A behind-the-scenes effort by US and Russian diplomats may have preempted a new wave of tit-for-tat retaliations.
Massive explosions and a blaze at a military ammunition depot in central Ukraine forced authorities to evacuate 24,000 people and close airspace over the region, officials said on Wednesday.
It authorizes $500 million to provide security assistance, including weapons, to Ukraine; $100 million to help Balkan nations “deter Russian aggression”…
The SFRC will hold nomination hearings for former Utah governor Jon M. Huntsman to be US Ambassador to the Russian Federation and for Center for European Policy Analysis CEO A. Wess Mitchell to be the Assistant Secretary Of State for European And Eurasian Affairs.
Within hours of the attacks on New York and Washington, Russian President Vladimir Putin was on the phone to George W. Bush — the first international leader to call the U.S. president on September 11.
Vladimir Putin answered Russian journalists’ questions following his visit to China to take part in the BRICS Summit.
President Vladimir Putin says Russia will ask the U.N. Security Council to send peacekeepers to patrol the front line in eastern Ukraine.
Russia’s Foreign Ministry has condemned the U.S. decision to seize three Russian diplomatic facilities as a “blatantly hostile act”, urging Washington to immediately reverse the call or “bear the total blame” for worsening diplomatic ties.
California’s governor is traveling to Russia next week to discuss collaborating with Pacific nations on climate change at an economic forum hosted by the Russian government.
Russian intelligence has thwarted a double suicide bomb plot in Moscow directed by the Islamic State militant group (ISIS), the country’s main spy agency said on Monday.