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  • Trump to 'Firmly' Ask Putin About Russia's US Election Meddling VOA 13 Jul 2018 -- U.S. President Donald Trump said Friday he would "firmly" ask Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin about his country's meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election that has triggered a U.S. federal investigation Trump claims is a "rigged witch hunt."
  • Trump View Of Putin As 'Competitor, Not Enemy' Provokes Ire In Congress RFE/RL 13 Jul 2018 -- U.S. President Donald Trump's assertion that Russia is a "competitor," not an "enemy" has provoked alarm and outrage among some prominent lawmakers in Washington.
  • Grand Jury Indicts 12 Russian Intelligence Officers for Hacking Offenses Related to the 2016 Election US Dept. of Justice 13 Jul 2018 -- "The Department of Justice today announced that a grand jury in the District of Columbia returned an indictment presented by the Special Counsel's Office. The indictment charges twelve Russian nationals for committing federal crimes that were intended to interfere with the 2016 U.S. presidential election. All twelve defendants are members of the GRU, a Russian Federation intelligence agency within the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Russian military. These GRU officers, in their official capacities, engaged in a sustained effort to hack into the computer networks of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, the Democratic National Committee, and the presidential campaign of Hillary Clinton, and released that information on the internet under the names "DCLeaks" and "Guccifer 2.0" and through another entity."
  • 12 Russian intelligence officers indicted in Mueller investigation Press TV 13 Jul 2018 -- US Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller has indicted 12 Russian intelligence officials in connection with the alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election.
  • U.S. Charges 12 Russian Intelligence Officers For 2016 U.S. Election Meddling RFE/RL 13 Jul 2018 -- A U.S. grand jury has charged 12 Russian intelligence officers for their roles in hacking into the U.S. Democratic Party and leaking stolen e-mails and other information during the 2016 presidential campaign.
  • US Charges 12 Russians With Conspiracy to Interfere in '16 Election VOA 13 Jul 2018 -- A federal grand jury on Friday indicted 12 Russian military intelligence officers with conspiracy to hack into Democrat computers during the 2016 presidential election, the latest charges brought against Russian nationals by the special counsel investigating Moscow's interference.
  • Trump, May Discuss Russia, Iran, 'Very Strong' U.S.-U.K. Relationship RFE/RL 13 Jul 2018 -- U.S. President Donald Trump says he has urged Britain to maintain pressure on Iran and agreed with Prime Minister Theresa May that Tehran must never possess nuclear weapons.
  • Argentina Asks Russia To Arrest, Extradite Iran's Velayati On Moscow Visit RFE/RL 13 Jul 2018 -- Argentina's Foreign Ministry says it has asked Russia to arrest and extradite former Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Velayati, citing his alleged role in a 1994 bombing in Buenos Aires that killed 85 people.
  • Xi's trip set to bring Asia, Africa closer together People's Daily 13 Jul 2018 -- President Xi Jinping will pay state visits to the United Arab Emirates, Senegal, Rwanda and South Africa from July 19 to 24, and attend the 10th BRICS Summit in Johannesburg from July 25 to 27, Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said on Thursday.
  • As China's Investment Strategies Shift, African Partners Face Risks VOA 13 Jul 2018 -- When the China-financed Nairobi-Mombasa Railway opened in May 2017, it became Kenya's largest infrastructure project and a high-profile achievement for President Uhuru Kenyatta ahead of his successful bid for re-election.
  • Iraqi PM Abadi visits Basra after deadly protests Press TV 13 Jul 2018 -- Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has visited the southern oil city of Basra after deadly protests there against dire economic conditions.
  • Greek Court Approves French Request To Extradite Russian Cybercrime Suspect RFE/RL 13 Jul 2018 -- A Greek court has approved a French request to extradite a Russian cybercrime suspect who is also wanted in the United States and Russia, in a move which prompted Moscow to threaten reprisals.



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