The Russian president and his American counterpart had a phone conversation a day before, discussing several pressing issues and agreeing on an extension of the New START treaty for five years before its expiration date - 5 February 2021.
The cautionary email reportedly came out of the blue for former members of the intelligence community as the last major scandal involving one took place back in 2018. Back then, an ex-CIA case officer was found guilty of spying for China.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States has flown B-52 long-range strategic bombers over the Middle East in a mission aimed at deterring potential aggression in the region, US Central Command (CENTCOM) said in a press release on Wednesday.
The former UK ambassador turned whistleblower found himself charged with contempt of court after publishing his observations of ex- Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond's prosecution. Evidence has been unveiled suggesting that Salmond, who was found not guilty on all of the charges, may have been victim of a conspiracy to undermine him politically
Washington re-joining the Iran nuclear deal, formally known as the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), won't happen overnight and will require consultations with Israel and Gulf states, signalled then Secretary of State-designate Tony Blinken during last week's confirmation hearings.
Last year, Beijing and Washington managed to clinch the so-called Phase One trade deal, which stipulates China buying an additional $200 billion worth of US-made goods and services over the next two years, including $40 billion in agricultural goods.
Journalist Craig Unger claims Donald Trump was recruited as a KGB agent by a Ukrainian Jewish immigrant who sold him several hundred TVs from his Manhattan electronics store for the newly-refurbished Grand Hyatt New York hotel — and falsely claims the shop sold sets capable of picking up programmes from thousands of miles away in the USSR.
To date, the coronavirus pandemic has claimed the lives of at least 2.1 million people worldwide, according to Johns Hopkins University.