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Russian Blogger Convicted of 'Religious Hatred' for Playing Video Game in Church

Russian Blogger Convicted of 'Religious Hatred' for Playing Video Game in Church

By Nataliya Vasilyeva | May 14
A Russian blogger was convicted on Thursday of inciting religious hatred for playing "Pokemon Go" in a church, and given a suspended sentence.

U.S. Watched Russia Hack French Systems During Election

U.S. Watched Russia Hack French Systems During Election

By Deb Reichmann | May 11
The United States watched Russians hack France's computer networks during the election and tipped off French officials before it became public, a U.S. cyber official told the Senate on Tuesday.

Michael Flynn Seeks Protection and 'Has a Story to Tell'

Michael Flynn Seeks Protection and 'Has a Story to Tell'

Mar 31
In a statement Thursday night, Flynn's lawyer said "General Flynn certainly has a story to tell, and he very much wants to tell it, should the circumstances permit."

Trump Associates Links to Russia?

Trump Associates Links to Russia?

Mar 26
Documents obtained by the Associated Press show President Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, previously worked for Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska to benefit the Kremlin.

Denis Voronenkov Killed in Latest Violence Against Kremlin Critics

Denis Voronenkov Killed in Latest Violence Against Kremlin Critics

Mar 25
Ukraine's president blames Russia for the killing of Denis Voronenkov, a former Russian lawmaker and vocal Kremlin critic who defected last year. This is just the latest incident of violence involving people critical of Moscow.

Yahoo Breach Indictments May Shed Light on Other Hacks

Yahoo Breach Indictments May Shed Light on Other Hacks

By Eric Tucker and Michael Liedtke | Mar 19
U.S. authorities may now be in a better position to figure out if Russian hackers and Russian spies swayed last year's presidential elections.

Was Russian Journalist and Putin Critic Poisoned Twice?

Was Russian Journalist and Putin Critic Poisoned Twice?

Mar 11
Vladimir Kara-Murza, a Russian TV correspondent based in Washington, was a vocal critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin. He suddenly fell into a coma with organ failure last month.

Russia Military Acknowledges New Branch: Info Warfare Troops

Russia Military Acknowledges New Branch: Info Warfare Troops

By Vladimir Isachenkov | Feb 24
Along with a steady flow of new missiles, planes and tanks, Russia's defense minister said Wednesday his nation also has built up its muscle by forming a new branch of the military - information warfare troops.

Russian Hackers Get Burned in Deal with Russia's Spy Agency

Russian Hackers Get Burned in Deal with Russia's Spy Agency

By Vitniza Saldava and Vladimir Isachenkov | Feb 13
For several years a group of Russian hackers have been posting letters and documents stolen from senior Russian officials with impunity. And then the nation's spy agency tracked them down and offered them a deal.

Russian Political Elites Revel in Trump's Inauguration

By Vladimir Isachenkov | Jan 21
Russian officials and lawmakers lauded Donald Trump's inauguration Friday, hoping it will herald a period of better ties with the United States, while revelers in Moscow and elsewhere gathered for celebrations.

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