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US punishes Russian oligarchs, officials with more sanctions

The Trump administration is punishing seven Russian oligarchs and 17 Russian government officials with sanctions for what the U.S. calls Russia’s “malign activity” around the world. The Treasury Department says 12 companies owned by the oligarchs are also targeted, along with a state-owned arms-dealing company and a subsidiary bank. Senior …

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Mueller says Trump not criminal target currently

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team of prosecutors has informed President Donald Trump’s attorneys that the president is not currently considered a criminal target in the Russia investigation, according to a person familiar with the conversation. The person, who was not authorized to speak publicly about private conversations and spoke on …

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International friendly: Serbia defeat Nigeria 2-0

Nigeria’s Super Eagles were beaten 2-0 by Serbia in an international friendly match ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The game was played at Hive Stadium in London on Tuesday night. This year’s World Cup will be hosted by Russia and will run from June 14 to July 15.

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MMM founder, Sergei Mavrodi is dead

Russian businessman Sergei Mavrodi, whose MMM pyramid scheme deprived millions of Russians of their savings in the 1990s, has died of a heart attack, according to Russia media. Reports said the 62-year-old was rushed to the hospital late on March 25 with pain in his chest and died several hours …

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