Russia flexes muscle with Baltic war games
Russia carries out military exercises in the exclave of Kaliningrad.
Trump thanks Putin for slashing U.S. diplomatic staff
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday thanked Russian President Vladimir Putin for slashing the number of U.S. diplomatic staff in Russia, "because now we have a smaller payroll".
Mueller requests White House records on Flynn: NYT
Investigators working for U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating whether President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign colluded with Russia, have asked the White House for documents related to his former national security adviser Michael Flynn, the New York Times is reporting.
Go West, U.S. VP Pence tells Western Balkans
The future of the Western Balkans is as part of the West, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Wednesday during a visit to Montenegro, two months after it joined NATO in defiance of Russia.
U.S. Vice President Pence reassures commitment to NATO
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence reassures the Baltic states of American commitment to NATO as tensions rise with Russia.
Putin says U.S. must cut 755 diplomatic staff
President Vladimir Putin said the United States would have to cut its diplomatic staff in Russia by 755 people and that Russia could consider imposing additional measures against the United States as a response to new U.S. sanctions approved by Congress.
Three-man crew launches to space station
A trio of astronauts from the United States, Russia and Italy headed for the International Space Station on Friday (July 28), a step toward boosting U.S. research projects aboard the orbiting laboratory.
Senate slaps new sanctions on Russia
The U.S. Senate voted to slap new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea, by a margin of 98-2 with strong support from U.S. President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans as well as Democrats.
Nigeria confirms ready to cut oil output
One of the news flows from today's OPEC meeting in Russia is that Nigeria has voluntarily committed to limit its oil output at 1.8 million barrels per day.