Trump was asked to clarify his light-hearted warning to Putin at the G20 in Osaka.
"I strongly disagree with your view that pursuing policies that embrace multicultural and sexual diversity are obsolete in our societies," Elton John, 72, wrote to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Hypersonic missiles can travel at more than five times the speed of sound.
China warned that a "certain major country has withdrawn from one international treaty and mechanism after another while building up its own nuclear and missile power."
"We all know perfectly well that so far there are no such weapons in the world, no one else, except us, except Russia," Russian President Vladimir Putin said.
Russia and its Syrian ally have escalated their campaign against insurgent-held Idlib at a time when the U.S. was preoccupied with threatening new wars against Iran and Venezuela.
Jared Kushner "may be compromising American interests in ways that we don't know about," a watchdog lawyer said.
Trump was criticized for taking a seemingly soft approach toward Putin during the call, but Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke in glowing terms about the president's handling of Russia.
George Conway doubted whether Russians were "completely confused by Trump's brainless incoherence."
Trump said Putin was "not looking at all to get involved in Venezuela, other than he'd like to see something positive happen."
The Russian president "knew there was no collusion whatsoever," Donald Trump told reporters after their phone call.
The EU has started down the path of all of history's fallen empires: facing economic and political difficulties at home whilst over-extending its expansionism on the frontiers.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo claimed Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro "had an airplane on the tarmac" but changed his mind on the advice of Russia.
Top members of President Donald Trump's administration welcomed an uprising against Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, but the socialist leader's supporters condemned it.
Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesperson said that the Security Council "paid much attention to the situation in Venezuela in light of the news about an attempted coup."
Russia had been closely watching recent reports that the White House was studying a comprehensive deal that would include China, but Moscow was also hoping for a promise to never use nuclear weapons.
Russian's Vladimir Putin raised his glass with North Korea's Kim Jong Un before flying to China to shore up relations with another Pacific neighbor as U.S. ties flounder.
Russia warned of tensions spilling over across regions such as Asia and Africa and warned that a U.S. failure to repair collapsing arms control treaties could destabilize global security.
The Kremlin said that "in a similar situation our Audit Chamber would've certainly probed into what the taxpayers' money has been wasted on," but "it's up to the U.S. taxpayers to ask such questions."
Special counsel Robert Mueller's highly anticipated report reveals a five-point plan passed by Russian Direct Investment Fund CEO Kirill Dmitriev to a confidant of Jared Kushner.
It is a threefold increase from five years ago.
Russia's appetite for Belarus is dictated by foreign policy considerations rather than domestic ones, but either way, Lukashenko might prove a tough nut to crack.
Up to 500 Russian troops have been training in Abkhazia, a breakaway republic claimed by Georgia, which wants to join NATO.
"We would like to read the report in full," a Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson said.
Worsening U.S.-Russia ties, the collapse of international arms treaties and Washington's heightened intervention in the Middle East have elicited memories of the Cuban Missile Crisis.
The defense committee chief of one chamber of Russia's parliament said that Tu-22M3s were sent to Crimea, while another denied it.