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on February 14, 2017 in World News

Russian lawmakers blame US ‘paranoia’ for Michael Flynn’s resignation

Several senior Russian MPs have denied that Russia played any role in the recent resignation of US President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, Michael Flynn, saying that the scandal was a provocation targeting Russia-US relations. State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin said on Tuesday that he saw no “Russian trace” in Flynn’s resignation. Leonid Slutskiy, the head of State Duma Committee for International Relations, said he has reasons to believe that Trump’s former adviser resigned due to external pressure. “Under these circumstances, my conclusion is that the real target in this scheme is Russian-American relations and the general trust in...

Several senior Russian MPs have denied that Russia played any role in the recent resignation of US President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, Michael Flynn, saying that the scandal was a provocation targeting Russia-US relations. State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav...

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