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May 25, 2021, 3:33 PM

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.
May 25, 2021, 3:33 PM
DOJ releases part of memo behind Barr's decision not to charge Trump in Russia probe
2 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.
2 months ago
Justice Department sues Roger Stone, wife for $2 million in unpaid taxes
2 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.”
2 months ago
US announces sanctions on Russia, expels Russian personnel
4 months ago

Judge tosses Page defamation suit against Verizon company

Carter Page sued media company that includes Yahoo!, AOL and had owned HuffPost
4 months ago
4 months ago

Over 5,100 arrested at pro-Navalny protests across Russia

Thousands of people have taken to the streets across Russia.
4 months ago
4 months ago

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
4 months ago
4 months ago

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.
4 months ago
Former FBI lawyer gets probation for role in Carter Page surveillance
5 months 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
5 months ago
Russian cargo ship sinks in the Black Sea, rescue underway
5 months 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.
5 months ago
Russia targeted African-American vote, made Instagram 'key battleground': Reports
6 months 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
6 months ago
Top Intelligence Democrat accuses Russia of cyber hack that resulted in 'big haul'
6 months ago

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

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

DHS whistleblower testifies before House Intelligence Committee

His September complaint accused senior DHS leaders of trying to influence agency assessments for political purposes.
6 months ago
DHS whistleblower testifies after alleging politicization of intelligence
6 months 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
6 months ago
Robert Mueller does rare interview in 'Oath' podcast
6 months 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.
6 months ago
Barr appoints US attorney as special counsel in origins of Russia probe investigation
6 months 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.
6 months ago
Former Rudy Giuliani associates plead not guilty to fraud charges
6 months 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
6 months ago
Russia under renewed pressure to explain Navalny poisoning
6 months ago

Ex-Trump campaign aide sues over Russia probe surveillance

He was the target of a secret surveillance warrant during the FBI investigation.
6 months ago
7 months ago

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
7 months ago
Putin foe Navalny urges EU to be ready for Russian election
7 months 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
7 months ago
Putin won't congratulate Biden until legal action resolved
7 months 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
7 months ago
Russia's Putin says time for Syrian refugees to return home
7 months 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
7 months ago
In video interview, Russian MH17 suspect denies involvement
8 months 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
8 months ago
German businessman charged over exports to Russian military
8 months 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.
8 months ago
DOJ charges 6 Russian military officers allegedly involved in hacking
8 months 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
8 months ago
Trial of Russian charged in bitcoin fraud begins in Paris
8 months 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
8 months ago
Putin proposes yearlong extension of nuclear pact with US
8 months 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
8 months ago
EU imposes sanctions on 6 Russians over Navalny poisoning
8 months 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
8 months ago
Poland fines Russia's Gazprom $7.6 billion over pipeline
8 months 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
8 months ago
8 months ago

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.
8 months ago
Comey defends Russia investigation as 'essential' despite missteps
8 months 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
8 months ago
9 months ago

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
9 months ago
9 months ago

Prosecutor looking into the origins of Russia probe resigns

The prosecutor looking into the origins of Russia probe resigns.
9 months ago
9 months ago

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
9 months ago
9 months ago

Treasury Department says Ukrainian linked to Rudy Giuliani is 'Russian agent'

Giuliani said he had "no reason to believe [Derkach] is a Russian agent."
9 months ago
Treasury Department says Ukrainian linked to Rudy Giuliani is 'Russian agent'
9 months 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.
9 months ago
Russian nationals charged with attempted election interference
9 months 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.
9 months ago
New sanctions for Russian election meddling
9 months 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.
9 months ago
Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny out of coma after 'severe' Novichok poisoning
9 months 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.
9 months ago
Department of Homeland Security warns about voter disinformation from Russia
10 months ago

Ex-CIA chief Brennan interviewed in Russia probe review

Former CIA Director John Brennan has been interviewed by U.S. Attorney John Durham’s team as part of its inquiry into the Russia investigation
10 months ago
10 months ago

Ex-FBI lawyer admits to false statement during Russia probe

A former FBI lawyer has pleaded guilty to altering a document related to the secret surveillance of a former Trump campaign adviser during the Russia investigation
10 months ago
10 months ago

Former FBI lawyer to plead guilty in Trump-Russia probe review

Attorney General Barr said a new "development" would be coming Friday from the U.S. attorney he has tasked with investigating the Russia probe.
10 months ago
Former FBI lawyer to plead guilty in Trump-Russia probe review
10 months ago

Trump campaign's Russia contacts 'grave' threat, Senate says

The Senate intelligence committee has concluded the Kremlin launched an aggressive effort to interfere in the 2016 presidential contest on behalf of Donald Trump
10 months ago
Senate panel finds Russia interfered in the 2016 US election
10 months ago

Senate report details Russia’s efforts to meddle in 2016, ties to Trump associates

A new bipartisan report released by a Senate panel Tuesday outlines perhaps the most detailed accounting to date of Russia’s efforts to interfere in the 2016 election.
10 months ago
Senate report details Russia’s efforts to meddle in 2016, ties to Trump associates
10 months ago

Senate Intelligence Committee releases final report on Russian interference in 2016

The report concluded that the 2016 Trump campaign had repeated contacts with Russian operatives, and said campaign chairman Paul Manafort “represented a grave counterintelligence threat.”
10 months ago
Senate Intelligence Committee releases final report on Russian interference in 2016
10 months ago

House Dems can sue to enforce subpoena against former WH counsel Don McGahn, federal court rules

A federal court ruled Friday that House Democrats can sue to enforce a subpoena for testimony from former White House counsel Don McGahn.
10 months ago
House Dems can sue to enforce McGahn subpoena, federal court rules
10 months ago

Former deputy AG Yates pushes back on Republican criticism of Russia investigation origins

Former deputy attorney general Sally Yates pushed back against Republicans' criticism of the origins of the Russia investigation in a Senate hearing Wednesday.
10 months ago
Sally Yates pushes back on Republicans' attacks on Russia probe origins
1 year ago

Biden, lawmakers warn of foreign interference in election

Democrats concerned about foreign campaign to influence the 2020 election.
1 year ago
1 year ago

Justice Department releases Stone clemency grant after inquiry from judge

The Justice Department has made public President Trump's order commuting the prison sentence for his longtime friend and adviser Roger Stone.
1 year ago
Justice Department releases Roger Stone clemency grant after inquiry from judge
1 year ago

Roger Stone tells ABC News, 'I feel good. I feel great' after Trump commutes sentence

After Roger Stone received a full-sentence commutation from President Donald Trump, the veteran GOP political operative told ABC News he's feeling good.
1 year ago
Roger Stone tells ABC News, 'I feel good. I feel great' after Trump commutes sentence
1 year ago

Former Mueller prosecutor writing book on investigation

A lead prosecutor for special counsel Robert Mueller has a book coming about the two-year investigation into the alleged ties between Russia and the presidential campaign of Donald Trump
1 year ago
Former Mueller prosecutor writing book on investigation