Last month, a federal grand jury has indicted 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities for alleged illegal interference in the 2016 presidential elections, during which they strongly supported the candidacy of Trump, special counsel Robert Mueller's office.
America's leading intelligence agencies concluded previous year that Putin himself had directed a broad intelligence effort to influence the USA election to undermine Clinton's campaign and boost Trump's chances, but Trump has repeatedly denied colluding with Moscow.
"So what if they're Russians?" "I could not are less - they do not represent the interest of the Russian State", Putin told Kelly. "But they're not government officials".
"Maybe they're not even Russians", he said. Putin told NBC. "There are 146 million Russians".
"Knowing that Putin was notoriously protective of any information about his family, Celeste Wallander proposed leaking snippets of classified intelligence to reveal the secret bank accounts in Latvia held for Putin's daughters-a direct poke at the Russian president that would be sure to infuriate him", the authors write.
Putin claimed that the United States interferes in Russian elections "all the time" but that it was "impossible for us" to do the same.
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"I could not care less because they do not represent the state", he said, adding that Russian Federation would not extradite them.
"I could not care less". I could not care less. Maybe they're not even Russians.
When Putin was asked whether he was concerned that Russian citizens were undermining democracy in the US, he suggested his hands were tied. That needs to be checked.
"Maybe they have dual citizenship or a green card, maybe the USA paid them for this". Or maybe a green card. Or maybe it was the Americans who paid them for this work. How can you know that?
He has also declined to attack Putin directly on the issue, instead hinting that he was giving the Kremlin leader the benefit of the doubt, according to NBC.
"First, we have principles whereby we do not allow others to interfere in our domestic affairs and do not get into the affairs of others.Secondly, we don't have this quantity of tools", he said.
"Could anyone really believe that Russian Federation, thousands of miles away, influenced the outcome of the election?"
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, when he announced the Russian indictment, said it made no judgment on whether the alleged Russian propaganda campaign altered the outcome of the election which Trump won. The president has called the investigation a "witch hunt", although aides have clarified he means the probe of any collusion has no merit.
The operation resulted in tens of thousands of Muslims fleeing to Bangladesh, escaping from what they described as hell. For many of her one-time admirers, her handling of the Rohingya issue has been nothing short of a betrayal.
Fiercely opposed to her open-door refugee policy, Spahn has advocated a sharp conservative shift to coax back voters from the AfD. Under a "yes" vote, Merkel would likely be re-elected chancellor by the Bundestag, or lower house of parliament, on March 14.
Stiers died peacefully at his home in Newport, Oregon , after a battle with bladder cancer, his agent, Mitchell K. He also had notable parts in Pocahontas , The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Lilo & Stitch.
But Sherman is also expected to explore the free agent market and he may well have played his last game with the Seahawks . Sherman, who turns 30 later this month, was released after seven seasons in Seattle.
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Alongside foreign countries and USA manufacturers, worries rose this week across rural America about looming trade wars. The tariffs would also hit other US allies - Britain, Germany, South Korea, Turkey and Japan.
Google silently made the ability to download YouTube videos for offline view available in more countries than we had expected. Now in limited beta, stories is YouTube's new lightweight video format, designed specifically for YouTube creators.
Shortly afterward, Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall said Cravens would be welcomed back but must regain the trust of the team. The Cardinals don't have a quarterback under contract for 2018 and don't have much cap room (approximately $23 million).
Nigh: We've had a lot of concerns about the access USA dairy farmers and poultry producers have in Canada. All these events stand in the way of a final agreement and could prolong negotiations, Lighthizer argued.
The head of Gazprom , Aleksei Miller, stated that the company was terminating all contracts with Ukraine immediately. The decision seriously violates the balance of interests of the parties under these contracts, according to Miller.
PlayStation 4 update lets parents boot kids from playing
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Tillerson to meet with African leaders
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There's a lot of pre-judging, absolutely, that definitely goes on. "And it needs to be spoken about, it needs to be addressed". She was in great company in NY when it comes to tough women who have overcome challenges in their tennis careers.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos named richest man on the planet
According to Forbes' World Billionaire List, Nassif Sawiris' wealth is double Trump's wealth which is estimated at $3.1 billion. Bezos, who is referred as the Centi-billionaire, became the only person to appear in the Forbes list with a 12-figure fortune.
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Stephen Hawking on What Existed Before the Big Bang
This also means that the size of the universe is so enormous because it took over 13.8 billion years to form the size it is today. During one of his lectures, Hawking had stated that there are no observable consequences from what occurred before the Big Bang .
Regime forces advance in E. Ghouta
Macron was set to speak by telephone Sunday with President Hassan Rouhani of Iran, another key supporter of the Syrian regime. Rebel factions said they launched a counteroffensive Sunday, sending fighters behind government lines in a series of attacks.