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Russians discussed how to influence Trump via his aides - NYT

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WASHINGTON 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,

UPDATE 5-Russians discussed how to influence Trump via his aides -NYT

WASHINGTON, May 24 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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U.S. House intelligence committee Democrat says panel to subpoena Flynn

WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee will subpoena former national security adviser Michael Flynn in its probe into alleged Russian meddling in the presidential election after he declined to appear before the panel, its top Democrat said on Wednesday.

UPDATE 2-Kremlin says in talks with Turkey after new curbs on Russian wheat

MOSCOW/HAMBURG, May 24 Russia is negotiating with Turkey in an effort to resolve a stop-start agriculture trade dispute between the countries, the Kremlin said on Wednesday, although Ankara disputed it had put curbs on imports of Russian wheat.

U.S., Russia military increase communication in skies over Syria

WASHINGTON, May 24 The United States and Russia have increased communication to avoid warplane accidents in the skies over Syria as Islamic State militants lose territory and the air space becomes more crowded, a top U.S. Air Force official said on Wednesday.

Hungary to issue tender for nuclear plant turbines 'very soon'

BUDAPEST Russian nuclear group Rosatom unit JSC Atomstroyexport will soon issue the first major international tender for steam turbines at Hungary's new nuclear power plant, a top Hungarian government official said on Wednesday.

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Ex-CIA chief - Worries grew of Trump campaign contacts to Russia

WASHINGTON Former CIA director John Brennan said on Tuesday he had noticed contacts between associates of Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russia during the 2016 election and grew concerned Moscow had sought to lure Americans down "a treasonous path."

Trump retains Marc Kasowitz as private attorney for Russia probe -source

(This version of the May 23 story corrects name to Fox Business Network in second paragraph)

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U.S. House Democrats seek info from Deutsche Bank on Trump accounts

Democrats on a U.S. of House of Representatives panel have asked Deutsche Bank to provide information on whether any accounts connected to President Donald Trump have ties to Russia, adding another dimension to probes into connections between Moscow and Trump.

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Exclusive - Wannacry hits Russian postal service, exposes wider security shortcomings

MOSCOW Russia's postal service was hit by Wannacry ransomware last week and some of its computers are still down, three employees in Moscow said, the latest sign of weaknesses that have made the country a major victim of the global extortion campaign.

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May to appeal for NATO unity to fight terrorism

LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May will appeal to NATO leaders on Thursday to unite to combat terrorism by addressing its root causes and the "propagation of poisonous ideology, particularly online".