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Why NRA Infiltrator Maria Butina Decided To Help Government Investigations

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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko speaks to soldiers during a visit to a military base in Chernihiv region, Ukraine, on Wednesday. Russia and Ukraine traded blame after Russian border guards on Sunday opened fire on three Ukrainian navy vessels and eventually seized them and their crews. The incident put the two countries on a war footing and raised international concern. Mykola Lazarenko/Presidential Press Service via AP hide caption

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Russia is sending a new division of S-400 Triumf surface-to-air missile systems to Crimea, in a new sign of heightened tensions. Here, one of the systems is carried during the Victory Day military parade Russia held in May. Sefa Karacan/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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The Nikopol gunboat (left) and the Yany Kapu tugboat of the Ukrainian navy are tugged to the Kerch Seaport. Sergei Malgavko/TASS via Getty Images hide caption

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Sirota shows off a wheel of cheese with Vladimir Putin's name. He's been saving it especially for the Russian president, but so far has had no luck delivering it. Lucian Kim/NPR hide caption

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In Russia, A Dairy Owner Dreams Of Delivering Cheese To Vladimir Putin

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A woman places flowers at the Solovetsky Stone monument in front of the former KGB headquarters in central Moscow on Monday. Dozens of people gathered there to remember the victims of Soviet-era political repressions. Yuri Kadobnov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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More than a third of Riga's population is Russian; the rest are Latvian, Lithuanian, Belarusian, Polish and Ukrainian. Russian often serves as a linguistic common denominator in the Latvian capital. David Keyton/AP hide caption

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A New Law In Latvia Aims To Preserve National Language By Limiting Russian In Schools

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Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov is seen inside of the defendant's cage in a military courtroom on July 27, 2015. He is currently serving a 20-year sentence. Sergey Venyavsky/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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National Security Adviser John Bolton speaks with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin on Tuesday. After their meeting, Bolton told reporters the U.S. still intends to withdraw from the Cold War-era Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty. Maxim Shipenkov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Ronald Reagan (right) and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev exchange pens during the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces Treaty signing ceremony in the White House on Dec. 8, 1987. Gorbachev's translator Pavel Palazhchenko stands in the middle. Bob Daugherty/AP hide caption

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