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Russia says US sanctions vote 'step towards destroying' better ties

An overwhelming vote by the US House of Representatives to slap tough new sanctions on Moscow is a "serious step" towards wrecking chances of improving ties.

Russia calls North Korea missile launch breach of UN resolution

North Korea said on Tuesday it had successfully test-launched an ICBM for the first time, which flew a trajectory that experts said could allow a weapon to hit the US state of Alaska.

Russian diplomat complains of White House 'leaks to media'

A top Russian diplomat has complained about "the threat of leaks" from the White House to the media, saying it hampers cooperation between Russia and the United States.

Russia for international probe into chemical attack in Syria

A senior Russian diplomat says Moscow believes that an international probe into last week's chemical attack in Syria should include experts from Brazil, India, Iran and other nations.

 

Russia has not discussed sanctions with Trump administration: Report

Russia has not discussed sanctions with Trump administration: Report

Russia has not discussed Western sanctions imposed on Moscow with the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump, and has not asked Washington to repeal them, Russian news agencies cited Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov as saying on Tuesday.

There were contacts with Donald Trump's campaign: Russian diplomat

A top Russian diplomat says Moscow had contacts with the campaign of Donald Trump ahead of his election as US President.

Russia calls for efforts for Syrian reconciliation talks

Substantive talks on Syrian reconciliation in Geneva have made some progress and should be sustained, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Monday.

No plans to turn BRICS into military alliance: Russia

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Wednesday that there was no plan to turn the BRICS grouping into a military alliance.