The 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 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: Russia, U.S. Justice Department, United States)
The United States State Department orders Russia to close the Consulate-General in San Francisco and two other buildings by September 2, 2017, invoking "parity" over a Russian measure in July. 2017-08-31 (Context: Russia, Russia-United States relations, United States)
The United States Senate passed by an overwhelming majority a bill ramping-up sanctions against Russia and against Iran. Language in the measure also reaffirms United States' commitment to NATO. 2017-06-16 (Context: Russia, Russia-United States relations, United States)
The United States expels 35 Russian diplomats over the alleged Russian interference during the U.S.'s 2016 presidential election. 2016-12-29 (Context: Russia, Russia-United States relations, United States)
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