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine in 2014 has denied involvement in the attack in video interviews played in a Dutch courtroom
1 year ago
In video interview, Russian MH17 suspect denies involvement
1 year ago

German businessman charged over exports to Russian military

Prosecutors say a German businessman and an alleged accomplice have been charged over the delivery of machinery to a company linked to the Russian military in violation of European Union sanctions
1 year ago
German businessman charged over exports to Russian military
1 year ago

DOJ announces charges against 6 Russian military officers allegedly involved in hacking, malware operations

The Justice Department on Monday announced charges against six Russian GRU officers allegedly involved in a series of hacking and malware operations.
1 year ago
DOJ charges 6 Russian military officers allegedly involved in hacking
1 year ago

Trial of Russian charged in bitcoin fraud begins in Paris

The trial of a Russian man alleged to have used ransomware in a 135 million euros ($157 million) bitcoin fraud will begin Monday
1 year ago
Trial of Russian charged in bitcoin fraud begins in Paris
1 year ago

Putin proposes yearlong extension of nuclear pact with US

Russian President Vladimir Putin has made a strong call to save his country's last existing nuclear arms control pact with the United States, proposing to extend it at least for one year
1 year ago
Putin proposes yearlong extension of nuclear pact with US
1 year ago

EU imposes sanctions on 6 Russians over Navalny poisoning

The European Union has imposed sanctions on six Russian officials and one organization over the poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navlany with a Soviet-era nerve agent
1 year ago
EU imposes sanctions on 6 Russians over Navalny poisoning
1 year ago

Poland fines Russia's Gazprom $7.6 billion over pipeline

Polish authorities have fined Russia's state-owned energy giant Gazprom $7.6 billion, or 6.5 billion euros, for its role in building the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline to Germany
1 year ago
Poland fines Russia's Gazprom $7.6 billion over pipeline
1 year ago

GOP lawmakers grill Comey on leadership of Russia probe

Republican lawmakers are confronting former FBI Director James Comey about his oversight of the Trump-Russia investigation during a politically charged hearing that focused attention on problems with the probe
1 year ago
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Comey defends Russia investigation as 'essential' in testimony to Senate panel

Former FBI Director James Comey defended the Russia investigation in heated testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
1 year ago
Comey defends Russia investigation as 'essential' despite missteps
1 year ago

House Intelligence panel to subpoena DHS over whistleblower

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff says he will subpoena the Department of Homeland Security after a department whistleblower said he wasn’t allowed access to documents and clearance he needs to testify
1 year ago
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Review: 'Agents of Chaos,' from Russia, but not with love

HBO’s two-part film “Agents of Chaos” looks at how a whole bunch of Russian dirty tricks helped Donald Trump into the White House
1 year ago
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Prosecutor looking into the origins of Russia probe resigns

The prosecutor looking into the origins of Russia probe resigns.
1 year ago
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Prosecutor looking into the origins of Russia probe resigns

A federal prosecutor who was helping lead the investigation into the origins of the Trump-Russia probe has resigned from the Justice Department
1 year ago
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Treasury Department says Ukrainian linked to Rudy Giuliani is 'Russian agent'

Giuliani said he had "no reason to believe [Derkach] is a Russian agent."
1 year ago
Treasury Department says Ukrainian linked to Rudy Giuliani is 'Russian agent'
1 year ago

Russian nationals charged with attempted election interference

The U.S. government leveled new accusations of election interference and among those named is a Russian agent who met with President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani.
1 year ago
Russian nationals charged with attempted election interference
1 year ago

New sanctions for Russian election meddling

ABC News’ Pierre Thomas reports on new sanctions from the U.S. Treasury Department against four Russia-linked actors working to interfere in the 2020 election.
1 year ago
New sanctions for Russian election meddling
1 year ago

Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny out of coma after 'severe' Novichok nerve agent poisoning

Russia's most prominent opposition leader, Alexey Navalny, has been taken out of a medically-induced coma at the German hospital where he's being treated.
1 year ago
Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny out of coma after 'severe' Novichok poisoning
1 year ago

Department of Homeland Security warns about voter disinformation from Russia

The Department of Homeland Security said that Russia is trying to “undermine public trust in the electoral process” by spreading disinformation about mail-in voting.
1 year ago
Department of Homeland Security warns about voter disinformation from Russia