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.
Putin 'ready to provide recording' of Lavrov-Trump exchange
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that Moscow could provide a recording of the exchange between Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US President Donald Trump, who is accused of sharing classified intelligence.
Trump accused of divulging top secret intelligence to Russians
Embattled US President Donald Trump faced explosive allegations that he divulged top secret intelligence to Russian diplomats in the Oval Office, a charge the White House scrambled to rebut Monday.
Russia's Lavrov meets Tillerson ahead of Trump talks
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met Wednesday with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson ahead of rare Oval Office talks with Donald Trump, whose firing of his FBI chief again put the spotlight on Moscow's alleged meddling in last year's US election.
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.