Tags Tags

US-Russia

News and updates about US-Russia

Watch: US basketball star on trial in Moscow

The WNBA star and two-time Olympic gold medalist is accused of smuggling cannabis into Russia in what many say is a 'show trial'.

Watch: US basketball star on trial in Moscow player

Russia turns down prisoner swap for female basketball star

Russia turns down deal to swap WNBA star Brittney Griner for notorious weapons dealer serving 25 years for conspiring to kill Americans.

Russia turns down prisoner swap for female basketball starplayer

US official: We're looking at possibly labeling Russia a state sponsor of terrorism

State Department spokesperson says officials are looking at every tool available to hold Russia accountable for war in Ukraine.

'We're looking at labeling Russia a state sponsor of terrorism'

US downgrades trade status with Russia

Biden announces that the US will downgrade its trade status with Russia and also ban imports of Russian seafood, alcohol and diamonds.

US downgrades trade status with Russiaplayer

UN Security Council to discuss alleged US biological activities in Ukraine

Russia requests Security Council meeting a day after claiming US conducts “military biological activities" in Ukraine.

UNSC to discuss alleged US biological activities in Ukraine

Russia: US sanctions a stumbling block for Iran nuclear deal

State Department says US sanctions imposed on Russia are not related to 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

'US sanctions a stumbling block for Iran nuclear deal'

Pelosi supports banning Russian oil imports

House Speaker says she supports banning Russian oil imports to the US, amid escalating war in Ukraine.

Pelosi supports banning Russian oil imports

Report: US to ban Russian flights from its airspace

Officials say US government will announce a ban on Russian flights from American airspace as soon as Wednesday.

US to ban Russian flights from its airspace

US expels 12 Russian diplomats at the UN

Washington cites national security concerns as reason for the move. Russian ambassador: We will respond.

US expels 12 Russian diplomats at the UN

Blinken cancels meeting with Russian Foreign Minister

Secretary of State says he will no longer meet with Russian Foreign Minister in Geneva.

Blinken cancels meeting with Russian Foreign Minister

US moves embassy out of Ukraine and into Poland

Source says move could be reversed on Tuesday if Russia doesn't invade Ukraine.

US moves embassy staff out of Ukraine

US condemns Putin: We are ready to respond immediately

White House says Biden will announce measures against Russia following recognition of independence of separatists in Ukraine.

'We are ready to respond immediately'

US warns Americans in Russia of potential attacks

US embassy in Moscow urges Americans to "have evacuation plans that do not rely on US government assistance".

US warns Americans in Russia of potential attacks

US official: Russian claims on Ukraine withdrawal are false

Senior US official says Russia has added as many as 7,000 troops near Ukraine border in recent days.

'Russian claims on Ukraine withdrawal are false'

Biden: American citizens in Ukraine should leave now

US President warns American citizens who remain in Ukraine: Things could go crazy quickly.

'American citizens in Ukraine should leave now'

US says Russia plotting to fabricate attack by Ukraine

US accuses Kremlin of plot to fabricate attack by Ukrainian forces that Russia could use as pretext to attack Ukraine.

US says Russia plotting to fabricate attack by Ukraine

Senators working on 'mother of all sanctions' against Russia

Senators Bob Menendez and Jim Risch say they are confident they can pass "massive" sanctions against Russia if it invades Ukraine.

Senators working on 'mother of all sanctions' against Russiaplayer

US Defense Secretary: Putin clearly has the capability to attack Ukraine

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin says conflict in Ukraine is not inevitable, urges Putin to back down.

'Putin has the capability to attack Ukraine'player

Biden: I'd consider personal sanctions against Putin

US President says he would consider personally sanctioning Russian President if Russia invades Ukraine.

Biden: I'd consider personal sanctions against Putinplayer

Biden speaks to European allies amid tensions with Russia

Biden holds video call with European allies amid threat of Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Biden speaks to allies amid tensions with Russia

US to citizens: Do not travel to Russia

Biden reportedly considering deploying US troops to NATO allies in the Baltics and Eastern Europe amid tensions with Moscow.

US to citizens: Do not travel to Russia

Biden to Ukrainian President: We will act 'decisively' if Russia invades Ukraine

US President speaks to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky amid Russian troop buildup near its border with Ukraine.

'We will act decisively if Russia invades Ukraine'

Biden and Putin speak for 50 minutes

White House says Biden "urged Russia to de-escalate tensions with Ukraine" in phone call.

Biden and Putin speak for 50 minutes

US warns Russia of 'consequences' if Navalny dies

Biden's national security advisor says Washington warned Russia that it would be held accountable if Kremlin critic dies in prison.

US warns Russia of 'consequences' if Navalny dies

Russia expels US diplomats in retaliation for US sanctions

Russia announces it will expel 10 US diplomats and add eight others to its sanctions list.

Russia expels US diplomats in retaliation for US sanctions

Biden: If Russia continues to interfere with our democracy, I’m prepared to respond

Biden discusses the reasons behind his decision to sanction Russia and Russian officials due to its meddling in US election.

'Prepared to respond if Russia interferes with our democracy'player

Russian President Putin's wish for President Biden after spat: 'I wish him good health'

Biden called Russia's Putin a 'killer', describing him as 'soulless', and said he would pay for alleged Russian meddling in U.S. election.

Putin's eerie wish for Biden: 'I wish him good health' player

US intelligence: Russia likely behind last month's hacks

US Director of National Intelligence says hackers who breached several federal agencies appeared to be collecting intelligence.

US intelligence: Russia likely behind last month's hacks

Russia dismisses US sanctions on Iran

Russia says it intends to trade with Iran once a UN arms embargo expires next month.

Russia dismisses US sanctions on Iran

Department of Justice drops case against Trump's former adviser

Department of Justice to drop case against former national security adviser Michael Flynn for charges of lying to the FBI.

DOJ drops case against Trump's former adviser

Former Trump adviser sentenced to over three years in prison

US President’s former adviser Roger Stone sentenced to three years and four months in prison for lying to Congress and witness tampering.

Former Trump adviser sentenced to prison

Russian ship nearly collides with US ship

US Navy says Russian Navy spy ship nearly collided with US guided-missile destroyer in North Arabian Sea despite multiple warning signals.

Russian ship nearly collides with US shipplayer

Trump warns Russia against election meddling

White House says Trump warned Russian FM Lavrov against meddling in 2020 election. Lavrov: The issue didn't come up.

Trump warns Russia against election meddling

US, Russia hold high-level counterterrorism dialogue

Deputy Secretary of State holds Counterterrorism Dialogue in Vienna with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister.

US, Russia hold high-level counterterrorism dialogue

Trump said he discussed 'Russian hoax' with Putin

Trump says he briefly discussed Mueller report in a call with Russian counterpart.

Trump said he discussed 'Russian hoax' with Putin

US Deputy Attorney General to resign

Rod Rosenstein, who appointed Robert Mueller to investigate Russia election meddling, to leave job on May 11.

US Deputy Attorney General to resign

Mueller report to be made public on Thursday

Democrats take issue with fact that report won't be presented to Congress until after A-G's press conference.

Mueller report to be made public on Thursday

Pence: A great day for America

US Vice President welcomes findings of Special Counsel's investigation on Russian interference in presidential election.

Pence: A great day for America

Trump: This was an illegal takedown that failed

Trump responds to Mueller report: Hopefully somebody’s going to look at the other side.

Trump: This was an illegal takedown that failedplayer

Special counsel concludes Russia investigation

Robert Mueller submits report to Attorney General, marking the end of his investigation into Russian interference in 2016 election.

Special counsel concludes Russia investigation