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Police officers in protective suits and masks work near the scene where former double-agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia were discovered.

The US is slapping Russia with new sanctions over allegations it poisoned an ex-spy on UK soil

The Trump administration is planning to impose targeted sanctions on Russia over the March poisoning of the former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter on British soil.

The US is pulling out all the stops ahead of a highly anticipated Trump-Putin summit, but Putin may eat Trump’s lunch anyway

The US came out of the North Korea summit with few victories and at least one major concession. Foreign-policy experts anticipate the same outcome from President Donald Trump's meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin next month — including a possible rollback of sanctions.
Robert Mueller is interested in finding out about possible outreach from the Trump campaign to Russia during the election.

Mueller dropped a bombshell in his list of questions for Trump in the Russia probe

The special counsel Robert Mueller is interested in finding out what knowledge, if any, President Donald Trump had of efforts by his campaign — including those of his former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort — to ask Russia for assistance before the 2016 US election.
US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley

2 clear winners emerged after Trump’s rift with his own administration over Russia blew wide open

The White House's internal disagreements barreled into the public view in spectacular fashion this week.

The ruble is on track for its worst week since 1999 as Trump tells Russia: ‘Get ready’

The currency has fallen 12% against the dollar over the last 7 days.
Russian President Vladimir Putin.

‘Putin will be pissed off’: The US’s latest round of sanctions hit Russia where it hurts

The US cast a wide net and targeted Russian President Vladimir Putin's closest allies in its latest round of sanctions.

The 3 biggest names on the latest Russia sanctions list have all popped up in the investigation surrounding Trump

Oleg Deripaska, Viktor Vekselberg, and Alexander Torshin were in indirect contact with or had associates who donated to pro-Trump interests.
Russian President Vladimir Putin holds a glass of champagne during a ceremony to receive credentials from foreign ambassadors at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia October 3, 2017.

Some of Putin’s most powerful enemies just had a daylong meeting — here’s what they need you to know

OPINION: At a meeting of people who've tracked Vladimir Putin for decades, I learned how he turns people into enemies — and how he's doing it to us right now.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller.

Republicans vindicate Trump, McCabe is fired, and a key witness bluffs — here’s the latest from a wild week in the Russia investigation

The Trump administration made its boldest move yet against Russia this week against the backdrop of Robert Mueller's continuing Russia investigation.
President Donald Trump waves upon his arrival in West Palm Beach, Florida on March 2, 2018.

‘Smoke and mirrors’: The White House just made its most significant move against Russia, but its effectiveness is up for debate

The sanctions help the US show solidarity with its Western allies — but their effect on Russia's activities is less certain.