The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday let an unidentified foreign government-owned company appeal under seal a grand jury subpoena possibly related to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Russia's role in the 2016 election, and the firm said a ruling against it would "wreak havoc" on American foreign policy.
A nuclear-capable Tupolev-22M3 supersonic bomber crashed while trying to land in a snowstorm on Tuesday in Russia's far north, the Defence Ministry said, saying the aircraft did not have any weapons on board.
The lawyer for Paul Whelan, the American man being held in Moscow on suspicion of spying, said his client was given documents that contained Russian “state secrets” before he was arrested but he did not know he had them.
A commercial plane bound for Moscow has made an emergency landing in the Russian town of Khanty-Mansiysk after a passenger on board tried to hijack the aircraft, according to the country's state-news agency TASS.
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