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25 Aug 2018
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been detained in Moscow, although the reason for his detention was unclear. Navalny has been detained and jailed several times for organizing anti-Kremlin protests - he was last sentenced to 30 days in prison in May for his role in organizing nationwide protests against President Vladimir Putin.
17 Jul 2018
President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin addressed meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, Russian information on Trump, and the annexation of Crimea during a press conference following their meeting in Helsinki, Finland.
20 Mar 2018
As President Putin is set to win his fourth term in office, Bloomberg speaks to Russia's Energy Minister Alexander Novak. Novak was crucial to Putin's last term as he helped clinch the OPEC, non-OPEC oil deal which boosted global oil prices.
12 Nov 2017
U.S. President Donald Trump said he believed President Vladimir Putin when he denied accusations that Russia meddled in last year's U.S. election after the two met briefly at a summit in Vietnam on Saturday and agreed a statement on Syria.
31 Oct 2017
The Ukrainian wife of a Chechen man accused by Russia of plotting to kill President Vladimir Putin is shot dead outside Kiev, officials say.
11 Aug 2017
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday thanked Russian President Vladimir Putin for slashing the number of U.S. diplomatic staff in Russia, "because now we have a smaller payroll".
9 May 2017
President Vladimir Putin warns Russia could defeat any aggressors but insists the world come together to fight "terrorism" as Moscow marks 72 years since victory in World War II.
30 Apr 2017
Several hundred Russians lined up in central Moscow on Saturday under the gaze of riot police to hand over handwritten appeals for President Vladimir Putin to quit, as similar protests took place in other cities.
24 Mar 2017
President Vladimir Putin meets French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen in the Kremlin, tells her Russia has no intention of interfering in France's presidential election.
1 Mar 2017
President Vladimir Putin says Russia never had a state-sponsored doping programme but has to admit that its anti-doping system failed.
6 Jan 2017
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper pushed back on President-elect Donald Trump's suggestion the intelligence community did not have solid evidence that Vladimir Putin's Russia was responsible for email hacks.
31 Dec 2016
Atlantic Council Senior Fellow Ariel Cohen discusses the tension between Russia and the United States over hacking attacks.

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