Kremlin on Mueller report: Nothing new except 'no collusion'

Special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 US election "doesn't reveal anything new" except the finding that President Donald Trump's campaign or associates did not conspire with Russia, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Monday.

State Dept. not consulting with Congress on Russia sanctions

The US State Department is continuing to punt on its congressionally mandated obligations to hold Russia accountable for poisoning an ex-spy in the United Kingdom, and despite its continued insistence that it would consult with Congress on the matter, multiple Hill sources tell CNN no such consultations have occurred.

US government backs off some claims against accused Russian spy

Prosecutors said Friday that they misunderstood text messages used as the basis of a claim that Maria Butina offered to trade sex for access -- an extraordinary admission that threatens to undercut the government's cloak-and-dagger portrayal of the young Russian accused of working to infiltrate American political circles.

GRU: Attack dog of Russian intelligence

The storyline's straight out of a spy thriller: two men allegedly dispatched from Moscow to eliminate a defector in a quiet English city -- but leaving traces of their movements everywhere to be painstakingly recreated by the intrepid British police.

Alexei Navalny arrested at anti-Putin protest

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was detained by police Saturday shortly after arriving at a protest against President Vladimir Putin in Moscow, his official Facebook page said.

Vladimir Putin: US political system 'eats itself'

Russian President Vladimir Putin in a recent interview separated a conciliatory attitude toward US President Donald Trump from his staunch criticism of the US political system, which he said is unwieldy and self-defeating.