Russia probe

US President Donald Trump demands probe of alleged spying on his 2016 election campaign

The US President has repeatedly cast the probe led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

published on : 21st May 2018

US President Donald Trump denies firing FBI director James Comey over Russia probe

President Donald Trump denied Wednesday having fired FBI director James Comey a year ago over the investigation into links between his election campaign and Russia.

published on : 18th April 2018

FBI raids offices of Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen in Russia probe

Agents seized files relating to Cohen's work, which included making a $130,000 payment before the 2016 election to an adult film actress who says she had a tryst with the Trump. 

published on : 10th April 2018

Dutch lawyer becomes first person to be sentenced in Mueller Russia probe

Alex van der Zwaan was sentenced to 30 days in jail and a USD 20,000 fine after pleading guilty to lying about his contacts with former campaign deputy Rick Gates and a former Russian official.

published on : 3rd April 2018

Russia interference in 2016 US presidential election: Where does Robert Mueller's probe stand?

With the surprise indictment Friday of 13 Russians for meddling in the US election, Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation has entered new territory.

published on : 17th February 2018

US indicts 13 Russians for 2106 presidential election interference

Robert Mueller alleges that by mid-2016, the campaign -- under the direction of Yevgeny Prigozhin, a close ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin -- became focused on boosting Trump.

published on : 17th February 2018

Trump seized on what FBI memo could mean even before reading it

The president first learned of the House Intelligence Committee document last month from some Republican allies in Congress and he watched it take hold in the conservative media.

published on : 4th February 2018

US Republican memo primarily written by Indian-American lawyer: The New York Times

The memo alleges FBI abused its surveillance tools during its probe into the alleged Russian collusion in the 2016 US presidential election.

published on : 3rd February 2018

What the Republican memo says and doesn't say against alleged FBI misconduct in Trump campaign

After more than a week of partisan bickering and social media-fueled buildup, the #releasethememo crowd got their wish.

published on : 3rd February 2018

How did the Republicans secret memo on FBI's 'abuse of power' in Russia probe​ become a bitter point of conflict?

The four-page memo reportedly reveals abuse at the FBI and Justice Department in the surveillance of a member of Trump's presidential campaign with Russia ties.

published on : 2nd February 2018

'Release of memo on FBI, US Justice Department's missteps risks revelation of British spying methods'

The four-page memo reportedly reveals abuse at the FBI and Justice Department in the surveillance of a member of Trump's presidential campaign with Russia ties.

published on : 2nd February 2018

Explosive memo on FBI's 'abuse of power' in Russia probe puts new director in eye of the storm

The four-page memo reportedly reveals abuse at the FBI and Justice Department in the surveillance of a member of Trump's presidential campaign with Russia ties.

published on : 2nd February 2018

James Comey urges former FBI colleagues to 'take heart' amid attacks by President Trump, Republicans

Former FBI Director James Comey defended the agency Thursday on Twitter, writing, "All should appreciate the FBI speaking up. I wish more of our leaders would. "

published on : 2nd February 2018

Russia Probe: Donald Trump ordered special counsel Robert Mueller's firing but reversed course

Trump gave the order in June 2017, according to the Times, but White House counsel Don McGahn refused, saying it would have a "catastrophic effect" on Trump's presidency.

published on : 26th January 2018

Robert Mueller seeks to question Trump on Russia probe

A day earlier, the US Justice Department had confirmed that Attorney General Jeff Sessions was questioned by Mueller on his investigation.

published on : 24th January 2018
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