Russia rejects Britain's ultimatum, wants access to nerve agent
Russia on Tuesday rejected Britain's demand that Moscow provide an explanation over the poisoning of an ex-double agent and said London should provide Moscow with access to the nerve agent.
Russia eyes Zimbabwe's diamonds and platinum
Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Thursday met with Zimbabwe's new President Emmerson Mnangagwa and discussed possible military co-operation as well as plans to boost economic ties.
Moscow calls US vote meddling claims 'blabber', 'fantasies'
Moscow on Saturday dismissed as "blabber" and "fantasies" allegations that it interfered in the election that brought President Donald Trump to power, denials that drew immediate scorn from US officials.
Lavrov calls US election meddling claims 'blabber'
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Saturday dismissed as "blabber" accusations that Moscow had interfered in the US election that brought President Donald Trump to power. "So as long as we don't see facts, everything else is blabber," Lavrov said at the Munich Security Conference, a day after the US indicted 13 Russians for running…
Russia rejects US call to cut North Korea ties
Russia on Thursday rejected a US call to cut ties with North Korea in response to Pyongyang's launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile.
No evidence Russia interfered in US election, says Lavrov
Russia's foreign minister on Tuesday said there was no evidence the country had interfered in the US elections, after a Washington probe accelerated with charges against three former aides to Donald Trump's presidential campaign.
Lavrov says too early to discuss final UN vote on North Korea
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday it was too early to talk about a vote at the UN Security Council on new North Korea sanctions, insisting any pressure should be balanced against restarting talks.
Trump signs Russia sanctions into law: White House
US President Donald Trump reluctantly signed off on new sanctions against Russia Wednesday, bowing to domestic pressure and putting efforts to improve ties with the Kremlin on ice.