Russian President Vladimir Putin has asked the Prosecutor-General's Office to review the implementation of laws and regulations affecting the right of Russian citizens to assemble and demonstrate freely.
U.S. President Donald Trump has repeated his denials that there was any collusion between his presidential campaign and agents of the Russian government.
A court in Irkutsk ruled that he's a child pornographer, but the former director of a French cultural organization in Siberia says he fled Russia because he was targeted in a "discredit tactic" conspiracy.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is scheduled to meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Vienna next week, with Syria and Ukraine to be on the agenda, a senior State Department official has said.
Portions of the 2018 World Cup draw broadcast were censored in Iran because authorities decided co-host Maria Komandnaya's clothing was too revealing.