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Vitali Shkliarov, 41, was one of the organizers behind a campaign to field 1,000 independent candidates to fill Moscow's lowest elected offices. In last month's election, opposition candidates won majorities in 30 of Moscow's 125 local district councils. Lucian Kim/NPR hide caption

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Roger Stone (right), a former adviser to President Trump, arrives to appear before the House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday. Stone flatly denied any accusations of collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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For months, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg had claimed that security experts at Facebook had found no evidence of Russians involved in fake news. Now, Facebook is turning over thousands of ads to Congress it said had been placed by a Russian agency. Noah Berger/AP hide caption

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From left, Bill Wanlund of the Falls Church electoral board, Jessica Wilson of voting machine company Hart InterCivic and David Bjerke, the Falls Church director of elections test the city's new voting machines ahead of this November's election. Pam Fessler/NPR hide caption

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Learning 2016's Lessons, Virginia Prepares Election Cyberdefenses

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The Man Who Protects America's Secrets

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Russian President Vladimir Putin listens to a speech during the Dialogue of Emerging Market and Developing Countries in Xiamen in southeastern China's Fujian Province on Tuesday. Mark Schiefelbein/AP hide caption

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President Trump meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, on July 7. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Trump And Russia: Lots Of Talk, But Critics Say There's No Clear Strategy

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Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev attends a Cabinet meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow last month. Alexei Nikolsky/AP hide caption

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President Trump meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Group of 20 summit in early July. It's unclear how the sanctions Trump signed into law Wednesday will affect the personal relationship between the two men. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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