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Vladimir Putin’s annual news conference • President of Russia

In-Depth Coverage December 20, 2018The President's news conference was broadcast live by Rossiya 1, Rossiya 24, Channel One and NTV, as well as Mayak, Vesti FM and Radio Rossii radio stations.Television channel...

Facebook’s Privacy Message Undermined by the Times—Again

If there is one message Facebook has been trying to send to the world in 2018, it's that the company understands it needs to rethink the way it operates. Facebook says it understands that it must better police the...

The midterms are already hacked. You just don’t know it yet.

One evening last May in Knoxville, Tennessee, during the night of the local primary election, Dave Ball, the assistant IT director for Knox County, settled into the Naugahyde chair of his dusty home office and...

Russia Says 19 Killed As Student Gunman Rampages Through Crimea College

Russian authorities say 19 students and faculty members at a college in Crimea have been killed, many of them teenagers, in a bomb-and-gun attack they say was carried out by a student who fatally shot himself after...

Welcome to the era of impunity

Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance could shape Middle East for generations Or, instead, you see the clumsiness as the message. Whether their attack actually murdered former Russian agent Sergei Skripal or not, it...

Is Putin Still Betting on Trump?

In a series that does not seem as though it will end soon, on Aug. 9, 2018, the U.S. State Department announced a package of new economic sanctions on Russia, which includes a prohibition of the sale of sensitive...

Trump administration to hit Russia with new sanctions for Skripal poisoning

The decision could bolster President Donald Trump's claim that despite the noise of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian election meddling, which Trump has called a "witch hunt," his...

Volte-face: Trump's Russia policy lets Putin 'punch above his weight'

Trump confounded both his backers and his critics on Monday by standing beside Russian President Vladimir Putin and announcing that Putin’s “powerful” denials of election meddling had convinced him, despite the US...

AP News in Brief at 12:04 a.m. EDT

Trump tweets, hits links before high-stakes Putin meetingTURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) — Two days before a high-stakes summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump played golf and tweeted...

HRW: Russian Journalist Facing 'Groundless' Charges

An international human rights watchdog has called on Russian authorities to drop charges against Viktor Korb, a journalist who faces terrorism charges for transcribing and publishing a 2015 speech that a Kremlin...


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