The Russian president warns that if the U.S. walks out of a key arms treaty, Russia will do the same.
Contempt for diplomacy with Russia is now extreme. Mainline U.S. journalists and top Democrats often bait President Trump in zero-sum terms.
At a joint appearance in Finland with Donald Trump, the Russian leader dismisses the allegations as "sheer nonsense." Putin also says he wanted Trump to win the U.S. presidency and denies any Russian state meddling in the 2016 election.
There seems to be a faction of hawks around the president who want to maintain a condition of undeclared war with Russia and Iran.
The blockbuster story that an Israeli operative was plotting to whip up scandals to unseat British members of Parliament may sink like a stone.
On Monday, the United States government suspended talks with the Russian Federation on how to end the Syrian conflict but said the step didn't imply all joint activity would end.
Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov may be very near a new deal.
Russian bombers for the first time took off from bases in Iran to carry out airstrikes on rebel targets in Syria—a move that is unprecedented in recent decades and raises many questions.
The Russian intervention in Syria substantially changed the conversation surrounding Vladimir Putin in the aftermath of the Crimea annexation.