Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov has said Moscow has ‘plenty of evidence’ that Britain staged the alleged chemical attack in the Syrian city of Douma. Mr Lavrov even claimed that chemicals made in Salisbury were used by the UK.
Russia has sent two warships carrying tanks and military equipment towards the Middle East following co-ordinated military action in Syria.
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.
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.