Kirill Dmitriev, a chief executive officer of Russia’s sovereign wealth fund, was among several people close to Putin who sought 'to make inroads' with Trump’s incoming administration following his election win.
Russia's Putin intends a no-confrontation approach but will respond to countries where intermediate-range nuclear weapons are stationed.
Putin says Russia will start work on creating new missiles, including hypersonic ones.
The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty bans missiles with a range above 500 km.
Setting the tone for the talks, Putin's foreign policy advisor Yuri Ushakov admits the meeting would "not be easy."
Trump dismisses as "ridiculous" the Post story that alleged he went to great lengths to hide the content of his talks with Putin.
The ministry says the United States detained Russian citizen Dmitry Makarenko on Dec. 29 on the Northern Mariana Islands.
Kremlin states Putin confirms Russia is open for dialogue with the USA on the most wide-ranging agenda.
The unidentified Russian made the offer to Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen, proposing a meeting between Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin.
Despite coming clean on some of his crimes, federal prosecutors said Cohen deserves a substantial prison term.
The prime minister's wife has her audience in stitches with stories about holding hands with the two world leaders.
Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov hopes for the two leaders to meet properly.
Mattis says the already strained ties between Washington and Moscow have "no doubt" worsened over Russian's continued attempts to interfere in the US voting process.
Putin said he explained Moscow's position when the leaders met briefly at a summit dinner.
Neither the Russian nor Saudis made any formal declaration about output volumes.
Felix Sater says he came up with the idea as a way to reap extra profit from Trump Tower Moscow.
Trump on Thursday scrapped the meeting over Moscow's seizure at the weekend of three Ukrainian ships and continued detention of a group of Ukrainian sailors.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko requested for martial law after Russian forces fired on, boarded and captured Kiev's ships on Sunday off the coast of Crimea.
Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad says Malaysia has a number of Russian-made aircraft.
The comments come after US President Donald Trump fired off a tweet as he arrived in Paris.
Over 3,400 people, including veterans of the armed forces of France and its allies, have been invited to the ceremony.
Around 70 leaders including US and Russian Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin mark the centenary of the 1918 Armistice.
French President Emmanuel Macron is gearing up for a busy week of diplomacy that will see him play host to leaders including US President Donald Trump and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.
That comes ahead of what is expected to be a second summit between Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin this year.