Sergei Kislyak

Democrats to question Sessions on Russia meetings

Democrats to question Sessions on Russia meetings

Published 14/11/2017

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will face a barrage of questions from Democrats in the House of Representatives on Tuesday over whether he lied about communications between President Donald Trump's election campaign and Russian representatives. [more…]

Special counsel`s Russia probe entering new phase with first charges

Special counsel`s Russia probe entering new phase with first charges

Published 29/10/2017

The investigation into possible Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election will enter a new phase as early as Monday, when the first charges resulting from the probe could be unsealed and a target taken into custody. [more…]

First charges filed in U.S. special counsel`s Russia investigation: source

First charges filed in U.S. special counsel`s Russia investigation: source

Published 29/10/2017

A federal grand jury on Friday approved the first charges in the investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, a source briefed on the matter told Reuters. [more…]

Exclusive: While advising Trump in 2016, ex-CIA chief proposed plan to discredit Turkish cleric

Exclusive: While advising Trump in 2016, ex-CIA chief proposed plan to discredit Turkish cleric

Published 27/10/2017

Former CIA director James Woolsey pitched a $10 million contract to two Turkish businessmen to help discredit a controversial U.S.-based cleric while Woolsey was an adviser to Donald Trump's election campaign, three people familiar with the proposal said. [more…]

U.S. attorney general dodges Trump questions, angering Democrats

U.S. attorney general dodges Trump questions, angering Democrats

Published 14/06/2017

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 13, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday denounced as a "detestable lie" the idea he colluded with Russians meddling in the 2016 election, and he clashed with Democratic lawmakers over his refusal to detail his conversations with President Donald Trump.

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Attorney general to face questions on Comey firing, Russia

Attorney general to face questions on Comey firing, Russia

Published 11/06/2017

FILE PHOTO - Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) questions National Security Agency Director Admiral Michael Rogers, commander of the U.S. Cyber Command, as he testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill Washington, D.C., U.S., May 9, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

Attorney General Jeff Sessions will face questions about the firing of FBI Director James Comey and undeclared meetings with Russian officials at a U.S. Senate hearing on Tuesday, though it was unclear whether he would testify in public or in private.

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Sessions says he will discuss Comey with Senate panel

Sessions says he will discuss Comey with Senate panel

Published 11/06/2017

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions addresses the National Law Enforcement Conference on Human Exploitation in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., June 6, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in a letter on Saturday that he will appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday to address matters former FBI Director James Comey brought up this week in testimony to the same panel.

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Trump says Comey not telling truth, willing to respond under oath

Trump says Comey not telling truth, willing to respond under oath

Published 10/06/2017

Former FBI Director James Comey testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 8, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday denied he tried to interfere with an FBI investigation, effectively accusing James Comey, the FBI's former director, of lying under oath to Congress.

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Exclusive: Trump son-in-law had undisclosed contacts with Russian envoy – sources

Exclusive: Trump son-in-law had undisclosed contacts with Russian envoy – sources

Published 28/05/2017

FILE PHOTO: White House Senior Advisor Jared Kushner listens during President Donald Trump's joint news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the East Room of the White House in Washington, March 17, 2017. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

U.S. President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and close adviser, Jared Kushner, had at least three previously undisclosed contacts with the Russian ambassador to the United States during and after the 2016 presidential campaign, seven current and former U.S. officials told Reuters.

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Russians discussed how to influence Trump via his aides: NYT

Russians discussed how to influence Trump via his aides: NYT

Published 25/05/2017

File Photo: Retired Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, then-incoming White House national security adviser, speaks at the U.S. Institute of Peace ''2017 Passing the Baton'' conference in Washington, U.S., January 10, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas/File Photo

Senior Russian intelligence and political officials discussed how to influence Donald Trump through his advisers according to information gathered by American spies last summer, the New York Times reported on Wednesday,

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