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Michael Flynn, seen here arriving for a news conference in the East Room of the White House in February, is being investigated by the inspector general of the Department of Defense, Rep. Elijah Cummings said Thursday. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Russia's Supreme Court Thursday banned the Jehovah's Witnesses' organization, classifying it an extremist group. The sect's Russia headquarters as well as some 400 local chapters are to be seized by the state. Ivan Sekretarev/AP hide caption

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Ukrainian investigators are seeking to understand the extent of the ties Paul Manafort, shown here in July 2016, had with former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Paul Manafort's Activities Arouse Interest Of Ukrainian Prosecutors

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A lack of official coordination and the use of powerful weapons contributed to the casualties during a terrorist takeover of a school in Beslan, Russia, in 2004, a European court says. Here, people lay flowers and light candles at the school gym in 2009, marking the fifth anniversary of the attack. Kazbek Basayev/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The old town area of Budva, a seaside town in Montenegro. Tuul and Bruno Morandi/Getty Images hide caption

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Alleged Plot, Coming Trial In Montenegro Reads Like a Thriller

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Carter Page, a former foreign policy adviser to then-presidential candidate Donald Trump, speaks at a news conference at the RIA Novosti news agency in Moscow in December. Page said he was in Moscow to meet with businessmen and politicians. Pavel Golovkin/AP hide caption

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Listen: Adam Entous on FBI's FISA Court Warrant To Monitor Page

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson shakes hands with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at the start of their meeting in Moscow. Russia has accused the U.S. of breaking international law with its missile strike on Syria last week. Alexander Nemenov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson sits at a table surrounded by foreign ministers from G-7 countries on Tuesday, the second day of a meeting in Lucca, Italy. Tillerson headed to Moscow later that day for the start of a series of what promise to be some tough conversations. Vincenzo Pinto/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Russian President Vladimir Putin meets President George W. Bush at the G-8 economic summit in Genoa, Italy on July 22, 2001. The leaders initially had a good relationship. But shortly before Bush left office, he told Putin, "Vladimir, you're cold-blooded." Luke Frazza/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson waits for the start of a meeting last month at NATO headquarters in Brussels. Tillerson is scheduled to travel to Russia on Tuesday, in what promises to be a difficult round of talks after the U.S. missile strike in Syria last week. Virginia Mayo/AP hide caption

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Russia's deputy U.N. ambassador Vladimir Safronkov speaks during a Security Council meeting on the situation in Syria, Friday, at United Nations headquarters. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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A picture taken Friday shows the damaged Shayrat airfield at the Syrian military base targeted overnight by U.S. Tomahawk cruise missiles, southeast of the central Syrian city of Homs. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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People lay flowers at the Technology Institute subway station in St. Petersburg, Russia, on Tuesday. Federal investigators say they found remains of a man they believe carried out Monday's attack in a subway train. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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