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US intervenes in Russian politics but Moscow shrugs it off

The Russian-American relationship received a jolt after Washington took exception to the Kremlin’s handling of protesters in many Russian cities, including Moscow, at the weekend. The US state department’s acting spokesman, Mark Toner, told the Russian state news agency TASS in Washington that the US condemned the arrest of the demonstrators – who were protesting against endemic corruption […]