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US presents new effort to counter Kremlin influence

Sep. 12, 2019 2:10 PM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — An intergovernmental coalition hosted a presentation Thursday about a new U.S. foreign aid initiative intended to help targeted European countries withstand Kremlin interference. The U.S. Agency for International Development describes its initiative, called Countering Malign Kremlin...

Minnesota man sentenced for faking death for $2M insurance

Jul. 29, 2019 3:47 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota man will serve more than three years in prison for faking his own death eight years ago in Eastern Europe to collect a $2 million life insurance policy. Fifty-five-year-old Igor Vorotinov, formerly of Maple Grove, was sentenced for mail fraud Monday in U.S. District Court....