Rep. Tom Cotton (R., Ark.) and six other congressmen wrote to Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday to express concern over the current situation in Ukraine.
Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Egypt later this month as part of a push by Moscow to replace the United States as the Egyptian military’s main patron.
Russian strategic forces carried out a large-scale surprise military drill on Wednesday, launching four nuclear missiles that were closely monitored by U.S. intelligence agencies, U.S. officials said.
The drill began around 9:00 am ET and included the test launch of two land-based intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) and two submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBMs).
The Iranian military has given the Russian army a copy of a downed U.S. drone that was captured and disassembled by Iranian authorities in 2012, Iran’s state-run media reported on Monday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has adopted a postmodern form of dictatorship distinct from former Soviet rule that the West has so far failed to address and in some cases even abetted, experts said Tuesday.
Since December 2012 the Russian government has banned all adoptions to the United States. The ban inspired Laura Ingraham, known to many people as the spirited conservative talk-show host and Fox News contributor, to found the Adopt a New Attitude Project to raise awareness about adoption.
Experts said Wednesday that a myriad of demographic, social, and economic problems could transform Russia into a virtually unrecognizable country in just a couple of decades that is more harmful to U.S. and Western interests.
Rep. Buck McKeon (R., Calif.), chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, criticized Russian President Vladimir Putin in an editorial published by the Moscow Times Tuesday.