Russian President Vladimir Putin flew into Berlin late Saturday afternoon to strengthen a brittle relationship with the German Chancellor Angela Merkel and quell dissent over a controversial expansion of the Nord Stream gas pipeline.
That the park was built at all — let alone by an American-led design team — is mildly improbable.
Although the United States and Russia have imposed economic sanctions on each other since 2014, several large U.S. corporations, including PepsiCo Inc (PEP.O) and McDonald’s Corp (MCD.N), still count Russia as a growth market.
Alexievich’s name was added to a list of “enemies of Ukraine” by the Ukrainian nationalist website Myrotvorets…
In the latest broadside, the U.S. State Department said on Wednesday it would impose fresh sanctions by the month’s end after determining that Moscow had used a nerve agent against a former Russian double agent, Sergei Skripal, and his daughter, Yulia, in Britain, something Moscow denies.
Vladimir Putin presented President Donald Trump with a series of requests during their private meeting in Helsinki last month, including new talks on controlling nuclear arms and prohibiting weapons in space, according to a Russian document obtained by POLITICO.
Sen. Rand Paul, who has supported President Donald Trump’s effort to improve relations with Russia, announced Monday that Russian lawmakers have agreed to visit the U.S. Capitol.
US senators’ proposals for punishing new sanctions against Russia have met a muted response in Moscow, where investors are shrugging off fears that the new measures could prompt a repeat of April’s market sell-off.
Congressional investigators know that Christopher Steele, the former British spy who compiled the Trump dossier on behalf of the Clinton campaign, kept supplying allegations to the FBI after the 2016 election — and even after he was terminated as a source by the bureau for giving confidential information to the media.
Russia will deploy its military police on the Golan Heights frontier between Syria and Israel, its defense ministry said on Thursday, after weeks of mounting volatility in the area.