State Duma speaker Vyacheslav Volodin said foreign operators such as German intelligence agents may have poisoned the Kremlin critic.
The former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry told MSNBC that the U.S. president is not willing to stand up to his Russian counterpart.
Despite global condemnation of the Novichok attack on the Kremlin critic, the E.U. and the U.S. may find it hard to sanction Russia.
The alliance's secretary general Jens Stoltenberg said that the use of such a poison was "horrific."
No amount of U.S. sanctions or diplomatic isolation is likely to change how the Kremlin deals with internal challenges to its authority. And the fact is, the U.S. and Russia have business to do.
The suspected poisoning on the Russian opposition figure bears the hallmarks of the 2018 attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia, and a Bulgarian arms maker, Der Spiegel reported.
Yevgeny Prigozhin has said he would chase the Kremlin critic who is in a coma for a court-ordered penalty of $1.2 million.
Doctors at Charitè Hospital in Berlin confirmed that the Russian opposition leader was poisoned with a cholinesterase inhibitor substance.
The Putin critic was flown to Berlin where he is undergoing treatment for suspected poisoning.
The alleged poison attack on Russian opposition figure highlights President Donald Trump's relationship with Vladimir Putin.
The Russian president is weighing up his options as protests and a brutal crackdown continue in neighboring Belarus after the disputed presidential election.
The interim governor of Khabarovsk Region, Mikhail Degtyarev, gave an interview to Kommersant after days of protests against his Kremlin appointment.
Tens of thousands have taken to the streets in Russia's far east for the past three weekends.
Consequences could include financial-sector sanctions, asset freezes, cyber responses, or other actions, "depending on the nature of the attack," Biden wrote.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Sunday that constitutional amendments, which were approved on July 1 and could make him eligible to remain in power for years to come, are part of the country's "progressive development."
Vladimir Zharinov quit his job with Vesti as he refused to promote constitutional amendments he considered "a historic crime."
The identities of the women who are reportedly the children of the Russian president are akin to a state secret.
Kremlin spokesman voiced concerns that the unrest in the U.S. makes Washington an unpredictable partner.
Russian president has been under fire for his coronavirus response, with a spike in cases expected in Moscow.
"We believe people should know if the news they read is coming from a publication that may be under the influence of a government," said Facebook cyber policy executive Nathaniel Gleicher.
Medical staff say bonus payments have not arrived and they are concerned about a lack of protective equipment.
Russia on Sunday confirmed 8,599 new coronavirus infections and 153 deaths over the past 24 hours, marking the country's highest single day death toll of the pandemic.
The president appeared outside the Kremlin walls to praise the Soviet effort in what is known in Russia as the Great Patriotic War.
Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov told reporters authorities are aware of the draft proposals but stressed they will need "thorough analysis... from the existing international law standpoint."
In spite of the idea that every whim of Putin's is put into effect at lightning speed, there is much more inefficiency and resistance than at first meets the eye.
The legislation needs to be approved by Russia's Constitutional Court and will go to a referendum on April 22.
The Russian president told the Tass news agency that he phoned his U.S. counterpart to thank him for information that prevented a terror attack in St. Petersburg.
Alexei Navalny has criticised the move by the Duma, which could mean Putin will stay in power until he is at least 83 years old.
The Russian president said he had been advised to use doubles, especially at the start of the century when there were a number of terror attacks.