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Demonstrators hold Russian opposition flags during a rally protesting election fraud in Moscow in 2011. Russian President Vladimir Putin blames Hillary Clinton for protests like this, which took place in 2011 and 2012. Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP hide caption

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In Leak Of Democratic Emails, Questions About Russia's Role

What's behind Russia's apparent hacking into the Democratic National Committee — and what could it gain by meddling in the U.S. election? "It's all about Hillary Clinton," says a Russian journalist.

Demonstrators hold Russian opposition flags during a rally protesting election fraud in Moscow in 2011. Russian President Vladimir Putin blames Hillary Clinton for protests like this, which took place in 2011 and 2012. Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP hide caption

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In Leak Of Democratic Emails, Questions About Russia's Role

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Bill Clinton, Big Money To Leave Foundation If Hillary Clinton Is Elected

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Deaf And Blind, Her Father Still Knows How To Speak His Love

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