Trump said on Friday he was being sarcastic when he thanked Putin for saving the US money by ordering cuts in embassy staff in Russia.
The “Hamilton 68” dashboard was built by researchers with the Alliance for Securing Democracy, a project set up to counter Russian disinformation campaigns.
US lawmakers agreed to pass a bill imposing new sanctions on Russia and barring President Donald Trump from easing sanctions on Moscow without Congress’ approval.
There is, however, no suggestion that the lawyer is an employee of the Russian government or intelligence services.
Despite previous reports of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s death in US-led airstrikes, neither Moscow nor Washington are able to confirm his death, yet.
The remarks by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson, Gopal Baglay, came following reports in the Pakistani press that Russia expressed an intention to mediate between the two countries.
Moscow’s metro is adorned with mosaics, marble statues, and stained glass which showcases the story of the Soviet Union.
News agencies reported falling trees had blocked roads and metro railways.
The protesters are concerned about the property rights, location and quality of the planned new accommodation and the lack of services and infrastructure.
Thousands took to the streets of Moscow in protest against government plans to demolish Soviet-era housing blocks.
Rex Tillerson received an icy welcome in Russia even as Trump announced that relations with Russia had soured over the missile attack on Syria, its ally.
The Kremlin said on Monday Tillerson was not scheduled to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin during his visit, a move that could point to tensions.
The US strike – ordered less than three days after the gas attack – could make it clear to Russia that the US will hold Moscow accountable for Assad.
A Reuters witness saw eight ambulances near the Sennaya Ploshchad metro station.
By making itself indispensable for conversations about Afghanistan, Russia can ensure that the US won’t be able to extricate itself from the longest war in its history without its help.
Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhury’s comments show he wants to ensure Afghanistan doesn’t become a beneficiary of the US’s disenchantment with Pakistan.
The latest in a series of meetings will see the two countries sign a number of agreements on political and economic matters.
The protests, reckoned to be the biggest since a wave of anti-Kremlin demonstrations in 2011/2012, come a year before a presidential election that Vladimir Putin is expected to contest.
East-West conflict over Ukraine is likely to continue to loom large when it comes to Russian foreign relations, especially as there seems no way – short of a third world war – that it is ever likely to relent on the main issue, its annexation of Crimea.
A round of Syria peace talks sponsored by Russia ended on Thursday with no joint communique, and saw opposing Syrian groups exchanging angry tirades at each other and the brokers.
Russia has long held that the European Court of Human Rights, which has repeatedly questioned the country’s human rights record, infringes on its sovereignty. The Aleksai Navalny case is the latest in a series of tussles between the country and the court.
Vladimir Putin called Tayyip Erdogan and expressed his condolences, while the Kremlin blamed the incident on poor coordination between Moscow and Ankara.
According to a 2010 UN report, each year about 14,000 Russian women become victims of domestic violence, at the hands of husbands and other relatives.
Speaking at the external affairs ministry’s mid-term press conference, M.J. Akbar criticised the trilateral meeting on Taliban for excluding Afghanistan.
For a population tired of the ups and downs they have seen over the years, 2017 brings with it fears of instability along with aspirations of reform.
The revolutionary leader, who defied the US for over 50 years, has left behind in much of the world a feeling of inevitable, but nonetheless irreparable, loss.
Moscow never ratified the ICC treaty, which it signed in 2000, meaning it never became a member subject to its jurisdiction.
“We are starting to substitute open government for sheer authoritarianism, a government based not upon the principle of informed consent granted by people who understand its activities but rather a trust in personalities, a trust in claims, a trust in the hope that they will do the right thing,” Snowden said.
With the US election over and passions abating, it’s worth asking: how bad are things between the US and Russia and what might Trump realistically do to change the equation?
Russia’s defence minister said rebels backed by Western governments had been attacking civilians in Aleppo, despite a pause in Russian and Syrian air attacks.
Russia failed to get re-elected following lobbying by rights groups against Moscow’s candidacy because of its military support for the Syrian government.
Rebels said they had no plan to evacuate Aleppo, the last major urban area they control, and denounced the amnesty offer as a deception.
Bashar al-Assad’s forces, supported by Iranian-backed militia and Russian air power, have since last week stepped up their offensive against rebel-held areas of Aleppo, bombing hospitals and damaging water supplies.
“We are on the verge of suspending the discussion because it is irrational in the context of the kind of bombing taking place to be sitting there trying to take things seriously,” US Secretary of State John Kerry told a public policy conference in Washington.
A diplomatic solution to the fighting looked unlikely as US and Russian diplomats disagreed at a UN Security Council meeting called to discuss the violence.
Warplanes mounted the heaviest air strikes in months against rebel-held districts of Syria, dealing a fresh blow to the efforts to end the Syrian civil war.
US officials said two Russian warplanes were in the skies above the aid convoy at the exact time it was struck on Monday, but Russia has denied charges.
Putin’s 16-years-old United Russia party won 76% of the seats in parliament in a weekend election.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said a military source at Deir al-Zor airport reported at least 90 Syrian soldiers were killed in the strikes.
It was the first time Russia has used the territory of another nation, apart from Syria itself, to launch such strikes since the Kremlin launched a bombing campaign to support Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in September last year.