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Hillary Clinton: We Need to Look at Transcripts of Trump-Putin Calls

On Wednesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show,” former Secretary of State and 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton called for Congress to look at transcripts of calls between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin in light of the

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25,000 Rally in Moscow to Demand Release of Anti-Putin Demonstrators

Moscow’s scaled-down version of the Hong Kong protest movement appeared to have quieted down after the city elections that provoked it came and went in August, but it experienced a resurgence on Sunday when 25,000 people marched to demand freedom for demonstrators who were arrested during the government crackdown. 

A protester holds a banner reading “Freedom to political prisoners! They haven’t to be arrested!” during a rally to support political prisoners in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

Schiff: Trump-Putin Phone Calls in Democrats’ Sights

On Sunday’s broadcast of NBC’s “Meet the Press,” House Intelligence Committee chairman Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) said Congress would get access to President Donald Trump’s calls with Russian President Vladimir Putin and other world leaders.

Committe Chairman Adam Schiff, Democrat of California, opens the hearing to hear testimony from Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire at the the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence on September 26, 2019, in Washington, DC. - Maguire is testifying on the whistleblower complaint, regarding communication between US President …

Russian Politicians Bail on Putin’s Corruption-Stained Party

The rumblings of a political earthquake have been heard in Moscow, where longtime members of President Vladimir Putin’s scandal-tainted United Russia party are bailing out and running as independents in Sunday’s city elections, even as actual independent candidates are forced off the ballot with administrative tricks.

Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a State Council meeting at the 5th Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russia, on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019. Russian far-eastern city of Vladivostok hosts the Eastern Economic Forum on September 4-6, 2019. (Vyacheslav Prokofyev, TASS News Agency Pool Photo via AP)