Sergei Ryabkov

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Chinese president Xi Jinping waits for US president Donald Trump in Japan in 2019. File photograph: Erin Schaff/The New York Times.

China’s president Xi Jinping has publicly congratulated Joe Biden on being elected US president, leaving Russia’s Vladimir Putin among a handful of wo(...)

President Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus in the Rose Garden of the White House on Tuesday. Photograph: AP

President Donald Trump’s decision to halt US funding to the World Health Organisation has triggered heavy criticism at home and abroad for depriving t(...)

 Chernobyl. The aftermath of the (much smaller) nuclear accident that occurred this month in  Russia’s Arkhangelsk region carries unsettling echoes of the Chernobyl cover up of 30 years ago. Photograph:  Yuri Kazakov/Reuters

In an early scene in Chernobyl, the HBO drama written by Craig Mazin, the local party apparatchiks have gathered in an underground bunker at 4am to di(...)

Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is the ultimate arbiter in Iran’s system of governance. Photograph: Official Khamenei website/Handout via Reurters

Iran has said it will not submit to Trump administration demands to negotiate over its nuclear and missile programmes, its revolutionary ethos and arm(...)

US secretary of state Mike Pompeo speaks at a press briefing in the State Department in Washington, DC, on February 1st.  Pompeo announced that the US will withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia Photograph: Eric Baradat/AFP/Getty

The Trump administration says it is withdrawing from a treaty that has been a centrepiece of superpower arms control since the Cold War, in a move som(...)

 A view of the US embassy building in Moscow, Russia. Photograph: Maxim Shipenkov/EPA

Russia has said it will not exchange a former US marine arrested in Moscow for Russians detained by the US. Commenting on the possibility of an exch(...)

 US national security adviser John Bolton (second from right): US president Donald Trump has said his county was unilaterally pulling out of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces  Treaty. Photograph: Russian security council handout/EPA

The Kremlin denounced US plans to withdraw from a landmark arms control pact with Russia on Monday, saying the move would undermine global security an(...)

Mobile phones and a camera recovered from four GRU officers who were alleged to have to have hacked the WiFi networks of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW). Photograph: PA

Russia has been accused of acting like a “pariah state” by the UK defence secretary after allegations intelligence officers from the Kremlin tried to (...)

Foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said Russia had not tampered with the site of the alleged chemical weapons attack on April 7th  in Douma, Syria. Photograph: Yuri Kadobnov/AFP/Getty Images

Western diplomats accused Syria and Russia on Monday of preventing weapons inspectors from reaching the site of an alleged chemical attack by the Syri(...)

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin  speak during the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, in July  2017. Photograph: Stephen Crowley/New York Times

US president Donald Trump has called his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to congratulate him on his landslide victory in Sunday’s election, breakin(...)

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