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.
US removal of Russian flags 'unacceptable', Lavrov tells Tillerson
Russia's foreign minister Sergei Lavrov on Thursday complained to his US counterpart about the "unacceptable" removal of Russian flags from two of its closed diplomatic missions in the United States.
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.
Russia demands US return diplomat compounds before talks
The Kremlin on Monday said Washington must unconditionally restore its access to diplomatic compounds in the United States ahead of high-level talks on the issue.
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.
White House fumes after Russia releases Trump meeting photos
Donald Trump's administration was left red-faced Thursday after the Kremlin surprised them by releasing pictures of a closed-door meeting between the US president and Russia's top diplomat.
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.
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...