President’s decision about pact with Russia will be influenced by whether China joins arms-control negotiations and progress toward tougher agreement
Russia is celebrating its biggest public holiday, Victory Day, with a military parade in Moscow that was meant to be held on 9 May.
The world owes the Soviet Union a debt of gratitude for its contribution to Nazi Germany’s defeat, Russian leader says.
Vladimir Putin is considering running for a new term as Russia’s president if voters approve constitutional changes that would enable him to do so, Russian news agencies quoted him as saying in an interview on Sunday.
Poland and Russia frequently butt heads over who is to blame for starting the war, and Putin took up the issue in the article.
Russian military aircraft swooped through the skies above an empty Red Square which, in normal circumstances, would be packed with spectators.
Former US marine Paul Whelan was convicted of espionage and sentenced to 16 years in prison, a Moscow court ruled Monday, concluding a months-long case that put additional strain to already complicated US-Russian relations.
Susan Rice speculating on CNN that Russia is fueling US protests: “I would not be surprised to learn that they have fomented some of these extremists on both sides using social media. I wouldn’t be surprised to learn that they are funding it in some way, shape, or form.”(h/t Aaron Mate)
For nearly two decades, the Open Skies Treaty allowed its members to gather information on each other’s military forces and activities through aerial surveillance.
Despite the Russian government’s standoff with Western nations, public opinion has been shifting away from hostility.