RUSSIA

President Donald Trump speaks during a rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, U.S., on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Russia canceled talks with a top U.S. official to protest the latest sanctions punishing Russian companies and individuals over the conflict in Ukraine, in a fresh setback for Trump's bid to improve ties with President Vladimir Putin's government. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Trump Isn't Sure If Russian Hacking Happened, But Is Still Blaming Obama

President Donald Trump on Thursday blamed the Obama administration for any Russian intrusion into the 2016 election. By the way, if Russia was working so hard on the 2016 Election, it all took plac...
An F/A-18F Super Hornet takes-off from the US navy's super carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) ('Ike') in the Mediterranean Sea on July 6, 2016. The US aircraft carrier is deployed in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the US 6th Fleet area of operations. Air Wings embarked aboard conducted strikes against the terrorist group ISIL in Libya, Iraq and Syria. / AFP / ALBERTO PIZZOLI (Photo credit should read ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Russia Says It Will Track U.S. Planes As Potential Targets In Syria

Russia's Defense Ministry issued an ominous warning to Washington on Monday, saying it would track U.S.-led coalition aircraft operating in certain areas of Syria as potential targets. Moscow also dec...
Russian President Vladimir Putin smiles during a joint press conference with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni following their meeting at the Bocharov Ruchei state residence in Sochi, Russia, May 17, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Kadobnov/Pool TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Vladimir Putin Trolls James Comey Over 'Strange' Memo Leak

Russian President Vladimir Putin took a jab at former FBI Director James Comey Thursday by offering him asylum in Russia should he face political prosecution in the U.S. for leaking information to the...
Russian police officers detain a participant of an unauthorized opposition rally in Tverskaya street in central Moscow on June 12, 2017. Over 200 people were detained on June 12, 2017 by police at opposition protests called by Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, said a Russian NGO tracking arrests. 'About 121 people were detained in Moscow up to this point. In Saint-Petersburg - 137,' OVD-Info group, which operates a detention hotline, wrote on Twitter. / AFP PHOTO / STR (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Russian Police Brutalize Protesters During Anti-Kremlin March

Riot police descended on thousands of anti-Kremlin protests across Russia on Monday, kicking, shoving and beating demonstrators. The marches coincided with Russia Day, the country's primary national c...