United States and Russia begin fighting over the extradition of Yevgeniy Nikulin, who was detained in October 2016 in the Czech Republic, after the U.S. Justice Department issued an international arrest warrant for him. However, soon after the U.S. issued its arrest warrant, Russian authorities also sought his extradition. The Russian charge accuses Nikulin of stealing from an online money transfer company back in 2009.
The United States imposes sanctions on two Russian shipping companies and six vessels for involvement in oil transfer to North Korea. 2018-08-21 (Context: Russia, Russia-United States relations, United States)
A Russian Su-27 fighter jet intercepts a United States P-8 Poseidon surveillance plane in international airspace over the Baltic Sea, with the US claiming the procedure was unprofessional and the aircraft came within 20 feet of each other. 2018-05-1 (Context: Russia, Russia-United States relations, United States)
Reports surface about the publication on January 29 by the United States of a list of Russian politicians and oligarchs that the U.S. government was required by CAATSA to draw up. Russian President Vladimir Putin says that the list, on which he is not included, is an "unfriendly act" that complicates ties between the two countries. 2018-01-30 (Context: Russia, Russia-United States relations, United States)
The United States releases a list of 39 Russian military companies and intelligence agencies targeted by economic sanctions under the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act. 2017-10-27 (Context: Russia, Russia-United States relations, United States)
The United States Department of Justice has requested Moscow-based Russian media channel RT America to register as a foreign lobbying firm in the United States. 2017-09-12 (Context: Justice Department, Russia, United States)