Chancellor Angela Merkel is set to visit Russia on May 2, President Vladimir Putin said Thursday, a first visit by the German leader to the country in nearly two years.
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry PesKov has said that Proposed Senate legislation to impose sanctions on Russia is an attempt to prolong the harm already done to U.S.-Russian ties
Russia and Turkey have reportedly reached an agreement on a proposal for a nationwide ceasefire in Syria after the two sides brokered a truce that put an end to years of fighting in the northwestern city of Aleppo.
An investigation has been launched into why Turkish police did not capture the Russian ambassador to Turkey’s assassin alive.
Turkish newspaper Hurriyet has identified the off-duty police officer, who recently gunned down Russia’s ambassador to Ankara, as a member of the team providing security for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
The Kremlin said Wednesday it was too early to conclude who was behind the murder of Russian ambassador Andrei Karlov in Ankara, after Turkey's foreign minister put the blame on exiled cleric Fethullah Gulen.
Syrian forces are now in full control of the northern city of Aleppo, nearly three weeks after Damascus and its allies launched a major offensive to recapture the militant-held part of the city, a pro-opposition monitoring group says.
Russian President Vladimir Putin spokesman says that unwillingness of the United States to work with Moscow in Syria contributed to the loss of the ancient city of Palmyra to the Islamic State (ISIS) group.
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has said that "[Trump] has been a very firm supporter of the idea of a good relationship between our countries, because we do carry a joint responsibility for strategic stability in the world, strategic security.”
A senior Syrian legislator has appreciated the Iranian military advisors and Hezbollah forces for their cooperation with the army to prevent a catastrophe in Aleppo.