Latin America

Putin: Russia has no plans to send troops to Venezuela

Russia leader says Moscow will not send troops to Caracas, warns US military intervention there will be a 'catastrophe'.

Putin: Russia has no plans to send troops to Venezuela

Russia

Putin warns New START nuclear arms treaty at risk

Russian president accuses US of shunning talks on extending the nuclear arms reduction treaty, which expires in 2021.

Russia: Putin warns New START nuclear arms treaty at risk

China

China's Xi Jinping visits 'best friend' Vladimir Putin

The leaders praised their countries' ties as Russia and China seek to shore up cooperation amid tensions with the US.

China's Xi Jinping visits 'best friend' Vladimir Putin

AJ Impact

The other special relationship: China's Xi visits Russia

US economic and political actions against China and Russia are likely driving the two countries closer, analysts say.

The other special relationship: China's Xi visits Russia

Greece

Kyriakos Velopoulos: From TV salesman to European Parliament

A surprise hit in European elections, Kyriakos Velopoulos has his sights set on Greece's upcoming elections.

Kyriakos Velopoulos: From TV salesman to European Parliament

Special series

Peace and War: The View from Russia

A look at the motivations behind Russia's foreign policy explained by the people who help shape the Kremlin's ideology.

United States

Trump says he will meet China's Xi at G20 next month

US president also says he'll meet Russia's Putin, but Kremlin says no such arrangements have been made so far.

Trump says he will meet China's Xi at G20 next month

Donald Trump

Trump, Putin discuss nuclear weapons and Venezuela in phone call

US President Donald Trump tweets he 'had a long and very good' phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Trump, Putin discuss nuclear weapons and Venezuela in phone call

North Korea

Kim Jong Un: US acted in bad faith at Vietnam talks

Talks between North Korea and US over sanctions and denuclearisation ended abruptly in February.

Kim Jong Un: US acted in bad faith at Vietnam talks

Mueller Probe

Post-Mueller: Can Trump block witnesses, access to documents?

Trump has refused to cooperate in numerous congressional probes, setting the state for several long court fights.

Post-Mueller: Can Trump block witnesses, access to documents?

Russia

Putin: Russia wants to resolve North Korea's nuclear standoff

Putin is the first head of state the North Korean leader is meeting after the failed Hanoi summit with Trump.

North Korea

What's at stake as Kim meets Putin in Russia?

North Korean leader to meet Russian president with discussions on economy, denuclearisation likely to be on the agenda.

What's at stake as Kim Jong Un meets President Putin in Russia?

North Korea

Kim Jong Un arrives in Russia for talks with Putin

Summit is the first between Putin and the North Korean leader and will focus on nuclear issues on the Korean Peninsula.

North Korea's Kim Jong Un to meet Putin in Russia

Russia

Russia confirms Putin-Kim talks for 'second half of April'

Moscow's announcement comes after Pyongyang slams US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, claims new missile test conducted.

Russia confirms Putin-Kim talks for 'second half of April'

In the Field

Russia in Africa: Inside a military training centre in CAR

Russia says it wants to help establish peace in CAR, but others believe it may exploit resources and cause instability.