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Volodin to receive US senators tomorrow

Russian State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin will receive the US congressional delegation, which is currently on a visit to Russia, on July 3, First Deputy Speaker Alexander Zhukov said. "The …

US senators start visit to Russia

A meeting of governor of St. Petersburg Georgy Poltavchenko with the US congressional delegation was held at the Smolny place. The US delegation consists of Alabama Senator and Chairman of the …

US senators coming to Moscow

A group of US senators will visit Russia soon, Russian State Duma Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Leonid Slutsky confirmed. According to him, State Duma members are ready to meet with American senators during their …

Huntsman prepares senators' visit to Moscow, media reports

President Trump is expected to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin next month while he is in Europe for a NATO summit, according to a senior administration official and two diplomats familiar with his schedule. In a nod to those plans, …

 Baku hands Washington note of protest

Azerbaijan’s Foreign Ministry has handed a noted of protest to US State Department, the spokesman for Azerbaijan’s Foreign Ministry Hikmat Hajiyev said. He stressed that Ambassador US Ambassador to the …

 US House approves sanctions against Russia

The House of Representatives of the US Congress passed a bill to toughen unilateral US sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea. A total of 419 lawmakers supported the bill, with only three votes against. The document will be …

Trump's sanction game

President of the United States Donald Trump is holding a political game with the Congress, the first deputy chairman of the Russian Federation Council's Foreign Affairs Committee, Vladimir …

US Senate sends Russia sanctions bill to House

The U.S. Senate resolved a technical issue that had stalled a new package of sanctions on Russia but the measure faces opposition in the House that could mean more delays, lawmakers said. The Countering Iran's Destabilizing …