Russian Foreign Ministry says US strategy gives "green light to the prospect of basing missile strike capabilities in space," which is confrontational.
The Horn of Africa appears to be geared towards a new order set off by global competition over strategic interests.
Facebook is restricting who can run foreign political ads around the world after abuse of its social media platform around the world, in a bid to reduce election tampering and increase accountability.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that Russia would seek to take into full account the interests of all parties involved, including Syria's neighbours, in resolving the Syrian conflict.
Russian President Vladimir Putin says the TurkStream gas pipeline, consisting of two 930-kilometre lines each with a capacity of 15.75 billion cubic metres, would become fully operational by the end of 2019.
US Ambassador Richard Grenell openly threatened German companies with penalties for building gas pipeline Nord Stream II and wants Qatar to challenge Russian dominance in gas exports to Europe.
Though the US and Turkey are discussing the possibility of creating a safe zone in northern Syria, Washington's inconsistent policy decisions over the future of the contested region is pushing Ankara to pursue its own security goals.
Days of fighting between the Hayat Tahrir al Sham (HTS) alliance and Turkey-backed National Liberation Front (NLF) ended after the parties reached a ceasefire agreement in Idlib.
Buoyed by the Ukrainian Church splitting from the Russian Church - Montenegro and Macedonia attempt their own escape.
Amid ongoing tensions with the US, Moscow and Tehran are embarking on naval cooperation in the Caspian Sea, where huge oil and gas resources reside.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian Premier Vladimir Putin met 13 times and had eight phone conversations in 2018, making significant progress in strengthening bilateral ties between the two countries.
Democratic leaders reflect their persistent concern that acting too quickly to press probe of President Donald Trump's ties with Russia or his personal tax records may be perceived as overreach and cause a backlash in next election cycle.
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