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February 3, 2023, 10:24 PM

G-7, Europe reach deal for price cap on Russian diesel

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says industrialized countries in the Group of Seven are imposing a price cap on refined Russian oil products such as diesel and kerosene, as part of a coalition that includes Australia and a tentative agreement from...
February 3, 2023, 10:24 PM
February 3, 2023, 8:39 PM

EU prepares more Russia sanctions; Kremlin readies offensive

European Union officials say the bloc will unveil its 10th package of sanctions against Russia on Feb. 24 to mark the anniversary of Moscow’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine
February 3, 2023, 8:39 PM
February 3, 2023, 1:59 PM

NATO urges Russia to respect nuclear pact with the US

NATO is calling on Russia to respect the only treaty it has with the United States to keep a lid on nuclear weapons expansion
February 3, 2023, 1:59 PM
January 31, 2023, 9:24 PM

US accuses Russia of endangering nuclear arms control treaty

The Biden administration is faulting Russia for failing to allow on-the-ground nuclear inspections, accusing Moscow of endangering arms control efforts
January 31, 2023, 9:24 PM
January 30, 2023, 5:03 PM

New US ambassador to Moscow meets with Russian deputy FM

New U.S. ambassador to Moscow Lynne Tracy arrived last week amid high tensions.
January 30, 2023, 5:03 PM
January 26, 2023, 3:01 PM

Germany apologizes for leopard jibe that upset some Africans

The German official used a leopard emoji in jab at the Russian foreign minister.
January 26, 2023, 3:01 PM
January 20, 2023, 1:52 AM

Russian spy ship tracked off Hawaii: Coast Guard

The U.S. Coast Guard said it is tracking a suspected Russian spy ship in international waters near Hawaii.
January 20, 2023, 1:52 AM
Russian spy ship tracked off Hawaii: Coast Guard
January 19, 2023, 8:52 PM

Zelenskyy vows to retake Crimea from Russia

ABC News analyst Mick Mulroy discusses Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s comments on retaking control of Crimea as the U.S. Coast Guard monitors a suspected Russian intelligence ship off Hawaii.
January 19, 2023, 8:52 PM
Zelenskyy vows to retake Crimea from Russia
January 19, 2023, 1:30 PM

EU assembly wants special court for Russia's war in Ukraine

The court would judge on any war crime of aggression by Russia in Ukraine.
January 19, 2023, 1:30 PM
1 month ago

Russian officials says 63 killed in missile strike by Ukrainian forces

Ukrainian officials, however, say as many as 400 Russian troops were killed in the Russian-controlled Donetsk region. This would be the deadliest attack on Russian troops since the war started.
1 month ago
Russian officials says 63 killed in missile strike by Ukrainian forces
1 month ago

Ukraine conflict casts shadow on Russia as it enters 2023

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s New Year’s address to the nation usually is rather anodyne and backed with a soothing view of a snowy Kremlin
1 month ago
2 months ago

UN chief strongly hopes war in Ukraine will end in 2023

The United Nations chief has expressed strong hopes that the Ukraine war will end in 2023
2 months ago
UN chief strongly hopes war in Ukraine will end in 2023
2 months ago

British PM wants to degrade Russian 'capacity to regroup'

The British prime minister says the West should work to degrade “Russia’s capability to regroup” as it continues its war of aggression in Ukraine
2 months ago
British PM wants to degrade Russia, citing Iranian drones
2 months ago

Russia's nuclear threat

The Kremlin warned the West that Russian has an arsenal of nuclear missiles at its disposal.
2 months ago
Russia's nuclear threat
2 months ago

Deal reached for new non-Russian power source for Europe

Hungary, Romania, Georgia and Azerbaijan leaders have finalized an agreement.
2 months ago
2 months ago

Russia seeks 'hundreds' of Iranian missiles

Russia is reportedly trying to obtain hundreds of missiles from Iran in exchange for an unprecedented level of military and technical support.
2 months ago
Russia seeks 'hundreds' of Iranian missiles
2 months ago

Brittney Griner released from Russian prison

After the WNBA star was released from Russia in a prisoner swap for arms dealer Viktor Bout, "The View" co-hosts discuss how this move impacts fellow American Paul Whelan.
2 months ago
Brittney Griner released from Russian prison
2 months ago

Who is Viktor Bout, the convicted Russian arms dealer swapped for Brittney Griner?

Convicted arms dealer Viktor Bout has been swapped by the U.S. for American WNBA player Brittney Griner who was detained in Russia earlier this year.
2 months ago
Who is Viktor Bout, the convicted arms dealer who was held in a US prison?
2 months ago

Lawmaker sanctioned as Russian agent faces new charges over alleged purchase of condos in Beverly Hills

Federal prosecutors announced charges against Andrii Derkach, labeled by the U.S. as a Russian agent and who allegedly sought to influence the 2020 presidential election.
2 months ago
Alleged Russian agent faces charges over Beverly Hills condo purchases
2 months ago

2,500 dead seals found on Russia's Caspian coast

Authorities said it's unclear what caused the animals' deaths.
2 months ago
2 months ago

Russia rejects $60-a-barrel cap on its oil, warns of cutoffs

Russian authorities have rejected a price cap on the country’s oil set by Ukraine’s Western supporters and are threatening to stop supplying the nations that endorsed it
2 months ago
2 months ago

UK arrests wealthy Russian as police target Putin enablers

It comes amid efforts to disrupt potential criminal activity by oligarchs.
2 months ago
2 months ago

'France and the United States are facing down Vladimir Putin': Biden

President Joe Biden welcomed French President Emmanuel Macron to the White House and delivered remarks ahead of a state visit and dinner between the two leaders.
2 months ago
'France and the United States are facing down Vladimir Putin': Biden
2 months ago

UK intelligence reports Russia's attempt to break through Ukraine's air defenses

Russia has resorted to firing dummy missiles while also attempting to knock out Ukraine's power grids, affecting the Ukrainian population as winter approaches.
2 months ago
UK intelligence reports Russia's attempt to break through Ukraine's air defenses
3 months ago

WNBA star Brittney Griner moved to penal colony in Russian region of Mordovia

Brittney Griner has been taken to a penal colony in the Russian region of Mordovia, her lawyers said in a statement on Thursday.
3 months ago
Brittney Griner moved to penal colony in Mordovia
3 months ago

8 years later, Dutch judges to pass verdicts in MH17 trial

Dutch judges are set to deliver their verdict in the trial of three Russians and a Ukrainian over their alleged roles in the 2014 downing of a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet over eastern Ukraine
3 months ago
3 months ago

What Brittney Griner faces in Russian prison camps

Brittney Griner, the WNBA star held hostage by Russia, has been transferred to a prison camp somewhere in the country, according to her lawyers.
3 months ago
What Brittney Griner faces in Russian prison camps
3 months ago

Russian forces pull back from key Ukrainian city

Kherson, a key city in southeastern Ukraine, has returned to Ukrainian hands and ABC News foreign correspondent Tom Soufi Burridge breaks down what that means for Russian and Ukrainian forces.
3 months ago
Russian forces pull back from key Ukrainian city
3 months ago

Russia to pull out of Kherson to new defensive positions

In a significant setback Russia will retreat from key Ukrainian city of Kherson
3 months ago
Huge setback for Russia as it announces troop pullout from Kherson
3 months ago

Iran admits to supplying Russia with drones

Iran said the drones, used in Ukraine, were supplied to Russia before President Vladimir Putin invaded Ukraine.
3 months ago
Iran admits to supplying Russia with drones
3 months ago

Muppets in Moscow: The true story of making 'Sesame Street' in Russia

Natasha Lance Rogoff, author of the new book "Muppets in Moscow" speaks with ABC News about making the TV show in Russia after the fall of the Soviet Union.
3 months ago
The true story behind ‘Sesame Street’ in Russia
3 months ago

Putin bashes West in fiery speech

Russian President Vladimir Putin bashed the West in a fiery speech and threatened to target their commercial satellites if they become more involved in the war in Ukraine.
3 months ago
Putin bashes West in fiery speech
3 months ago

Russia conducts exercises of its strategic nuclear forces

Russian President Vladimir Putin continues to repeat unfounded claims that Ukraine will use a "dirty bomb" as Russian forces conduct exercises of its strategic nuclear forces.
3 months ago
Russia conducts exercises of its strategic nuclear forces
4 months ago

Biden nuclear warning reflects ‘high stakes’ in Ukraine war: John Kirby

ABC News’ Martha Raddatz interviews NSC Coordinator John Kirby on “This Week.”
4 months ago
Biden nuclear warning reflects ‘high stakes’ in Ukraine war: John Kirby
4 months ago

‘I’m a little concerned’ with Biden’s language on nuclear threat: Mike Mullen

ABC News’ Martha Raddatz interviews Adm. Mike Mullen on “This Week.”
4 months ago
‘I’m a little concerned’ with Biden’s language on nuclear threat: Mike Mullen
4 months ago

Nuclear tensions rise with Russian threats and North Korean tests

ABC News Chief Global Affairs Correspondent Martha Raddatz reports on potential nuclear threats from Russia and North Korea on “This Week.”
4 months ago
Nuclear tensions rise with Russian threats and North Korean tests
4 months ago

Biden needs to 'back off' Armageddon language, work to get Russia to the table with Ukraine: Mullen

Biden needs to "back off" his warning that Putin may use nuclear weapons in the invasion of Ukraine and work toward a diplomatic solution, Mike Mullen said on "This Week"
4 months ago
Biden should 'back off' Armageddon warning, get Russia to table with Ukraine: Mullen
4 months ago

Biden's warning of nuclear 'Armageddon' reflects the 'stakes' with Russia, not an imminent threat: Kirby

Biden's warning of possible nuclear "Armageddon" with Russia reflected the stakes amid Putin's invasion of Ukraine not an imminent threat, John Kirby said on "This Week"
4 months ago
Biden's 'Armageddon' warning reflects 'stakes' with Russia, not looming threat: Kirby
4 months ago

Putin illegally annexes parts of Ukraine, Biden vows US will defend NATO territory

Ian Pannell reports on the latest on the war in Ukraine on “This Week.”
4 months ago
Putin illegally annexes parts of Ukraine, Biden vows US will defend NATO territory
4 months ago

Putin’s annexation announcement significant, but it’s also desperate’: Petraeus

ABC News’ Jon Karl interviews retired Gen. David Petraeus on “This Week.”
4 months ago
 Putin’s annexation announcement significant, but it’s also desperate’: Petraeus
4 months ago

UN Security Council meets to discuss damage to Russian pipeline

Russia and NATO are blaming each other over the blast that caused the Nord Stream pipeline to leak methane gas.
4 months ago
UN Security Council meets to discuss damage to Russian pipeline
4 months ago

US imposes new sanctions on Russia

The U.S. is responding to Russia's illegal annexation of Ukrainian territory with new sanctions.
4 months ago
US imposes new sanctions on Russia
4 months ago

US sees signs Russia is 'struggling,' has warned of catastrophe if Putin uses nuclear weapon: Sullivan

The U.S. is seeing signs that Russia and Putin are "struggling" in the invasion of Ukraine, the White House's national security adviser, Jake Sullivan, said Sunday
4 months ago
US sees Russia 'struggling,' has warned of catastrophe if Putin uses nuke: Sullivan
4 months ago

Russia faces unrest at home as many Russians are desperate to avoid draft

Russian police forces beat people protesting against President Vladimir Putin's military draft. President Volodymr Zelenskyy said Russian conscripts who surrender will be "treated humanely."
4 months ago
Russia faces unrest at home as many Russians are desperate to avoid draft
4 months ago

New nuclear threats raise risk from a 'cornered Putin': Experts

His new nuclear threats over Ukraine raise the risk from a "cornered Putin," experts told ABC News.
4 months ago
New nuclear threats raise risk from a 'cornered Putin': Experts
4 months ago

US warns Putin against use of nuclear weapons

The White House say it is prepared to impose additional costs on Russia should it need to.
4 months ago
US warns Putin against use of nuclear weapons
4 months ago

More Russians flee as country holds referendums in occupied areas of Ukraine

Some Russians are desperately trying to get out of their own country following President Putin's mobilization of some 300,000 troops to fight in the conflict.
4 months ago
More Russians flee as country holds referendums in occupied areas of Ukraine
4 months ago

Russia holds vote in push to annex occupied Ukraine regions

Former senior CIA Field Operative Darrell Blocker discusses the referendums in Ukraine and new fallout from Russian President Vladimir Putin's new troop mobilization.
4 months ago
Russia holds vote in push to annex occupied Ukraine regions
4 months ago

Blinken says UN must tell Putin to stop 'reckless nuclear threats' over Ukraine

Secretary of State Blinken accused Russian President Putin of adding "fuel to the fire" by announcing a partial military mobilization.
4 months ago
Blinken says UN must tell Putin to stop 'reckless nuclear threats' over Ukraine
5 months ago

Russia releases 2 Americans captured fighting in Ukraine

Alexander Drueke and Andy Huynh, two military veterans from Alabama who were captured while fighting in Ukraine, are now free, their families said.
5 months ago
Russia releases 2 US veterans captured fighting in Ukraine