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Putin wants to silence one of his biggest critics. Trump is eager to help.

IT IS still not publicly known what President Trump and Russian President Vladi­mir Putin discussed on Monday during their two hours of one-on-one conversation in Helsinki. But the White House confirmed Wednesday that they did talk about an issue Mr. Putin later raised at their joint news …

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Susan Rice: White House 'Serving a Hostile Foreign Power'

Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice on Wednesday called it "beyond outrageous" the Trump administration would consider letting …

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Keep an eye on the Magnitsky Act

ITAR-TASS/ZUMAPRESS<p>Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>Back in 2016, when Russian attorney Natalia Veselnitskaya met at …

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'Beyond disgraceful': White House considering extraditing Putin critics to Russia

The White House is considering sending two prominent Putin critics, including a former ambassador, to Russia to be questioned by authorities.<p>Russian …

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Russia wants to interrogate ex-U.S. ambassador McFaul, other Americans in criminal case

Russian prosecutors want to interrogate American officials including former ambassador Michael McFaul over alleged involvement in money crimes in the …

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Browder: WH entertaining Putin proposal 'absurd'

Russian President Vladimir Putin wants to interrogate one of his most vocal critics, Bill Browder, who championed the Magnitsky Act, legislation that imposed US sanctions on Russia. Browder says President Trump calling the proposal an "interesting idea" is "absurd."

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Russian Prosecutors Seek Ex-U.S. Ambassador McFaul for Questioning in Browder Case

On Tuesday, Russia's Prosecutor General’s Office said it seeks to question 11 U.S. intelligence officers, businessmen and diplomats, including former …

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Putin’s Big Tell?

Putin’s decision to reference William Browder at the post-summit press conference provided even more evidence that a 2016 meeting between Trump-campaign officials and a Russian lawyer was blessed by the Kremlin.<p><i>Updated at 4:15 p.m. ET</i><p>As Russian President Vladimir Putin stood next to President …

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Vldimir Putin has a few little questions for you

ITAR-TASS/ZUMAPRESS<p>Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>From the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>:<p>The White House is reviewing a …

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US Businessman Wanted By Putin: 'Absolutely Appalled' WH Would Consider Allowing Questioning by Russians

Bill Browder, an American businessman and critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, said he was outraged by the prospect that the Trump administration would possibly allow him to be questioned by Russian agents over a case stemming back to 2005.<p>At the time, Browder was operating a successful …

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I'm Bill Browder. Here's the Biggest Mistake Putin Made When Trying to Get Access to Me Through Trump

I wasn’t watching the Donald Trump–Vladimir Putin press conference from Helsinki. But when my phone started burning up with messages, I knew …

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Putin hinted he wanted Trump to give him access to one man — and it reveals his greatest weakness

Vladimir Putin spontaneously singled out one man who poses a unique threat to the Russian leader's massive fortune at Monday's press conference, and it may hint at one of Putin's greatest weaknesses.<p>The man in question is Bill Browder, a US-born British financier behind the Magnitsky Act, a 2012 US …

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Putin Says He Misspoke Too, Withdrawing Claim Clinton Got Millions Stolen From Russia

The Russian president, Vladimir Putin, dashed the hopes of conspiracy theorists across America on Tuesday by withdrawing the startling claim he made …

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Bill Browder: British investor singled out by Putin at Trump summit says Russian leader 'rattled'

Bill Browder has described himself as "Putin's No 1 enemy". Now the Russian president had added weight to that claim by singling out the British investor at his controversial summit with Donald Trump on Monday.<p>The UK-based financier appeared to be part of what the US president called an "incredible …

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Why Ambassador McFaul MUST NOT be turned over to Putin

—<p>I cannot believe that the Putin Pawns in the White House, are letting this “false equivalency” stand.<p>That they have not not abruptly dismissed this …

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Who is the American-born investor named in Putin’s 'incredible offer'?

When Russian President Vladimir Putin called out a U.S.-born investor during Monday’s stunning news conference in Helsinki, Finland, Bill Browder was …

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Browder: Trump May Have Agreed To Help Russian Prosecutors Pursue Him

British investor and rights activist William Browder says U.S. President Donald Trump may have made a deal with Russian President Vladimir Putin …

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Russians want me handed over: Bill Browder

An American wanted by the Russian government has become the subject of international diplomacy for the second time in a week.<p>Bill Browder, whose actions standing up to Russian President Vladimir Putin led to the Magnitsky Act, was called out in Wednesday’s White House press briefing over the …

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White House says Trump will discuss allowing Russia to question US citizens as part of 'incredible offer' floated by Putin

In her Wednesday afternoon press briefing, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders confirmed that President Donald Trump and President Vladimir Putin discussed striking a deal that would allow Russia to interview and possibly prosecute a former US ambassador.<p>In what Trump called "an incredible …

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Putin singles out critic in an offer to Mueller

LONDON —<p>President Vladimir Putin of Russia made a surprise offer to Robert Mueller, the special prosecutor investigating Moscow’s meddling in the …

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Trump inexplicably blasts NATO member Montenegro, questions NATO mutual defense obligations

Before the White House shocked America yet again with two separate defenses of Russian propaganda efforts, the first being Donald Trump's dismissal …

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'He’s really rattled', Bill Browder reacts to Putin comments

The driving force behind the Magnitsky Act, London investor Bill Browder, tells Ali Velshi that the reason Russian President Vladimir Putin brought …

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Browder: Trump Can’t Sell Me Out to Russia Even If He Tries

Bill Browder is confident that the U.S. justice system is strong enough to protect him from the clutches of Russia, even if Trump would sell him out …

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On Putin’s Most Wanted List: Hedge Fund Founder Bill Browder

By<p>July 16, 2018 5:07 p.m. ET<p>Amid the pressing subjects of today's summit between the superpower presidents, Vladimir Putin found time on the podium …

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Putin echoes previous talking points on Trump Tower meeting

<b>(CNN) —</b> Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday closely echoed comments made by last year Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya regarding the purpose and content of her June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower in Manhattan with representatives of the Trump campaign.<p>Veselnitskaya has said in testimony to …

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The facts missing from Trump and Putin’s news conference

President Trump and President Vladimir Putin of Russia made a series of questionable claims at a news conference following their summit meeting in Helsinki on July 16.<p>Trump was asked whether he believed the U.S. intelligence community’s assessment that Russia interfered in the presidential election …

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Bill Browder fires back at Putin after press conference

After having his name invoked in a joint press conference with President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, businessman and Magnitsky Act advocate Bill Browder boasted that he has “hit the Achilles' heel of the Putin regime.”<p>Browder, the CEO and co-founder of Hermitage Capital, spoke to …

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Bill Browder: ‘I’ve really gotten underneath Vladimir Putin’s skin’

Hermitage Capital CEO Bill Browder fired back at Russian President Vladimir Putin, who claimed the financier’s associates dodged tax payments.<p>“My first reaction was, wow, I’ve really gotten underneath Vladimir Putin’s skin,” Browder said during an interview on FOX Business’ “Making Money with …

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I've Been Putin's Number One Foreign Enemy for a Decade. Here's What Trump Should Know About Handling Him

Dear President Trump,<p>On July 16, you will have your first official summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. You will surely be advised by many …

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Sanction Julio Cesar Avilés Castillo,Francisco Ramón Valenzuela and the army of Nicaragua under the Magnitsky Act. | We the People: Your Voice in Our Government

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