Putin lavished praise on Trump, but added that he was sorely disappointed with the U.S. political system, saying that it has been "eating itself up."
President Trump said nothing Monday in response to Russia's planned expulsion of hundreds of American diplomats, announced over the weekend by President Vladimir Putin.
Moscow defends North Korea in a way that's designed to get both the Russian public and the international community to see Russia as a great power.
The United States and Russia struck an agreement Friday on a cease-fire in southwest Syria, crowning President Donald Trump's first meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
President Donald Trump finally sits down with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday for a meeting that has the world holding its breath.
President Donald Trump sought to advance prospects for cooperation between the former Cold War foes in Syria and elsewhere in a rare Oval Office meeting with Vladimir Putin's top diplomat.
Trump and Putin signaled improving prospects for cooperation in Syria Tuesday in what the White House called a "very good" phone discussion.
The United States must show its allies that recent aggression from Russia is now a thing of the past and will not be tolerated in the future.