Dog lover Putin gifted puppy for his birthday
Turkmenistan's leader gave Russian President Vladimir Putin a Turkmen shepherd dog on Wednesday as a belated birthday present.
North Korea preparing long-range missile test: RIA cites Russian lawmaker
North Korea is preparing to test a long-range missile which it believes can reach the west coast of the United States, a Russian lawmaker just returned from a visit to Pyongyang was quoted as saying.
Senator Warner blasts Twitter
U.S. Senator Mark Warner, the top Democrat on the Intelligence Committee, said on Thursday he was deeply disappointed by the lack of information Twitter provided at a briefing for congressional investigators probing Russian interference in the U.S. election.
Russia says 'a pity' U.S. casts doubt on Iran nuclear deal
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday it is a pity that the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump was casting doubt on the 2015 deal to curtail Iran's nuclear weapons program.
Russia clarifies on U.S. embassy staff cuts over sanctions
The Kremlin says the U.S. can include Russian employees among the 775 diplomatic staff it must cut from the embassy after Russia took retaliatory measures for new U.S. sanctions on the country.
U.S. indicts alleged Bitcoin laundering 'mastermind'
The U.S indicts Alexander Vinnik, a Russian man accused of laundering $4bn in Bitcoin through the BTC-e crypto-currency exchange.
Trump has "no intention" of firing Mueller: Spicer
White House spokesman Sean Spicer says U.S. President Donald Trump has no intention of firing Robert Mueller, the special counsel investigating allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign.
Russian police detain scores of protesters in anti-Putin rally
Police detain Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny as he tried to leave his home to attend an anti-government protest in Moscow on Monday.