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World Sep 01Russia lashes out after Trump orders diplomatic posts closed
Russia accused the United States on Friday of a "gross violation of international law" after the Trump administration gave Moscow two days to shutter diplomatic outposts in San Francisco and other American cities.
World Aug 21U.S. Embassy in Russia sharply scales back nonimmigrant visas
In a step that could affect hundreds of thousands of Russian tourists, the U.S. Embassy in Russia said it would suspend issuing nonimmigrant visas for eight days from Wednesday in response to the Russian decision to cap embassy staff.
Politics Feb 14Kremlin, Russian lawmakers downplay Flynn’s resignation
It's a sign that Russia is already looking ahead to talks with the U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to improve the two nations' strained ties.
World Dec 30Putin says Russia won’t expel U.S. diplomats in response to sanctions
In a statement Friday on the Kremlin's web site, Putin referred to the sanctions as a "provocation aimed to further undermine Russian-American relations." But he also said that Moscow would not be ousting American diplomats.
Politics Aug 19Ukraine secret documents show $12.7 million in payments for Manafort
Once-secret accounting documents of Ukraine's pro-Kremlin party were released Friday, purporting to show payments of $12.7 million earmarked for Paul Manafort.