The wife of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s press secretary has caused controversy after putting on a Holocaust-themed ice skating performance.
The death of Cuba’s former dictator Fidel Castro late Friday was met with both celebration and regret, with a number of American politicians spotlighting the violent oppression of his regime while some world leaders mourned his loss.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday underscored Moscow’s pursuit of advanced weapons systems and commitment to maintaining forces that can “neutralize” threats to the country’s security.
Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a directive Wednesday to pull Russia out of the International Criminal Court, or ICC, one day after the United Nations formally condemned Moscow’s annexation of Crimea.
Senior Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham urged Congress on Tuesday to investigate Russia’s role in the series of cyber attacks directed at U.S. political organizations leading up to last week’s elections, potentially forestalling Donald Trump’s desire for improved relations with President Vladimir Putin.
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke over the phone, according to statements released on Monday.
A spokesman for the Kremlin said Thursday that Donald Trump’s foreign policy approach is “phenomenally close” to that of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Russia’s senior political leadership has helped the Kremlin build one of the most aggressive “cyber armies” in the world by playing a central role in recruiting hackers for cyber units that are housed within various national ministries and military divisions, according to an investigation released Monday.