Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev reportedly warned the U.S. on Friday that sanctions it plans to impose against Moscow over the nerve-agent attack of a former spy living in Britain could be treated as a declaration of an economic war.
Trump, in an interview with CNBC, also blasted his predecessor, President Barack Obama, for having been a "patsy for Russia" — while claiming he has been "far tougher on Russia than any president in many, many years."
The Russian president stuck in most cases with the incumbents but elevated two newcomers with ties to the intelligence services.
Medvedev said the restrictions were aimed at destroying Russia's socio-political system and harming the economy and individuals.
Russia's prime minister said Wednesday that the world should not be dominated by one currency.
Putin's Russia has settled for spicing up antagonism between Trump and Congress, Vox reports.
A judge in the defamation case between Navalny and Usmanov struck down motions to summon Russia's prime minister to testify on his alleged wealth.
Police detained demonstrators across Russia on Sunday, including Alexei Navalny, after thousands took to the streets.
Russian President Vladimir Putin dismissed Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev on Tuesday over extortion allegations.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday he would visit Russia and China this year to chart an independent foreign policy.
Filipino fishermen have complained of harassment by Chinese government boats in the Scarborough Shoal.
The Brexit vote will help Putin undermine U.S.-led sanctions, one expert says.
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev is under fire after he made an off-the-cuff remark to a pensioner.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday called for sanctions against Turkey, following the downing this week by Turkey of a Russian warplane.
The Kremlin has released footage of President Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev working out.
Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev tells CNBC that ties with the U.S. have been damaged by "destructive" and "stupid" sanctions.
Russia's prime minister says the world must move away from its dependence on the dollar, arguing that the global economy would benefit as a result.
Russia's prime minister cautions his Australian counterpart to be "careful of what he says" after threatening to "shirtfront" Putin.
Activists hacked the Twitter account of the Russian Prime Minister on Thursday to announce he was resigning from government.
Tensions between Russia and the West have flared once again—this time over gas supplies, but fund managers say Iran-style sanctions look unlikely.