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FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2017, file photo, former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman testifies during a hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on his nomination to become the U.S. ambassador to Russia, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Huntsman has resigned from his post as the U.S. Ambassador to Russia and is planning to move back to Utah in October. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
August 06, 2019 - 2:34 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman Jr. has submitted his resignation, signaling the end of a stint during what he called a historically difficult time in relations between the two countries. Huntsman is planning to return to Utah amid speculation that he may again run for...
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Police officers detain a man during an unsanctioned rally in the centre of Moscow, Russia, Saturday, July 27, 2019. Russian police have clashed with demonstrators and have arrested some hundreds in central Moscow during a protest demanding that opposition candidates be allowed to run for the Moscow city council. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
July 28, 2019 - 4:30 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian police cracked down fiercely Saturday on demonstrators in central Moscow, beating some people and arresting more than 1,000 who were protesting the exclusion of opposition candidates from the ballot for Moscow city council. Police also stormed into a TV station broadcasting...
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Police officers detain a woman during an unsanctioned rally in the center of Moscow, Russia, Saturday, July 27, 2019. Russian police clashed with demonstrators and have arrested some hundreds in central Moscow during a protest demanding that opposition candidates be allowed to run for the Moscow city council. (AP Photo/ Pavel Golovkin)
July 28, 2019 - 1:15 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The latest on the opposition protest in Moscow (all times local): 9:55 p.m. Moscow police say more than 1,000 people have been arrested in a day of protests against the exclusion of several opposition candidates from the ballot for this fall's city council elections. The protests...
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Police officers detain people during an unsanctioned rally in the center of Moscow, Russia, Saturday, July 27, 2019. Russian police on Saturday began arresting people outside the Moscow mayor's office ahead of an election protest demanding that opposition candidates be allowed to run for the Moscow city council. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
July 27, 2019 - 2:59 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian police cracked down fiercely Saturday on demonstrators in central Moscow, beating some people and arresting more than 1,000 who were protesting the exclusion of opposition candidates from the ballot for Moscow city council. Police also stormed into a TV station broadcasting...
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Police officers detain a woman during an unsanctioned rally in the center of Moscow, Russia, Saturday, July 27, 2019. Russian police clashed with demonstrators and have arrested some hundreds in central Moscow during a protest demanding that opposition candidates be allowed to run for the Moscow city council. (AP Photo/ Pavel Golovkin)
July 27, 2019 - 2:55 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the opposition protest in Moscow (all times local): 9:55 p.m. Moscow police say more than 1,000 people have been arrested in a day of protests against the exclusion of several opposition candidates from the ballot for this fall's city council elections. The protests...
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Police officers detain a woman during an unsanctioned rally in the center of Moscow, Russia, Saturday, July 27, 2019. Russian police clashed with demonstrators and have arrested some hundreds in central Moscow during a protest demanding that opposition candidates be allowed to run for the Moscow city council. (AP Photo/ Pavel Golovkin)
July 27, 2019 - 2:45 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the opposition protest in Moscow (all times local): 9:40 p.m. A group that monitors political arrests in Russia says 835 people have been detained in a day of protests against the exclusion of several opposition candidates from the ballot for this fall's Moscow council...
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Police officers detain a man during an unsanctioned rally in the centre of Moscow, Russia, Saturday, July 27, 2019. Russian police have clashed with demonstrators and have arrested some hundreds in central Moscow during a protest demanding that opposition candidates be allowed to run for the Moscow city council. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
July 27, 2019 - 1:53 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian police cracked down hard Saturday on demonstrators in central Moscow, beating some people and arresting hundreds of others protesting the exclusion of opposition candidates from the ballot for Moscow city council. Police also stormed into a TV station broadcasting the protest...
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Protesters clash with police during an unsanctioned rally in the center of Moscow, Russia, Saturday, July 27, 2019. Russian police are wrestling with demonstrators and have arrested hundreds in central Moscow during a protest demanding that opposition candidates be allowed to run for the Moscow city council. (AP Photo/ Pavel Golovkin)
July 27, 2019 - 1:16 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the opposition protest in Moscow (all times local): 8:10 p.m. Police in Moscow have begun a new wave of protester arrests and a monitoring group says nearly 700 people have been detained during Saturday's clashes. Demonstrators protesting the exclusion of several...
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Police officers detain a man during an unsanctioned rally in the center of Moscow, Russia, Saturday, July 27, 2019. Russian police are wrestling with demonstrators and have arrested hundreds in central Moscow during a protest demanding that opposition candidates be allowed to run for the Moscow city council. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
July 27, 2019 - 10:20 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the opposition protest in Moscow (all times local): 5:15 p.m. A Russian organization that monitors political arrests says more than 500 people have been detained in Moscow during a demonstration protesting the exclusion of some opposition candidates from the Sept. 8...
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Protesters clash with police during an unsanctioned rally in the center of Moscow, Russia, Saturday, July 27, 2019. Russian police are wrestling with demonstrators and have arrested hundreds in central Moscow during a protest demanding that opposition candidates be allowed to run for the Moscow city council. (AP Photo/ Pavel Golovkin)
July 27, 2019 - 9:59 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the opposition protest in Moscow (all times local): 5 p.m. A Russian organization that monitors political arrests says more than 400 people have been detained in Moscow during a demonstration protesting the exclusion of some opposition candidates from the Sept. 8 ballot...
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