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What Could Come Of The Indictments Of Russian Agents For Election Interference

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President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin answer questions during a joint news conference after their summit on July 16 in Helsinki. Chris McGrath/Getty Images hide caption

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Is Trump The Toughest Ever On Russia?

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News Brief: Trump Invites Putin To Washington, Comic-Con Preview

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Ballots in New York City ahead of the 2016 general elections. While U.S. election officials have made progress increasing security, gaps still remain. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Week Of Trump Reversals Puts 2018 Election Security In The Spotlight

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Participants at a global security conference in Moscow in April gather near a big screen showing a Russian warplane unloading its weapons over a target in Syria. Russia became involved in the Syrian civil war in 2015 in support of its ally President Bashar Assad. Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP hide caption

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Russia Says Agreements Were Discussed With Trump On Syria. The U.S. Is Silent

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Michael Isikoff On Maria Butina And Russia

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Russia's President Vladimir Putin Putin suggested to President Trump in their one-on-one meeting in Helsinki on Monday that Trump allow Russian investigators to come to the U.S. to question a former ambassador in exchange for Putin allowing U.S. investigators to travel to Russia to question 12 recently indicted military intelligence officers. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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An immigrant wears an ankle monitor as he sits at a shelter in McAllen, Texas after he was released after processing by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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'Alternatives To Detention' Are Cheaper Than Jails, But Cases Take Far Longer

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Asked by reporters at the start of a Cabinet meeting whether Russia is still targeting the U.S., President Trump shook his head and said "no." Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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