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Macron meets Russia's Putin near Paris, promising tough talks


VERSAILLES, France French President Emmanuel Macron met Russia's Vladimir Putin near Paris on Monday, promising some frank talking with the Kremlin leader after an election campaign in which his team accused Russian media of trying to interfere. | Video

France's Macron, alongside Putin, denounces two Russian media for election meddling

VERSAILLES, France French President Emmanuel Macron, standing alongside Russia's Vladimir Putin, on Monday dubbed two Russian media outlets "agents of influence" which he said had spread fake news about him during his election campaign.

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Macron says France, Russia agree on need for Ukraine peace talks soon

VERSAILLES, France French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday that he and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin were agreed the time was right for a new round of peace talks on Ukraine.

World, 12:54pm EDT

Investigators search Ukrainian offices of Russia's Yandex

KIEV/MOSCOW Ukraine's State Security Service (SBU) raided the local offices of Russia's top search site Yandex on Monday in an operation that SBU spokesman Olena Gitlyanska said was part of a treason investigation.

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Russia squares up to Boeing, Airbus with maiden jet flight

MOSCOW Russia carried out the maiden flight of its new MS-21 medium-range passenger plane on Sunday, its first post-Soviet foray into production of a mainline commercial aircraft which it hopes will rival those of its Western competitors.

French AIDS movie hotly tipped for Cannes' top prize

CANNES, France The winner of the Cannes Film Festival will be announced on Sunday, with a French movie about AIDS campaigners and two dark Russian dramas among the hottest tips.

Film, Entertainment, May 28 2017

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

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. | Video

Politics, Election 2016, May 27 2017

Russian with ties to former Trump aide wants immunity for testimony: NYT

WASHINGTON A Russian oligarch once close to Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, has offered to testify to congressional panels investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 election, but lawmakers are rejecting his conditions, the New York Times reported on Friday, citing congressional officials.

Politics, Election 2016, May 26 2017

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 organization 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.

Politics, Election 2016, May 26 2017

In shakeup, 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.

Politics, Election 2016, May 26 2017

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