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WATCH: Russia’s ambassador explains why Trump has to get Putin’s permission to release call transcripts

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Russian ambassador to the United Nations Vasily Nebenzya confirmed on Monday the Kremlin position that President Donald Trump will need to get Russia’s permission before publishing transcripts of calls with President Vladimir Putin.

Reuters first reported on Monday that the Kremlin has insisted that it must agree before Trump can release call transcripts to a House impeachment inquiry.

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“Of course their publication is to some extent only possible by mutual agreement of the parties. This is a certain diplomatic practice,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, according to the report.

Later on Monday at the United Nations, Nebenzya confirmed to CBS News that the Kremlin is not wavering on its position.

“The diplomatic practice suggests — provides for a certain amount of confidentiality,” he explained. “Whatever is published, whatever transcripts, they should be agreed upon by both sides. If they agree to publish them and coordinate it among themselves, that’s one thing.”

“If something is published without one side knowing about it, that’s a little deviation from the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations,” Nebenzya added.

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60 million Americans live in states where the US military is monitoring protests: report

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The United States military is monitoring anti-police violence protests in multiple states according to a new report.

Defense Department documents obtained by The Nation show the Pentagon is monitoring protests in at least seven states.

"In addition to Minnesota, where a Minneapolis police officer killed George Floyd, the military is tracking uprisings in New York, Ohio, Colorado, Arizona, Tennessee, and Kentucky, according to a Defense Department situation report," reporter Ken Klippenstein revealed. "Notably, only Minnesota has requested National Guard support."

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Mayors rush to impose curfews as civil unrest rocks cities from coast-to-coast

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Minneapolis was the first to impose curfews designed to prevent protests of police violence after Mayor Jacob Frey imposed a curfew on Friday.

On Saturday other cities followed suit, with Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan imposing a curfew set to start only 14 minutes after her announcement.

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has issued a curfew for downtown LA.

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Protesters give Donald Trump a one-finger salute as Marine One flies over DC protests

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President Donald Trump returned to Washington, DC on Saturday as large crowds of protesters fill the city's streets.

Trump had flown to Florida to see the launch of the SpaceX Starship and returned as the sun was going down.

BuzzFeed News reporter Ellie Hall captured a picture of Marine One approaching the White House -- and being welcomed back to town with raised middle fingers.

Trump, in Marine One, just did a flyover of the protest area outside the White House.

Protesters flipped off the president’s helicopter.#dcprotest #MAGANIGHT #GeorgeFloydProtests pic.twitter.com/EMgCaOof1J

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