Russia investigation

Steve Bannon subpoenaed by special counsel
Steve Bannon arrives to appear before the House Intelligence Committee
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Steve Bannon subpoenaed by special counsel

Former Trump aide also subpoenaed to answer Intelligence Committee questions
17 Jan 2018
Steve Bannon to appear before US panel for Russia probe
Steve Bannon
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Steve Bannon to appear before US panel for Russia probe

Ex-White House strategist reportedly called 2016 Trump Tower meeting with Russian lawyer ‘treasonous’
16 Jan 2018
Facebook acts to stem user exodus
Facebook has over 2 billion users worldwide
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Facebook acts to stem user exodus

Changes to news feed seek to address backlash against fake news and psychological impact of social media
15 Jan 2018
Donald Trump says Mueller interview ‘unlikely’
Donald Trump has played down the likelihood of being interviewed by Robert Mueller
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Donald Trump says Mueller interview ‘unlikely’

His comment are at odds with an earlier commitment to give evidence to the Russia probe
11 Jan 2018
Dossier author feared Donald Trump was being blackmailed
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Dossier author feared Donald Trump was being blackmailed

Closed-door testimony released reveals concerns were taken to the FBI
10 Jan 2018
Tony Blair denies warning Trump team about UK spying
Tony Blair allegedly made the claim to Trump’s son-in-law during a White House visit
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Tony Blair denies warning Trump team about UK spying

US author says former PM shared ‘juicy’ rumour about British surveillance with Jared Kushner
4 Jan 2018
Facebook ditches fake news warnings
Facebook has been accused of helping spread fake news
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Facebook ditches fake news warnings

Research says flagging articles may actually entrench deeply held beliefs
22 Dec 2017
Donald Trump’s allies pile pressure on Russia probe
Special prosecutor Robert Mueller has come under sustained attack in recent weeks
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Donald Trump’s allies pile pressure on Russia probe

Special prosecutor Robert Mueller is facing a coordinated attack from Republicans and right-wing media
18 Dec 2017
Michael Flynn said Russia sanctions would be ‘ripped up’
Michael Flynn pictured at Trump’s inauguration in January
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Michael Flynn said Russia sanctions would be ‘ripped up’

Whistleblower claims Michael Flynn texted colleague during Trump inauguration
7 Dec 2017
British electoral system faces ‘perfect storm’
Voters could soon be asked to bring photo ID to polling stations under planned reforms
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British electoral system faces ‘perfect storm’

Urgent reforms needed to deal with Russian meddling and local council cuts, says watchdog
7 Dec 2017
Michael Flynn admits lying to the FBI
Former US National Security adviser Michael Flynn
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Michael Flynn admits lying to the FBI

Trump’s former national security advisor misled the FBI about his meetings with Russian ambassador Sergei Kislyak
1 Dec 2017
Michael Flynn’s legal team breaks ties with Donald Trump
Lawyers for Michael Flynn break ties with Trump legal team
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Michael Flynn’s legal team breaks ties with Donald Trump

Move could mean the former National Security Adviser is set to co-operate with the Russia investigation
24 Nov 2017
US senators demand Kushner turn over WikiLeaks emails
Jared Kushner
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US senators demand Kushner turn over WikiLeaks emails

Trump’s son-in-law omitted the emails from documents he sent to the Senate Judiciary Committee last month
17 Nov 2017
Russia labels international media as foreign agents
Vladimir Putin
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Russia labels international media as foreign agents

Duma passes new bill days after US demanded the same of Russian state-funded news channel
16 Nov 2017
Political parties must reveal who pays for online ads
Russian trolls are believed to have influenced the Brexit vote
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Political parties must reveal who pays for online ads

Electoral Commission decides new rules needed to address allegations of election meddling by Russia
15 Nov 2017
Donald Trump Jr corresponded with Wikileaks during campaign
Donald Trump Jr
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Donald Trump Jr corresponded with Wikileaks during campaign

Leaked messages reveal WikiLeaks seeking Trump Jr’s cooperation
14 Nov 2017
Donald Trump ‘being played’ by Putin, former officials say
Trump and Putin meet again at the APEC Summit in Vietnam on the weekend
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Donald Trump ‘being played’ by Putin, former officials say

James Clapper and John Brennan say the president’s stance on Russia puts US in peril
13 Nov 2017
Jared Kushner focus of Mueller questions
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Jared Kushner focus of Mueller questions

Trump’s son-in-law reportedly hands over documents as Russia investigation widens
3 Nov 2017
Facebook posts backed by Russia reached 126m Americans
Social media giants set to reveal extent of Russian election interference
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Facebook posts backed by Russia reached 126m Americans

Social media giants are set to reveal extent of Russian election interference
31 Oct 2017
US Russia probe: Donald Trump’s ex-adviser Manafort indicted
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US Russia probe: Donald Trump’s ex-adviser Manafort indicted

Former election campaign manager accused of 12 counts including conspiracy and laundering $18m
30 Oct 2017
Trump Russia investigator to make first arrests
Special investigator Robert Mueller is to hand down his first indictments today
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Trump Russia investigator to make first arrests

Special investigation to hand down indictments over alleged election meddling
30 Oct 2017
Twitter bans ads from Russian media outlets
Twitter has banned the sale of ads from accounts linked to Russian media
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Twitter bans ads from Russian media outlets

Russia Today and Sputnik warn of retaliatory measures against US media
27 Oct 2017
Hillary Clinton campaign ‘helped fund Trump dossier’
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump during last year's presidential debate
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Hillary Clinton campaign ‘helped fund Trump dossier’

White House says allegations around infamous intelligence file 'is real Russia scandal'
26 Oct 2017
Facebook faces ‘fake news’ inquiry over Brexit
Facebook is increasingly under scrutiny by lawmakers on both sides of the Atlantic
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Facebook faces ‘fake news’ inquiry over Brexit

MPs ask Mark Zuckerberg whether Russian-linked accounts influenced EU referendum and general election
25 Oct 2017
Google platforms ‘used by Russia to influence US election’
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Google platforms ‘used by Russia to influence US election’

Silicon Valley giants uncover evidence of Kremlin-backed adverts on YouTube and Gmail
10 Oct 2017
Russian Facebook adverts ‘targeted crucial states’
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Russian Facebook adverts ‘targeted crucial states’

Social media giant estimates Kremlin-backed ads were seen by ten million Americans during election
5 Oct 2017
Who’s the shadowy Russian group behind the Facebook ads?
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Who’s the shadowy Russian group behind the Facebook ads?

Facebook hands over 3,000 political ads linked to Internet Research Agency ‘troll farm’
22 Sep 2017
Secret justice: How do US grand juries work?
Robert Mueller
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Secret justice: How do US grand juries work?

They began in England centuries ago - and could bring down a president today
8 Aug 2017
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