Russia this week barred five former U.S. officials from entering the country in response to the United States’ decision to impose sanctions against five Russians for human rights violations.
Russian President Vladimir Putin “probably approved” the murder of former FSB spy turned Kremlin critic Alexander Litvinenko, a British inquiry has concluded.
Last week, the Russian government posted a copy of a previously unknown agreement with Syria that sets out rules for the deployment of a Russian “aviation group” to Syria.
Turkish police detained three Russian citizens with suspected connections to ISIS this week as part of a nationwide security sweep following a suicide bombing on Tuesday.
Ex-MSNBC host Ed Schultz, newly hired by the Kremlin-funded propaganda network RT America, did a segment in 2014 blasting Russian president Vladimir Putin on his “nasty” human rights record and reckless behavior.
Russia recently charged the Pentagon with expanding a network of biological weapons laboratories in Europe, a charge the State Department denies.
The new national security strategy signed by President Vladimir Putin on New Year’s Eve describes NATO and the U.S. as a “threat” to Russian national security interests, the first time they have been designated as such since the fall of the Soviet Union.