The head of U.S. European Command said America must win its contest with Russia and China to prevent "a global power war."
In 2017, Robart temporarily suspended Trump's travel plan which aimed to ban citizens from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.
The opposition politician has been jailed following protests across Russia, but his profile has exploded on social media.
Executive director of Navalny's anti-corruption foundation, Vladimir Ashurkov, told Newsweek that "support for Putin is ebbing."
The Levada Center survey found more Russians expected protests but that fewer wanted to attend them.
The new president is widely expected to take a tougher line than his predecessor, who was accused of failing to stand up to Moscow.
Nearly a quarter of poll respondents said that even if the corruption allegations against Putin are true, the president has still improved their lives.
Yevgeny Agafonov was arrested in St. Petersburg despite not taking part in the protests in support of opposition leader Alexei Navalny.
Former U.S. ambassador to Moscow Michael McFaul told Newsweek that the U.S. should be not help the Russian opposition.
The Russian president is facing international pressure to release the anti-corruption and pro-democracy campaigner who survived an assassination attempt in August.
The anti-corruption campaigner was jailed after a hearing in Moscow, Russia. Hours later the website of a Yekaterinberg TV channel was hacked.
The anti-corruption campaigner was jailed on Wednesday after returning to Russia voluntarily following an FSB assassination attempt.
On Tuesday, Navalny was sentenced to over two years in prison for allegedly violating his probation while recovering from the poisoning in Germany.
The Russian opposition leader had been arrested in Moscow upon arrival from Berlin where he had been treated for Novichok poisoning.
Thousands turned out in cities across Russia for a second weekend of protests calling for the release of imprisoned opposition leader Alexei Navalny.
The Kremlin responded by accusing the U.S. and Secretary of State Blinken of "crude interference" in their domestic affairs.
Last week, tens of thousands of Russians gathered in support of Navalny, a jailed opposition leader who claims President Vladimir Putin ordered him poisoned.
Demonstrations in support of the jailed Kremlin critic are expected to take place on Sunday in at least 53 cities across Russia.
Elena Kalinina, from the Arkhangelsk region, put anti-Putin slogans on placards and hung them around the necks of snowmen outside her house.
"The coronavirus pandemic has become a major challenge to mankind, and it has accelerated structural changes, the preconditions for which were already in place," Putin said during a virtual meeting of the World Economic Forum.
The snowmen held up signs that said "Down With the Tsar" and referenced Navalny, a long-time Putin critic and Russian opposition leader currently in jail.
Russia's parliament approved extending the bilateral deal to restrict weapons by five years until February 5, 2026.
Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said there remained "a rather large number of serious disagreements" between the two leaders.
The Russian president was among the last world leaders to congratulate Biden on his victory over Trump.
Russian and foreign media saw different causes in the protests calling for the release of opposition politician Alexei Navalny.
The Biden administration is also calling for Russian officials to release those who protested on Navalny's behalf over the weekend.
As police were walking on a St. Petersburg street, a woman is seen walking in front of them. She is then kicked to the ground by one of the officers.
President Vladimir Putin has denied opposition figure Alexei Navalny's film alleging the Russian leader owns an opulent coastal "palace."
Demonstrations were held in around 100 towns and cities across Russia this weekend, despite concerns about coronavirus, below freezing temperatures and heavy-handed riot police.
Demonstrations from Moscow to Vladivostok took place on Saturday calling for the release of opposition leader Alexei Navalny.