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Putin Calls for ‘Tightening’ Russian Gun Controls

After a deadly mass shooting in the Crimean city of Kerch last week, Russia’s president is demanding legislation for “tightening control” of firearms. He was backed by a senior security official who said Russians weren’t ready for “large-scale possession” of guns.

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Cyberwar with Russia? No Way, Says US Intelligence Chief

The U.S. is still pondering an appropriate response to Russian attempts to interfere with the election, but it may not be delivered in cyberspace, says James R. Clapper, the Director of National Intelligence. He told a New York audience yesterday that tit-for-tat cyberattacks might backfire on the U.S. economy.