US Senate has passed new Russia sanctions by an overwhelming vote of 98-2, sending the bill to president's desk.
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TOR-M2 SAM in Kantemirovka of Voronezh region on the border of Ukraine on July 20
"That's a delicate balance" says Gen Milley of Russia
Russia a state with which the US "needs to carefully and cautiously and with decapture forethought work towards common objectives" per Gen Milley
"There also areas of common interest" per @ArmyChiefStaff gen Mark Milley, adding Russia "is a great power"
"Russia does undermine the United States' interests" per Milley, but "Russian aggression can be deterred thru the proper use of tools"
"I would argue that the Russian leadership is a purely rational actor. They operate off traditional cost-benefit" per Gen Milley
"We also know that they operate and try to undermine things like elections in Europoean countries and other countries" @ArmyChiefStaff re Russia
As for will/intent, "Russia has acted aggressively" says Gen Milley re Crimea Georgia Donetsk
"Only Russia has the actual capability to destroy the United States" per @ArmyChiefStaff, with improved conventional capabilities
"Russian military capability is significant" per Gen Milley "Only nation on earth that represents an existential threat" to US
Russia "clearly the most capable" of nations posing security challenges to US, per @ArmyChiefStaff
"We absolutely would" override if president vetoed Russia sanctions bill - CO GOP Rep Coffman on President Trump
Putin says Russia will have to respond to 'insolence' of US sanctions
Putin slams 'rise in anti-Russian hysteria' in US
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Began a press-conference of Putin and Niinisto. Niinistö: Sorry to have kept you waiting, but we have had many important topics of conversation
Trump likely to sign a tough new sanctions bill that includes proposed measures targeting Russia
Scaramucci on @NewDay claiming @realDonaldTrump may veto the Russia sanctions bill because he wants a tougher bill
Vasily Nebenzya, former Russian deputy FM, has been appointed as the Russian permanent representative to the UN.
Russian Kommersant writes the Kremlin's counter sanctions likely to include expelling 35 US diplomats
President Putin visits Finland today to discuss international and bilateral issues. Visit coincides with 100th anniv of Finland's independence from Russia
Putin signed decree prohibiting working in public service for Russians who avoided military service.
Rus press: in retaliation to new sanctions Moscow may expand blacklist of US officials, expel diplomats, seize US diplo property, ban NGOs
The sanctions could include seizing U.S. diplomatic property and ejecting staff
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DOJ says former Manafort associate, Dmytro Firtash, is an "upper-echelon" associate of Russian Organized Crime
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No final decision on signing Russia sanctions bill, says @SHSanders45.
Russian arrested in connection with BTC-e is "chief suspect in the MtGox theft and subsequent money laundering."
Russian man arrested in Greece connected to BTC-e cryptocurrency exchange - sources
A Russian man (L) suspected of running a money laundering operation is escorted by a plain-clothes police officer to a court in Thessaloniki, Greece July 26, 2017
Russian Embassy in Greece has confirmed detention of Russian citizen
Police said the man, identified as Alexander Vinnik, headed a organisation that has allegedly laundered at least four billion dollars since 2011 using the virtual currency.
TASS: Shoigu: Russia has been forced to increase potential of southern military district due to threat from outside.
The Russian Ambassador was summoned to the foreign Ministry of Moldova
Kremlin on new US sanctions: "Extremely unfriendly" move, "sad" for relations and international law
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U.S. energy secretary duped into fake interview with Russian comedians
Greek authorities say they have arrested a Russian man wanted in the United States on suspicion of masterminding a money laundering operation involving at least $4 billion through bitcoin transactions
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"Peter the Great" and "Dmitry Donskoy" in Kronstadt before the parade in honor of Navy Day
Tundra and Kosmos military satellites are now operable - Ministry of Defense of Russia
Gazprom stated that US sanctions could delay or stop the construction of Nord Stream 2
Russia says US sanctions vote 'step towards destroying' better ties: TASS