"I don't think the United States is prepared to go to war in Ukraine. I don't think the United States is prepared to go to war over Taiwan," former Naval War College researcher Lyle Goldstein told Newsweek.
"The deployment of [Russian] troops on the national territory is our sovereign right and no one's business," the embassy tweeted.
Russian foreign affair's spokeswoman Maria Zakharova referred to NATO campaigns in Iraq, Libya and Syria and Yugoslavia.
Amid a Russian buildup by Ukraine, there is both concern and doubt at Russia's claims about its hypersonic missile capabilities.
An official speaking to the Associated Press said American intelligence shows Russian movement for a possible invasion is already underway.
Biden did not indicate what those initiatives may entail, but Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said the U.S. has threatened new sanctions against Russia.
Putin and Biden are set to have a phone call in the coming days in which Putin will demand NATO not expand eastward to Ukraine.
Ukraine's defense minister warned that a Russian "escalation" of tensions could happen by the end of January amid a buildup of troops at the border.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken said if Russia moves against Ukraine, the U.S. and NATO would respond with "a range of high-impact economic measures."
Ukraine and the West have grown concerned about a Russian troop buildup near Ukraine's border and a potential invasion into the neighboring nation.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin touted common "principles" between their nation and China when it comes to global affairs.
Father Sergiy was arrested in late December 2020 after being charged with inciting suicidal actions during sermons in which he encouraged his followers to "die for Russia."
The Zircon hypersonic cruise missile, capable of flying at nine times the speed of sound to a range of 620 miles, has undergone a series of tests.
NATO has asked Russia to "reduce tensions and de-escalate" as Kyiv increases its calls to join the U.S-led alliance to counter the threat from Moscow.
Russia and Ukraine have been staging combat drills as Russian troops have amassed along the countries' border.
"Today, after these two procedures, I already did some sport in the morning," Putin said during a cabinet meeting.
The Crimean Peninsula is considered to be part of Ukraine by many countries around the world, but Russia continues to call it part of its own country.
"As if the collective West had no role to play in this, and everything was done by other people who are not connected with 'their' countries," Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova said.
Reps. Steve Cohen and Joe Wilson introduced a resolution calling on Congress not to recognize Putin if he stays in power past May 7, 2024.
Russia denies all allegations and President Vladimir Putin said that the suspects are civilians.
"The best way to deter an aggressive Russia is to make it clear for the Kremlin that Ukraine is strong, but also that it has strong allies who will not leave it alone in the face of Moscow's ever-increasing aggressiveness," Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said.
Ukraine alleges that Russia has kept tens of thousands of troops and military equipment near their shared border since earlier this year amid invasion concerns.
The Russian president told a TV interview that alliance posed a "serious challenge" in the Black Sea region.
Russia refused to allow the U.S. to host "unless some of its diplomats are removed from a U.S. blacklist or allowed to enter the U.S. to participate."
The Fox News host told a Republican congressman he was "confused" about why the U.S. is not supporting Russia.
St. Petersburg has mandated those over 60 or with chronic illnesses be vaccinated by Jan. 15, the first dose being administered before Dec.15.
Foreign ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova has attacked comments casting doubt on Russia's willingness to fight global warming.
President Vladimir Putin declared a holiday from October 30 to November 7 but the infection numbers continue to rise.
Six out of the 10 biggest methane-emitting countries have vowed to reduce the greenhouse gas.