Kremlin Brushes Aside Western Calls to Release Navalny

MOSCOW — The Kremlin on Tuesday brushed aside calls from the West to release opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who was arrested upon his return to Russia from Germany following treatment for poisoning with a nerve agent. Moscow called his case “an absolutely i...

US: Russian Hackers Targeting State, Local Networks

WASHINGTON — U.S. officials said that Russian hackers have targeted the networks of dozens of state and local governments in the United States in recent days, stealing data from at least two servers. The warnin...

Biden Email Episode Illustrates Risk to Trump From Giuliani

WASHINGTON — A New York tabloid’s puzzling account about how it acquired emails purportedly from Joe Biden’s son has raised some red flags. One of the biggest involves the source of the emails: Rudy Giuliani. Giuliani has traveled abroad looking for dirt on...

Russian-US Crew Welcomed Aboard the Space Station

MOSCOW — A trio of space travelers blasted off to the International Space Station on Wednesday, using for the first time a fast-track maneuver that allowed them to reach the orbiting outpost in just a little ov...

Pompeo Pledges US Engagement on the Balkans

DUBROVNIK, Croatia — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pledged Friday that Washington will remain engaged in the Balkans where China and Russia have been gaining political and economic influence. Pompeo spoke in the Croatian Adriatic Sea resort of Dubrovn...
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Russian Navy Conducts Major Maneuvers Near Alaska

MOSCOW — The Russian navy conducted major war games near Alaska involving dozens of ships and aircraft, the military said Friday, the biggest such drills in the area since Soviet times. Russia's navy chief, Adm. Nikolai Yevmenov, said that more than 50 wars...