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With the Russian Olympic Committee suspended by the games' governing body, Russian athletes must compete under a neutral flag if they want to participate in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP hide caption

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Russia Won't Boycott Olympics Over Ban For Doping, Putin Says

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Russian President Vladimir Putin announced his re-election bid during a visit to the GAZ car factory in Nizhny Novgorod. Mikhail Klimentyev/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The International Olympic Committee announced Tuesday that Russia's athletes "will compete with a uniform bearing this name and under the Olympic Flag" at the 2018 Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Ahn Young-joon/AP hide caption

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The core of the RBT-3 reactor at the Research Institute of Atomic Reactors in Dimitrovgrad, Russia. Some scientists suspect the institute's work on medical isotopes might explain radioactivity detected over Europe. Sovfoto/UIG via Getty Images hide caption

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Clues In That Mysterious Radioactive Cloud Point Toward Russia

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Russian lawmakers in the State Duma applaud after voting Wednesday to allow the government to register international media outlets as foreign agents. Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP hide caption

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President Trump shakes hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin, as they pose for a group photo ahead of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit leaders gala dinner in Vietnam last week. Mikhail Klimentyev/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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"Putin and his entourage are absolutely not interested in bad relations with America. They're scared of that. But the circumstances are such that they can't help but use anti-Americanism to strengthen their grip on power," says Gennady Gudkov, an opposition politician formerly with the KGB, shown here in February. Kommersant Photo/Kommersant via Getty Images hide caption

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What Was Russia's Role In 2016 U.S. Election? 2 Former KGB Officials Weigh In

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President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin talk during the family photo session at the APEC Summit in Danang, Vietnam, on Saturday. Jorge Silva/AP hide caption

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Trump: Putin Again Denied Interfering In Election And 'I Really Believe' He Means It

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The World Anti-Doping Agency says it has acquired more than three years of testing data from the lab, in the building pictured here, which WADA says was the site of a state doping program of Russian athletes. Yuri Kadobnov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump and his supporters claim that in exchange for millions of dollars in donations to the Clinton Foundation, Hillary Clinton supported the 2010 sale of a mining company that gave Russia control of U.S. uranium supplies. Craig Ruttle/AP hide caption

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Robert Mueller, special counsel in charge of the DOJ investigation into Russian connections with the Trump campaign, rocked the political world charging three Trump campaign officials this week. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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How Russian Propaganda Spreads On Social Media

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United Nations special envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura is seen on a video screen as he listens to a Security council meeting on Syria at U.N. headquarters in June about the possible use of sarin gas in an attack that killed more than 90 people. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., speaks while flanked by and Rep. Don DeSantis, R-Fla., as he announces that his committee and the House oversight committee are starting an investigation into a 2010 deal between Russia and the Obama Administration. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Bill Browder, chief executive officer of Hermitage Capital Management, takes his seat as he arrives for a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in July. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Putin Critic Says He's Afraid The Kremlin Would 'Wipe Me Out One Way Or Another'

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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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In Moscow's Local Elections, Opponents Of Putin Find A Glimmer Of Hope

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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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