Lyudmila Savchuk infiltrated an online troll farm in St. Petersburg. "That feeling from the Soviet times — I can feel it everywhere," she tells NPR.
Author Garrett Graff discusses the special counsel in charge of the Trump/Russia investigation: "Bob Mueller is probably about as apolitical and nonpartisan a figure as you could find in Washington."
The paper reports that the president backed off when his chief lawyer threatened to quit if the plan went ahead.
Special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating Russian influence in U.S. elections. While his probe's details are unknown, one focus may be links between President Trump and Russian money launderers.
A suit filed in New York state court alleges that Manafort and a business associate misappropriated millions from a company linked to Oleg Derispaska, who has ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
President Trump pledged in June that he was "100 percent" willing to be interviewed by the special counsel. The White House and investigators declined to comment to NPR on reports that may happen.
The first week of the new year kicked off with the same ferocity of news that last year ended with.
"Even if you thought that this was not treasonous," the former chief strategist is quoted as saying of the Trump Tower meeting, "... you should have called the FBI immediately."
President Trump enters his second year in office, fresh off his first legislative victory. Are there more to come? What about that Russia probe, hot spots overseas — and those midterm elections?
The investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and ties to the Trump campaign was chosen as the top political story of 2017, narrowly beating out the fallout from sexual harassment.