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Top Russian diplomat warns that Mueller probe hurts ties

AP  |  Moscow 

A top Russian has dismissed the U.S. probe into possible collusion between the campaign and as "anti-Russian hysteria" and warned that it is hurting ties between the two countries.

In February, indicted 13 Russians over a plot to disrupt the 2016 US The indictment said several people associated with a Russian troll farm ran a hidden aimed in part at helping Trump defeat

told Tuesday he has no information about how far Mueller's team has advanced but warned that the investigation itself, which he dismissed as "a product of anti-Russian hysteria", hurts bilateral ties.

Ryabkov added, however, that remains open to dialogue with the US.

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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 20:15 IST