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US strikes back against Russian interference

US strikes back against Russian interference

The United States Cyber Command is targeting individual Russian operatives to try to deter them from spreading disinformation to interfere in elections.

  • by Julian E. Barnes

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Vladimir Putin-Donald Trump bromance to continue in Paris
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Vladimir Putin-Donald Trump bromance to continue in Paris

US President Donald Trump and Russia's Vladimir Putin plan to meet in Paris next month, officials say.

  • by Vladimir Soldatkin and Polina Devitt
Trump's missile treaty pullout as much about China as Russia
China

Trump's missile treaty pullout as much about China as Russia

The treaty pullout would give the US new options, as experts warn the ensuing arms race could greatly escalate tensions in the Asia-Pacific.

  • by Phil Stewart
'Not the work of a great mind': Gorbachev slams Trump’s nuclear pact withdrawal
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'Not the work of a great mind': Gorbachev slams Trump’s nuclear pact withdrawal

"Do they really not understand in Washington what this can lead to?"

  • by Andrew E. Kramer
Russia warns of retaliation after US confirms nuclear treaty exit
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Russia warns of retaliation after US confirms nuclear treaty exit

US authorities believe Moscow is developing a ground-launched system in breach of the treaty.

US readies to abandon nuclear treaty to counter Chinese build-up
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US readies to abandon nuclear treaty to counter Chinese build-up

The decision to leave could accelerate the increasingly Cold War-like behaviour among the three superpowers: the United States, Russia and China.

  • by David E Sanger
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From Russia with love: Oligarch close to losing $827m divorce battle
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From Russia with love: Oligarch close to losing $827m divorce battle

Billionaire fighting one of the costliest divorce battles in history lost a Moscow court case where he wanted to prove his marriage had ended16 years earlier.

  • by Jonathan Browning & Irina Reznik
Finland jails Russian internet trolls for campaign against journalist
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Finland jails Russian internet trolls for campaign against journalist

Jessika Aro got a measure of satisfaction when a court in Helsinki convicted two of her most dedicated slanderers of defamation and handed them stiff sentences.

  • by Andrew Higgins
Mueller ordered to clarify claims against Putin ally's company
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Mueller ordered to clarify claims against Putin ally's company

A Russian company charged in connection with the Russia probe had asked the judge to throw out the claims, saying there's no law against interfering in elections.

Russian town hires cat chief for strays
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Russian town hires cat chief for strays

It was an unusual job advert. Wanted: Cat chief. Location: Zelenogradsk, Russia: Duties: Tending to the town's approximately 70 stray cats.

Many Russians are coming to Saudi forum that Western figures shun
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Many Russians are coming to Saudi forum that Western figures shun

It takes more than allegations of a state-approved murder in a foreign country to scare away the titans of Russian industry.

  • by Jake Rudnitsky and Ilya Arkhipov