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Biden weighs a response to ransomware attacks

July 08, 2021 11:25 am

Attacks using ransomware, a form of malware that encrypts data until the victim pays, have grown increasingly disruptive and costly.

Putin says relations with U.S. at lowest point in years

June 12, 2021 2:58 pm

Russian President Vladimir Putin praised former U.S. President Donald Trump as “an extraordinary individual, talented individual,” and said Biden, as a career politician, was “radically different” from Trump.

US ambassador to Russia set to return home for talks

April 20, 2021 5:12 pm

The US ambassador in Moscow says he is returning to Washington for consultations amid rising tensions. Moscow had suggested the envoy leave temporarily.

US set to slap new sanctions on Russia as soon as Thursday

April 15, 2021 8:37 am

The sanctions, in which 30 entities are expected to be blacklisted, will be tied with orders expelling about 10 Russian officials from the United States, one of the people said.

Biden proposes summit with Putin after Russia calls US 'adversary' over Ukraine

April 14, 2021 8:38 am

In a sign of concern about tensions spinning out of control in the Ukraine crisis, Biden phoned Putin to propose they meet in a third country while underlining US commitment to Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity.

US and Russia ready to freeze number of nuclear warheads

October 21, 2020 3:20 pm

Washington and Moscow seemed poised for a breakthrough on limiting nuclear weapons with time running out on the 2011 New START treaty. Russia is now ready to freeze the number of nuclear warheads if the US does the same.

Russian submarine surfaces near Alaska during war exercise

August 28, 2020 1:16 pm

The presence of Russian military assets in the war games caused a stir for U.S. commercial fishing vessels in the Bering Sea on Wednesday, the U.S. Coast Guard said.

US Lawmakers to get classified briefing on Russia bounty intel

July 02, 2020 7:05 pm

Democrats briefed at the White House this week suggested Trump was bowing to Russian President Vladimir Putin at the risk of US soldiers' lives.

US, Russia to start nuclear arms control talks this month

June 09, 2020 8:16 am

The US and Russia have agreed to start arms control talks later this month as the only remaining treaty between the two largest nuclear powers is poised to expire.

Trump, Republicans launch broad attack on Russia probe foundation

May 14, 2020 2:25 pm

The dismissal decision comes as Trump and his Republican allies push to reframe the Russia investigation as a "deep state'' plot to sabotage his administration, setting the stage for a fresh onslaught of attacks on past and present Democratic officials and law enforcement leaders.