Murkowski said the two are from a coastal community in the general area of Provideniya, a city in Chukotka, the peninsula closest to Alaska.
Speaking at a private event, the failed Democratic presidential candidate talked about the Russian president and what she believes contributed to her defeat to Donald Trump.
Russian intelligence services are the main suspects behind the hacking of DNC emails, and many Democrats warn that the Russian president has stepped into American politics in an unprecedented way.
Ahead of more peace talks, President Vladimir Putin said the objective of the military intervention had “been fulfilled.” President Obama spoke with Putin and said he welcomed the move.
President Vladimir Putin this spring ordered the military to step up its presence in the region.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko were meeting Tuesday for talks many hope will lead to peace between Kiev and separatists in the eastern part of the country.
Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko decided to end a 10-day-old ceasefire on Monday, vowing to launch an attack against pro-Russian separatists.
In an agreement reminiscent of the early days of the Cold War, Russia has agreed to supply China with hundreds of billions of dollars worth of natural gas via a pipeline from Siberia pipeline to begin pumping in four years.
Russia’s 20 years of having a seat at the table when leaders of the world’s most powerful industrialized nations meet came to at least a temporary end.
Wasting no time and showing no sign that he’s concerned about Western objections or economic sanctions, Russian President Vladimir Putin annexed Crimea on Tuesday.