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Ex-CIA boss suspicious of Trump team 'contacts' with Russians

John Brennan, who stepped down as CIA director in January, has told US senators that he was suspicious of "interactions" between the Trump campaign and Russia.

A bus in Omsk

News from Elsewhere... found by BBC Monitoring

Passengers in Omsk are wondering why a bus company is using hearses to transport passengers.

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Trump: 'I never mentioned the word Israel' to the Russians

Trump denies telling Russian officials that Israel was the source of highly classified intelligence.

Russian faithful flock to St Nicholas relics

Crowds of Moscow pilgrims queue to see the relics of St Nicholas, sent on loan from Bari in Italy.