In our news wrap Friday, Russian president Vladimir Putin slammed U.S. sanctions and the expulsion of Russian diplomats over election-season hacking attacks, but said he would not answer in kind by expelling U.S. diplomats. Also, a fragile cease-fire appeared to…
On Friday, President Vladimir Putin slammed U.S. plans to retaliate for Russia’s election hacking but said he would not toss out U.S. diplomats in turn. Hari Sreenivasan sits down with Andrew Weiss of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace to…
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
U.S. relations with Moscow during and after the Cold War have been marred by diplomatic dustups ranging from espionage scandals to an Olympics boycott.
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press and NATALIYA VASILYEVA, Associated Press
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.
The Syrian regime reached a ceasefire agreement with rebel forces on Thursday.
By PBS NewsHour
By Associated Press
The exchange comes on the heels of comments by both Trump and Putin about the need to strengthen their countries' nuclear arsenals.
By Laurie Kellman, Associated Press
Sen. John McCain, chairman of the Armed Services Committee, on Sunday joined Democrats in calling for a special select committee to investigate foreign cyberattacks, putting him at odds with the incoming GOP president. Trump calls reports of Russian hacking "ridiculous."…
By Anne Flaherty, Associated Press
The CIA says U.S. intelligence agencies agree that Moscow was behind the cyber break-in of the Democratic National Committee.
By Julie Pace and Josh Lederman, Associated Press
President Barack Obama on Friday warned against turning Russian hacking in the United States into a "political football" and said he hoped his successor, Republican Donald Trump, will take foreign influence in American elections seriously once he takes office.
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