Russia

Obama: the U.S. will send ‘clear message’ to Russia

Wash(NBC News) — President Barack Obama on Friday defended his early response to suspicions that the Russian government attempted to influence the 2016 election and appeared to threaten retaliation against those plotting cyberattacks against America. “Our goal continues to be to send …

Russia: Syria establishes control over eastern Aleppo

(CNN) — The Syrian government has established control over eastern Aleppo, Vitaly Churkin, Russia’s Ambassador to the United Nations, told the UN Security Council on Tuesday. “Over the last hour we’ve received information that the military activities in east Aleppo have …

Obama orders review of Russian election-related hacking

Washington, D.C. (CNN) — President Barack Obama has ordered a full review into hacking by the Russians designed to influence the 2016 election, White House Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Adviser Lisa Monaco said Friday. “The President has directed the Intelligence Community to …

Putin: Kremlin showing restraint in Syria

Krasnaya Polyana, Russia (NBC) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says the Kremlin is showing restraint in Syria–but is beginning to lose patience. Putin made the remarks Thursday to an audience of foreign policy experts gathered in southern Russia. He said Russia and …