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President Trump meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, on July 7. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Trump And Russia: Lots Of Talk, But Critics Say There's No Clear Strategy

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Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev attends a Cabinet meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow last month. Alexei Nikolsky/AP hide caption

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President Trump meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Group of 20 summit in early July. It's unclear how the sanctions Trump signed into law Wednesday will affect the personal relationship between the two men. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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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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