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President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin answer questions during a joint news conference after their summit on July 16 in Helsinki. Chris McGrath/Getty Images hide caption

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Is Trump The Toughest Ever On Russia?

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William Browder, chief executive officer of Hermitage Capital Management, testifies before a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on July 27, 2017. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Bill Browder Doubts He'll Be Swapped To Russia For U.S. Access To Russian Agents

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President Trump's and Russian President Vladimir Putin's summit was a meeting between allies, with convergent interests and common goals, according to a Brookings Institution fellow. Yuri Kadobnov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. John McCain called President Trump's news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin "one of the most disgraceful performances by an American president in memory." Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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President Trump, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin leave a press conference after their meeting Monday in Helsinki. Trump sided against his intelligence officials, who have said Russia interfered in the 2016 election. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Russian matryoshka dolls depicting Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Trump are on sale in the Ruslania book store in Helsinki. Putin and Trump are scheduled to meet on Monday. Timo Jaakonaho/AP hide caption

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French President Emmanuel Macron (left) and Russian President Vladimir Putin attend a meeting with Russian and French business people during the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum on Friday. Dmitry Lovetsky/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Russia, France's Macron Tries His Next Charm Offensive On 'Cher Vladimir'

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Putin (left) and Schroeder attend a test pipeline launch at a gas compressor station outside Vyborg, in western Russia, in September 2011. Alexei Nikolsky/AP Photo/RIA Novosti hide caption

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Schroeder Putin

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Russian President Vladimir Putin listens during a meeting with Health Minister Veronika Skvortsova and Alexander Bastrykin, the head of Russia's Investigative Committee, in Moscow on March 28. Mikhail Klimentyev/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Putin Fends Off Fire And Fury, At Home And Abroad

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The White House announced Monday that it was expelling dozens of Russian officials from the U.S. President Trump is seen walking across the South Lawn of the White House on Sunday. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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A small crowd gathered outside the Russian Embassy in London on Tuesday, as the nearly two dozen Russian diplomats returned to their country under a mandate from the British government. The U.K. expelled the diplomats in retaliation for the spy poisoning case earlier this month. Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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People attend a rally and a concert celebrating the fourth anniversary of Russia's annexation of Crimea at Manezhnaya Square in Moscow on Sunday. The controversial move to take Crimea became a proud event for some voters who handed Vladimir Putin a broad election win, timed for the same date as the anniversary. Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Russians, With No Real Alternatives, Give Putin 6 More Years In Power

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As Expected, Vladimir Putin — Who Has Led Russia For 18 Years — Wins 6 More

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In Moscow, Russian voters will head to the polls on Sunday to cast their votes in the country's presidential election. Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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From Pride To Protest: How Russians Feel About Their Presidential Election

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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, center, heads to a meeting of the Russia's Central Election commission in December. Officials formally barred him Alexei Navalny from running for president in the March 18 election, which he says is a predetermined sham. Evgeny Feldman/AP hide caption

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Banned From Election, Putin Foe Navalny Pursues Politics By Other Means

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Ksenia Sobchak, a Russian TV personality with a huge social media following, is running for president in Russia against the incumbent, President Vladimir Putin. Jolie Myers/NPR hide caption

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Meet The Russian TV Personality Running For President Against Putin

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