The former Trump aide had tried to avoid a hearing in favor of a private transcribed interview submitted to one of the multiple congressional investigations into the alleged Russian interference
(UPDATED) Trump has expressed increasing anger with Attorney General Jeff Sessions as his Justice Department's investigations into possible Trump-Russia collusion quickens
'We consider such a continuation of the rhetoric of sanctions counter-productive and harmful to the interests of both countries,' Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov says
(UPDATED) Jared Kushner: 'Let me be very clear – I did not collude with Russia, nor do I know of anyone else in the campaign who did so'
Since May, Robert Mueller's team has been quietly interviewing witnesses and collecting documents for the probe on Russia's interference in the 2016 elections
'The army will retaliate in a suitable manner to any violation' of the ceasefire, without them specifying what areas are included
'Agreements have been signed on how the Eastern Ghouta de-escalation zone will function,' says Russia's defense ministry
A bill instructs Russia's telecommunications watchdog to compile a list of anonymizer services and prohibit any that fail to respect the bans issued on certain websites
The Washington Post quotes a former official as saying the intercepts suggest Jeff Sessions and Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak had 'substantive' talks on Russia-related matters
Trump's expansive remarks to The New York Times painted a picture of a president preoccupied by allegations against him
(UPDATED) The president also criticized Attorney General Jeff Sessions' recent testimony before a Senate panel which is investigating possible collusion between Moscow and the Trump campaign
It put Trump's son and son-in-law at the center of a burgeoning scandal involving multiple US investigations into whether Trump associates colluded with Moscow in its efforts to tilt the 2016 election
(UPDATED) The disclosure raises questions about what the pair talked about, who was present and why the meeting was not previously disclosed
Ukraine's pro-Western authorities immediately ridicule the idea as a Kremlin project they would never allow to get off the ground
The concerted pushback comes as a Washington Post-ABC News poll near the 6-month point in Trump's administration shows him facing significantly declining approval ratings
The brief White House statement says Ty Cobb – a partner at the law firm Hogan Lovells in Washington – will serve as a "key member of the White House staff" as special counsel
The Indonesian government has so far blocked only access to the app via computer, but is preparing to impose a full ban if Telegram does not address the issue
The unidentified man, who has dual Russian and US citizenship, is 'a former Soviet counter intelligence officer who is suspected by some US officials of having ongoing ties to Russian intelligence,' NBC News reports
Zaur Dadayev, who carried out the shooting, is sentenced to 20 years in prison while 4 other defendants are jailed for between 11 and 19 years
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In an interview with Pat Robertson of the Christian Broadcasting Network, the billionaire president claims his Russian counterpart would have preferred a win by the Democrat Clinton in 2016
(UPDATED) The latest revelations have put the president's son at the center of the scandal involving multiple US investigations into whether Trump associates colluded with Moscow in a bid to tilt the election in the Republican's favor
The Agalarov family carries established ties to the Trumps and brought the future US leader to Moscow for the 2013 Miss Universe beauty competition
'My clients have waited 3 years, Mr Putin. There is still no accountability,' says Jerome Skinner, an American lawyer representing victims from Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand, and the Netherlands
Could the 39-year-old real estate scion be charged with treason? This is what legal experts say about what is known so far of the June 2016 meeting in New York between Don Jr and Natalia Veselnitskaya.
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(3rd UPDATE) Trump junior was told by an interlocutor that he could get 'very high level and sensitive information' that was 'part of Russia and its government's support for Mr. Trump'
(UPDATED) Donald Trump's eldest son admits meeting a Russian lawyer to get dirt on his father's 2016 rival Hillary Clinton, thrusting the White House deep into another Russia-related scandal
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says clashes and shelling have halted in the 3 southern provinces covered by the truce: Daraa, Quneitra, and Sweida
(3rd UPDATE) 'I strongly pressed President Putin twice about Russian meddling in our election...He vehemently denied it,' Trump says
On allegations that Russia meddled in the 2016 US presidential election, Putin says Trump had accepted the denials
The agreement includes areas that have seen Israel retaliate for stray fire into the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights from recent clashes between Syrian regime forces and rebel fighters
'The North Korea nuclear problem is very serious. But here, one must not lose his cool, but rather act in a pragmatic and delicate manner,' says Putin during a meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-In
Vladimir Anikeyev – who has been under arrest since October 2016 – is found guilty of gaining unauthorized access to computer data after a closed trial that was classified as 'secret,' the court said in a statement
(3rd UPDATE) On the eve of what is likely to be a prickly G20 summit, with Trump facing animosity from traditional US allies, he uses his keynote address in Warsaw to warn that a lack of collective resolve could doom an alliance that endured through the Cold War
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Russia has a 'special responsibility' to help create stability on the ground – or risk hobbling the fight against the Islamic State (ISIS) group
Russian delegation head Alexander Lavrentiev says documents outlining how the four safe zones should work 'need finalizing' despite being 'essentially agreed' between the 3 key powerbrokers.
(3rd UPDATE) The year's biggest diplomatic event outside the UN will also provide a stage for other world leaders muscling for power and regional influence
Donald Trump is set to finally meet his Russian counterpart in an encounter fraught with potential danger for the struggling American leader
The joint statement issued after a meeting between leaders Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping in Moscow follow an announcement by North Korea that it had test fired its first intercontinental ballistic missile.
The brazen murder in central Moscow is the most high-profile political killing in Russia since Putin rose to power some 17 years ago
The President admits inviting several 'retiring' police and military officers to join his Russia visit as a way of showing his 'gratitude' for their years of service
(UPDATED) The director of Europol, Rob Wainwright, says there are 'clear similarities' with the WannaCry incident but warns there are also 'indications of a more sophisticated attack capability intended to exploit a range of vulnerabilities'
(UPDATED) Several companies and organizations are targeted in what appears to be another major spread of ransomware