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RUSSIA: Grand tours and revolutionary art

Our desire to discover showpieces such as The Hermitage and its sensational art collection in St Petersburg or mingle in Moscow’s mighty Red Square is leading to sell-out tours (see below the sensational highlights included in Travelsphere and Just You’s escorted trips). But for extraordinary insights into the controversial times and artistic innovations that followed under Communism and after the ...

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Paul Manafort, Rick Gates Plead Not Guilty to Charges Stemming From Russia Probe

President Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his former associate Rick Gates each pled not guilty on Monday to charges stemming from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian collusion in the 2016 presidential election. Manafort, 68, and Gates, 45, were indicted on 12 counts, including money laundering, failing to register as foreign agents, and false sta… Variety

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Russia Investigation: Senators to Unveil Bill to Boost Disclosure of Online Political Ads

WASHINGTON — Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) will introduce legislation on Thursday to require greater disclosure of the sources of online political ads, amid reports that Russian sources bought spots on Facebook, Twitter, and other platforms to influence the 2016 election. Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) is co-sponsoring the legislation, giving it a bipartisan boost as lawma… ...

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