Interfere in the 2016 United States elections
Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee announce the end of their Russia investigation, against the objections of Democratic members. According to the investigation's preliminary findings, the 2016 Trump campaign did not collude with the Russian government, and, contrary to the U.S. intelligence community's previous conclusions, Russia did not have a preference for Donald Trump as a presidential candidate.
House Republicans investigating foreign interference in the 2016 election say they found no evidence that Russia colluded with the Trump campaign.
James Comey, the former FBI Director who was dismissed by President Donald Trump last month, appears before the United States Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. Comey says he believes he was fired because of the FBI investigation into the possible collusion between President Trump's campaign team and Russia's interference in the 2016 elections. 2017-06-8 (Context: Donald Trump, Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign, Russia, interfere in the 2016 United States elections)
Russian President Vladimir Putin calls U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, "a very colorful person. Talented, without any doubt" as well as an "absolute leader" in the race for the presidency. 2015-12-17 (Context: Donald Trump, Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign, Republican, Russia)
The Democratic National Committee file a lawsuit against Russia, the Donald Trump administration, and WikiLeaks alleging that the former conspired to interfere in the 2016 United States elections. 2018-04-20 (Context: Donald Trump, Russia, interfere in the 2016 United States elections)
John Dowd, the most senior lawyer advising U.S. President Donald Trump on allegations of Russian electoral interference, resigns. 2018-03-22 (Context: Donald Trump, Russia, interfere in the 2016 United States elections)
Democratic presidential election nominee Hillary Clinton accuses Russian intelligence services of being behind recent hacks into Democratic National Committee computers, while also accusing Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump of supporting Russian President Vladimir Putin. 2016-07-31 (Context: Donald Trump, Republican, Russia)