Russia


Liberman Says S-300s in Syria Not Such a Threat

Media reports of a possible sale of Russia’s S-300 air defense system to Syria have caused undue alarm, according to Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman. The S-300s, if deployed, will not…

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Russia: Trump Promised to Make Reciprocal Visit to Moscow

U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the possibility of visiting each other’s country when Trump rang Putin last month to congratulate him on his re-election, Russia’s…

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White House Weighing More Russia Sanctions

The White House says a decision on new economic sanctions against Russia will be made soon — not committing to an announcement Monday that U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley had said…

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Liberman Rejects Russian Constraints in Syria

Until recently, Israel had to formulate its political and military policies with its great ally the United States in mind. Now Israel must take into consideration the views of Russia…

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Russia Wants UN Chief at Meeting on US Threats

Russia’s U.N. ambassador is calling for an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council to hear from Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on threat to international peace and security from possible military…

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Pompeo: Soft Policy on Russia ‘Over’

Mike Pompeo, the hard-charging CIA director picked to be the next secretary of state, will tell the Senate on Thursday that years of soft U.S. policy toward Russia are “now…

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