"What is the reason for the cover-up? Why did Cohen take the risk of lying to Congress?" asks Norm Eisen, who served in the Obama administration.
"We don't want to be disappointed in our [U.S.] colleagues again, and therefore we are assuming the worst-case scenario in our military planning," Russia's deputy foreign minister said.
"For over five years, the United States has pursued diplomatic and technical avenues with Russia aimed at preserving the INF Treaty," NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said.
Citing a former unnamed official, The Times explained that "Russia is not believed to be running as sophisticated an influence effort as China, because of Mr. Trump's apparent affinity for President Vladimir V. Putin."
All of NATO's 29 members will take part in the exercises, as will the alliance's partners Sweden and Finland.
Despite the national security adviser's claims, many experts are concerned that Russia has persisted in its attempts to hack the upcoming U.S. midterms.
Dmitry Peskov, Vladimir Putin's press secretary, said Monday that the Russian president did not specifically mean that Russians would go to heaven but was speaking in an "allegory," against the backdrop of President Donald Trump's threat that the U.S. would withdraw from the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Moscow.
Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces treaty bans ground-launch nuclear missiles with a range of up to around 3,400 miles and was signed in 1987 by the U.S. and Russia.
"I think I'm very tough with him personally. I had a meeting with him. The two of us. It was a very tough meeting and it was a very good meeting," the president also said.
NATO allies will carry out exercises in the Arctic this month in response to reopened Soviet-era bases.
"I have been involved in rather a lot of matters," Nadezhda Zagordan said. "And each matter has participants who are not interested in certain things becoming public or attracting the attention of the police. Absolutely any case could lead to actions like this."
"The reptiles were in canisters, packed in bags, carried in hand luggage," environmental authorities said, after discovering the snakes when the plane landed.
Russia's FSB claims that Ukrainian intelligence and ISIS fighters are working together to target pro-Russian separatist leaders in Eastern Ukraine.
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Russia governed Alaska and patches of the Pacific coast as a colonial power and Moscow wants the actor to highlight Moscow's "legacy."
President Vladimir Putin's approval rating has dropped below 50 percent.
Four protesters spent 15 days in police custody after invading the pitch at the World Cup final in Moscow.