By ASHRAF KHALIL and CHAD DAY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 04/26 — In a quivering voice, Maria Butina begged for leniency Friday as she awaited sentencing on charges of being a secret agent for Russia.
By ERIC TUCKER and MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 04/10 — Attorney General William Barr declared Wednesday he believes “spying did occur” on Donald Trump’s presidential campaign,
By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) 04/08 — A Chinese woman recently arrested at President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club lied repeatedly to Secret Service agents while carrying computer malware unlike anything a government analyst had ever seen and had more than $8,000 in cash at her hotel room,
By CHAD DAY and ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 02/25 — Donald Trump was in full deflection mode. The Democrats had blamed Russia for the hacking and release of damaging material on his presidential opponent,
By ERIC TUCKER and CHAD DAY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 09/01 — A senior Justice Department lawyer says a former British spy told him at a breakfast meeting two years ago that Russian intelligence believed it had Donald Trump “over a barrel,”
By RUSS BYNUM, Associated Press SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) 08/16 — A Georgia woman who mailed a secret U.S. report to a news organization faces the “longest sentence”
By JILL COLVIN and ANNE FLAHERTY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 08/16 — Former CIA Director John Brennan said Thursday that President Donald Trump yanked his security clearance because his campaign colluded with the Russians to sway the 2016 election and is now desperate to end the special counsel’s investigation.
WASHINGTON (AP) 07/25 — A lawyer for a woman accused of being a Russian spy says federal prosecutors are taking too long to hand over evidence against her.
By COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 07/26 — Russian hackers who penetrated hundreds of U.S. utilities, manufacturing plants and other facilities last year gained access by using the most conventional of phishing tools,
By ANGELA CHARLTON, Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) 07/18 — Maria Butina seemed destined for bigger things than her Siberian outpost of a hometown. In her early 20s,
By ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 07/14 — Twelve Russian military intelligence officers hacked into the Clinton presidential campaign and the Democratic Party and released tens of thousands of private communications in a sweeping conspiracy by the Kremlin to meddle in the 2016 U.S.
By MATT DUNHAM and JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press AMESBURY, England (AP) 07/04 — For the second time in four months, two people lie critically ill in England’s Salisbury District Hospital after being exposed to a military-grade nerve agent developed in the Soviet Union,
By ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 03/24 — The Trump administration announced criminal charges and sanctions Friday against Iranians accused in a hacking scheme to pilfer sensitive information from hundreds of universities,
LONDON (AP) 03/13 — The Latest on the poisoning of a former Russian spy in Britain (all times local): 12:40 p.m.
British police have cordoned off a parking lot ticketing machine in the southwestern city of Salisbury as authorities retraced the steps of a former Russian spy and his daughter targeted in a chemical weapons attack.
By MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 03/13 — Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee have completed a draft report concluding there was no collusion or coordination between Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia,
By MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 03/06 — Two Republican House committee chairmen are calling for a new special counsel to take a broad look at whether Justice Department or FBI employees were biased as they began investigating President Donald Trump’s ties to Russia in 2016 and whether there were surveillance abuses as part of that probe.
By DANICA KIRKA and JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press LONDON (AP) 03/07 — A Russian ex-spy and his daughter fighting for their lives in an English hospital were attacked with a nerve agent in a targeted murder attempt,
By MARTIN BENEDYK and KATE DePURY, Associated Press SALISBURY, England (AP) 03/06 — British counter-terror specialists offered expertise Tuesday to police in southern England Tuesday as they sought to unravel the mystery of why a former Russian spy fell critically ill following exposure to an “unknown substance.”
By JIM HEINTZ and NATALIYA VASILYEVA, Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) 02/17 — He’s known as “Putin’s chef” — a wealthy Russian businessman and restaurateur who gained favor with Vladimir Putin through his stomach.