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The Daily BeastMay 26, 2018
The Oligarch Who Met With Michael Cohen Flees the Press at Putin's Big Economic Summit
Dima Korotayev/Epsilon/GettyST. PETERSBURG, Russia—There were moments on Friday when silver-bearded Russian tycoon Viktor Vekselberg, normally a paragon of self-assurance, looked like an old bear cornered by hounds at this year's St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.

Vekselberg, who reportedly is worth some $15.5 billion, had agreed to participate in a panel about the Russian-U.S. business "dialogue" at a time when his name is being linked to investigations focused on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. elections. He is known to have been questioned by Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team, and was reported this week to have met with Donald Trump's longtime personal attorney, Michael Cohen, just 11 days before Trump was inaugurated.

In April, Vekselberg was among several Russian oligarchs hit with sanctions by the U.S. Treasury, specifically for their connection to "malign activity around the globe" including "attempting to subvert Western democracies." Since then, Vekselberg's Renova energy conglomerate has lost about $900 million.

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Fox PoliticsMay 26, 2018
White House wants briefing on Mueller probe info that was shared with lawmakers: report
The White House is reportedly seeking a briefing on the information that lawmakers received Thursday regarding classified documents related to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

Fox PoliticsMay 26, 2018
US will decide whether uranium from countries like Russia pose national security risk
As questions and investigations about Russian influence in our election process continue, what many Americans may not realize is that adversarial countries, like Russia, stand to have an outsized influence over our power grid.
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