Japan's Abe to visit Russia for Putin meet Thursday
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Russia this week for a meeting with President Vladimir Putin, the Kremlin said Tuesday, as the two sides look to make headway on a decades-old territorial dispute.
Russia warns US against unilateral strike on North Korea
Russia on Monday warned Washington against launching a unilateral strike on North Korea, after US Vice President Mike Pence said the era of "strategic patience" with Pyongyang was over.
Russia slams US approval of Montenegro's NATO accession
Russia's foreign ministry on Thursday called the approval by the United States of Montenegro's accession to NATO a "deeply mistaken" move that creates divisions in Europe.
White House says 'credible reports' Russia backed election-day attack on Montenegro
The White House ratcheted up its criticism of Moscow Wednesday, pointedly saying that it had seen credible reports Moscow backed an election-day attack in Montenegro last year.
Tillerson meets Lavrov after war of words over Syria
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov began tense talks in Moscow on Wednesday as the two sides locked horns over an alleged Syrian chemical attack and subsequent missile strike by Washington.
Russia says all St Petersburg metro bombing suspects from Central Asia
Russia's security chief on Tuesday said all those detained over the Saint Petersburg metro bombing originate from Central Asia, urging tighter migration controls.
G7 to send 'clear message' to Russia on Syria
G7 foreign ministers were on Monday to send a "clear and coordinated message" to Russia over its stance on Syria as Washington ratcheted up the pressure following a suspected chemical attack in the war-torn country.
US steps up pressure on Syria ahead of Russia talks
The United States stepped up pressure Sunday on Russia to rein in the Syrian regime, warning that any further chemical attacks would be "very damaging" to their relationship and suggesting...