Venezuela, in 'selective default', signs debt deal with Russia
Venezuela signed a debt restructuring deal with major creditor Russia on Wednesday, as ratings agencies declared Caracas in partial default.
Russia, US headed for UN showdown over Syria gas attacks probe
Russia and the United States were on a collision course ahead of a UN Security Council vote Thursday on the fate of a UN-led probe to determine who is behind chemical attacks in Syria's six-year war.
Around 200 detained at Moscow anti-Putin protest
Russian police on Sunday detained around 200 activists gathering in central Moscow for an unauthorised protest against President Vladimir Putin, TASS state news agency and a monitoring group reported.
Russia detains dozens of protesters at nationalist march
Russian riot police detained dozens of people Saturday at a nationalist anti-Kremlin march on a public holiday known as the Day of National Unity.
Trump campaign aide pleads guilty to lying about Russia links
A Trump campaign aide has pleaded guilty to lying to FBI investigators probing the campaign's possible links to Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, according to court documents unsealed Monday.
Trump's ex-campaign manager Paul Manafort charged with conspiracy against US
Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was charged Monday with conspiracy against the United States and money laundering.
Former White House chief of staff questioned in Russia probe
Former White House chief of staff Reince Priebus submitted to questioning Friday by investigators looking into Russian meddling in the US presidential campaign and possible collusion by associates of President Donald Trump, US media reported.
Thousands demand Putin quit as birthday protests turn violent
Russian police violently broke up a rally in Saint Petersburg as thousands took to the streets across Russia Saturday on President Vladimir Putin's birthday, urging him to quit power.