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Trump fumes over 'greatest scam in political history'

Trump fumes over 'greatest scam in political history'

With two days to go before release of the report on Russian meddling in the 2016 US election, President Donald Trump insisted again Tuesday that he is the real victim.

Russian officials say will free 'whale jail' animals

Russian officials say will free 'whale jail' animals

Russian officials said Monday they will work towards freeing all orcas and belugas from a notorious facility in the east of the country, after a visit by US-based marine mammal advocates.

Trump says he has not read Mueller report on Russian meddling

Trump says he has not read Mueller report on Russian meddling

US President Donald Trump said on Saturday he has not read special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

Britain scrambles jets after Russian bombers approach UK airspace

Britain scrambles jets after Russian bombers approach UK airspace

Britain said on Wednesday it had scrambled Typhoon jets to monitor two Russian "Blackjack" bombers which approached the United Kingdom's airspace.

Ex-Russian officer jailed for fighting with Islamic State in Syria

Ex-Russian officer jailed for fighting with Islamic State in Syria

A former Russian military captain was sentenced on Tuesday to 19 years in prison for fighting alongside the Islamic State extremist group in Syria, state media reported.

Dutch security agency warns against Chinese, Russian technology

Dutch security agency warns against Chinese, Russian technology

The Dutch security service advised the government on Tuesday not to use technology from countries with active cyber-hacking campaigns against the Netherlands, such as China and Russia.

Opec struggles to keep Russia on board with oil cut, may offer shorter extension

Opec struggles to keep Russia on board with oil cut, may offer shorter extension

Saudi Arabia is having a hard time convincing Russia to stay much longer in an Opec-led pact cutting oil supply, and Moscow may agree only to a three-month extension, three sources familiar with the matter said.

US calls Russia deployment of planes to Venezuela 'reckless escalation'

US calls Russia deployment of planes to Venezuela 'reckless escalation'

The United States on Monday accused Russia of "reckless escalation" of the situation in Venezuela by deploying military planes and personnel to the crisis-stricken South American nation that Washington has hit with crippling sanctions.

Facebook removes accounts from Russia, Iran for "coordinated inauthentic behavior"

Facebook removes accounts from Russia, Iran for "coordinated inauthentic behavior"

Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it has removed more accounts from Iran, Russia, Macedonia and Kosovo, citing what it described as "coordinated inauthentic behavior."

Trump declares 'complete exoneration' after Mueller finds no collusion

Trump declares 'complete exoneration' after Mueller finds no collusion

US President Donald Trump declared Sunday that he had been completely exonerated after his campaign was cleared of colluding with Russia in the 2016 election, in a major boost for his re-election hopes.

Trump-Russia report main findings awaited, US lawmakers seek quick public release

Trump-Russia report main findings awaited, US lawmakers seek quick public release

The top US law enforcement official could release as early as Saturday the main findings in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's confidential report on his 22-month-long inquiry into Russia's role in the 2016 US election ...

Russia to meet US officials in Rome for talks on Venezuela crisis

Russia to meet US officials in Rome for talks on Venezuela crisis

Russian and US diplomats are to meet in Rome to discuss the crisis in Venezuela on Tuesday, according to the Foreign Ministry in Moscow.