MOSCOW | Russian President Vladimir Putin blames the standoff with Ukrainian vessels in the Black Sea on the Ukrainian president.

MOSCOW— Russian President Vladimir Putin blames the standoff with Ukrainian vessels in the Black Sea on…

LONDON | Possible Russian president of Interpol raises alarm in West

LONDON — Interpol is facing a pivotal — some say possibly fatal — moment in its…

BERLIN | The Latest: Erdogan: Turkish journalist should be extradited

BERLIN— The Latest on the Turkish president’s visit to Germany (all times local): 1:45 p.m. Turkish…

MOSCOW | Russian President Vladimir Putin says a demilitarized zone will be established in Syria’s Idlib

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin says a demilitarized zone will be established in Syria’s Idlib.…

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia | Putin treats China’s leader to pancakes, vodka at forum

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia— Russian President Vladimir Putin has treated Chinese President Xi Jinping to Russian pancakes in…

WASHINGTON | The Latest: No. 2 in Senate GOP eyes more Russia sanctions

WASHINGTON — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin (all times local):…

PHILADELPHIA | The Latest: Nielsen downplays 2018 Russia election threat

PHILADELPHIA— The Latest on U.S. election officials meeting (all times local): 1:10 p.m. The U.S. homeland…

U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo Travel to Helsinki

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: U.S. Secretary of State Michael…

BEIRUT | The Latest: UN chief says Mideast ‘peril’ threatens security

BEIRUT | April 13, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  — The Latest on Syria developments (all times local): 5:40…

WASHINGTON | US punishes Russian oligarchs, officials with more sanctions

WASHINGTON | April 6, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  The United States hit seven Russian oligarchs and 17 Russian…

Tempest over Trump-Putin call turns into uproar over leaks

WASHINGTON /March 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The tempest over President Donald Trump‘s congratulatory phone call to…

France seeks closer ties with Russia despite Syria tensions

PARIS/February 9, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Russian President Vladimir Putin and French President Emmanuel Macron discussed cooperating more…

Putin foe clears first step in bid for Russian presidency

MOSCOW/December 24, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Hundreds of supporters of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny nominated him…

Putin dismisses US claims about Trump, Russia and elections

WASHINGTON/June 4, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Russian President Vladimir Putin is dismissing as “a load of nonsense”…