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Russian Agent Maria Butina sentenced to 18 months in prison

Washington (CNN)A federal judge sentenced Russia national Maria Butina to 18 months in prison on Friday, after she pleaded guilty to trying to infiltrate conservative political circles and promote Russian interests before and after the 2016 presidential election. She is … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Kremlin paid $40,000 to Michael Flynn for 2015 Moscow visit

Six days ago, Michael Flynn resigned as Donald Trump’s National Security Adviser after it was exposed that he had colluded with the Russian ambassador, both before and after election day. It was then revealed that Flynn had also colluded by … Continue reading

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