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

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WASHINGTON 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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U.S. Senate intelligence panel requests Trump campaign documents - Washington Post

WASHINGTON The Senate Intelligence Committee, investigating Russian meddling in U.S. 2016 election, has asked President Donald Trump's political organisation to hand over all documents going back the campaign's launch in June 2015, the Washington Post reported on Friday, citing two people briefed on the request.

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In shake-up, Trump to set up 'war room' to repel attacks over Russia probe

BRUSSELS/WASHINGTON Once U.S. President Donald Trump returns from his overseas trip, the White House plans to launch its most aggressive effort yet to push back against allegations involving Russia and his presidential campaign, tackling head-on a scandal that has threatened to consume his young presidency.

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EU hopes closer to talks with Russia on divisive Nord Stream pipeline

BRATISLAVA A top European Commission official said on Friday European Union members would be asked within days to give the bloc's executive a mandate to negotiate with Russia over the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, which has bitterly divided the bloc.

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G7 leaders must not waver on Russia sanctions, says EU's Tusk

TAORMINA, Italy European Council President Donald Tusk urged Group of Seven leaders on Friday to stick to their sanctions policy on Russia over the Ukraine crisis, a day after a senior U.S. official said Washington had no position on the issue.

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G7 leaders must not waver on Russia sanctions, says EU's Tusk

TAORMINA, Italy European Council President Donald Tusk urged Group of Seven leaders on Friday to stick to their sanctions policy on Russia over the Ukraine crisis, a day after a senior U.S. official said Washington had no position on the issue.

Russia demands interim $325 mln from Ukraine in Eurobond court case

LONDON, May 26 Russia demanded on Friday that Ukraine should pay $325 million now while awaiting the outcome of a legal dispute over $3 billion lent by Moscow to Kiev in 2013.

UPDATE 1-Sberbank says no more cash for indebted Agrokor until agreement with Croatia

MOSCOW, May 26 Russia's biggest bank Sberbank will provide no new financing for indebted food and retail company Agrokor until the lender has reached an understanding with the Croatian government, Sberbank's chief executive said on Friday.

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Kremlin - Putin, Macron meeting a chance to get acquainted

MOSCOW A meeting next week near Paris between French President Emmanuel Macron and Russia's Vladimir Putin will be an opportunity for both leaders to get to know each other, Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov said on Friday.

Russian millionaire's retail chain says gays not welcome

MOSCOW, May 26 A chain of Russian food stores run by a devoutly religious nationalist businessman has placed signs in its windows saying gay customers will be refused entry.

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May gets support from G7 on fight against terrorism

TAORMINA, Italy British Prime Minister Theresa May won support from the world's major industrialised nations on Friday for measures to tackle terrorism and kept the spotlight off Brexit and its possible effects on world trade.