Russia investigation

Why is Roger Stone’s sentencing so controversial?
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 20: Roger Stone, former adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, with his wife Nydia arrives at E. Barrett Prettyman United States Courthouse on February 20, 2020 in
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Why is Roger Stone’s sentencing so controversial?

The sentence is lower than first proposed, but whether or not that’s Trump’s doing, his efforts to help his ally shocked his critics
21 Feb 2020
Ex-White House counsel must testify before Congress
Don McGahn
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Ex-White House counsel must testify before Congress

Federal judge rejects Trump administration's claim of immunity
26 Nov 2019
Will Mueller's testimony damage President Trump?
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Will Mueller's testimony damage President Trump?

With former special counsel set to testify live on television, will Democrats land a blow on the president, or will their efforts backfire?
28 Jun 2019
Mueller report: what will full version reveal?
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Mueller report: what will full version reveal?

Justice Department to release redacted version of Trump-Russia report this week
16 Apr 2019
Trump ‘did not conspire with Russia’, Mueller report finds
US president Donald Trump
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Trump ‘did not conspire with Russia’, Mueller report finds

US president claims ‘total exoneration’ after special counsel files report
25 Mar 2019
Michael Cohen to call Donald Trump a ‘racist’ and ‘cheat’
Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen will testify at the House Oversight and Reform Committee
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Michael Cohen to call Donald Trump a ‘racist’ and ‘cheat’

President’s former lawyer expected to make explosive testimony
27 Feb 2019
Robert Mueller to report ‘by next week’
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Robert Mueller to report ‘by next week’

Special counsel has spent nearly two years investigation possible collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign
22 Feb 2019

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Julian Assange launches legal challenge against the US
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Julian Assange launches legal challenge against the US

WikiLeaks founder fears he will be deported if he is forced out of Ecuadorian embassy in London
24 Jan 2019
Donald Trump ‘instructed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress’
Donald Trump reportedly directed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress over Trump Tower Moscow
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Donald Trump ‘instructed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress’

US president’s former lawyer says Trump planned to meet Putin during campaign
18 Jan 2019
Michael Cohen to testify before Congress
Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen will testify at the House Oversight and Reform Committee
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Michael Cohen to testify before Congress

Former Trump fixer volunteers to appear before he begins three-year prison term
11 Jan 2019
Trump aide Michael Flynn tries to buy time
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Trump aide Michael Flynn tries to buy time

Former National Security advisor asks for sentencing to be delayed after extraordinary rebuke from judge
19 Dec 2018
Inside Britain’s nationalist dark web
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Inside Britain’s nationalist dark web

Downing Street has set up special unit to monitor network of anonymous ‘news’ websites spreading populist messages
18 Dec 2018
Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen jailed for three years
Michael Cohen
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Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen jailed for three years

US president’s one-time fixer sentenced over illegal hush money payments and lying to congress
13 Dec 2018
Did a UK state-funded body target Jeremy Corbyn?
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Did a UK state-funded body target Jeremy Corbyn?

Foreign Office to investigate if Fife-based firm promoted anti-Labour tweets
11 Dec 2018
Trump’s ex-lawyer Michael Cohen admits lying to Congress
Trump lawyer Michael Cohen pleads guilty to lying to Congress over Russian land deal
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Trump’s ex-lawyer Michael Cohen admits lying to Congress

Russian president would have been given £39m penthouse in Moscow in Trump Tower deal
30 Nov 2018
Paul Manafort ‘lied to the FBI’ despite plea bargain
Paul Manafort has ‘lied to investigators’ despite a plea deal
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Paul Manafort ‘lied to the FBI’ despite plea bargain

Special counsel says former Trump campaign chairman’s deal is now off the table
27 Nov 2018
Facebook used shady tactics to discredit critics and rivals
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Facebook used shady tactics to discredit critics and rivals

Social network accused of deploying ‘dark PR arts’ to downplay Russian election meddling
16 Nov 2018
What happened with Rod Rosenstein?
Deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein’s future remains unclear after weekend turmoil
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What happened with Rod Rosenstein?

Deputy attorney general to meet Donald Trump to discuss his future on Thursday
25 Sep 2018
Can Donald Trump pardon himself?
Donald Trump
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Can Donald Trump pardon himself?

The US president claims he has an ‘absolute right’, but some lawyers and scholars disagree
23 Aug 2018
End Russia investigation before election, say most Americans
Anti-Trump protesters outside the White House last year
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End Russia investigation before election, say most Americans

Two-thirds across both parties want Robert Mueller to report back before November mid-terms
15 Aug 2018
Does Julian Assange hold the key to US election hacking?
Julian Assange on the balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy in London in 2017
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Does Julian Assange hold the key to US election hacking?

WikiLeaks founder ‘considering’ offer to appear before the Senate Committee to discuss alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election
10 Aug 2018
Rick Gates admits to ‘crimes’ committed with Paul Manafort
Rick Gates has testified against former business partner Paul Manafort
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Rick Gates admits to ‘crimes’ committed with Paul Manafort

‘Star witness’ says former Trump campaign chairman was unregistered foreign agent
7 Aug 2018
Donald Trump says Mueller probe must end ‘right now’
Donald Trump has once again publicly called for Mueller probe to end
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Donald Trump says Mueller probe must end ‘right now’

Latest presidential outburst raises yet more questions about obstruction of justice
2 Aug 2018
How much of a threat does Manafort pose to Trump?
Protesters hold a poster of Paul Manafort outside court
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How much of a threat does Manafort pose to Trump?

Former campaign manager could flip on the president or hold out for pardon
1 Aug 2018
Trump knew in advance about Russia meeting, says Cohen
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Trump knew in advance about Russia meeting, says Cohen

The US president’s former lawyer says he was in the room when Trump approved the meeting
27 Jul 2018
Donald Trump invites Vladimir Putin to Washington
Donald Trump has sided with Putin over Russian meddling in US elections
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Donald Trump invites Vladimir Putin to Washington

Senior intelligence staff caught off-guard by invitation to Russian president
20 Jul 2018
Is Russia still meddling in US elections?
Special counsel Robert Mueller says Russia is continuing to interfere in the US
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Is Russia still meddling in US elections?

Robert Mueller warns of ongoing Kremlin-sponsored interference
13 Jun 2018
Donald Trump’s team denies president plans to pardon himself
Rudy Giuliani, right, denies that Donald Trump plans to pardon himself
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Donald Trump’s team denies president plans to pardon himself

Pardon would be ‘self-executing impeachment’, says one legal commentator
4 Jun 2018
Donald Trump helped by Russia, intelligence committee says
Senate Intelligence Committee chair Robert Burr says Russia meddled in 2016 election
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Donald Trump helped by Russia, intelligence committee says

Republican-led Senators back finding of US intelligence agencies - and contradict Trump
17 May 2018
Dutch lawyer sentenced in Trump-Russia probe
Alex van der Zwaan appears for sentencing over lying to Mueller investigation
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Dutch lawyer sentenced in Trump-Russia probe

Alex van der Zwaan given 30 days in prison for lying to investigators in February
4 Apr 2018
US imposes fresh sanctions on Russia
Vladimir Putin
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US imposes fresh sanctions on Russia

Powerful oligarch and close Putin ally Yevgeniy Prigozhin among those targeted
16 Mar 2018
‘No Trump-Russia collusion,’ House committee says
Republican Mike Conaway says House committee found no evidence of Trump-Russia collusion
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‘No Trump-Russia collusion,’ House committee says

Democrats have labelled the year-long investigation ‘fundamentally incomplete’
13 Mar 2018
Putin blames ‘Jews and minorities’ for US election meddling
Vladimir Putin is set to be re-elected for a fourth term as president on Sunday
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Putin blames ‘Jews and minorities’ for US election meddling

Russian President says he ‘couldn’t care less’ if his citizens meddled in US vote
13 Mar 2018
Christopher Steele: the ex-spy behind Trump’s dirty dossier
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Christopher Steele: the ex-spy behind Trump’s dirty dossier

Former British officer accused of leaking research to the FBI and media
5 Feb 2018
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