US removal of Russian flags ‘unacceptable’, Lavrov tells Tillerson

US removal of Russian flags ‘unacceptable’, Lavrov tells Tillerson

Russia's foreign minister Sergei Lavrov on Thursday complained to his US counterpart about the "unacceptable" removal of Russian flags from two of its closed diplomatic missions in the United States. ...
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Lavrov says too early to discuss final UN vote on North Korea

Lavrov says too early to discuss final UN vote on North Korea

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday it was too early to talk about a vote at the UN Security Council on new North Korea sanctions, insisting any pressure should be balanced against restarting talks. ...
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Trump signs Russia sanctions into law: White House

Trump signs Russia sanctions into law: White House

US President Donald Trump reluctantly signed off on new sanctions against Russia Wednesday, bowing to domestic pressure and putting efforts to improve ties with the Kremlin on ice. ...
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Russia demands US return diplomat compounds before talks

Russia demands US return diplomat compounds before talks

The Kremlin on Monday said Washington must unconditionally restore its access to diplomatic compounds in the United States ahead of high-level talks on the issue. ...
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Putin ‘ready to provide recording’ of Lavrov-Trump exchange

Putin ‘ready to provide recording’ of Lavrov-Trump exchange

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that Moscow could provide a recording of the exchange between Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US President Donald Trump, who is accused of sharing classified intelligence. ...
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White House fumes after Russia releases Trump meeting photos

White House fumes after Russia releases Trump meeting photos

Donald Trump's administration was left red-faced Thursday after the Kremlin surprised them by releasing pictures of a closed-door meeting between the US president and Russia's top diplomat. ...
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Russia’s Lavrov meets Tillerson ahead of Trump talks

Russia’s Lavrov meets Tillerson ahead of Trump talks

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met Wednesday with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson ahead of rare Oval Office talks with Donald Trump, whose firing of his FBI chief again put the spotlight on Moscow's alleged meddling in last year's US election. ...
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Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov to visit White House

Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov to visit White House

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