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Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting to discuss the Ukrainian peace process at the German federal Chancellery on Oct. 19, 2016, in Berlin. Adam Berry/Getty Images hide caption

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William Browder testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday about Russian President Vladimir Putin's government, including allegations of vast and systematic corruption. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Russia has given the U.S. a deadline to stop using a property in Serebryany Bor, in part of its response to Congress approving a new sanctions bill. Alexander Nemenov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Radio talk show host and conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh, seen in 2010, argues the investigation into ties between the Trump campaign and Russia is an attempt to discredit the president. Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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Amid Russia Scandals, Conservative Media Provides Air Cover For President Trump

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Russian President Vladimir Putin answers questions at a joint news conference with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto in Savonlinna, Finland, on Thursday. Mikhail Klimentyev/AP hide caption

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House Votes To Impose New Russia Sanctions — And Also Tie Trump's Hands

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Paul Manafort, President Trump's former campaign manager, has extensive ties to a pro-Russia political party in Ukraine, making him a person of high interest to congressional committees investigating Russia's role in the 2016 election. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy says the sanctions will show those who work against America's interests that their "actions have consequences." Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call,Inc. hide caption

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Russian President Vladimir Putin leads a Cabinet meeting at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow on Wednesday. Alexei Nikolsky/AP hide caption

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In Putin's Russia, An 'Adhocracy' Marked By Ambiguity And Plausible Deniability

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Donald Trump Jr. is interviewed on the Fox News Channel earlier this month, where he discussed his meeting last year with a Russian lawyer. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Anatoly Antonov smiles at an October 2016 briefing at Russia's Defense Ministry in Moscow. Antonov is "able to shift in a nanosecond from warmly charming to caustically sarcastic," says a former U.S. defense official. Ivan Sekretarev/AP hide caption

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Moscow's Likely New Ambassador To U.S.: 'Tough' And 'Not That Easy To Work With'

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The White House announced Tuesday night that former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, shown here in 2012, is President Trump's choice to be the next U.S. ambassador to Russia. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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Then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump appeared to encourage Russia to continue hacking Democratic rival Hillary Clinton's emails at a press conference on July 27, 2016, in Doral, Fla. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Timeline Of Trump And Russia In Mid-2016: A Series Of Coincidences Or Something More?

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