Sessions won't take part in Russia probe

Attorney General Jeff Sessions recuses himself from federal investigations into Russia’s interference in 2016 election.Ben Ariel, 3/2/2017, 11:39 PM

House committee to investigate Russia-Trump ties

House of Representatives intelligence committee to investigate allegations of collusion between Trump campaign and Russia.Ben Ariel, 3/2/2017, 3:37 AM

Flynn questioned by FBI shortly after taking office

Officials say FBI agents interviewed Michael Flynn shortly after he took office as National Security Adviser.Ben Ariel, 2/15/2017, 5:15 AM

Trump and Putin speak, but do not mention sanctions

U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian counterpart speak for the first time since Trump was sworn in.Ben Ariel, 1/29/2017, 3:03 AM

Report: Trump wants to meet Putin first

British newspaper reports that President-elect planning to meet Russian President in Iceland after he takes office.Ben Ariel, 1/15/2017, 2:55 AM

Trump accepts intelligence assessment on Russian hacking

Trump's chief of staff says he accepts intelligence conclusion that Russia engaged in cyber attacks during the presidential election.Ben Ariel, 1/9/2017, 4:38 AM

'Strong evidence' that Russia disrupted presidential election

U.S. spy chiefs insist they have strong evidence that Russia mounted an “unprecedented bid” to disrupt the presidential election.Ben Ariel, 1/6/2017, 4:36 AM

Russia: Kerry's speech doesn't help peace

Russia's Foreign Ministry wonders why Kerry didn't raise his concerns about Israel-PA peace until weeks before the end of his term.Elad Benari, 12/30/2016, 6:09 AM

Trump on Russia: Time to move on

President-elect reacts to Obama’s new sanctions against Russia, says the U.S. needs to “move on to bigger and better things”.Ben Ariel, 12/30/2016, 2:07 AM

Obama to sanction Russia over 'election meddling'

Obama administration to announce a series of sanctions against Russia for meddling in the presidential election.Ben Ariel, 12/29/2016, 5:34 AM

Trump and Putin agree to normalize ties

President-elect speaks with Russian President and the two agree to work to improve strained ties.Ben Ariel, 11/15/2016, 5:16 AM

Kerry: We're 'on the brink' of ending talks with Russia

Secretary of State John Kerry warns that Washington is “on the brink” of ending its talks with Russia on the Syrian conflict.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/30/2016, 3:14 AM

US, European allies say Russia must save Syria truce

As brutal fighting continues in Aleppo, US & allies press Russians to take 'extraordinary steps' to resuscitate dead ceasefire.AFP, 9/25/2016, 7:44 AM

U.S.: No cooperation with Russia until Syria aid flows

Kerry tells Russian counterpart there will be no military coordination in Syria until regime forces there allow aid into besieged cities.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 9/16/2016, 11:41 PM

Ceasefire in Syria due to begin at sundown, opposition wavers

Ceasefire due to commence at sundown on Monday, but excludes ISIS and other jihadist groups. Breakdown of forces involved in truce inside.AFP, 9/12/2016, 6:14 PM

State Dept.: Russian bombing raid from Iran is 'unfortunate'

United States bemoans Russia's use of an Iranian air base to launch a bombing raid in Syria, but says Moscow gave an advance warning.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/17/2016, 3:46 AM

Russia: We're close to joining forces with U.S. in Aleppo

Russian Defense Minister says his country is close to joining forces with the United States around Syria's ravaged second city.AFP, 8/16/2016, 4:42 AM

Russia fires back at Obama's criticism on Syria

Russia accuses Washington of lacking trust in Moscow and not behaving as a true partner.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 8/5/2016, 10:18 PM

Putin and Obama agree to intensify coordination in Syria

Russian President and American President agree during a telephone call to "intensify" military coordination in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/7/2016, 4:46 AM

United States and Russia to push Syrian political transition

Kerry says he and Putin agreed to push Syrian regime and rebels to accelerate talks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/25/2016, 4:45 AM

Putin praises 'talented' Trump

Russian president lavishes praised on Republican frontrunner, welcomes his statements on Russia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2015, 4:42 AM

Americans 'concerned' over Russian missile system in Syria

Russia's decision to deploy S-400 system to its base in Syria is raising "significant concerns" for the United States military.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2015, 1:16 AM

American, Russian Militaries to Discuss Syria

Military commanders from Russia and the United States to discuss how to stay out of each other's way in Syria, says Defense Secretary.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/14/2015, 6:45 AM

Europe Urges US, Russia to Cooperate Over Syria

Germany and Spain try to make peace between Russia and US in differences over ongoing Syrian civil war.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/9/2015, 3:49 PM

Putin: American Support of Syrian Rebels 'Illegal'

Russian President claims that Syrian rebels supported by the United States end up joining ISIS.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/27/2015, 11:17 PM

Russia Refuses to Return Disputed Chabad Archive

Moscow court rejects US order to hand over Schneersohn Library, hits back by fining the US for withholding part of the collection.AFP, 5/22/2014, 5:28 PM

Next Round of U.S. Sanctions on Russia Coming Monday

The United States will impose further sanctions on Russia and will target Russia's defense industry.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/28/2014, 3:43 AM

'Russia Wants to Start World War Three'

Rhetoric between Moscow, Kiev escalates, as Russia accuses Ukraine of war crimes and Ukraine accuses Russia of war-mongering.Tova Dvorin, 4/25/2014, 1:20 PM

U.S. Threatens Russia with Sanctions Over Oil Deal with Iran

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew tells his Russian counterpart that any oil-for-goods deal between Iran and Russia could lead to more sanctions.Elad Benari, 4/11/2014, 2:12 AM

US Senator McCain Compares Putin's Actions to Adolf Hitler's

John McCain calls Crimea 'captive nation,' accuses Russian president of lying about further takeovers.Tova Dvorin , 3/23/2014, 4:48 PM

Report: Putin to Sanction Top U.S. Senators

Russian President is reportedly planning to sanction American lawmakers in retaliation for similar U.S. sanctions on Russians.Elad Benari, 3/18/2014, 4:14 AM

U.S. Suspends Joint Military Drills with Russia

In response to Ukraine crisis, Pentagon announces suspension of all military engagements with Russia.Elad Benari, 3/4/2014, 5:15 AM

U.S. Preparing Sanctions Against Russians

Senate's Foreign Relations Committee holding consultations on imposing sanctions against individual Russians.Elad Benari, 3/4/2014, 4:15 AM

American Lawmakers Hint: Snowden Had Help from Russia

Two Republican lawmakers suggest that Edward Snowden may have received help from a foreign power.Elad Benari, 1/20/2014, 4:13 AM

Netanyahu Hopes for 'Actions, not Words' on Syria

Prime Minister makes remarks during memorial ceremony on Mt. Herzl commemorating the 1973 Yom Kippur war.Kochava Rozenbaum, 9/15/2013, 12:57 PM

Russia: U.S. Has Been Ignoring Our Extradition Requests

The U.S. has been pressuring Russia to extradite Snowden but ignoring Russian extradition requests for years, says official.Elad Benari, 8/22/2013, 5:15 AM

U.S.: Snowden Won't be Executed or Tortured

U.S. tells Russia it will not seek the death penalty nor torture Edward Snowden, in an attempt to convince Moscow to turn him over.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/26/2013, 11:38 PM

Putin Defends Law Banning Adoption Of Children By US Citizens

Russia symbolically retaliated against the US congress for passing the Magnitsky Act.Amiel Ungar, 12/21/2012, 10:14 AM

Official Russia Promises Retaliation After Senate Passes Bill

Despite official huffing and puffing the Russians are not really upset over Magnitsky.Amiel Ungar, 12/10/2012, 5:10 AM

Despite Growing Authoritarianism West Is Gung Ho On Russia Trade

Russia's entry into the WTO has kindled hopes that increased trade could help solve the world economic crisis.Amiel Ungar, 8/22/2012, 7:07 PM

Official Russia Has Not Learned To Love US Envoy Michael Mcfaul

Official Russia is not warming up to Michael McFaul whom they still suspect of wanting to impose American style democracy.Amiel Ungar, 5/31/2012, 2:11 PM

Live Mike Helps Amplify Obama-Romney Differences Over Russia

Obama's remarks to Dimitry Medvedev presage a debate between Romney and Obama over policy towards Russia. Amiel Ungar, 3/27/2012, 10:21 PM

Polemics Erupt Between US And Russia Menacing The Reset Policy

Improved relations between Russia and the US have been dealt a setback as a result of the Russian veto of a resolution on Syria.Amiel Ungar, 2/6/2012, 6:30 AM

Boehner Attacks Administration Policy to a Neo Soviet Russia

House Speaker John Boehner wants a more assertive policy towards Russia recalling a debate that took place forty years ago.Amiel Ungar, 10/27/2011, 6:08 AM

Obama Administration Attempts to Pacify Critics of Russia

In an attempt to salvage the "reset" with Russia, the Obama administration is slapping visa restrictions on Russian human rights violators.Amiel Ungar, 7/28/2011, 8:58 PM