Trump Accuses Obama of Weakness on Russia; Russian Hackers Said to Seek Hush Money from Liberals

March 7, 2017
Irate defrauded bank account customers in Kazan chose from one of three form letters to use to file their complaints -- "Restrained," "Angry" and "Furious". Photo by Boris Bronshtein

Live Updates: US President Donald Trump accused former president Barack Obama of weakness on Russia; meanwhile, once again Russian hackers are said to be targeting liberal US groups

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Trump Accuses Obama of Weakness on Russia; Russian Hackers Said to Seek Hush Money from Liberals

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