US Special Counsel Robert Mueller has closed his two-year investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election and any potential wrongdoing by US President Donald Trump.
Russia says it has sent two fighter jets to chase away a US Air Force B-52 long-range bomber flying near Russian territorial waters in the Baltic Sea.
Russia’s ambassador to Tehran has dismissed as “baseless” media reports claiming that Moscow was displeased with the recent visit of Syrian Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to Iran, saying such claims were aimed at “creating a rift” between the two friendly states.
Russia has called on the United States to resume bilateral efforts towards nuclear disarmament and stop fueling speculations about the possibility of a limited nuclear war, as both countries are poised to leave a crucial Cold War-era arms control treaty.
The Russian and Syrian coordination centers on returning refugees have censured the US over its latest decision to provide millions of dollars to the Western-backed White Helmets “aid” group, while preventing aid from reaching a refugee camp in southern Syria.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has lambasted the policy of double standards certain countries have adopted in the fight against terrorism.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov discussed the situation in Venezuela and ways to help resolve a political crisis that has engulfed the Latin American nation.
The US plans to keep about 1,000 troops in Syria, despite an earlier announcement by President Donald Trump to completely withdraw them from the Arab country, the Wall Street Journal has reported.
Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov stated that Russia would warn Washington against interfering in Venezuela's affairs.
The US, the EU and Canada have imposed fresh sanctions against Moscow in a coordinated move as people in Crimea celebrated the fifth anniversary of reintegration to Russia following a referendum.