How Russian activists are getting around strict laws on protesting
The next presidential election in Russia is planned for early 2018 and the opposition is already getting organised.
Nigeria’s Kachikwu Is Hoping to ‘Pump Up’ U.S. Engagement
Nigeria Minister of State for Petroleum Resources Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu discusses the country's relationship with both the U.S. and Russia and an outlook for the oil market overall.
US wants to get past rift with Russia amid Syria impasse
The United States wants to improve ties with Russia from their current "all-time low" over Syria, President Donald Trump says, as Moscow digs in to defend its ally in Damascus.
Russia blocks U.N. condemnation of Syria attack
Russia blocks a Western-led effort at the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday (April 12) to condemn last week's deadly gas attack in Syria.
Trump calls Assad an "animal", blasts Russia
In an interview on FOX Business Network's 'Mornings with Maria' that aired Wednesday morning, U.S. President Donald Trump was combative on the subject of North Korea and slammed Russia for its support for Syria's President Bashar al-Assad.
FBI got court order to monitor ex-Trump adviser in Russia probe: Washington Post
The FBI secured a court order in 2016 to secretly surveil the communications of Carter Page, a foreign policy adviser to Donald Trump's presidential campaign, as the agency investigates possible ties between the campaign and Russia, the Washington Post reported on Tuesday.
U.S.-Russia tensions high ahead of Tillerson visit
William Partlett, senior lecturer at the University of Melbourne, discusses U.S.-Russia relations and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's trip to Russia.
US ‘in disagreement with itself’ on Syria
As Russia and the US prepare for a tense meeting, papers wonder if the Trump administration - seemingly at odds with itself - is capable of orchestrating a unified response to the situation in Syria.