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Hillary Clinton Campaign Manager to FBI: ‘Why Didn’t you Send a Letter about Donald Trump’s Ties to Russia?’

Hillary Clinton Campaign Manager to FBI: 'Why Didn't you Send a Letter about Donald Trump's Ties to Russia?'

Hillary Clinton’s election campaign manager has criticised the FBI following reports that the security organisation was aware of potential links between the Trump administration and Russian officials while it was investigating Ms Clinton’s use of a private email server.

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Russia Plane Crash: Huge Search For Bodies in Black Sea

Russia Plane Crash: Huge Search For Bodies in Black Sea

A huge search operation is continuing "round the clock" in Russia, after a Russian military plane with 92 people on board crashed into the Black Sea. More than 3,000 people, including 109 divers, as well as ships, planes, helicopters and submersibles are involved in the operation near Sochi...

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Syrian Conflict: US and Russia Agree Peace Moves

Syrian Conflict: US and Russia Agree Peace Moves

Russia and the US have announced an agreement on Syria starting with a "cessation of hostilities" from sunset on Monday. Under the plan, the Syrian government will end combat missions in specified areas held by the opposition...

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Russia Suffers Final Disgrace as Last Competitor Darya Krishna is Suspended From Rio For Doping

Russia Suffers Final Disgrace as Last Competitor Darya Krishna is Suspended From Rio For Doping

Russian track and field suffered a final humiliation at the Rio Games on Saturday when the sport's governing body suspended long jumper Darya Klishina, removing from competition the nation's only athlete to have so far survived a blanket ban for doping...

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Russian Helicopter Shot Down in Syria, All 5 Onboard Killed

Russian Helicopter Shot Down in Syria, All 5 Onboard Killed

A Russian transport helicopter was shot down in opposition rebel territory in northern Syria on Monday and all five crew and officers onboard were killed, the Kremlin said, in the deadliest single incident for the Russian military since its involvement in Syria's civil war...

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Ban of Russian Track Team from Rio Olympics Upheld

The Court of Arbitration for Sport announced on Thursday that it has rejected the claims and appeal of the Russian Olympic Committee and 68 athletes who had challenged a ban from the track federation that would keep the country from competing in Rio.CAS announced the decision in a one-sentence release …

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Russia Hacks into Information on Trump

Russia Hacks into Information on Trump

Russian hackers broke into the DNC’s cyber networks. In doing so, they successfully stole information and research on the Democratic Party’s opposition: Donald Trump. The Washington Post reports that the hackers accessed the DNC’s investigative database on Trump. In addition, they all DNC email and chat traffic was attained. DNC Chairwoman …

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