{FD} Russia acting like a ‘rogue’ country with its Syria support, UK ambassador says

Russia is acting like "one of those rogue countries" in its support of the Syrian regime after the deadly chemical weapons attack earlier this month, British Ambassador to the United Nations Karen Pierce told Fox News on Sunday.

{FD} Russian spy chief accuses US and UK of staging nerve attack, predicts return to ‘dark times of Cold War’

The head of Russia’s foreign intelligence agency lashed out Wednesday against the U.S. and NATO allies, accusing the West of provoking a new Cold War amid escalating tensions over the poisoning of an ex-spy and his daughter in England.

{FD} All 60 Russians kicked out of US are ‘undeclared spies’ pretending to be diplomats, US official says

All of the 60 Russians expelled by the United States this week were undeclared “spies” pretending to be diplomats, a senior administration official told reporters on Thursday, saying the Russians were unwelcome -- “persona non grata.”

{FD} Poisoning of ex-Russian spy, daughter took place at their home, UK cops believe

British officials announced Wednesday it's believed a former Russian spy and his daughter who were poisoned by a military-grade nerve agent earlier this month were poisoned in their own home.

{FD} Russia halts UN Security Council meeting on Syria’s human rights, but US, allies find workaround

The U.N. human rights chief told an informal meeting of the Security Council Monday that the Syrian government's five-year siege of the Damascus suburbs of eastern Ghouta has involved "pervasive war crimes," use of chemical weapons and starvation as a weapon of war.

{FD} Russia halts UN Security Council meeting on Syria’s human rights, but US helps find workaround

The U.N. human rights chief told an informal meeting of the Security Council Monday that the Syrian government's five-year siege of the Damascus suburbs of eastern Ghouta has involved "pervasive war crimes," use of chemical weapons and starvation as a weapon of war.

{FD} Top UK official slams Russia’s denials of poisoning ex-spy as ‘absurd’

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Monday THAT Russia is “not fooling anyone” with its “increasingly absurd” denials of poisoning ex-spy and his daughter with a military-grade nerve agent in Britain.

{FD} Putin dismisses claims Russia was involved in spy’s poisoning as ‘nonsense’

Straight off his fraud-tainted presidential election win, Vladimir Putin is calling accusations of Russia's involvement in the poisoning of an ex-spy as "nonsense."

{FD} Russia retaliates, expels 23 British diplomats amid tensions over ex-spy poisoning

Russia announced it would also be expelling 23 British diplomats amid the growing tensions between the two nations over the nerve agent attack on a former Kremlin spy.

{FD} UK foreign secretary directly blames Russian President Vladimir Putin for ex-spy poisoning

It's “overwhelmingly likely” Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the military-grade nerve agent attack on a former double agent on British soil, the U.K. foreign secretary said Friday.

{FD} Poisoned ex-spy likely latest victim in long line of Kremlin-ordered hits

A Russian colonel turned MI6 double agent found dying on a park bench Sunday is likely the latest in a long line of Kremlin-ordered hits - including assassinations of spies and dissidents carried out with poison-tipped umbrellas, isotope-laced tea and bullets to the back of the head.

{FD} Citing sanctions violation, Russia uses veto to protect Iran at UN

Russia vetoed a United Nations Security Council draft resolution sponsored by the United Kingdom Monday that would have included a promise of action against violations of a U.N. arms embargo on Yemen that showed Iran in violation in a recent U.N. report.

{FD} US releases raw video of Russian fighter jet buzzing Navy plane in international airspace

The U.S. released Tuesday grainy visual footage of a Russian fighter jet that buzzed a Navy spy plane in the Black Sea Monday, the first unsafe incident of its kind since a close encounter nearby in November.