With the exception of Germany, the countries negotiating with Iran right now — The United States, the United Kingdom, France, China and Russia —account for almost all of the world's nuclear weapons. Oh, and Israel too.
Russian President Vladimir Putin will not be at the table this weekend when leaders of G7 countries meet in France. But US President Donald Trump says Russia should rejoin the group. Former US Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul says that stance makes Trump "look weak."
With a change in location and the invitation of US President Donald Trump, Poland's annual commemoration of WWII will likely have a more right-wing political tone, despite Trump's popularity in the country being lower than that of Barack Obama.
At the suggestion of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, many anti-Putin voters decided to vote for anyone other than a candidate from Vladimir Putin's party — even candidates that voters might otherwise find distasteful — in Russia's municipal elections.
The fight over Shiyes — a remote railway outpost in Russia’s Arkhangelsk Province that is to play host to a giant landfill — first erupted a little over a year ago after local hunters came across a secret construction site deep in the region’s forests.
Tyler Ivanoff, 36, of Shishmaref, Alaska, was out picking berries and gathering driftwood when he stumbled across a green bottle lying along the state's western shore early this month. It was a message in a bottle — sent from a Soviet sailor 50 years ago.
Under the Trump administration, new immigration policy restrictions may impact the 1,000-strong community of Korean Uzbeks in New York City, some of whom came to the US seeking reprieve from harassment and assault in Russia.
In a Twitter thread, US President Donald Trump said the US withdrawal from Syria would be a thorn in the side of Russia and China, who "love to see us bogged down, watching over a quagmire, & spending big dollars to do so." But analysts disagree.