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Yulia Tsvetkova’s trial is a showdown for freedom of expression in Russia

The 27-year-old artist is facing six years in prison for distributing “pornographic material” online. We speak to members of the country’s feminist and LGBTQ+ creative communities about why what happens next is a watershed moment for Russia’s youth.

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A polling station that was observed records low turnout in Russian vote

A polling station that was observed records low turnout in Russian vote

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Trump Admin Mulls Keeping Putin From G7 Summit in Response to Russian Bounties on Americans’ Heads

Trump administration mulls keeping Putin from G7 summit in response to Russian bounties on Americans’ heads

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I know my tweet will anger people, but NOW I think Trump’s re-election chances are going in the ditch. He’s got two wheels in and standing on the accelerator. This story gets debunked or these votes don’t come back. JoJorgensen2020

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Bounties Uproar Casts a Shadow Over a Rare Trump Foreign Policy Achievement

The president was already impatient to end a troop deployment in Afghanistan he has called “ridiculous.” Now a new issue is causing him fresh political damage.

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US, Russia share a complex and bloody history in Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Moscow and Washington are intertwined in a complex and bloody history in Afghanistan, with both suffering thousands of dead and wounded in conflicts lasting for years. Now...

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David Shimer on the 2020 Election and Russian Interference

'Democracies benefit when their citizens are engaged.' - davidashimer.

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Afghan Contractor Handed Out Russian Cash to Kill Americans, Officials Say

Afghan contractor handed out Russian cash to kill Americans, officials say

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U.S. intelligence to brief congressional leaders on Russia bounty report

U.S. intelligence to brief congressional leaders on Russia bounty report

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Top intel officials brief Pelosi, congressional leaders on reported Russian bounty on US troops

Top intelligence officials will brief congressional leaders today on Russian bounties for Taliban to kill U.S. troops in Afghanistan.

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Athlete A's Rachael Denhollander Says Larry Nassar Was Just 1 'Symptom of the Problem'

If you haven't watched AthleteA yet, R_Denhollander will change your mind.

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Putin granted right to extend rule till 2036 in overwhelming referendum result

Russians appear to have backed constitutional changes that will allow Vladimir Putin to remain in power until 2036 in a referendum that finished on Wednesday.

7/2/2020 7:11:00 PM

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Kremlin calls vote allowing Putin to rule until 2036 a triumph as Russians ponder his next move

Kremlin calls vote allowing Putin to rule until 2036 a triumph as Russians ponder his next move

7/2/2020 5:55:00 PM

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Historian David Starkey in racism row as he insists 'slavery was not genocide'

David Starkey sparks fury saying slavery was not genocide as 'so many damn blacks survived'

7/2/2020 4:39:00 PM

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The Anti-Trump Movement Will Outlast Trump

Traditional ideological lines are being scrambled in a way that could transform politics.

7/2/2020 2:05:00 PM

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Vladimir Putin could rule Russia until 2036. He's already one of the world's longest-serving leaders

Russian President Vladimir Putin is already one of the world's longest-serving leaders, and on Wednesday, voters paved the way for him to rule the country until 2036.

7/2/2020 12:50:00 PM

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Russians give Putin the chance to stay in power until 2036 after historic vote

Russians give Putin the chance to stay in power until 2036 after historic vote

7/2/2020 11:46:00 AM

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Fallows: Bush, Obama admin. had ‘eloquent and detailed’ pandemic playbook which Trump ignored

“It makes you cry to read these,” says writer James Fallows on the Bush and Obama admin.'s pandemic playbooks, “which are so similar to each other, and so similar to our current reality, and so totally ignored by the current administration.”

7/2/2020 10:21:00 AM

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Russians grant Putin right to extend his rule until 2036 in landslide vote

Russians have paved the way for Vladimir Putin to stay in power until 2036. The 67-year-old former KGB officer has ruled the country for more than two decades as president or prime minister

7/2/2020 7:50:00 AM

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Backing for Mexico president hits new low, two years after election: poll

Backing for Mexico president hits new low, two years after election: poll

7/2/2020 6:40:00 AM

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David Foster Will 'Never Disclose' Why He and Yolanda Hadid Split

David Foster is opening up about his marriages and reality show stardom in his new Netflix doc.

7/2/2020 5:50:00 AM

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Referendum In Russia Passes, Allowing Putin To Remain President Until 2036

The vote approves constitutional changes, including a reset on presidential terms that will allow Putin to run twice more after his current six-year term expires in 2024.

7/2/2020 5:39:00 AM

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Trump: U.S. intelligence doubted Russia urged Taliban to kill U.S. troops

President Trump said he was not told about a reported Russian effort to get the Taliban to kill U.S. soldiers because many U.S. intelligence officials doubted its veracity

7/2/2020 5:15:00 AM

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Harsh book about Trump family by president's niece, Mary Trump, can be published, judge rules

Harsh book about Trump family by president's niece, Mary Trump, can be published, judge rules

7/2/2020 5:15:00 AM

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Harsh book about Trump family by president's niece, Mary Trump, can be published, judge rules

Mary Trump's book about her uncle, 'Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World's Most Dangerous Man,' is set to hit shelves July 28.

7/2/2020 5:11:00 AM

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Afghan Contractor Handed Out Russian Cash to Kill Americans, Officials Say

A small-time Afghan businessman became a key middleman who aided Russian efforts to target American soldiers, U.S. intelligence reports say

7/2/2020 4:00:00 AM

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David Foster on his new Netflix doc, age difference with Katharine McPhee: 'That's our only problem'

David Foster is the man behind hits by Whitney Houston and Celine Dion. He's now the subject of a new Netflix documentary, 'Off the Record.'

7/2/2020 3:28:00 AM

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Families of fallen U.S. military in Afghanistan demand answers

'I can't help but wonder if his death was caused by this,' says Shawn Gregoire, the mother of a soldier killed in Afghanistan. 'There definitely needs to be some action taken.'

7/2/2020 3:02:00 AM

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Amb. Michael McFaul: ‘Unprecedented’ that Pres. Trump wants to be friends with Putin

Michael McFaul, the former U.S. Ambassador to Russia, joins Lawrence O’Donnell to discuss why Pres. Trump’s foreign policy principle is based around a friendship with Vladimir Putin.

7/2/2020 2:41:00 AM

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US tries to push forward Taliban deal amid bounty reports, Trump's moves to withdraw from Afghanistan

Amid reports that a Russian paramilitary unit offered the Taliban bounties to kill U.S. troops in Afghanistan, the Trump administration is pushing ahead with its peace process to end America's longest war and withdraw U.S. forces

7/2/2020 1:30:00 AM

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David Foster Says He Will 'Never Disclose' Why He Split with Yolanda Hadid

David appeared to regret being on RHOBH with Yolanda as he said 'F--k that show' (via toofab)

7/2/2020 12:50:00 AM

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Russia bounty flap highlights intel breakdown under Trump

The dispute over the alleged payments to kill Americans is shining a harsh light on the president's consumption of intelligence.

7/2/2020 12:40:00 AM

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White House Dismisses Reports of Bounties, but Is Silent on Russia

Robert C. O’Brien, the national security adviser, told Fox News that President Trump knew nothing about the reports because the briefer “decided not to” share unverified intelligence with him.

7/2/2020 12:00:00 AM

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Trump, top officials defend response to Russia bounty threat

Trump officials defend response to Russia bounty threat

7/1/2020 11:48:00 PM

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Russians back reforms allowing Putin to stay until 2036 in landslide vote

Russians pave the way for President Putin to stay in power until 2036 by voting overwhelmingly for a package of constitutional changes

7/1/2020 11:15:00 PM

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Top WH aide says CIA official decided against briefing Trump on Russia intel

Top WH aide says CIA official decided against briefing Trump on Russia intel

7/1/2020 11:00:00 PM

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Five Years After The #OscarsSoWhite Uproar, The Academy Has Met Its Diversity Goals For Membership

7/1/2020 9:55:00 PM

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Russian voters overwhelmingly back a ploy by President Vladimir Putin to rule until 2036

The referendum paves the way for Russian President Vladimir Putin, who has been in power for two decades, to remain in power until 2036.

7/1/2020 9:40:00 PM

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Pompeo says he frequently discusses Afghanistan with Russia amid questions about bounty reports

Pompeo says he frequently discusses Afghanistan with Russia amid questions about bounty reports

7/1/2020 9:21:00 PM

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Pending US home sales see record high growth in May - Business Insider

From a record low to a record high: Pending home sales in the US jumped in May, and buyer interest is surging in one particular area of residential real estate

7/1/2020 9:06:00 PM

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Russia did pay extremists to attack US soldiers, Taliban sources say - Business Insider

Russia did pay extremists to attack US soldiers in Afghanistan, according to 3 separate Taliban sources

7/1/2020 8:31:00 PM

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Pentagon report says Russia working with the Taliban and others to expedite US withdrawal from Afghanistan

A Pentagon report says Russia is working with the Taliban and other groups to expedite the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan

7/1/2020 8:26:00 PM

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Early results show approval for letting Putin rule to 2036

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian voters are overwhelmingly approving constitutional amendments that would allow President Vladimir Putin to run for another two terms and potentially extend his rule until...

7/1/2020 8:21:00 PM

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'Tax Collector' Trailer Reteams Shia LaBeouf and David Ayer

The crime thriller hits Aug. 7.

7/1/2020 8:00:00 PM

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Russians grant Putin right to extend his rule until 2036 in landslide vote, initial results show

Russia's President Vladimir Putin casts his vote in a ballot on constitutional reforms including one that would allow him to seek re-election in 2024

7/1/2020 8:00:00 PM

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Trump Calls Planned Black Lives Matter Sign By Trump Tower A ‘Symbol Of Hate’

7/1/2020 7:40:00 PM

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Five Years After The #OscarsSoWhite Uproar, The Academy Has Met Its Diversity Goals For Membership

5 years after the OscarsSoWhite controversy began, the Academy has met its diversity goals for membership—but the members are still mostly white men

7/1/2020 7:28:00 PM

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Russia did pay extremists to attack US soldiers, Taliban sources say - Business Insider

Russia did pay extremists to attack US soldiers in Afghanistan, according to 3 separate Taliban sources

7/1/2020 7:22:00 PM

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Gordon Ramsay reveals David Beckham gave him advice after he ruptured his Achilles heel

Gordon Ramsay reveals how David Beckham helped him overcome major incident

7/1/2020 6:49:00 PM

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Trump calls 'Black Lives Matter' mural outside Trump Tower a 'symbol of hate' - Business Insider

Trump calls the Black Lives Matter mural to be painted outside Trump Tower a 'symbol of hate'

7/1/2020 6:48:00 PM

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UN says Afghan army mistakenly fired mortars that killed 23

The U.N. mission in Afghanistan says its findings indicate the Afghan military had mistakenly fired the mortars this week at a busy market in southern Helmand province that inflicted heavy civilian casualties

7/1/2020 6:19:00 PM

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Biden: Trump doesn't seem 'cognitively aware' of Russia bounty intel

Trump doesn't seem 'cognitively aware' of Russia bounty intel, Biden says

7/1/2020 6:15:00 PM

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For Trump, foreign policy has soured, too

For Trump, foreign policy has soured, too

7/1/2020 3:48:00 PM

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A Russian Plot to Kill U.S. Soldiers

Why intelligence officials suspect Russia of paying militants to kill American troops in Afghanistan.

7/1/2020 2:10:00 PM

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Russians Set to Approve Radical Overhaul That Could Keep Putin in Power Until 2036

Russians looked set to approve constitutional changes that would give Vladimir Putin the chance to stay in office until 2036

7/1/2020 12:00:00 PM

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Trump denies knowing about intelligence report that Russia put bounty on U.S. troops serving in Afghanistan

Russian military intelligence unit reportedly offered secret bounties to Taliban-linked militants to kill coalition forces in Afghanistan.

7/1/2020 6:05:00 AM

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Pompeo pushes Iran arms embargo at U.N., Russia says U.S. knee on Iran's neck

Pompeo pushes Iran arms embargo at U.N., Russia says U.S. knee on Iran's neck

7/1/2020 4:04:00 AM

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Trump’s Explanation For Ignoring Russia Intel Is Looking Worse and Worse

The White House reportedly had been told that Russia put bounties on U.S. troops in Afghanistan a year earlier than previously known—and even Republicans are demanding more information.

7/1/2020 2:07:00 AM

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