Putin says Moscow could appeal Russia sports ban

General Dec 10, 2019

Putin says Moscow could appeal Russia sports ban

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday that Moscow had grounds to appeal a decision by the World Anti-Doping Agency to bar Russia from major sporting events, a move he said violated the Olympic charter. Russia was banned from the world's top sporting events for ...

Is Russia using its frozen-conflict playbook in Ukraine?

World Dec 9, 2019

Is Russia using its frozen-conflict playbook in Ukraine?

As Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukraine's leader Volodymyr Zelenskiy meet for the first time Monday, many wonder what Moscow's long-term goal is in strife-torn eastern Ukraine. The talks, mediated by France and Germany, will focus on implementing the Minsk accords — agreements drawn up ...

Watchdog expected to find Russia probe valid, despite flaws

World / Crime & Legal Dec 9, 2019

Watchdog expected to find Russia probe valid, despite flaws

The Justice Department's internal watchdog will release a highly anticipated report Monday that is expected to reject President Donald Trump's claims that the Russia investigation was illegitimate and tainted by political bias from FBI leaders. But it is also expected to document errors during ...