Americans may not realize how their country's internal political strife is being interpreted by other nations and the leaders of those nations.
Only Russian journalists were invited to cover the president's meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (pictured, left) and Sergey Kislyak, Russian ambassador to the U.S.
Some officers in the U.S. military do not like the idea of coordinating with Russia, feeling that it has taken advantage of past cease-fires to advance its interests and those of Bashar Assad.
Josh Rogin of The Washington Post has caused a stir by noticing something that Secretary of State John Kerry said at Aspen last month.
A 13-year-old Russian-German girl has admitted to making up a story about being kidnapped and raped by Middle Eastern or North African migrants in a case that outraged Germans and caused far-right protests in Russia.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said three surprising things Saturday in an interview with state-owned television channel Rossiya 1.
After more than a fortnight of intense negotiations in Vienna, representatives from the P5+1 multinational coalition who have been meeting with officials from Tehran to try to reach a deal with Iran over its nuclear program seemed close to reaching a conclusion Sunday.
Russia has threatened to retaliate against foreign firms operating there after Russian assets were frozen in Western Europe -- sign of growing tensions between Russia and the West.
President Obama told Russia on Sunday that it should cooperate with international observers in Ukraine, not stand by while they were detained by pro-Moscow "thugs."
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urged Moscow on Sunday to pull back Russian forces to their bases in Crimea in return for constitutional reforms in Ukraine to protect minority rights.