Russian envoy overheard saying he discussed campaign with Sessions: Post
22 July 2017 | 12:47 pm
Russia's ambassador to Washington was overheard by U.S. spy agencies saying he'd discussed campaign-related matters with Jeff Sessions during the 2016 presidential race, according to the Washington Post.
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President Joe Biden met with U.K. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak in Belfast, Northern Ireland on Wednesday as part of a visit to mark the 25th anniversary of Northern Ireland's 1998 peace deal.
China urges U.S. to explain leaked military documents.
Russia appears to have found a second wind in its assault on Bakhmut according to British intelligence. Meanwhile, Germany's foreign minister has called on China to urge Russia to stop the war. DW has the latest.
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