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FILE - In this Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021, file photo, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny looks at photographers standing in the Babuskinsky District Court in Moscow, Russia. A Moscow court is considering a request by prosecutors to outlaw the organizations founded by Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny. That's part of authorities’ efforts to muzzle critics ahead of a crucial parliamentary election in September. The Moscow City Court on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 is expected to grant prosecutors’ request to designate Navalny’s Foundation for Fighting Corruption and his sprawling network of regional offices across Russia as extremist organizations. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File)

Russian court outlaws opposition leader Navalny’s groups

Russian court outlaws opposition leader Navalny’s groups

 

Russian President Vladimir Putin visits the Coordination Center of the Russian Government in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, April 13, 2021. The centre was set up as a line of communication with the whole of Russia for analysing and collecting information, promptly using big data and solving arising problems. (Mikhail Metzel, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)

Months after hack, US poised to announce sanctions on Russia

First retaliatory action against the Kremlin for last year’s hack

  • Apr 15, 2021

 

FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2020, file photo, mostly masked northern Nevadans wait to vote in-person at Reed High School in Sparks, Nev., prior to polls closing. U.S. officials say they found no evidence that foreign actors changed votes or otherwise disrupted the voting process in last November’s presidential election. That's according to government reports on March 16, 2021, affirming the integrity of the contest won by President Joe Biden. (AP Photo/Scott Sonner, File)

Putin approved operations to help Trump against Biden

Putin approved operations to help Trump against Biden

 

FILE - In this Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021 file photo, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny gestures as he stands behind a grass of the cage in the Babuskinsky District Court in Moscow, Russia. Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny was transported to a prison 100km away from Moscow. Navalny was taken to a prison in Pokrov city after Moscow city court rejected appeal against his prison sentence on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File)

US sanctions Russian officials over nerve-agent attack

US sanctions Russian officials over nerve-agent attack

FILE - In this Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021 file photo, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny gestures as he stands behind a grass of the cage in the Babuskinsky District Court in Moscow, Russia. Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny was transported to a prison 100km away from Moscow. Navalny was taken to a prison in Pokrov city after Moscow city court rejected appeal against his prison sentence on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File)
Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., speaks during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021 in Washington. (Demetrius Freeman/The Washington Post via AP, Pool)

Tech firms say there’s little doubt Russia behind major hack

Congressional hearing on breach

  • Feb 24, 2021
Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., speaks during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021 in Washington. (Demetrius Freeman/The Washington Post via AP, Pool)
FILE - In this Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, file photo, Oleg Navalny, Alexei Navalny’s brother, speaks to the media at the Omsk Ambulance Hospital No. 1, intensive care unit where Alexei Navalny was hospitalized in Omsk, Russia. Moscow police have arrested the brother of jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny after carrying out a series of raids on apartments and offices belonging to the politician’s family and associates. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Sofiychuk, File)

Moscow court mulls house arrest for Navalny’s allies

Navalny’s supporters call for rallies on Sunday to demand his release

  • Jan 29, 2021
FILE - In this Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, file photo, Oleg Navalny, Alexei Navalny’s brother, speaks to the media at the Omsk Ambulance Hospital No. 1, intensive care unit where Alexei Navalny was hospitalized in Omsk, Russia. Moscow police have arrested the brother of jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny after carrying out a series of raids on apartments and offices belonging to the politician’s family and associates. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Sofiychuk, File)
FILE - In this March 10, 2011, file photo, then-Vice President Joe Biden, left, shakes hands with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in Moscow, Russia. President Joe Biden has been thrown into a high-wire act with Russia as he seeks to toughen his administration’s stance against Putin while preserving room for diplomacy in a post-Donald Trump era. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File)

Arms deal, hacking complicate Joe Biden’s approach to Russia

Biden wants to manage differences with Russia

  • Jan 26, 2021
FILE - In this March 10, 2011, file photo, then-Vice President Joe Biden, left, shakes hands with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in Moscow, Russia. President Joe Biden has been thrown into a high-wire act with Russia as he seeks to toughen his administration’s stance against Putin while preserving room for diplomacy in a post-Donald Trump era. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File)
FILE - In this June 14, 2018, file photo, the FBI seal is seen before a news conference at FBI headquarters in Washington. The U.S. government on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, said a devastating hack of federal agencies is “likely Russian in origin” and said the operation appeared to be an “intelligence gathering” effort. The assessment was disclosed in a rare public statement from the FBI and other investigative agencies. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)

US: Hack of federal agencies ‘likely Russian in origin’

US: Hack of federal agencies ‘likely Russian in origin’

  • Jan 5, 2021
FILE - In this June 14, 2018, file photo, the FBI seal is seen before a news conference at FBI headquarters in Washington. The U.S. government on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, said a devastating hack of federal agencies is “likely Russian in origin” and said the operation appeared to be an “intelligence gathering” effort. The assessment was disclosed in a rare public statement from the FBI and other investigative agencies. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
In this photo taken from a video distributed by Russian Defense Ministry Press Service, on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020, a Chinese H-6K strategic bomber flies during a joint patrol mission over the Western Pacific. Russian and Chinese bombers flew a joint patrol mission over the Western Pacific Tuesday in a show of increasingly close military ties between Moscow and Beijing. The Russian military said that a pair of its Tu-95 strategic bombers and four Chinese H-6K bombers flew over the Sea of Japan and the East China Sea. (Russian Defense Ministry Press Service via AP)

Russian and Chinese bombers fly joint patrol over Pacific

Increasingly close military ties between Moscow and Beijing

  • Dec 22, 2020
In this photo taken from a video distributed by Russian Defense Ministry Press Service, on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020, a Chinese H-6K strategic bomber flies during a joint patrol mission over the Western Pacific. Russian and Chinese bombers flew a joint patrol mission over the Western Pacific Tuesday in a show of increasingly close military ties between Moscow and Beijing. The Russian military said that a pair of its Tu-95 strategic bombers and four Chinese H-6K bombers flew over the Sea of Japan and the East China Sea. (Russian Defense Ministry Press Service via AP)
In this photo released by Russian Foreign Ministry Press Service, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, left, and Croatia's Foreign Minister Gordan Grlic Radman, pose for a photo prior to their talks in Zagreb, Croatia, Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020. (Russian Foreign Ministry Press Service via AP)

Russian FM dismisses media reports about Navalny poisoning

Russian FM dismisses media reports about Navalny poisoning

In this photo released by Russian Foreign Ministry Press Service, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, left, and Croatia's Foreign Minister Gordan Grlic Radman, pose for a photo prior to their talks in Zagreb, Croatia, Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020. (Russian Foreign Ministry Press Service via AP)
Germany: OPCW confirms nerve agent used in Navalny poisoning

Germany: OPCW confirms nerve agent used in Navalny poisoning

Germany: OPCW confirms nerve agent used in Navalny poisoning

Germany: OPCW confirms nerve agent used in Navalny poisoning
Democrats say troop threats should be pursued ‘relentlessly’

Democrats say troop threats should be pursued ‘relentlessly’

Democrats say troop threats should be pursued ‘relentlessly’

Democrats say troop threats should be pursued ‘relentlessly’

Trump, top officials defend response to Russia bounty threat

Trump, top officials defend response to Russia bounty threat

Trump faces pressure over Russia bounties to kill US troops

Trump faces pressure over Russia bounties to kill US troops

GOP lawmakers urge action after Russia-Afghanistan briefing

GOP lawmakers urge action after Russia-Afghanistan briefing

GOP lawmakers urge action after Russia-Afghanistan briefing

GOP lawmakers urge action after Russia-Afghanistan briefing
Burr submits final Russia report before leaving chairmanship

Burr submits final Russia report before leaving chairmanship

Burr submits final Russia report before leaving chairmanship

Burr submits final Russia report before leaving chairmanship
Czech official says he’s under protection after Russian plot

Czech official says he’s under protection after Russian plot

Czech official says he’s under protection after Russian plot

Czech official says he’s under protection after Russian plot
Senate panel backs assessment that Russia interfered in 2016

Senate panel backs assessment that Russia interfered in 2016

Senate panel backs assessment that Russia interfered in 2016

Senate panel backs assessment that Russia interfered in 2016

Feds dropping case for 2 Russian companies in troll probe

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is moving to drop charges against two…

China, Russia interfering with Canadian affairs, watchdog report says

China, Russia interfering with Canadian affairs, watchdog report says

OTTAWA — China and Russia are meddling in Canadian affairs, a national…

China, Russia interfering with Canadian affairs, watchdog report says