Putin directs exercise of Russian nuclear forces
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday oversaw sweeping war games intended to test the readiness of the nation's strategic forces for a nuclear conflict.
House Democrats not easing up on impeachment probe
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are showing no signs of easing up on the fast-moving impeachment inquiry targeting President Donald Trump.
The Latest: Pelosi says ‘all roads seem to lead to Putin’
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the House impeachment inquiry (all times local):
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says "all roads seem to lead to Putin"...
Netanyahu asks Russia to free imprisoned Israeli woman
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister has asked Russian President Vladimir Putin to pardon a young Israeli woman imprisoned on drug charges in Russia.
Russia’s Putin seeks to enhance ties to US-allied UAE
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin visited the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday, as part of a Mideast tour aimed at strengthening ties between Moscow and this...
4 Russian protesters jailed on charges of assaulting police
MOSCOW (AP) — Four more people suspected of assaulting Russian police officers during a July opposition protest in Moscow have been arrested, Russia's top state investigative agency said...
Russia’s Putin visits Saudi Arabia on Mideast trip
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin traveled to Saudi Arabia on Monday, meeting with the oil-rich nation's king and crown prince as he seeks to cement Moscow's...
Israeli president asks Putin to pardon imprisoned tourist
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's president has asked Russian leader Vladimir Putin to pardon a young Israeli woman imprisoned on drug charges in Russia.
Israel calls on Russia to ease tourist’s drug sentence
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel said Friday it has asked Russia to show leniency to an Israeli tourist arrested on drug charges and has rejected an apparent swap involving a detained Russian national...
Putin says he doubts Ukraine can deliver on peace process
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin lamented Friday the inability of his Ukrainian counterpart, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, to ensure a pullback of heavy weaponry in eastern Ukraine as...
The Latest: 14 hours?! Ukraine holds longest-ever news event
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The latest on Ukrainian president's "media marathon" (all times local):
Russian President Vladimir Putin to visit UAE next week
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates says Russian President Vladimir Putin will travel to their nation on Tuesday as part of a state visit.
Putin wants to leave doping issues in past amid data inquiry
MOSCOW (AP) — Vladimir Putin says Russia wants to leave its doping "shortcomings" in the past, even as it faces questions regarding data tampering.
The Latest: Former Trump Russia adviser to meet with Dems
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on House Democrats' impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump (all times local):
A former White House adviser who focused on Russia is...
Putin turns 67, takes birthday break in Siberian mountains
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has spent the weekend in southern Siberia's mountains.
Photos and video released by the Kremlin on Monday showed Putin walking forested...
Putin: Russia helps China build missile warning system
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says Moscow is helping China build a system warning about ballistic missile launches.
Since Cold War times, only the United States and Russia...
Putin: Russia helps China build missile warning system
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says Moscow is helping China build a system to warn of ballistic missile launches.
Since the Cold War times, only the United States and Russia...
Putin rejects blaming Stalin for start of World War II
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has rejected claims that Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union share responsibility for starting World War II.
Putin implies teen climate activist is being manipulated
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has suggested 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg may have been manipulated to serve the interests of others.
Europe praises Ukraine deal, but opposition sees a betrayal
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia and European powers, eager to end a protracted military conflict in war-torn eastern Ukraine, welcomed a new accord between Ukraine and Russia-backed separatists, but...
Duterte flies to Russia for 2nd time to meet ‘idol’ Putin
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president left for Moscow on Tuesday to meet his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, and press efforts to broaden relations while maintaining robust ties...
Russia: Our approval is needed to publish Trump-Putin calls
MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin said Monday that transcripts of calls between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin can only be published by mutual agreement.
Chirac gets full military honors as France bids him farewell
PARIS (AP) — France bid a final adieu to Jacques Chirac on Monday as the former French president received military honors on a national day of mourning that culminated with a memorial service...
About 20,000 rally in Moscow to demand protesters’ release
MOSCOW (AP) — About 20,000 people rallied in Moscow on Sunday to demand the release of those who were arrested during a wave of opposition demonstrations this summer.
Ex-official: Trump’s past phone-call memos also concealed
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House severely restricted distribution of memos detailing President Donald Trump's calls with foreign leaders, including Russia's Vladimir Putin and Saudi Arabia's...
Russian theater and film director Mark Zakharov dies at 85
MOSCOW (AP) — Mark Zakharov, a renowned Russian theater and film director whose productions were widely acclaimed and loved by several generations of Russians, has died. He was 85.
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German broadcaster rejects Russian accusations of meddling
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian parliamentary panel on Friday accused Deutsche Welle, Germany's state-owned public broadcaster, of inciting protests in Moscow, a claim the broadcaster denies.
Maduro: Trump ‘obsession’ with Venezuela about impeachment
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro is accusing Donald Trump of seeking regime change in Venezuela as a way to divert attention from calls for his...
Trump meets with opposition Venezuela delegation at UN
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump showed his support for the Venezuelan opposition Wednesday as he met with its delegation to the U.N. General Assembly instead of the official government...
Russia’s Putin hosts Venezuelan leader Maduro for talks
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday reiterated his support for his Venezuelan counterpart, Nicolas Maduro, who has made a surprise visit to Moscow.
Furor over Trump puts Ukraine’s leader in a tough spot
MOSCOW (AP) — Volodymyr Zelenskiy, the comedian elected Ukraine's leader in April, took office pledging to focus on ending the separatist fighting in the country's east, fomented by Russia. But...
AP explains: The delay in US aid to Ukraine
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration's delayed release of $250 million in military aid to Ukraine is coming under new scrutiny in light of a whistleblower complaint about President Donald...
Timeline of Russia’s doping cases and cover-ups
Russia faces fresh accusations of tampering with doping data, which could affect its chances of competing in next year's Olympics. That's just the latest development in a five-year saga of...
Protests erupt against proposed waste plant in NW Russia
MOSCOW (AP) — Several thousand people took to the streets across northwest Russia on Sunday to protest a controversial plan to build a major waste plant there.
Trump, Finland’s president to meet at White House in October
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Finnish President Sauli Niinisto will mark 100 years of diplomatic relations between their countries at the White House next month.
St. Petersburg demonstration protests election violations
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — About 1,000 people have demonstrated against alleged violations in the recent municipal elections in Russia's second-largest city St. Petersburg.
Russia, Iran, Turkey say Syrian constitution committee ready
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The leaders of Turkey, Russia and Iran announced Monday that an agreement has been finally reached on the composition of a committee tasked with rewriting Syria's...
Taliban visits Moscow days after Trump says talks ‘dead’
MOSCOW (AP) — A negotiating team from the Taliban arrived Friday in Russia, a representative told The Associated Press, just days after U.S. President Donald Trump declared dead a deal with the...
Russian spy case provides test for news outlets
NEW YORK (AP) — He may be A spy. But is he THE spy?
That's the question bedeviling news organizations reporting on a story about the U.S. extracting a Russian official who provided...
US presents new effort to counter Kremlin influence
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — An intergovernmental coalition hosted a presentation Thursday about a new U.S. foreign aid initiative intended to help targeted European countries withstand Kremlin...
Putin, Netanyahu meet before Israeli parliamentary election
MOSCOW (AP) — Ahead of Israel's early parliamentary election next week, Russian President Vladimir Putin says the Kremlin has an interest in who wins power.
Putin praises ‘tough’ Nurmagomedov for UFC title defense
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has praised Khabib Nurmagomedov as a "strong, tough fighter" after the unbeaten Russian retained his UFC lightweight title.
Strong showing for opposition in Moscow city election
MOSCOW (AP) — The party of Russian President Vladimir Putin has suffered big losses in Moscow elections as candidates endorsed by his arch-rival won almost half the seats, authorities said...
Outlawed app emerges as key tool for Russian protesters
MOSCOW (AP) — Anti-government protesters in Russia are increasingly relying on an encrypted and officially banned messaging app to pass on information in critical situations, from dodging riot...
AP FACT CHECK: Trump cries ‘treason’ over campaign scrutiny
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is using "treason" rather lightly as he assails unidentified U.S. officials for investigating operatives of his campaign in 2016. There's no allegation or...
AP FACT CHECK: Trump, Putin on ‘no collusion’; economy myths
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is still pulling numbers out of thin air on the economy.
Trump repeatedly asserted that the U.S. economy is perhaps the best "ever" and insisted that...