Moscow says the United States is encouraging provocation between Russia and Ukraine over the recent confrontation off the coast of Crimea and the seizure of three intruding Ukrainian military vessels in Russian waters.
The US pushed back Thursday against a Russian draft resolution to the UN General Assembly that proposed to preserve the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) that the US plans to pull out of, according to diplomatic sources.
The United States is fabricating a pretext to use sanctions against Russia once again, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said on Saturday, responding to Washington’s charges against a Russian accused of conspiring to interfere in US elections.
Russia has accused the United Kingdom of "manipulating information" concerning a nerve agent attack in March on a former spy in the city of Salisbury after the British authorities charged two Russians.
Moscow has lashed out at the UK’s Royal Air Force (RAF) for intercepting Russian patrol aircraft near Russia's own shores over the Black Sea, warning that such provocative actions are ‘simply dangerous’.
Chairman of the Russian Duma's Foreign Affairs Committee Leonid Slutsky condemned US measures to mount pressure on Tehran and Moscow by slapping sanctions, saying that his country will extend full support to Iran in the face of pressures.
A top adviser to Iran’s Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei hailed his country’s “strategic relationship” with Russia on Wednesday during a visit to Moscow, part of a diplomatic offensive by Tehran as it braces for renewed US sanctions.