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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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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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