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on October 22, 2016 in World News

Russian diplomats in US could face criminal charges for monitoring November elections

Russian diplomats in the United States have been threatened by US officials with criminal prosecution if they attempt to monitor upcoming Presidential and Congress elections at polling stations, the Russian Embassy in Washington said in a statement. According to the Russian diplomatic mission, it has not submitted any official request to monitor the elections, due to take place November 8. US gov’t officially accuses Russia of political hacks; Moscow calls it ‘nonsense’ “We have not submitted any requests to the Department of State regarding the election observation. As a matter of respectfully conducting our diplomatic duties we sent the...

Russian diplomats in the United States have been threatened by US officials with criminal prosecution if they attempt to monitor upcoming Presidential and Congress elections at polling stations, the Russian Embassy in Washington said in a statement. According to...

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