Stories tagged: Russia
UPDATED: Fri., March 22, 2019, 5:42 p.m.
Special counsel Robert Mueller has concluded his Russia-Trump investigation with no new indictments
Fri., March 22, 2019, 12:27 p.m.
Every year, hundreds of pregnant Russian women travel to the United States to give birth so that their child can acquire all the privileges of American citizenship, often in Florida.
Tue., March 5, 2019, 11:17 a.m.
The top U.S. commander for Europe says he would recommend the United States not sell its high-tech F-35 fighter jet to Turkey, if Ankara moves ahead with plans to buy …
Tue., March 5, 2019
President Vladimir Putin has suspended Russia’s participation in a key nuclear arms treaty following the U.S. withdrawal.
Sat., March 2, 2019, 1:18 p.m.
A Russian state television broadcaster asserts that one of his country’s top targets for attack in the event of nuclear war would be a 4,700-acre site east of Arlington that …
Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 9:25 a.m.
A Moscow court on Thursday rejected an appeal by a prominent U.S. foreign investment manager and ordered him to remain in jail for at least the next month-and-a-half in connection …
Tue., Feb. 26, 2019, 10:41 a.m.
Under pointed questioning from senators, the top U.S. general for homeland defense said Tuesday that he sees no military threat coming from the southern border with Mexico, but his focus …
Mon., Feb. 25, 2019, 7:56 p.m.
WASHINGTON — Paul Manafort, the longtime political consultant who once led Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, asked a federal judge for leniency Monday as he faces the potential of spending the …
Thu., Feb. 21, 2019, 12:07 p.m.
Building a snowman isn’t always just a way to while away a long winter. For some people in Russia and Ukraine, it’s a way to possibly earn some significant money.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 11:58 a.m.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein plans to leave the Justice Department in mid-March, an official familiar with the matter said Monday.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:10 p.m.
President Donald Trump is lashing out at key officials involved in the Russia probe, namely former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe and the current deputy attorney general, Rod Rosenstein.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:20 p.m.
WASHINGTON – Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe said in an interview that aired Sunday that a “crime may have been committed” when President Donald Trump fired the head of …
Thu., Feb. 14, 2019, 8:35 a.m.
Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe said in an interview aired Thursday that he worried that investigations into President Donald Trump’s ties to Russia and possible obstruction of justice would …
Tue., Feb. 12, 2019, 12:52 p.m.
Russian wildlife specialists are heading for an Arctic archipelago to try to resolve a situation that has both terrified and delighted the locals: Polar bears who have moved into a …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:16 p.m.
A federal judge on Tuesday ordered Roger Stone to appear in court to consider whether to revoke his bail after the Trump confidant posted a photo on Instagram of the …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 7, 2019, 5:48 p.m.
Another U.S.-Russian nuclear pact is in danger following the U.S. move to withdraw from a Cold War-era arms control treaty, a senior Russian diplomat said Thursday.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 6, 2019, 7:49 p.m.
A regional court in western Russia on Wednesday sentenced a Danish Jehovah’s Witness to six years in prison, in arguably the most severe crackdown on religious freedom in Russia in …
Tue., Feb. 5, 2019, 11:39 a.m.
Russian news reports say that a flurry of fake bomb calls has prompted the evacuation of tens of thousands.
Sat., Feb. 2, 2019, 12:13 p.m.
Following in the footsteps of the U.S., Russia will abandon a centerpiece nuclear arms treaty but will only deploy intermediate-range nuclear missiles if Washington does so, President Vladimir Putin said …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 1, 2019, 9:52 p.m.
The United States announced Friday that it is pulling out of a landmark nuclear arms treaty with Russia, arguing that it should not be constrained by a deal Moscow is …
Thu., Jan. 24, 2019, 12:02 p.m.
A Ukrainian court on Thursday sentenced former President Viktor Yanukovych in absentia to 13 years in prison after finding him guilty of treason and helping Russian aggression.
Wed., Jan. 23, 2019, 12:43 p.m.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sat down for Syria-focused talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Wednesday as their governments bargain over zones of influence in the war-torn country.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 22, 2019, 12:43 p.m.
The leaders of Russia and Japan acknowledged Tuesday that settling a decades-long territorial dispute poses a daunting challenge but vowed to continue negotiations. The Soviet Union took the four southernmost …
Tue., Jan. 22, 2019, 8:01 a.m.
The World Anti-Doping Agency has forgiven Russia for its tardiness in turning over lab data but raised the specter of an Olympic ban if that data is found to have …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 5:05 p.m.
Facebook shuts hundreds of Russia-linked pages and accounts it says were part of two big disinformation operations.
Mon., Jan. 14, 2019, 12:09 p.m.
The Russian republic of Chechnya has launched a new crackdown on gays in which at least two people have died and about 40 people have been detained, LGBT activists in …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 11, 2019, 7:49 p.m.
The New York Times reported that law enforcement officials became so concerned by President Donald Trump’s behavior in the days after he fired FBI Director James Comey that they began …
Thu., Jan. 10, 2019, 10:46 a.m.
President Donald Trump says he did not know anything about allegations his former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, shared polling data during the 2016 presidential campaign with a business associate accused …
Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 8:45 a.m.
A Russian lawyer who became a focal point of the investigation into whether there was collusion between Russians and President Donald Trump’s election campaign was charged with obstruction of justice …
Mon., Jan. 7, 2019, 4:34 p.m.
Republicans and Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee are renewing their attempt to protect special counsel Robert Mueller’s job.