President Vladimir Putin has ordered many of Russia's workers to stay off work for a week starting later this month amid rising coronavirus infection and death numbers.
A court in Russia has arraigned a suspect on murder charges in the death of an American woman studying at a local university. The body of 34-year-old Catherine Serou was found Saturday in the woods area near the city of Nizhny Novgorod, 250 miles east of Moscow.
President Joe Biden and Russia's Vladimir Putin met Wednesday in Geneva for a highly-anticipated summit, wrapping up more quickly than expected.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says Moscow will order 10 U.S. diplomats to leave Russia in a retaliatory response to the U.S. sanctions.
Contradicting his secretary of state and other top officials, Trump on Saturday suggested without evidence that China, not Russia, may be behind the cyberattack against the U.S.
Putin is one of a handful of world leaders who have not commented on Biden’s victory, which was called by major news organizations on Saturday.
Intelligence officials have warned lawmakers that Russia is interfering in this year’s election campaign to help President Donald Trump get reelected. Three officials who requested anonymity said House lawmakers were briefed last week about Russia.
Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke with President Donald Trump on Sunday to thank him for information that Putin said helped Russia foil terrorist attacks over the New Year's holiday, the Kremlin said.