Putin offers for Trump to be his guest in Moscow

Russian President Vladimir Putin said he would like to have US President Donald Trump as his guest in Moscow. The White House has welcomed the idea, despite the unease caused by the meeting between the two in Helsinki, which caused Mr Trump some trouble back home. Mr Putin extended the invitation while he was on…

US sanctions Putin’s allies over election meddling, ‘malign activity’

The United States are imposing heavy sanctions against Russian President Vladimir Putin’s allies as Washington seeks to put pressure on Russia for election meddling and other “malign activity”. The sanctions will freeze the assets US assets of seven Russian oligarchs, including close associate of Mr Putin aluminium tycoon Oleg Deripaska, and 17 Russian government officials.…

UK Expels Russian Diplomats Following Nerve Gas Attack on Ex-Spy

The UK will expel 23 Russian diplomats following a nerve agent attack on a former Russian double agent in Southern England. Prime Minister Theresa May said the diplomats, who were “undeclared intelligence officers”, had a week to leave in what was the single biggest expulsion in more than 30 years. Britain would also freeze Russian…

Putin to Seek Re-election in March

Vladimir Putin has revealed his intention to run for re-election next March. The Russian President said he will seek a new six-year term after making the announcement during a meeting with factory workers in the city of Nizhny Novgorod on Wednesday. “I will put forward my candidacy for the post of president of the Russian…