Former CIA Director John Brennan has publicly said Russia “brazenly interfered” with the US presidential election and that he was aware of interactions between members of Donald Trump’s campaign and Russian officials.
Russia President Vladimir Putin offered Wednesday to turn over to US Congress records of President Donald Trump's discussions with Russian diplomats in which Trump is said to have disclosed classified information. His offer added a bizarre twist to the furor over Trump's intelligence disclosures.
US President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended his decision to disclose information to Russian officials during a White House meeting last week, saying he had an "absolute right" to share "facts pertaining to terrorism and airline flight safety."
Iran's Cultural Attaché in Moscow Reza Maleki called for further promoting relations between the Iran and the Russian Federation, saying enhanced cultural ties between the two nations will pave the way for closer political relations.
Saudi Arabia and Russia, the world's two top oil producers, agreed on Monday on the need to extend oil output cuts for a further nine months until March 2018 to rein in a global crude glut, pushing up prices.