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Trump congratulates Putin on election, leaders look to meet soon

President Donald Trump on Tuesday congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin on his re-election and said they would likely meet soon as relations between the two countries grow more strained over allegations of Russian meddling in the U.S. electoral system.

Senate committee urges action to prevent election hacking

Just months before the country's next general election, U.S. senators said Russian cyber attacks on the voting system were unabated and called for urgent action and funding on Tuesday to help states battle foreign attempts to intervene in U.S. democracy.

Moldova will send its ambassador back to Russia soon

Moldova said on Tuesday its ambassador to Russia would return soon to Moscow a few months after his recall in response to alleged harassment and intimidation of Moldovan politicians and officials by Russian authorities.


Exclusive: Trump to boost exports of lethal drones to more U.S. allies - sources

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump will soon make it easier to export some types of lethal U.S.-made drones to potentially dozens more allies and partners, according to people familiar with the plan. | Video