The latest sanctions package is one of the biggest imposed by the State and Treasury departments. It targets countries that sell Western technology to Russia that could be used to boost its war effort.
Two months ago, Prigozhin mounted a daylong mutiny against Russia's military. President Vladimir Putin decried the act as “treason” and vowed punishment for those involved.
Charles McGonigal told a judge that he carried out his crime in 2021, accepting over $17,000 to help Russian energy magnate Oleg Deripaska.
The launch from Russia’s spaceport in the Far East of the Luna-25 craft to the moon is Russia’s first since 1976 when it was part of the Soviet Union.
In March, White House officials said they gathered intel that showed that Russia was looking to broker a deal with North Korea, in which Moscow would provide the North with needed food and other items in return for munitions.
Russian fighter jets flew dangerously close to several U.S. drone aircraft over Syria on Wednesday, setting off flares and forcing the MQ-9 Reapers to take evasive maneuvers, the Air Force said.
For months, the head of the Wagner private military contractor bombarded Russia’s top military leaders with expletive-ridden insults in a rift that has weakened the country’s forces amid the war in Ukraine.
Hanssen, 79, was found unresponsive at the Federal Correctional Complex in Florence, Colorado, around 6:55 a.m. Monday, a BOP spokesperson said.
The Justice Department says it has disrupted a long-running Russian cyberespionage campaign that stole sensitive information from computer networks in dozens of countries, including the U.S. and other NATO members.
The designation elevates the case of Evan Gershkovich in the U.S. government hierarchy and means that a dedicated State Department office will take the lead on securing his release.
Putin said he was responding to Britain’s decision this past week to provide Ukraine with armor-piercing rounds containing depleted uranium. Russia falsely claimed these rounds have nuclear components.
Putin and Xi were expected to touch on issues related to Ukraine, a spokesman said, adding that Russia's president would likely offer a “detailed explanation" of Moscow's view on the current situation.
Vladimir Putin's visit to Crimea Saturday marked the anniversary of the peninsula's annexation from Ukraine, a move that most of the world denounced as illegal in 2014.
China has refused to condemn Moscow’s aggression and sought to project itself as neutral in the conflict between Russia and Ukraine while accusing NATO and the U.S. of provoking Russia into military action.
Biden condemned the Russian decision to pull back from the treaty, known as New START. The move is expected to have an immediate impact on U.S. visibility into Russian nuclear activities.
Two US F-35 fighter jets intercepted a Russian fighter aircraft Thursday as it approached Alaska's Air Defense Identification Zone.
An investigation team said they had insufficient evidence to launch new prosecutions and suspended their probe into the shooting down of the plane that killed all 298 people aboard in 2014. Russia has denied any involvement in the downing of the flight.
The Russian Orthodox Church celebrates Christmas on Jan. 7.
“My hope is that now that the election is over, that Mr. Putin will be able to discuss with us and be willing to talk more seriously about a prisoner exchange,” Biden said.
Kremlin-connected entrepreneur Yevgeny Prigozhin admitted Monday that he had interfered in U.S. elections and would continue to do so — confirming for the first time the accusations that he has rejected for years.