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Putin’s spokesman denies reports Russia offered to pay Taliban to kill U.S. troops

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Officials familiar with the intelligence tell NBC News that the U.S. gathered information showing that Russian operatives offered bounties to the Taliban. In an exclusive interview with NBC News’ Keir Simmons, spokesman Dmitry Peskov pushed back against the report.