A former ambassador has said there is 'zero evidence' the nerve agent used in the attack against Sergei Skripal was manufactured in Russia.
Foreign secretary Boris Johnson said it was "overwhelmingly likely" that Russian president Vladimir Putin ordered the attack on Sergei Skripal.
Vladimir Putin has revealed that Moscow has tested nuclear missiles that are immune to enemy interception.
2017 was a big year for the investigation into possible collusion between Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign and Russian intelligence. As special counsel Robert Mueller’s team continues to search for answers, Yahoo News’ Chief Investigative Correspondent Michael Isikoff is here to explain where the investigation currently stands and what to look out for in 2018 and beyond.
Speaking to students at the 19th World Festival of Youth and Students in Sochi, Putin warned of the dangers of ‘playing God’
Donald Trump reportedly questioned Vladimir Putin about Moscow’s alleged interference in the 2016 US election, pressing him over whether Russia had meddled in the poll. President Trump used his first face-to-face meeting to raise the issue with his opposite number, according to reports in the New York Times and Washington Post. Mr Putin reportedly denied any meddling, and aides for both leaders have apparently given different versions of the exchange that took place on the sidelines of the G20.
Melania Trump is among a host of A-listers allegedly trapped in a Hamburg hotel room because of riots during the G20 meeting in Germany. World leaders were apparently diverted before they could attend the meeting, including husband Donald Trump. A spokeswoman for the US First Lady told press agencies that because of the rioting, Melania was among a number of spouses unable to leave the safety of a hotel.
Russia has secretly moved one of its borders, pinching a small strip of land from Georgia on the eve of crucial G20 talks between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump. According to media reports, Russia troops illegally moved a border sign into a village called Bershueti on Monday. The move saw Russia pinch about 10 hectares of what was Georgian soil.
One of Donald Trump‘s closest allies reportedly claimed that he was receiving payments from Vladimir Putin only a month before he secured the Republican presidential nomination. Kevin McCarthy, the Congress majority leader, is said to have made the explosive claim during a meeting on Capitol Hill with other GOP leaders in June 2016. Rohrbacher refers to Californian Republican Dana Rohrbacher, who is renowned for his fervent support of both Russia and Vladimir Putin.
On Thursday, April 27th, Congressman Elijah Cummings announced that he is releasing three documents related to Congress' investigation of General Michael Flynn, President Trump's short lived National Security Advisor. Cummings said the documents show that Flynn was warned by the Defense Department that he could not accept payments from foreign sources without permission, and that Flynn subsequently did not seek permission before accepting payments for a trip to Russia.
A picture depicting Putin as a gay clown has been banned in Russia. Sadly, the legislation means that news outlets are unable to report exactly which image it is.
An explosion on the St Petersburg metro has left 10 people dead and 47 injured, according to Russia’s health minister, Veronika Skvortsova.
Brighton Beach, N.Y., home to one of the largest Russian-American communities, is known as “Little Russia.” What do local residents think of President Trump and his alleged ties to Vladimir Putin? At Gourmanoff, a bustling market along Brighton Beach’s main drag, Yahoo News and Finance Anchor Bianna Golodryga finds a mixed (grocery) bag.