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World Feb 13Russia says deadly plane crash may have been caused by human error
Russian investigators said Tuesday that the plane's pilots failed to turn on the heating unit for its measuring equipment, resulting in flawed speed data.
Politics Aug 05Russia’s ex-ambassador to U.S. rejects accusations of meddling
The former Russian ambassador to the United States on Saturday strongly denied the accusations of meddling in the U.S. presidential election.
World Jul 31After retaliating against new U.S. sanctions, Russia urges U.S. to fix ties
Russia urged the United States Monday to show "political will" to mend ties even as it ordered sweeping cuts of U.S. embassy personnel unseen since Cold War times.
Politics Jul 08Putin hails meeting, thinks Trump accepted election denials
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Saturday he thinks Trump accepted his assurances that Russia didn't meddle in the U.S. presidential election.
World Jun 02Putin ridicules claims of meddling in U.S. vote
President Vladimir Putin ridiculed the allegations of Russian meddling in U.S. elections, accusing the Democrats of trying to shift blame for their defeat and likening the accusations against Russia to anti-Semitism.
Politics Mar 03Russian ambassador in eye of storm over Trump campaign ties
Moscow's top diplomat is a Washington fixture with a sprawling network, and he has emerged as the central figure in the investigations into Trump advisers' connections with Russia. In a matter of weeks, contact with Kislyak led to the firing…
World Oct 27Putin rejects claims of Russian interference in U.S. election
MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin on Thursday dismissed claims that Russia is interfering in the U.S. presidential election, saying the allegations are designed to distract the public from real issues.
Politics Oct 03Putin suspends deal with U.S. to dispose of weapons-grade plutonium
President Vladimir Putin on Monday suspended a Russia-U.S. deal on the disposal of weapons-grade plutonium, a move that comes amid escalating tensions over Syria between Moscow and Washington.
World Dec 25Russia calls North Korea’s anger over Sony hack ‘understandable’
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia on Thursday offered sympathy to North Korea amid the Sony hacking scandal, saying the movie that sparked the dispute was so scandalous that Pyongyang’s anger was “quite understandable.” Washington failed to offer any proof to back…