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The US president had previously voiced skepticism on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential race. His executive order comes before US congressional elections that are already tinged with fears of foreign meddling.
Beijing has decried accusations made by US Vice President Mike Pence, who claimed China is working to undermine President Donald Trump. Pence spoke of an "unprecedented effort" to influence American voters.
US-Russia policy is now wholly in the hands of Congress, which bodes badly for the Kremlin. It has lost its ability to intimidate the West as sanctions and international isolation take a toll, writes Konstantin Eggert.
Trump now claims he misspoke when he said he didn't see any reason why Russia would have meddled in US elections. He has now reversed his position and claims "full faith" in the US intelligence community.
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