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  • US orders Russia to close San Francisco consulate

    The United States orders Russia to close its consulate in San Francisco and two other installations in two days, a move Moscow greeted with "regret," as relations between the nuclear-armed powers took another dive.

  • Trump 'weighed in' on son's Russia statement: White House

    The White House admitted Tuesday that Donald Trump helped draft a misleading statement about his son's meeting with a Kremlin-connected lawyer -- deepening the president's entanglement in the saga over his team's ties to Russia.

  • For Trump, honeymoon with Putin may be finally over

    Russian President Vladimir Putin tossed President-elect Donald Trump a bouquet in December when he chose not to retaliate for the US expulsion of Russian diplomats and seizure of Russian diplomatic compounds.

  • Efimova gains revenge

    Russia win three titles on their golden Friday at the world championships as the controversial Yuliya Efimova wins women's 200m breaststroke title to gain revenge over arch-rival Lilly King.

  • Trump aides and son to testify in Senate about Russia

    President Donald Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., and former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort are to testify on July 26 at a hearing on alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

  • Too many US spies in Moscow, Russia mulls expulsions

    Russia said on Friday that too many American spies operated in Moscow under diplomatic cover and said it might expel some of them to retaliate against the United States over Washington's expulsion of 35 Russian diplomats last year.

  • ‘Russians targeted 21 election systems’

    Russian hackers targeted 21 US state election systems in the 2016 presidential race and a small number were breached but there was no evidence any votes were manipulated, a Homeland Security Department official told Congress on Wednesday.

  • Russia set for World Cup stress test in Confed Cup

    Russia face a stress test of its readiness to host the 2018 World Cup as the Confederations Cup kicks off amid concerns over hooliganism and security.

  • Russia claims to have killed IS leader Baghdadi

    Russia's Defense Ministry says it was checking information that a Russian air strike near the Syrian city of Raqqa may have killed Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in late May.

  • New ferry links N Korea, Russia despite US calls for isolation

    A new ferry between isolated North Korea and Russia docks for the first time at the Pacific port of Vladivostok, in spite of US calls for countries to curtail relations with Pyongyang over its nuclear and missile programs.