Chinese President Xi Jinping celebrated his 66th birthday Saturday alongside Russian President Vladimir Putin, who surprised him with ice cream, the Kremlin said in a statement.
The US is escalating cyber attacks on Russia’s electric power grid and has placed potentially crippling malware inside the Russian system, The New York Times reported Saturday. Officials had not briefed President Trump, fearing he might reverse the operation.
A year after hosting the World Cup, Russia is boasting the biggest club soccer crowds since Soviet days and participation at the amateur level is on the rise. Still, there are signs of trouble for the sport.
Russia’s second most powerful track official is facing suspension in a doping case, another blow to the country’s hopes of being reinstated in time for the world championships.
Russia’s ban from international track and field has been extended over concerns it’s “backsliding” on doping reforms.
Russian state TV’s rebuttal to the critically acclaimed HBO series will focus on a fictional contest between an American CIA agent who infiltrates the power station to gather intelligence and a KGB counter-intelligence officer hunting him.
The United States and Russian navies are at odds over an apparent near collision in the Pacific Friday with each side blaming the other.
Modern Estonia seeks not to keep up with the world, but to become a global leader. The first order of business, says WTOP national security correspondent J.J. Green, has been putting its security first.
Tinder users in Russia have a new online partner: The country’s intelligence agencies.
Special counsel Robert Mueller will make his first statement on the two-year Russia investigation at 11 a.m. Watch or listen to the statement.
WTOP national security correspondent JJ Green is On Assignment in Estonia, next door to Russia. He’ll be reporting on Estonia’s security, police, intelligence and military activities including CyCon, a major international cyber security conference.
U.S. F-22 stealth jets intercepted four Russian bombers and two Russian Su-35 fighter jets off the coast of Alaska on Monday, according to a statement from NORAD.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is substituting a planned stop in Brussels for one in Moscow to discuss Iran and other issues with European officials.
Democrats denounced a plan by President Donald Trump’s personal attorney to push Ukraine to open investigations that he hopes could benefit Trump politically.
On My Take, Clinton Yates discusses using animals to spy on other countries.
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