The West needs to keep diplomatic, economic and cultural relations with Russia, but it must be wary of embassies becoming nests for hostile intelligence activity.
A spokesman for Nord Stream 2 said more than 200 non-Russian companies are building the pipeline and many contracts already have been concluded.
Ukraine and Russia face off in Twitter rematch with South Park gif, after Simpsons meme.
EU business and political leaders fear sanctions could hurt the construction of a Russia-Germany natural gas pipeline.
Vetoes, pocket vetoes and other ways the White House can avoid implementing legislation.
The president's pick to head the White House communications team has told Russian media he is no fan of U.S. sanctions on Moscow.
The White House plans to push congress to make changes to bill to strengthen sanctions against Russia.