Russian President Vladimir Putin is denyinh charges against Russian citizens for their alleged roles in the shooting down of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 passenger jet.
Tensions between the U.S. and Iran continue to ratchet up after news an American surveillance drone was shot down by Iranian forces in the Strait of Hormuz. It marks the first time Iran’s military has directly attacked U.S. military forces.
President Trump is slated to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin for the first time since their meeting in Helsinki, Finland.
National Security Adviser John Bolton will travel to Israel next week to discuss rising threats from Iran. Bolton is expected to meet with his Russian and Israeli counterparts in Jerusalem during his visit.
Russian lawmakers have passed a bill, which would suspend the country’s participation in a key nuclear treaty with the United States.
The New York Times recently reported the U.S. allegedly penetrated key power grids in Russia in an attempt to prevent disinformation campaigns targeting U.S. elections.
Russia marks its main national holiday with massive anti-government rallies and sweeping arrests. Thousands of people took to the streets of Moscow on Wednesday to celebrate Russia’s separation from the Soviet Union 28-years-ago and denounce the political arrests of today.
A prominent Russian opposition activist is jailed immediately upon his release after a previous arrest.
President Trump recently said top Democrat Party officials have colluded with corrupt Russian officials for years. One America’s Kristian Rouz examines the claims.