Russia

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U.S. Representative Peter King, R-NY2, is against a possible Trump administration deal to return Russia’s compound on Long Island.

Mark Lennihan / AP

In the Russian-American neighborhood of Brighton Beach, N.Y., many people support the GOP, but they're concerned about Vladimir Putin having too much influence in the Trump administration.

WSHU’s Charles Lane spent some time in Brighton Beach and found a different take on U.S.-Russia relations from the Russian-American enclave.

Below is a transcript of his interviews with residents:

CHRISTINA BONILLA: This is not America. This is Odessa.

Sen. Murphy Wants More U.S. Subs In The Arctic

Mar 22, 2016
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U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) says Russia is expanding its military presence in the Arctic, and the United States needs to step up its submarine building plans if it wants to keep pace.

Kaomi Goetz

Connecticut Democrat Jim Himes of the Fourth Congressional District and Republican challenger Dan Debicella debated Monday night at the University of Connecticut's General Re auditorium. It was the third time for the two to debate in this year's election campaign.

Himes, of Greenwich, is vying for his fourth term in Congress. Debicella, of Shelton, is challenging Himes for a second time after being defeated in 2010.

About 160 people listened to the two debate issues such as U.S. foreign policy and national security.

Greenpeace captain heading out to sea again

Mar 10, 2014
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  Activist and GreenPeace ship captain, Peter Willcox, was recently released from jail in Russia along with 29 members of his crew. They were arrested for protesting Russian oil drilling in the Arctic.

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